Reading “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman. It’s amazing. It makes me want to read and see “Coraline” too.
Less than 24 hours away from dinner at The Inn at Little Washington and cannot wait!
Men - The Dodos Yes, I’m posting two tracks...
Google Earth Reveals Two-Acre Field of Weed to... →
No word on whether Google Earth also has a case of the munchies.
The latest recession indicator: more people are searching Google for “coupons”...– Sign o’ the Times - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com See, it’s true. Every cloud really does have a silver lining.
Horny Hippies - The Dodos You know that feeling...
Postal service threats to cut a day of mail... →
marco: (via Peter W. Knox) Beyond the direct job losses, I’m not sure that this would necessarily be a bad thing. The mailbox for our apartment is nearly full every day. There’s a trash can helpfully placed in the alcove with everyone’s mailboxes. Every day, I open the mailbox door and shovel all of the crap into the trash can except the 0-2 legitimate envelopes. And, every day, the trash can...
We’re having dinner at The Inn At Little Washington on Saturday. From the website: The Inn was the first establishment in the Mobil Travel Guide’s history ever to receive 5 stars for its restaurant and 5 stars for its accommodation. The Inn was the first establishment ever to receive AAA’s highest accolade, the 5 Diamond Award, for both food and accommodation. The Inn at Little Washington,...
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(via dataxemotion) Anagrams for “Marc LaFountain” include: Rational Mac Fun Natural Mac Info
Multiply - Jamie Lidell
Amazon may be set to launch Kindle 2.0 - Ars... →
Based on the rumors, I’m not sure if Kindle 2.0 will differ enough from 1.0 to be worth an upgrade. On the other hand, I do have a well documented love for shiny new gadgets.
CollegeHumor - Optical Illusion Girlfriend Can’t wait for the MTV show to start!
Flames Go Higher - Eagles of Death Metal
Cathedrals - Jump Little Children
I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow - O Brother, Where...
Dressed to Kill
Somehow, we had never seen Brian de Palma’s 1980 thriller Dressed to Kill. We watched it this weekend. My thoughts (which you shouldn’t read if you haven’t seen the film): Angie Dickinson was stunning and gave a quiet, powerful portrayal of a desperate housewife decades before there was a Wisteria Lane. She brought a lot to what would otherwise have been a small role. And,...
Like a Friend by Pulp from their This is Hardcore...
Tumblr is a short blogging service for quick multimedia content updates that fit...– Social Entrepreneurship - Change.org: Inauguration 2.0 (via steller)
This Ole House by The Brian Setzer Orchestra from...
Finally Watched the Lost Premiere
The Lost season premiere was excellent. However, if I were actually on the island, I would likely be unable to restrain myself from punching Daniel Faraday in the face. He’s like nails on a chalkboard. I hope that Sawyer moves beyond slapping him next week. Also, who puts knives in the dishwasher with the blades facing up? I guess this is a lesson from The Sayid Jarrah School of Home...
Generating fuck is so unlikely.– Marco (via webmarc) What’s funny is that I think I actually understand what this is in reference to.
Bang Bang to the Rock ‘n’ Roll by...
In the first decade of the twentieth century, “Cuba Libre” went from...– From Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause by Tom Gjelten. I’m really enjoying this book. Cuban history is both fascinating and tragic.
The team members, accustomed to working on Macintoshes, found computers...– Obama Staff Arrives to White House Stuck in Dark Ages of Technology - washingtonpost.com (via 1FPS)
I am waiting until Thursday night to watch Lost with Francisca. Avoiding spoilers is already proving tricky.
Figlio Perduto by Sarah Brightman. Lovely.
grahamgrafx: I usually very much dislike machinima and refrain from posting it, but really enjoyed this one. It is a spoof of the Where the Hell is Matt video on youtube. It’s characters from Team Fortress 2 on a virtual tour of a wide spectrum of game universes. Give it a watch. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. The Second Life visit was my favorite. It’s incredible to me how we develop...
Now, there are some who question the scale of our ambitions - who suggest that...– Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address (via jdel) (via inauguration) If there is a quote from this speech that will be remembered by history, this will be it.
Even Faster Than I Thought
The Obama version of WhiteHouse.gov went up at 12:01 p.m., but Obama wasn’t sworn in until 12:05 p.m. This is a man in a hurry!
A Big Day in More Ways Than One
I’ve been a supporter of Barack Obama since his early primary days. And, I couldn’t be prouder of Obama and our nation as his inauguration nears. So, I’m especially excited to share that the Presidential Inauguration Committee has decided to use Tumblr to provide a content feed for the official blog of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. The Tumblr content feed can be found on...
Isle of Man Gets Unlimited Music Downloads with... →
willw: The Curious Case of Forrest Gump What’s funny is that as we walked out of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Francisca was making this very comparison.
Puer Natus Est Nobis by the The Benedictine Monks...
Human/Machine Interaction vs. User Experience →
marco: The Kindle has an overall quite wonderful user experience, even though the first generation’s human/machine interaction was a disaster. The iPhone/iPod Touch, on the other hand, offers exceptional human/machine interaction—revolutionary, in fact—but that interaction is coupled with a user experience that varies from good to almost hostile. By Bruce Tognazzini.
Hamburg Song by Keane from their Under the Iron...
Our skylight is being ripped out, repaired, and put back in. The cats are not amused.
Our gas bill went up by 40 percent from last month. Ouch.
If You Don't See Your Tumblr Crushes...
If you don’t see your Tumblr Crushes, make sure that you have given at least one Like to at least nine tumblelogs. And, make sure you are looking at your Following page rather than your main Dashboard page.