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Archive for September, 2003

Sep 30th 2003

helen thomas: not a journalist

our campus community was treated (subjected?) to a speech by the immortal (read: preserved by formaldehyde) helen thomas on tuesday. while i knew what i was getting into by attending her “speech”, most of my fellow students–at what may be the nation’s most conservative campus–did not.
on one occasion a few years […]

Sep 29th 2003

$500K raised for firefighters

I invite you to read this story on [link]
Comedian, Dennis Leary, and Bruin legends, Bobby Orr and Cam Neely, helped organize a charity game for retired NHL greats and celebrities to raise money for firefighters. They hatched the idea after Leary’s cousin, Jeremiah Lucey, and five other Worcester, Massachusetts firefighters lost their […]

Sep 28th 2003

new blog showcase

I’m voting for King of Fools “Caucasian Club”
if you do not know what this showcase thing is, then we are in the same boat. go to TTLB for details, i suppose.

Sep 26th 2003

the repulsiveness of christianity

why do liberals hate christianity and love islam? damned if i know! but the lovely ann coulter has composed an excellent short-take on the issue. [article]

Before snack time in her kindergarten class in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., little Kayla Broadus held hands with two of her classmates and recited this prayer: “God is […]

Sep 24th 2003

know any soldiers?

frank j is getting serious. and that’s saying something.

As I’ve said before on my own site, I don’t get legitimately angry that often, but one thing has been pissing me off lately, and that’s the coverage of the war in the media. All we hear is the negative news, and everything is […]

Sep 22nd 2003

things computer geeks find fascinating

occasionally i find myself browsing the zeitgeist, a collection of “search patterns, trends, and surprises” compiled by the nerds at google. sometimes the stuff there is interesting. but sometimes….
you get something like this.

Fun Fact…
August 2003
Last month, a computer virus spread that affected Microsoft software applications. This virus had many different names. […]

Sep 19th 2003

geourl = neato

i’ve spent most of the morning dealing with critics
but i do have time to recommend THIS. it’s the coolest way yet to browse weblogs. not to mention the most aesthetically pleasing.
you can get involved here. you ping them with your blog’s latitude and longitude, then you magically appear on the […]

Sep 18th 2003

el dieciocho de septiembre

feliz dia de independencia a mis amigos chilenos! bailen mucha cueca por mi!

Puro, Chile, es tu cielo azulado,
Puras brisas te cruzan también,
Y tu campo de flores bordado
Es la copia feliz del Edén.
Majestuosa es la blanca montaña
Que te dio por baluarte el Señor,
Y ese mar que tranquilo te baña
Te promete futuro esplendor.
Dulce Patria, […]

Sep 18th 2003

hockey is better

hockey is better. i go on first to clean the hair. not hockey is better. i make the hair silky and smooth. oh, really fool? [scuffling noises]

doug religiously maintains, with the awkward giddiness of your child’s hall monitor, that ice hockey is inferior to many other sports. he is […]

Sep 16th 2003

hungry, hungry hippies!

they’re coming to get you. about 9000 hippies gathered to a remote part of the uinta mountains this past july. they do it often, at least every summer. the hippies are mad because the government is restricting their freedom to assemble by asking them to get permits and pay fines for destroying vegetation […]