Plato droppin’ science like Galileo dropped the orange: Jon Rosenberg, cartoonist, coder, philosopher king. Continue reading This is SECOND CITY!!!
I’ve been too busy to focus on this “favorites” exercise for awhile but I’m so close to finishing the Eighties and tackling another decade long list that I just have to dig in and give it another 100%. As always, first a list of movies I’ve seen and those I probably should still get around to seeing. HAVE SEEN: Christmas Vacation, Indiana Jones and the Last … Continue reading My Favorite: Movies: 1989
I met Cory Doctorow once at a conference called Supernova in Washington DC back in the very early part of the ‘naughts. It was actually about technology policy which is the fascinating thing about Cory Doctorow, talented and successful writer; he’s also quite an effective public advocate for a number of progressive 21st Century causes, including privacy and copyright reform. He’s had an impressive public … Continue reading Bookmark: Cory Doctorow
Man, xkcd you put me in an Empire Strikes Back state of mind… I prefer the Grey Album version myself: Continue reading If You’re Having Perl Problems
I’m reading “Clockworks” the 5th collection of Locke & Key, the incredibly high concept horror comic series from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. A fun story but more importantly a fun gimmick that centers around the Locke family home (appropriately called “Keyhouse”) where there exist a growing number of magical keys that do strange, wonderful but weird and downright creepy things when inserted into the … Continue reading Bookmark: Locke & Key
It’s still a bookmark if you’re watching episodes of a teevee show, right? I never watched Arrested Development but hey, soooo much hype over the new fourth season on Netflix and the first three seasons are free on Amazon Prime. So I just finished the first season of the show. Very funny; I can’t remember what else was on in the early Oughts to compare … Continue reading Bookmark: Arrested Development
Rich Stevens, 21st Century philosopher king: Continue reading Stop Me Before I Tweet Again!
Maybe it’s harder to parody when pop stars are smaller than they used to be? Weird Al did parody a Lady Gaga song; it’s not bad but for someone who has recently refreshed his memory of Al’s whole career — Al’s parody of Lady Gaga is more similar to his parody of Madonna than… well you get the point. But he’s had a string of … Continue reading Weird Al in the 21st Century