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Archive for November, 2005

Nov 30th 2005

Xbox 360 Ad from Argentina

Here is a Microsoft ad for the new gaming console, Xbox 360, that was filmed in Buenos Aires. It never made it on the air…which is understandable once you watch it.

Nov 22nd 2005

online home mortgage leads – some advice

here’s some advice on those spiffy sounding internet mortgage leads from people like lendingtree.com: don’t use them.
remember the spoof site “spammesilly.com” where you could submit your (or, perhaps an enemy’s) contact information with the hope of inundating the lucky soul with endless spam emails, pushy phone calls, and junk mail? well, […]

Nov 20th 2005

Herlan Colindres

The Honduran teenager who killed a DEA agent just busted out of jail.
A teen accused of killing a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and implicated in 16 other slayings has escaped from a youth correction facility — just as he promised he would — officials said Saturday.
Colindres and his 13-year-old bodyguard Manuel Romero were arrested […]

Nov 16th 2005

new york doll

we repeat: go see new york doll. here are the sweet production notes:
New York Doll is a film that captures one of those rare occasions where life is not only stranger, but better than fiction.

Nov 15th 2005

french youths burn about 100 cars on an average saturday night

on a normal night, as in a not-during-the-worst-riots-in-30-years-but-every-7-days type of night.

Youths set fire to 374 parked vehicles before dawn Sunday, compared to 502 the previous night, police said. A week ago, 1,400 cars were incinerated in a single night.
If the downward trend continues, “things could return to normal very quickly,” National Police Chief Michel Gaudin […]

Nov 14th 2005

tyler poulson

pray for his family.

Nov 14th 2005

Google Analytics

If you do anything with web statistics you know that good stats are many times prohibitively expensive, especially for small businesses or non-profits.
Enter Google Analytics. Urchin on-demand, rebranded. Free.
Wow.
Folks over at Webtrends and ClickTracks are brushing their resumes up right now.

Nov 12th 2005

sweet socks

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Nov 11th 2005

the ogre on veterans day

Veterans Day: Just a word to you cake eating civilians out there… You don’t say Happy Veterans Day. You don’t say Merry Vets Day. But just because you don’t have a meaningless Seasons Greetings for it doesn’t mean you don’t say anything. This isn’t some fat bunny in a […]

Nov 10th 2005

President Bongo of Gabon

Gabon, a nation in Africa, brings us the world’s craziest name for a political leader: President Bongo.
LIBREVILLE, 3 Oct 2005 (IRIN) – Already Africa’s longest-serving leader, Gabon’s President Omar Bongo has vowed to stand for another seven-year term in presidential elections due to be held before the end of year.
The 69-year-old, who has ruled the […]