Monthly Archive: February 2009

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video: you cannot unfriend it

I have become an absolute Aisha Tyler fanboy lately. I saw her special Aisha Tyler is Lit on Comedy Central and it was hilarious! Sadly it only aired two times that I could find, but after following her on twitter...

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idiots: a reason for red-light cameras

The first time I saw this shirt around the neighborhood, I nearly lost my shit cracking up. A little research shows that it had only existed for a few months prior to that sighting. I didn’t know exactly what it...

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comics: don’t panic

xkcd has really hit upon the reason I want a Kindle… read the full strip–they aren’t fooling anybody! The price of it still turns me off, but I’m keeping my eye on it. Of course the first thing I’d have...

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Jamie Bamber poses shirtless for PETA UK

When Jamie Bamber learned how Canadian black bears are killed to make the Queen’s Guards’ ceremonial caps, the British-born actor jumped at the chance to help. “I initially decided to do the PETA ad because a great friend of mine...

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random: class rings?

Just a passing thought from this morning’s metro and elevator ride: How old is too old to still be wearing a class ring? I’ve seen this mostly–and I say that, but it’s really like 100%–on men. Obviously there are no...

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OMG: Gmail FAIL

Or apparently Gfail, as it’s being called. My mail seems ok now, though I woke up to a few twitter messages saying it was down. As with most things, it will pass, but all those tech news reporters were probably...

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ads: presented without comment

I was catching up on some old comics yesterday. Much as I hate that volume 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes ended with issue #50, it does make it easy to keep up with it. Like some UK television series,...

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TGIF: …their brains start working

Looks like our office will be getting another special visitor this afternoon. Sadly, they sent out the notice about this at around 5:30 last night. Most of the Feds at my site are early birds and usually outta here by...

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food: for the shorties

After a long day at the office, it’s rather nice to know you’ve got a good comforting meal awaiting you. This recipe for BBQ Beef Short Ribs done in the crock-pot is my equivalent of coming home to an easy...

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The Xerox Room – Office Life

In my 25 Things entry, I mentioned how the movie Nine to Five had a great influence on my views of office culture and this past week or so, I’ve noticed a recent parallel. We’re well past the days of...