My name is Josh Ellis. I'm a writer, editor, former newspaper columnist, full stack web designer and developer (with a focus on PHP, JS, Node and the Meteor framework) and musician. I've traveled and lived all over the world, but I currently make my home in Yakima, WA, the "Palm Springs of Washington State".
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Monthly Archives: August 2008
This (if it’s showing up for you; maybe not) makes me very happy.
Check this loveliness out. From Bowerbirds, who are from the South somewhere and are awesome. The song’s been rocking my iPod playlist for months now, and the video’s really lovely too. Check out a higher-res version on Pitchfork.
…and, two weeks in, somebody has stolen my scooter. They came into the complex between 7am and 8am and broke the supposedly “unbreakable” combination lock and walked off with it. I know it was between 7 and 8 because I’m … Continue reading
Goddamn, that’s a shame. Bernie Mac was a funny, funny motherfucker. His performance in Bad Santa alone is the stuff of comedy legend. Even in small roles — like Friday or even Transformers — he stood out. Cheers, baby. Thanks … Continue reading
In the past, large pharmaceutical companies were the primary sources of antibiotic research. But many of these companies have abandoned the field. “Eli Lilly and Company developed the first cephalosporins,” Moellering told me, referring to familiar drugs like Keflex. “They … Continue reading
63 years ago today, a fellow named Paul Tibbets flew a plane named after his mother halfway around the world and dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. If you want to know how this came … Continue reading
Ray Smuckles and Dilbert got a beef. Oh, hell. Lock and load, y’all. Shit’s about to get real.