Monthly Archives: September 2008

Oh, hell.

I have what is either an infected sublingual gland or cancer. (It’s like a big sore lump under my tongue.) All the medical info I can find suggests the former — sublingual glands occasionally get the equivalent of kidney stones … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin: the pre-MILF years

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This May Be Useful Someday

Am I the only person who thinks it might be useful to print out this step-by-step guide to landing a 747 and keep it in your carry-on, just in case? (Yeah. ‘Cause that wouldn’t make security nervous at the airport. … Continue reading

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I Weep For These People.

Dan Lyons (aka Fake Steve Jobs) on the horror of tech conference panels: My first reaction was that in the greater scheme of things (economy in free fall, war in Iraq, global warming, energy crisis, not to mention the old … Continue reading

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This Week: Guest Column In CityLife

I’ve written a guest column for CityLife this week, about Las Vegas’s Towbin Hummer dealership transforming into Towbin Smart (and Vespa). Don’t read it if you drive a Humvee; it’s just gonna piss you off. Listen

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links for 2008-09-19

ul class=”delicious”li div class=”delicious-link”a href=”http://unclutterer.com/2008/09/16/staircase/”Unclutterer » Archive » StairCase/a/div div class=”delicious-extended”Not that I need a stepladder to reach books, most of the time/div div class=”delicious-tags”(tags: a href=”http://delicious.com/jzellis/design”design/a a href=”http://delicious.com/jzellis/furniture”furniture/a)/div /li/ul Listen

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links for 2008-09-17

ul class=”delicious”li div class=”delicious-link”a href=”http://thelewespound.org/”The Lewes Pound/a/div div class=”delicious-extended”The town of Lewes, East Sussex, England has created their own local currency, accepted by many local businesses…but not local chains. The idea is to promote local businesses and to keep people … Continue reading

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Major Apple filesystem problem

Can somebody please fucking explain to me why the Finder would simply stop copying files without throwing an error? I was backing up all my project files because I needed big space on my laptop for video editing. It said … Continue reading

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links for 2008-09-14

Writer David Foster Wallace found dead – Los Angeles Times That's a shame. I never read much of his stuff, but I liked his famous McCain piece for Rolling Stone back in 2000. (tags: obituary) Listen

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I have written the nerdiest rock song ever.

Supergirl (by Joshua Ellis) I lost my girlfriend I don’t know where she went She said she had to go back to her ride She said that her energy was spent And maybe she’s in Brinstar And maybe she’s in … Continue reading

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