Monthly Archive: October 2008

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Somebody slap me!

I started listening to CSPAN Radio this morning, it’s what my alarm clock is set to wake me up with as it seems much more effective than a shrill blaring chirping repetitive tone than getting me out of bed. I...

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Saturday is usually my lazy day!

The plan seemed simple enough, get up and out to see the new G1 phone at a T-Mobile location. James was our navigator, so he determined we should head to Pentagon City. I haven’t been to Pentagon City in ages,...

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video: those poor monkeys…

I already talked a bit about No Heroics and last night was the final episode of the current series. I hope that they’ll be renewed for a second one. It relied on some sitcom staples, the death of a friend*...

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food: What a crock!

I’m not sure I’ll ever forgive Norman for sending me one of his cast-offs, a 2-quart crock pot, or as the more refined say, slow cooker. Yes, I know it says Crock Pot on the damn thing, but I’m trying...

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We don’t need a bowling alley, we need a skating rink.

From Kris’ entries on his trip to Austin City Limits: Erykah Badu loves to talk… My favorite part of her ramblings, though, was when she advocated overthrowing the United States government. OK, that’s the kind of gross simplification many public...

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Oh yeah, you betcha!

This is the last day before my friend & co-worker Betsy goes out for her maternity leave or some such thing, it sounds made up to me. While she’s out, I’m once again in charge of the team for a...

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Cute Ballot and Pencil say, “Vote!”

A little retro touch on this year’s November voting guide from the District. I could almost imagine that little ballot and pencil singing a cute little ditty until I read that you complete us crap. And as a few people...

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Presented Without Comment

From E! Online. Rapper and MTV’s Pimp My Ride host Xzibit says 33-year-old Canadian crooner Michael BublĂ© is one artist with whom he’s grateful he hasn’t had to team up. “Michael BublĂ© and I were supposed to work together, believe...

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religion: check your diploma’s fine print

To be honest, it would be impossible to say that there’s no way he saw this one coming. Chad Hardy–creator of the Men on a Mission Calendar, featuring former Mormon missionaries posing bare-chested–has had his diploma held by Brigham Young...