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Posts from May 2003

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The Matrix Reloaded

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As is usually the case, Liz and I waited until mid-week to see this weekend’s blockbuster movie, The Matrix Reloaded. I have to admit that the first one was easier to get into. Surprisingly, the idea of phone booths transporting between computer generated realities and different colored pills opening up consciousness seem much more easy […]


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Wedding Bells

Congratulations are in order for the Godfather of Web Standards, Jeffrey Zeldman. He’s nonchalantly slipped in the fact that he’ll soon be getting married on his personal website. I’ve never met the man, but I do wish him all the best.


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American Idle

Spend enough time in the shower and you’re bound to reveal more than just your birthday suit. For instance, I’ve finally figured out beyond any shadow of doubt what song would have made me win this year’s American Idol competition, you know, when I’d go up on stage and knock ‘em all dead with my […]


Site Updates

A couple of site changes happening here today. A new piece has been added to the view section entitled As American as Apple Computer. It’s basically a reactionary (but very positive) piece concerning Apple as an overlooked national value. Yes, I’m well aware of how biased it is towards Apple as a company, and while […]


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X2 Review

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Well, bub, here we go. You sure you want a piece ‘a this? I thought the first go-around for X-Men was about as good as you could make a movie about a bunch of mutant outcasts who roam the earth with superhuman powers—a good concept, but a little long in the tooth with character development. […]


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