Testing wordpress iPhone app. Ignore me!
Taking a break from coding and house cleaning — I have a birthday party here tomorrow night, and my house is a wreck. I’ve decided, tentatively, to blog about my current unique situation. People seem interested in how this came about and what I’m doing to get ready to go to Iraq. (I’m pretty sure […]
Tonight, I did the same thing I did last year on this day: I stood in the dark and listened to Mary Fahl’s “The Dawning Of The Day”, and I cried for people I never knew. I hate jingoism, and I hate the way that so many people have used September 11th as a springboard […]
…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….
A lot of people have been linking to Warren’s post “The Patchwork Years“. I thought you might be interested in something I emailed him back in January, which is my take on the ideas he’s exploring in his post. (Which is to say, great minds think alike.) I think this email was occasioned by this […]
Effects guru Stan Winston dies of cancer at 62 – Yahoo! News Oh, man. Stan Winston was one of my few real heroes when I was a kid — his work on Terminator and Aliens and T2 and Jurassic Park was a lot of the reason I got into movie FX and, later, computer graphics […]
I’m not really much of a gamer. I was when I was a kid, back in the Stone Age, and I’ve had my periods of obsessive game play as an adult, though it was more linked to specific games (Half-Life, American McGee’s Alice, GTA: Vice City, Tomb Raider) than to a desire to game in […]
Cheers, Saturday Night Originally uploaded by Joshua Ellis The hat is not fashion. The hat is what you wear when you’re walking around for extended periods in 105º weather.
I missed my fucking flight. Somehow I misread the times on my itinerary and thought I was flying out of Vegas at 7:10pm. In fact, I was supposed to be flying out of Chicago at 7:10, and Vegas at 11:30 this morning. I don’t think it can be rescheduled — the flight, I mean. I’m […]
And when my telephone rings in the dark You say ‘Hey, I’m at the White Cross on Las Vegas Boulevard’ No matter where I am, I’ll get on a plane I’ll go anywhere to see you again –Red State Soundsystem, “Scatterlings + Refugees”