this is the saddest and most hopeful thing i've heard in a long
Reasons to Hope. Babies Born Post-Sept. 11 Gather in New York".
today's big question: will they or won't they strike?
+ yup [there
is an absolutely fantastic line in the 6th paragraph of this one. . . ]
you have got to be kidding me, case 19 in a series. cbs
to produce "the real beverly hillbillies". "the show is not designed to
mock the rural family. . . 'The intent is to be respective but at the same
time enjoy the humor that comes from the fish-out-of-water scenario of the
show.'" ah. of course. [via fark]
hey! you! outta the pool! case 5 in a series. "An
Oxnard man faces felony charges for torturing and dissecting his daughter's
pet guinea pig because he thought it was a camera-equipped robot placed in
his home by government agents." [via fark]
people unclear on the concept. has anyone else seen the mercedes benz
commercial that has various songs about mercedes playing, and talks about
how great the cars are, and how you can drive one instead of just hearing
songs about them? fine concept, except the commercial opens with janis
singing, "oh lord, won't you buy me a mercedes benz?"
on copyright law. faboo.
you have got to be kidding me, case 18 in a series. "President
George W. Bush is among 60 non-players being considered this month by a
screening committee for inclusion on the Hall of Fame veterans' ballot."
color me confused. this has got to be the weirdest promotion
ever. [via juj]
is the reincarnation of God. This monkey is no ordinary monkey." [via fark]
looked great last night. and everett was relentlessly picked on by the
crowd. . . he was having a really bad night. it was fun.
"For those who have never been to Boston, the Big Dig is
a vast road construction project that has been disrupting traffic since
about, oh, 1918, when the Red Sox last won the World Series, and probably
will not be finished until the Red Sox win another World Series." [this
is a really excellent article.]
shopping. wine wine wine. wineracks.com and wine and all that jazz.
shopping. kitchen stuff. cooking.com
you know, i was all excited to discover that the postal service was joining the 21st century.
they've got a mover's guide
website with a place to change your
address online. great! so, i fill out the online forms, and get to the
almost last step, when it suddenly - without previous warning - gives you
two options for submitting the form. "Select this option to submit online.
You will be charged a $1.00 credit card processing fee upon successful
completion of your change of address request." sigh. . . it was
almost a really great service from the usps. . .
watching last nights
game, i was actally excited about baseball again. huh. go figure.
apparently, mets fans are even
more despondent than redsox fans at this
point. the mets have now lost 10 games in a row, prompting the home crowd to
cheer, "go on strike! go on strike!" oof.
excellent piece on the impending strike by
the sports guy. page two also offers up a modernized version of
"take me out to the ballgame."
the official site of the
major league baseball fan strike.
hey! you! outta the pool! case 4 in a series. "A
Winter Haven, Fla., man is getting a life term for murder, after claiming
advice from a spiritual advisor and the Miss Cleo hotline led him to kill
the wrong man in retaliation for a burglary." [via fark]
uh. i am so confused. . .
raise your hand if ew, case 13 in a series. Late
Wham-O innovator will be cremated, molded into frisbees. [via fark]
very busy. very frantic.
it was an evil kite
i want my pencil back
oh god. wicked cool
stuff has the black
knight from monty python and the holy grail. it's got removable legs and
arms. [they also have the ex
you have got to be kidding me, case 17 in a series. "The
Senate is weighing legislation that could restrict the number of times you
can watch a movie on DVD or video. The aim is to cut down on piracy. DVD's
would be encoded to play perhaps three times and then lock up." [via
Pop the Soda Shop. on line
source for ordering pretty much every soda imaginable. funky. [via kim]
interesting article on our
obsession with entertainment. [via signal vs. noise]
all for random searches . . . but I do think the number of Caucasian,
lactating mothers who have passed through al Qaeda training camps is
this kid doesn't know about the Internet." beautiful. [via fark]
hole. "rescuing knowledge, freeing information."
you have got to be kidding me, case 16 in a series. "But
thanks to midriff-baring fashions. . . More patients are undergoing the
scalpel to reshape their belly buttons."
miner was spared from ordeal by day off. When mine flooded, he was at
elects monkey for mayor. [via fark]
this game scares me. i read about it in Games magazine. Ein Arsch
kommt selten allein.
sadsadsadsadsad. the nine miners
have already sold their story to disney. [via fark]
diesel plays d&d. [via /usr/bin/girl]
travelite. "Your source
for travel packing tips. Take off with just one carry-on!" [via /usr/bin/girl]
my eyes!!! i can't see my eyes!!! [via anne]
with all the shitty news this past week, here's something more
immigrant works as dishwasher. sees a bag of money fall out of an armored
truck. returns it.
well, it's been august for many hours. i suppose i should put the
new design up. . .
for content, head back to july.