Achewood – November 14, 2007 The best thing that can be said about the Escalade is that it has the fuel economy of an oil fire and handles like a Best Western.
If you’re reading the blog, not the RSS feed, you’ll notice: yes, I’ve totally redesigned Zenarchery again. This is the first time the page has been white in…God, years. All links / feeds should still work.
As I’ve said, I’m leaving for Turkey this Friday, and I’m wondering if the Interwebs have any recommendations for cool places to hang out in Istanbul? Note the wording, here: cool places to hang out. I’m aware of the Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, both of which I’ve visited before (albeit twenty years ago), and […]
Weirdest “celebrity” sighting I’ve ever had: tonight, in the parking lot of the Coffee Bean, I was talking to my friend Jennifer when a car drove through the parking lot driven by Michael J. Anderson, whom you probably know as either the backwards-talking dwarf from Twin Peaks or Samson from HBO’s series Carnivale. I recognized […]
One Laptop Per Child — XO Giving I’ve actually played with the XO (or at least, an earlier prototype) and I’ve got to tell you, these things are the coolest gadgets since they invented digital Cheez-Whiz. (There’s no such thing as digital Cheez-Whiz. That’s my point. Think about it.) They’ve got a lot to recommend […]
Biographer: Norman Mailer dead at age 84 – Yahoo! News We’ll be hoisting one for you tonight, you crazy old fucker.
David Bowie: Mug Shot Oddity – November 8, 2007 Dude, I don’t look that good on my best days.
New Scientist Last Word Blog: Counter-taserism [From the comments:] An EFFECTIVE taser proof vest consists of any conductive surface where both probes attach creating a (dead short) There are special clothes that are made from fabric that has a high dialectric strenth that stops tasers in their tracks but is very expensive due to the […]
Tod Goldberg drops the old school: I think that kid’s probably in Rilo Kiley now, or some shit.
I don’t know if I’d mentioned this or not, but I’m off to Turkey on the 16th for a week and a half. I’m flying into Frankfurt and then heading to Istanbul for a couple of days, and then to a town called Göreme, in central Turkey, in Cappadocia. I’m going to be exploring some […]