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31 Mar, 2008

Herbie Hancock – River: The Joni Letters

Posted by: Dave In: Music

I’ve been listening to a fair amount of Herbie Hancock lately. I picked up River: The Joni Letters several weeks ago after it won the Album of the Year at the Grammies in February. The album, a tribute to Joni Mitchell, contains vocals from Joni Mitchell, Tina Turner, Norah Jones and Leonard Cohen. Apparently this […]

30 Mar, 2008

Food court – the musical

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Humor|Weird

Comedy group, Improv Everywhere, set up hidden cameras in a Los Angeles mall food court and performed an impromptu mini-musical. The audio was piped through the mall’s PA system and the patrons had no idea what was going on. I love the look of complete bewilderment on their faces. From Fun Fever – Dave

30 Mar, 2008

Rocket science and origami

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Science

Scientists in Japan hope to release an origami glider from space and study how reentry through Earth’s atmosphere affects it.  According to Wired: In a test outside Tokyo in early February, a prototype about 2.8 inches long and 2 inches wide survived Mach 7 speeds and broiling temperatures up to 446 degrees Fahrenheit in a […]

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29 Mar, 2008

Nietzche Family Circus

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Philosophy

Click here for more Nietzche Family Circus – Dave

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25 Mar, 2008

MuxTape – create your own mix tape

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Music|Web

MuxTape is a simple site that lets you create digital mix tapes.  You simply create an account with an email address and password and then upload up to 12 songs (mp3 format) for your mix. MuxTape creates a special page for you with your songs on it.  Just click on a song to play it. […]

22 Mar, 2008

Watchmen movie photos

Posted by: Dave In: Film

Watchmen movie info can be found here. Let’s all hope it doesn’t stink and ruin my good memories of the comic. -Dave

22 Mar, 2008

Mmm baby…

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Photography

Tender but a little gamey. -Dave

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21 Mar, 2008

Ed Force One: Iron Maiden goes airborne

Posted by: Dave In: Music|Travel

The AMAZING part of this rock-n-roll fantasy is that Bruce Dickinson, the lead singer, pilots the 757 himself. He’s been a licensed pilot for several years. Photo credits: Tom Podolec, Daniel Umaña & Maddd Cat Via Laughing Squid

20 Mar, 2008

David Sedaris: The Stadium Pal

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Humor

Link to video

18 Mar, 2008

Ronald’s pimp-hand is strong

Posted by: Dave In: Photography

From mmk_kobayashi on Flickr – Dave


  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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