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Archive for February, 2005

Feb 27th 2005

File Under: Stupid Network Execs

Amy Gahran has a fascinating post on her blog, Contentious, examining the dearth of women narrators in the documentary business. My favorite quote from Jason Kottke’s article on the topic is:
An acquaintance of mine is doing some documentary work for the History Channel. One of the channel’s guidelines for their documentaries is that they […]

Feb 23rd 2005

hilarious end to ward churchill’s university of hawaii visit

i just got done listening to “professor” ward churchill’s Q&A with reporters in hawaii. the first four-fifths of the discussion are relatively normal, if you disregard the screeching introduction offered by the host, which sounded more like a rousing international A.N.S.W.E.R. protest than a civilized, academic Q&A.
but as the Q&A went on, […]

Feb 22nd 2005

The United Nations: Does it have any legitimacy?

First this:
A Frenchman has become the first United Nations worker to confess to having sex with under-age girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but 19 peacekeeping troops implicated in the abuse scandal are likely to escape prosecution.
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Now this from the UN’s new blog:
Disturbing numbers published by UNICEF: “One in 12 of the world’s children […]

Feb 21st 2005

BYU Basketball : The Saga Continues

Another addition to the sad string of BYU basketball news this year:
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — For more than 10 1/2 strange and painful minutes, the string of futility played out. Layups, 3-pointers, free throws — Brigham Young couldn’t get anything to drop.
The result was a 19-0 deficit on the way to a 70-39 […]

Feb 19th 2005

AUDIO: napoleon dynamite soundboard featuring napoleon and pedro quotes

hear your favorite napoleon dynamite quotes in soundbyte audio form at albinoblacksheep.com. there’s a napoleon dynamite soundboard and a pedro sanchez soundboard.
tip of the hat to mason.
our other napoleon dynamite posts are here.

Feb 17th 2005

Gmail nearing exit from Beta?

Just got this email from the good folks at Google:
Hi there,
Thanks for signing up to be updated on the latest Gmail happenings. We hope it’s been worth the wait, because we’re excited to finally offer you an invitation to open a free Gmail account! Just click on this link to create your new account:
http://gmail.google.com/gmail/——————-(url deleted)
Since […]

Feb 12th 2005

Another Karl Rove Coup?

Every Republican’s favorite Democrat was officially elected DNC Chair.

Feb 10th 2005

Linda Fasulo – UN Reporter On the Dole

Over at Accuracy In Media they have a series of great articles on how Linda Fasulo, a reporter for NBC who covers the UN, was actually on the payroll of Pro-UN foundations.
Linda Fasulo, the U.N. correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, has written a pro-U.N. book, An Insider’s Guide to the U.N., which reads like […]

Feb 9th 2005

Where have we been?

Ice fishing in Alaska of course!

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Feb 6th 2005

Excuse the Hiccups

In the first of a number of transitions, we’re in the process of moving to a new server. If you see any problems with the site, please let me know at doug@all-encompassingly.com.
Thanks for your patience with the move.