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Archive for December, 2006

Dec 22nd 2006

nice try, wikipedia

nice try making video games sound like they belong in a serious conversation, that is. from wikipedia’s page on the state of hawaii, discussing places in various media in which it has been featured, after film and television:

Other Media
An unidentified tourism community in Hawaii is featured as a level in the Tony Hawk’s Underground […]

Dec 22nd 2006

Intoxicados – Nunca Quise

The second song of Argentine rock nacional this week is from Cristian ‘Pity’ Alvarez’ group, the Intoxicados.
Intoxicados – Nunca Quise

Dec 22nd 2006

Los Aut̩nticos Decadentes РCuando te escucho decir mi nombre

Rather than do my rock nacional posts in Spanish this week, I figure that I’ll post them in English. Thus broadening their reach among all-encompassingly readers who skip over the Spanish stuff.
This week, two great songs.
First, from the new CD of one of my favorite Argentine bands, Los Auténticos Decadentes, Cuando te escucho decir […]

Dec 21st 2006

last two BYU victories over utah

i’ve spent the last two BYU victories over utah with briant and katie. in 2001, we were high atop the stands at then-cougar stadium, where we saw BYU improbably recover from trailing twice by 11 points to win in the last two minutes:

then, in 2006, we returned home from some vegetarian place […]

Dec 21st 2006

peace on earth

you know the bumper sticker: ‘visualize whirled peas.’ this is what it would look like.

Dec 21st 2006

Telefonía Celular en Argentina

Esta mañana encontré esta página que alinea los rubros más denunciados ante la Dirección General de Defensa y Protección al Consumidor en Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Como ves, las empreses de telefonía celular tienen más que el doble de las denuncias del rubro electrodoméstico (lo cual termina #3, después de “otros”).
En fin, tiene 23% de las denuncias. […]

Dec 21st 2006

Cell Phones Suck in Argentina, Too

This morning I came across a ranking of official complaints to Consumer Protection in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It shows the percentage of complaints by industry.
As you’ll notice, cell phone companies have more than twice as many complaints as home appliances (which is #3 after the catch-all “other”).

Dec 20th 2006

motorola audex jacket: can you say ‘instant laughingstock’?

look at this jacket (go ahead, laugh). it is ridiculous-looking. who in their right mind is going to want to wear it?
the motorola audex jacket is an “i love the 2000s” instant hit. i mean, you could make a VH1 “i love 2006” right now, and this jacket could be […]

Dec 19th 2006

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Dec 19th 2006

and so the lie spreads

now someone has decided your pet should believe in santa claus.

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when will enough be enough for people? it started out innocently, i suppose:
old lie
kid: “where did these presents come from mom and dad?”
parent: […]