Monthly Archives: July 2008

links for 2008-07-21

What Mainstream Publishers Don’t Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales – News – Houston Press – Houston Press Sad, sad article. And unfortunately, one of the scummy fuckers in it works out of my hometown, Pilot Point, Texas … Continue reading

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Currently listening: 07/20/08

The Kinks — The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society The Clash — London Calling (25th Anniversary Edition) Emmylou Harris — Wrecking Ball Nine Inch Nails — The Fragile Various Artists — My Blueberry Nights OST

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What I'm doing right now…

…well, I don’t want to say just yet. But it’s pretty cool. It’s a new gig. I actually have a title this time that means something. And you may be seeing more of me than usual….

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links for 2008-07-19

Delia Derbyshire Early Dance track AMAZING. Sounds like any kind of glitch/IDM stuff you’d hear right now. (tags: music)

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Feist on Sesame Street

This makes Mr. Grumpy Dude happy. Shut up.

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Cassandra Wilson – Harvest Moon

Cassandra Wilson doing my second favorite Neil Young song (after “Needle And The Damage Done”). Incredibly beautiful and simple. This is from the soundtrack to the Wong Kar-Wei film My Blueberry Nights.

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Technical Question: TPS to MySQL

I need to import an assload of data from old TopSpeed (TPS) database tables into MySQL. I don’t have access to the original app, just the database tables. I’m on a Mac, but can use Unix tools and Windows as … Continue reading

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Watchmen trailer — oh my my, oh hell yes

Watchmen trailer is online. And I’m using a steel baseball bat to beat down my hard on.

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links for 2008-07-17

Damn Data ¦ Jah Wobble and the Chinese Mask Changers | Cabinet of Wonders via Klint; must look at this when I’m not desperately hungry (tags: music)

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Yes, Joss Whedon, I have bought your Internet TV thingy.

I now have $1.04 in my iTunes account, thanks to Joss Whedon. I hope your hard work is worth $3.99 of my hard-earned (by living for 30 years so my parents would give me an iTunes gift card for my … Continue reading

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