August 2001 Archives

Total Request Live (which, apparently

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Total Request Live (which, apparently luckily, I can't watch in Canada) is a stupid show:

An MTV staffer observes the crowd, his gaze finally resting on an eager-eyed blond named Michelle. "You like Backstreet Boys," he pronounces. "Now, why do you like Backstreet?"

"Hi, my name's Michelle, I'm from South Carolina and I like Backstreet because I love their music and their new video rocks!" the teenager says on cue.

"Mmmm. No," says the staffer, sighing heavily. "First of all, you forgot your 'Woooo!' You have to 'Woooo!' at the end of your shout-out. Don't ever forget to 'Woooo!' Now, which Backstreet is your favorite?"

Never, ever forget your 'Woooo!'

Zero tolerance is a bad

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Zero tolerance is a bad policy.

Moby's got a weblog, but

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Moby's got a weblog, but it sucks because you can't really link to specific entries, as it's all done with javascript popups. (Ok, you can, if you like mucking around with markup. Here are his comments on the finances of movies vs. music.)

How Kevin Smith met his

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Choosing a perl templating system.

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Choosing a perl templating system. (Personally, I'm having a lot of fun with mason.)

Why Gnome and KDE

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Why Gnome and KDE are misguided - excellent, excellent article. (via camworld)

A Black Mud From Africa

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A Black Mud From Africa Helps Power the New Economy:

Before you make another call on that cell phone, take a moment, close
your eyes and reflect on all you've done for Mama Doudou, queen of the
rain-forest whores.

534 hits for the Code

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534 hits for the Code Red virus (and variants) since July 20, and counting.

Online comics vs. offline. (The

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Online comics vs. offline. (The front page of salon uses an image from When I Am King, which I told you about a while ago. It's finished now, go read the whole thing.) There are lots of great links in this article, follow them all.

Hey, I'm now the Feeling

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Hey, I'm now the Feeling Lucky result for marginalia at google. Sweet!

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