First Twitter, Now Gmail
Is there something wrong with me if my life comes to an absolute full stop when Gmail is down? It’s not like my friends can’t call me, or text me, or IM me… “first-world trinket lashing me to the gotta-stay-informed noise grid,” indeed.
Meth Coffee →
I just love the name.
IPod users, mobile phone users, are people who are always in another space. They...– Bliss in a Box: Professor iPod Tells How IPods Insulate City Dwellers Guilty. Interesting, short article on the iPod’s effect on urban social engagement. Thanks MJH for the link.
I’m admittedly very web-stalkable but even this is a little creepy…
Free news online will cost journalism dearly - Los... →
This column is a well-articulated version of one of the many reasons I thought changing careers was a good idea at the time, and which turns out to have become an increasingly good idea in retrospect. Having my paper newspaper thrown onto my driveway every morning makes me feel more and more anachronistic.
Mars to be as Bright as the Moon Christmas Eve →
Definitely worth checking out the view of Mars next to the full moon tonight or tomorrow, we were out walking this evening and I asked my dad what the heck was that very bright star right next to the moon… it just had to be a planet. As always, Google knows everything.
Things that I like and dislike about the 384-mile...
Things That I Dislike: People who don’t know the I-5 Rule* When trucks pass each other Dead animals by the side of the road Harris Ranch Chain requirements on the Grapevine Having to beat your longest time record Things that I Like: People who do know the I-5 Rule* Being pleasantly surprised to realize you’re already at the Grapevine but didn’t see the mountains coming because...
Auction: "I will send maddening postcards from... →
OK, because I assume everyone reads Boing Boing, I never link to stuff from there, but this was too priceless to miss.
Sock It to Me: Competitive Knitters Get Deadly... →
Given that the one pair of socks I ever tried to knit is still unfinished years later (double-pointed needles are a pain in the ass), I probably wouldn’t do too well. Thanks to MJH for sending.
Optical Atlas has the scoop on the new Elephant 6 movie “Major Organ and the...– You Ain’t No Picasso Oh wowza. Download the trailer here, although it’s taking me forever to download so I haven’t watched it yet. Semi-related and found in a previous post from the same blog: Kevin Barnes rockin’ a big “Gemini” necklace. If believing in astrology...
Really need help. MUST GO!!! Date: 2007-11-02, 5:03PM EDT Please help!...– best of craigslist : Really need help. MUST GO!!!
Welcome Friendship Bracelets And News! 1. Friendship Bracelets! 2. News!...– friendship-bracelets-and-news.com (from this). So meta!
Funny Farm →
Highly addictive word puzzle. Thanks to S-ML for sharing it.
Project GBL: Field Report, Kearny at Bush, 3:10pm
GG: I’d like a medium GBL, please! Friendly Barrista: It’s actually a GL now. I don’t know why they changed it, I like GBL better. It’s silly! GG: REALLY? How did you know it was changed? Was there a memo from headquarters or something? FB (points to piece of paper taped to wall): Well every month they send us this chart that has the abbreviations [that they write on the...
The next wave of the web will be friendship bracelets. (Thanks, ECB!)
Project GBL: A Report From the Field
after reading your post, I am trying the GBL/GL for the first time
2) my cup says "GBL" on the side
someone didn't get the memo
The GBL Mystery
Thanks to CW, we have a holiday tradition around the office of, on the days when CW is visiting the San Francisco office, making group pilgrimages to Starbucks® to enjoy their annual seasonal beverages. CW’s favorite is the Gingerbread Latte, or “GBL” to fans. This year, on a recent such outing, CW was very surprised to order a GBL and receive the response that “it’s...
Jason Bateman Refuels Hope For ‘Arrested... →
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE
Nice guy Ted Leo got a bit more — or was it less? — than he bargained for at his...– Naked Guy Makes It Rain at Ted Leo Show — Vulture — Entertainment & Culture Blog — New York Magazine Categorized under: I love Ted Leo like a crazy stalker.
Web 2.0 Domain Name Generator →
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Yay, they’re starting to receive postcards! Dawdlr asks the question, “what are you doing, you know, more generally?” Thanks to PH for originally pointing me to it.
Sometimes the network’s interactions with Devo were laughable. Recalls Gerald...– LA Weekly - Music - Are You Not Devo? You Are Mutato - Randall Roberts Interesting article on what Mark Mothersbaugh is doing now (ironically, composing music for ads, film scores and other commercial uses, and doing so quite successfully) and his reflections on the past.