Archive for April, 2005

Albums of the week

Monday, April 25th, 2005

Nine Inch Nails: With Teeth: I got a chance to listen to a preview of this album. It makes me miss Trent's glory days (Pretty Hate Machine and The Downward Spiral seem much more inspired to me, probably because I was much younger when I heard them. Listening ...

Abuse chambers of the stars

Wednesday, April 20th, 2005

More fun with Google Maps: Apparantly, this is Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch: (click to see the original)

Sightseeing via Google Maps

Monday, April 18th, 2005

Click the images to see the originals in Google Maps. Grand Canyon: Good Marketing = You Can See It From Space: Disturbing fandom: The aliens are among us: Lots more here: Google Sightseeing


Monday, April 18th, 2005

This pic says it all. From a photoshopping contest on

Fun with Google Maps

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Someone noticed the word "Dave" on one of Google's satellite images, which Google now includes in their amazing "Google Maps" service. It was mentioned on Google Blogoscoped, an interesting blog of Google-related news. Click the image above to show the real thing.

Movie of the week

Monday, April 4th, 2005

In the last few weeks there have not been very many good movies to choose from, at least not until Sin City opened (which I'm looking forward to seeing). So when Kathryn and I had a date night on Saturday, we chose to see The Upside of Anger. ...

Funny quote from Clint Eastwood

Monday, April 4th, 2005

"Extremism is so easy. You've got your position, and that's it. It doesn't take much thought. And when you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left." Admittedly, posting someone else's thought in this blog did not take me much thought either.

Fahrenheit 451, the local version

Monday, April 4th, 2005

I used to work in Fincastle, VA, so the following comic got my attention:

Choose your fate wisely

Sunday, April 3rd, 2005


Friday, April 1st, 2005

This one's been around for a while - spammers are now using ASCII art in an attempt to get past our spam filters. wwb aap ...