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Monthly Archive for January, 2003

For Shame Universal, For Shame

Dear Universal Studios Home Video: I purchased your Bourne Identity DVD, and I am not happy. You have locked the disk so that I can’t fast forward past your coming attractions trailers. You’ve now made it less likely that I will ever buy another Universal Studios DVD. If I do buy another Universal Studios DVD, […]

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How Did They Do That?

The retouch button in iPhoto 2 is scary good. Seriously, it is amazing how smart this thing is. I assume it’s basically the healing brush from PhotoShop 7 – which I’ve yet to play around with, but OH MY GOD. I had this one photo of some friends’ kid who had some crumbs in her […]

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California Blog Funny

Goodness! Google must be deeply broken. It has me at #7 on a search for california blog funny. Has Google not read Chris? I mean it’s not that I don’t love the fresh Googlie love, but really – where’s the freaking context? Is it really all about the keywords with you Google?

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Growth of a Nation

Cool, primitive graphics, but still wicked cool. How come we didn’t have interactive maps and timelines like this when I was struggling through social studies/history in high school? I should have loved history in school. It should have been all conceptual, but it wasn’t it was just meaningless dates. I’m not sure high school educators […]

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Excellent post on why actual property and “intellectual property” are very different and should be treated as such. For some reason, a lot of people have grown to equate them as being the same which leads to all kinds of bad laws and effects. The post actually quotes Rand of all people. I mentioned Rand […]

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“I like my toast done on one side…”

Warning – the link that follows is just for adults, and just for home. Actually, the images are wire frame, and it isn’t much more than suggestive, but you’ve been warned. Now, go click on some boxes to see a demonstration of a couple of the positions in the Kama Sutra. Click on the box […]

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Does It Get Any Better?

How did a show like She Spies slip under my radar? It sounds wonderfully horrible: “Alias” meets “Austin Powers” by way of “VIP.” Three female ex-cons (all beautiful, of course) work for the government to bring in criminals. Oh, yes. You have to know that I WILL be watching this show tonight.

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Vintage Los Angeles Post Cards

Yesterday LA offers an historic look at the Los Angeles through some wonderful Vintage Postcards.

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Why are things colored?

Scholars have learned that all the colors in the universe originate from a mere fifteen fundamental physical causes. Read about them here.

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Can I Have a Falafel with Hot Sauce…

Yes!!! I’ve finally added Party Girl to my DVD Collection. I’ve been waiting for this one for EVER. It’s full-screen which sucks hard, and the transfer doesn’t look great. Although that could easily be the source they had to work with. It was an independent, and I don’t remember what the quality of versions I’ve […]

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