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Monthly Archive for December, 2003

Want a Massage?

I’ve posted an ad for my massage chair on craig’s list. If you live in the LA area, and you’d like to buy it off me let me know. I may be able to offer a slight friends and family discount.

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Wait – What Did I Miss

ChessGames.com is a fantastic resource for people looking to get better at chess. You can select players and watch as the games unfold move by move. I never could get the hang of algebraic chess notation. I understand it, but I can’t hold all those moves in my head and imagine the pieces on the […]

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The Rules of Failure

The Rules of Attraction has been hanging out on my TiVo for a week or so. I woke up early without much to do, so I watched it. The movie tries so hard to be edgy and cool. I’d like to say that it fails spectacularly, but there’s nothing spectacular about it. Mostly it’s just […]

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Nano Exhibit at LACMA

I can’t wait to see this Nano Exhibit. It sounds and looks wickedly cool. Via

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Science Toys

Coolest Site Ever: Make toys at home with common household materials, often in only a few minutes, that demonstrate fascinating scientific principles. Via

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Next Stop Vegas

Why do some people get all the luck while others never get the breaks they deserve? A psychologist says he has discovered the answer.

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Right Turn Clyde

I wish I could appreciate Johnny Cash. So many people cite him as being this monumentally influential and talented guy. I guess he is an original, but I just don’t get it. However Johnny Cash, doing a cover of Desperado with animated monkeys riding horses, well now you’d have to be a cold hearted fool […]

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Late, Late, Very Late Night Reading

After 2 months of slogging through it, I finally finished reading The Eye of the World. It’s about 800 pages, so I guess that isn’t a horrible pace (even though it felt like I was moving pretty slow with it). I did the last 300 or so this week, so obviously it was pretty tough […]

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Visit – A Bad Call to Action

I was all ready to dismiss James Hering’s column, No More “Visits,” Please!. I could see where he was going, and I was pretty sure he was wrong (or just desperate for a column idea to fill inches). But, by the time I got to the end of the piece, I have to say, he’s […]

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Groomed For Greatness

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend. The past few times I’ve gone in for a hair cut, the “stylist” tries to give me a new style. I wouldn’t mind so much except that I’m concerned they’re cutting with their intended style in mind instead of cutting so that the style I’m going to force my hair […]

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