Monthly Archives: September 2006

links for 2006-09-22

Ass-in-the-box I wonder if it plays “Pop Goes the Weasel” when you turn the handle? An art exhibition for the 21st. This is work by the artist known as Banksy. Some interesting stuff. Last Words Beginning in 1982, The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has been transcribing the last words of each executed prisoner. This […]

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Email Shenanigans

I find it amazing how informal or rude some of my students are when they send me an email. If I’m lucky they start out by saying “hey,” but some of them don’t even bother with that. They just hit the ground running and spout out whatever they planned to write without any introduction””sans spellcheck, […]

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links for 2006-09-21

A Speech To Honor Steve Irwin- via YouTube By his daughter, Bindi Sue.

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Help Me!!! I’m Drowning In A Sea Of Bad Prose!

Those notebooks just anger me… Yeah… Well, at the very least I’m learning how NOT to write. So that’s something.

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links for 2006-09-20

Oprah Pumps Her Own Gas For The First Time Since ’83- via YouTube I swear Oprah almost said “motherfucker” after she found out how much the gas cost. Just watch her as she’s walking into the store…you can see it in her face. “127 dollars…motherFUCKER!” Mom Tasered after disturbance at school- via Tampa Bay Channel […]

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I Am Not A Monster…Not Really, Anyway

I realize that I may have sounded a little harsh in my last post, and in doing so, I may have upset some of my more liberal readers. Basically, I advocated that as a society we should enslave people who were addicted to meth as a way to get some cheap labor for our cities. […]

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links for 2006-09-19

Opus Operis Just in case you’re wondering what to get me for Christmas… The Market Model Has Changed Apple sold 125,000 movie downloads in the first week of avaliablity. Goodbye DVDs. The moment they figure out an easy way to download a movie and then stream that file to your TV, well, kiss those disks […]

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links for 2006-09-18

Slimming photos with HP digital cameras – HP Digital Photography Center Dear God, we are such vain creatures. Incidentally, you can accomplish this effect in Photoshop. This isn’t anything special. The camera pulls the image from the top, which stretches it, thereby accomplishing the same thing as carnival mirrors.

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Meth, Ooooo Meth

I gotta get this off my chest: I am sick and tired of the government punishing the masses for the transgressions of a very small group of people. I went to CVS this afternoon to buy some Claritin. I needed the kind with the pseudoephedrine, because nothing else seems to clear up my sinuses. I […]

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links for 2006-09-17

Links to free episodes of Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Top Ten Dumbest Secret Identities – Bam! Kapow! Tony Stark has always irritated me. Don’t know who Tony Stark is? Well, you must have a life then. Welcome to my home page ! Kiss you !!!!!!!!!!!! This guy should sue Sacha Baron Cohen for likeness rights.

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