(More about my daughter than about me, actually.) This morning I took my daughter to get an MRI. It’s a long story¹, but the thing is they had to sedate her for it, since she got scared when she first saw the MRI machine. Watching her fall asleep was a bit funny and really weird, since you’re basically watching a 3-year-old drunk person. “Dad, everything is SOOOOO dizzy.”...
The Star Addiction
(Yeah, yeah. Here we go with another Favrd post…) Dean Allen’s more detailed explanation about why he shut down Favrd instantly reminded me of Roger Ebert’s review of a 2002 documentary film called “Comedian.” The film follows Jerry Seinfeld as he goes back to the stand-up comedy circuit after retiring from his insanely successful TV show. “Why, you might...
Probably the First Mention of AIDS on the Internet →
December 20, 1982, on the Usenet group net.singles. This was a few months after the CDC introduced the term “AIDS.” The link is from Google’s Newsgroups archive. They have a very interesting Usenet timeline with links to the first ever discussions about important events in tech and World history since 1981, years before the World Wide Web even existed.
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Bevis [sic] locked the door. He took off his clothes, and pushed Butthead on the...– Bevis and Butthead’s Discovery | adultfanfiction.net Hey, it’s Rule 34 Friday! Or maybe not.
Entertainment Weekly: Have you read Bram Stoker’s Dracula? Stephenie...– Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight’ Zone | Entertainment Weekly That sure explains a lot. She also avoids R-rated movies like The Lost Boys and Interview with the Vampire because she finds them “yucky.”
What happened? Activision Blizzard spent a mint promoting the game, including...– Innovating Problems: Why DJ Hero Flopped | Ars Technica Simply put, the appeal of a DJ simulation game isn’t as massive as its guitar/drums counterparts. Ever wonder why aren’t there keyboards in these rock band games? Right. I’ll go one step further and say that marketers and...
It worked!– My 3-year-old daughter, after she successfully milked a cow at the petting zoo.
Nevertheless, we hope that from now on in Borinquen [Puerto Rico], all those...– Chú García, on Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Miguel Cotto Saturday night Amen. I also hope Cotto’s loss will help curb many Puerto Ricans’ weird and puzzling insistence on hanging their hopes and dreams on the international achievements of local pop idols and boxers, only to feel...