Category: culture

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in DC: creative express

Just one of those “Ha ha, neat!” moments from this morning’s commute. Normally both the Express and Examiner guys are out there, handing out the free daily papers. Sometimes neither is there* and the riders self-serve. I thought today would...

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food: RW at Cedar

This will be a quickie as I didn’t bring my good camera and I don’t have much to say aside from: GO. Since DC Restaurant Week is in full-swing now, it may not be easy to get a table at...

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food: brunch at eventide

If I had the time and could find a coffeehouse that offered this, I’d be happy to delay my start time at the office for a little sit down and a nice cup of coffee. Being french press, this did...

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moving: Spam, Spam, Baked Beans…

I really thought I was done with the series of moving-related spam posts this week* but clearly not. But it’s Friday, so let’s lighten the mood first off: Salsus told me that I’d mentioned spam far too often not to...

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phone: Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam…

Quick question: What the heck is up with callers/spammers being allowed to report stuff like this as their caller ID? It would figure on a day that I’m ranting about craigslist spam, I’d get this call while leaving the office....

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Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?

And now for something completely different… I hadn’t planned on getting a mad-on yesterday morning, but thanks to everyone who stopped by and to those who made comments. What I wanted to talk/gush about was the start of the open...

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race: what year is it, again?

Well I’m glad I don’t live in the NCO! Last Friday a liberal* Ohio blog, OhioDaily, posted a story about a North Canton, OH police dispatcher forwarding an hilarious e-mail from her work address. Here’s a summary! New “Air Force...

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time: not a good look!

Y’know, I was feeling pretty good this morning… I haven’t been picking up Express* lately as I was finishing off a book**, but this morning thought I might try to challenge my brain with the Sudoku puzzle at the hard...

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tv/video: Jamie Goes West

Just watched a very cute–and ultimately cheeky–ad for Jamie Oliver’s new Channel4 series Jamie’s American Road Trip this morning. From cowboys to alligator hunters, and ex-gang members to high-society ladies, Jamie Oliver wants to discover the real heart of America,...

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iPhone: did you mean…?

I dunno what’s up with this one. I’ve had some interesting on-the-fly spelling corrections from my iPhone recently, but in the midst of typing the word having, it offers to correct it to Jacobs… Ok, then! I realize it was...

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27 yo College grad, 2.7 GPA, suing for $72k

Shindo posted this to his blog and Facebook yesterday morning and I saw it mentioned on some news sites. I don’t know why, but I’m still a little flabbergasted by it. A recent college graduate is suing her alma mater...

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video: he’s called DJ Earworm for a reason

It’s my own fault for not keeping up with DJ Earworm since I saw his United State of Pop 2008 video going around Facebook.* I wasn’t always a mash up fan because there would always be just a few source...

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internet: tethered

My addiction got the better of me yesterday and before I left the office, I looked up information on enabling tethering on my iPhone. It was one of the features announced, but not enabled, at the last big iPhone brouhaha....