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The Day the Funk Died

By • Dec 26th, 2006 • Category: Asides

RIP James Brown. We’ll miss you godfather.



I Love Cake

By • Dec 14th, 2006 • Category: Radio, Random Oddities

For the past ten years, Kenny G at WFMU has been playing a rant by Todd Colby called Cake each week on his show. Earlier …



Typography Tuesday 004: Why Your Holiday Newsletter Sucks

By • Dec 12th, 2006 • Category: Design Geeky, Typography

Before you get all huffy about the inflammatory headline, I’m not saying the uh, fascinating details of your family’s life suck. Nor does this apply …



LCS INTERVIEW :: Von Glitschka

By • Dec 11th, 2006 • Category: Asides

The Little Chimp Society has a nice lil interview with Von Glitschka.



The Amish Love Full Throttle Fury

By • Dec 6th, 2006 • Category: Random Oddities

I was just at a convenience store up the street where I saw two honest-to-Jeebus Amish fellas were loading up on Full Throttle energy drink. …



Xmas in Frisko: Soma FM Holiday Mix

By • Dec 5th, 2006 • Category: Asides

soma fm has “Xmas in Frisko” streaming for the holidays. The annual eclectic, irreverent holiday broadcast. May not be suitable for all ages!



Get Your Very Own Mini-Me

By • Dec 5th, 2006 • Category: Asides

My Twinn, the “just like me doll”. Now, one of these would just freak me out. What a wonderful way to encourage solid narcissistic skills …



Portland’s Free Wi-Fi Network Goes Live Tuesday

By • Dec 4th, 2006 • Category: Portland, Tech Weenie

Tuesday morning (12/5), the pipe is opening on a portion of the citywide wireless network going in across Portland. The whole shebang is privately …



Make Your Snail Mail Web Based

By • Nov 26th, 2006 • Category: Notable Web Stuff

We’ve taken another little step toward living in the Jetson’s age. Not pneumatic elevator tubes, but almost as good. Your own personal mailroom to be …



‘Beta’ Is Not an Excuse

By • Nov 23rd, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie

The always delightfully snarky John Gruber of Daring Fireball has posted a very good rant regarding the use of the ‘beta’ label as an excuse …