Monthly Archives: May 2007

Spammer arrested according to NPR

Finally some justice is starting to happen with the War on Spam as this story shows. I think the best punishment for him would be a public flogging since I really can’t come up with something more appropriate now that Kurt Vonnegut … Continue reading

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Congratulations Steve!

My friend Steve Bryant, the comic book artist, illustrator and creator of Athena Voltaire has been nominated for a Russ Manning award! That’s a great name for an award since he was as cool as Will Eisner. Other than doing the … Continue reading

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Fox’s Cops will not be covering Austin

If there were only a better way to show my sarcasm through HTML other than italics because I’m sooooooo disappointed. There’s nothing funnier than watching White Trash under pressure. I Couldn’t find anything documented about it on the Internet but I … Continue reading

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Hot Fuzz, in the Must See group as soon as it’s on DVD

The team behind Shaun of the Dead returns to do a send-up of American Action-Buddy-Cop movies with their trademark British Twist: the slower pace of life in the English countryside, their slang, their mindset, etc. It translates just fine so nobody … Continue reading

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Happy 54th Birthday to Danny Elfman

Most people know him as the guy who did the theme song to The Simpsons and the score to about every other comic book-cartoon movie made in the last 20 years. He’ll always be the lead singer of Oingo Boingo to … Continue reading

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RIP Charles Nelson Reilly

Sad to hear that he died through NPR this morning but his passing on Friday wasn’t released until today. Growing up, he was just a fixture on game shows and Lidsville. He and Richard Dawson were usually the smart money when … Continue reading

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Server update succeeded but has side effects

I figured the update wouldn’t bother anybody this morning and early afternoon (CDT) because everyone will be enjoying Memorial Day. Just bear with some minor revisions, one being an annoying “upgrade” to 10.4.9 Server and what it does to the … Continue reading

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The joys of little victories in home ownership

The check didn’t clear and probably won’t until after Memorial Day but Wells Fargo’s web site stated it arrived and it counted. We now own sixteen percent of the house! Only four more percentage points (about five grand) remain before … Continue reading

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John Wayne would be 100 today

Stumbled upon this factoid on my Simpsons/Futurama calendars. Funny, I had him pegged to be older by five to 10 years. Well, if he didn’t smoke, he might have made it. John Wayne (really Marion Morrison) was the quintessential movie cowboy … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs, Final Round, the Stanley Cup

This year’s beard lasted much, much longer (52 days) because Philly wasn’t in the playoffs but I still got skunked on the smart money. Last year, it was the first WHA-Only Stanley Cup, now it’s an Nineties-Expansion-Only Stanley Cup with … Continue reading

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