MonthSeptember 2008

Taibbi on Palin

Matt Taibbi comments on the magic of Sarah Palin and what it says about America.

All around me, a million cops in their absurd post-9/11 space-combat get-ups stand guard as assholes in papier-mache puppet heads scramble around for one last moment of network face time before the coverage goes dark. Four-chinned delegates from places like Arkansas and Georgia are pouring joyously out the gates in search of bars where they can load up on Zombies and Scorpion Bowls and other “wild” drinks and extramaritally grope their turkey-necked female companions in bathroom stalls as part of the “unbelievable time” they will inevitably report to their pals back home. Only 21st-century Americans can pass through a metal detector six times in an hour and still think they’re at a party.

I want this

I want this. Comments?

An idea…

The boys and I might start reviewing a few iPhone and Android apps a day. Valuable? Interesting?

Amazing footage from the Canon 5D Mark II


This video from blog.vincentlaforet.com essentially turns the value proposition of an HD video camera on its head. If a DSLR can do this amazing work, why bother picking up a camcorder?

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Can you dig it, kind sir?

via Dvorak

One man AC/DC cover band… is Jack White?

VMWare Fusion: Excellent


If you use OS X on a Mac Pro, you owe it to yourself and your sanity to get VMWare Fusion. I have plenty of PCs in the house but none of them are hooked up so to have an instance of XP running under OS X like a copy of Word is amazing. I’m finally able to try Chrome, for example, and I actually look forward to getting a Windows virus.

My only concern is that the software won’t run well on smaller machines. As it stands, however, XP is a champ and Vista Ultimate 64-bit installed but was hiccuping a little. I’ll be doing a more in-depth look for CrunchGear.com.

The Tweets are gone

Just took out the silly Twitter digests on here. You can see my Tweets on the side now and this will be dedicated to actual content i.e. pictures of my knuckles.

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