June 29, 2006

Dept. of Cruel Jokes

What do you call an unemployed goat? Billy Idol.
What do you call a goat at sea? Billy Ocean.
What do you call a goat that mimes? Billi Vanilli.

Written while groovin' to Welcome To The Working Week from the album “My Aim Is True” by Elvis Costello

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June 28, 2006

7, The Magic Number

Did you ever wonder why phone numbers are seven numerals long? Or why the idea agile (e.g. scrum) team size is 7-12 people? I just came across an article is referenced in a couple of books I've read recently:

And finally, what about the magical number seven? What about the seven wonders of the world, the seven seas, the seven deadly sins, the seven daughters of Atlas in the Pleiades, the seven ages of man, the seven levels of hell, the seven primary colors, the seven notes of the musical scale, and the seven days of the week? What about the seven-point rating scale, the seven categories for absolute judgment, the seven objects in the span of attention, and the seven digits in the span of immediate memory? For the present I propose to withhold judgment. Perhaps there is something deep and profound behind all these sevens, something just calling out for us to discover it. But I suspect that it is only a pernicious, Pythagorean coincidence.
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Stevie Wonder does (did) Sesame Street)

This is just great. Stevie Wonder performs a version of Sesame Street on the show circa 197[?]. Killer.

Written while groovin' to Ring Finger from the album “Since We Last Spoke” by RJD2

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June 27, 2006

Dancing Instruction

This satirical video is painful because I think the dancers are...real?

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June 26, 2006

Ali G and the NBA

Ali G is on American TV again only this time he's plugging the NBA on TNT. Check it. (props MC Vera)

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DVS in the House!

“Some of the biggest names in the West Coast hip-hop scene got their start among the basement record stacks of the student-run KDVS radio station.” Big up yourself Davis! (props Kwiiiiine)

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Max Kiesler - DesignDemo - Web 2.0, AJAX, and Rails UI Elements

Max Kiesler - DesignDemo - Web 2.0, AJAX, and Rails UI Elements:

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June 25, 2006

Thom Yorke of Radiohead

Friday night was Radiohead with Eric. It was, how you say, incredible. Very dramatic without being too pretentious. Watching the band in Berkeley's Greek Theatre one couldn't help but feel like we were witnessing he show of the year...the summer fog pouring in just in time to dance with the stage laser lights. I've got a recording of the tour for those that are jonesing. Drop me a line and I'll help a brother (or sister) out.

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June 18, 2006


It's like Flickr for the blackmail crowd. It's Extortr.

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June 16, 2006

Borat - The Movie

The Borat movie trailer has been hard to come by but here it is for your viewing pleasure. I also heard a rumor of November 3rd as the release date. Yakshemash.

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June 15, 2006

The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay is a Swedish BitTorrent tracker that doesn't like the MPAA. Wanna know how much? Trying doing a traceoute (either through a terminal or a web-based tool) on thepiratebay.org and read carefully.

Written while groovin' to Storm Returns from the album “One Word Extinguisher” by Prefuse 73

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June 14, 2006

Turn Here

What do yo get when you cross indie filmmakers with local travel experts and the interweb? Probably something that looks a lot like this. I'm headed to NYC next week for a the day and hope to take advantage of what seems to be a pretty robust NYC Metro section. I hope to report my findings back to you, my occasionally loyal readership.

Written while groovin' to Shine from the album “Into The Blue Again” (pre-release! Tx, MCMG) by The Album Leaf

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June 11, 2006

The Art of Science


Princeton's Art of Science exhibit unveils the beauty that lies all around us...whether we see it r not.

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June 09, 2006

Animation v. Animator

If a Flash animation got mad at its creator, what might happen? ch-ch-ch-ch-check it out.

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June 06, 2006

The World of Stevie Wonder

My friends Gary and Windy have launched a new feature in the iTunes Music Store that roves what music nuts Apple has within its walls. The World of Stevie Wonder...check it out. it's got the basics but has some dee funk cuts too. This is not fluffy content, it's produced by people who know...and who want you to know.

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June 04, 2006

Brangelina Produce Shiloh Pitt

Brangelina have had a daughter. Her name is Shiloh Pitt which seems sorta risky in a Fuddrucker's sorta way, no?

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