November 21, 2000
Nick Hornby on Hollywood.
The author of High Fidelity
talks about its movie adaptation: "It is not possible to extract from the novel its central high-concept idea and chuck the rest away, simply because there is no central high-concept idea. Anyone attempting to do so would find that they had spent a reasonable amount of money on a story about a guy who works in a record store and splits up with his girlfriend."
perfect headline: Chad Is a Country in Africa
Racism—Florida's Real Scandal
Poisons spam bots dead!
"Wpoison helps to combat the junk e-mail problem by effectively thwarting the efforts of junk e-mailers who regularly scan web pages, looking for target e-mail addresses to harvest, which they then send junk e-mail to. "
Wow, does this really work? Has anyone tried it or something silimar?
I hope it does work, I really hope it does.
(sorry if its been posted already)
Have you all caught this nifty new permutation on the how people/things/places/sites suck rage? The site uses this bit o' code
to create hits like this attack on dori
over at saranwarp.com.
I kill you-
through your email. Battlemail claims to be the worlds first free multiplayer email games system.
I didn't realize the Saturday Night Live Tom Green-Drew Barrymore wedding was real, with Drew cancelling the event five minutes before it happened, leaving Tom and producers to quickly improvise the left-at-the-altar bit.
Intel's Top 10 Sneakiest Moves & Screwups.
I keep expecting to hear that several top executives have decided to "pursue other opportunities" but it never seems to happen.
is just a game right? At what point do you play it so much
that is becomes your life
? And just what does it take
to be a player
marchFirst circles the bowl...
Too bad. I thought it would be cool to work for them but now analyst are predicting the demise of the company. I wonder if they will have a great deals on Macs when they go bankrupt?
What do the Mona Lisa
and Geena Davis
have in common? Dr. Livingstone
put up a link to the New Yorker article
that mentions himself, Meg, Pyra, EV, etc. It also mentions MetaFilter and myself. I find this funny in a way, all of of these people that never would have known anything about each other are all interconnected. Why? Because Ev and Meg started Pyra. Because I read an article about the original Pyra app. Which led me to Blogger. Which led to Ev, Meg, Pb, MetaFilter... whcih led to Kottke, Haughey, etc. Ahhh the good old days
It's a tribute
to our system of government that no matter how screwed up the election is or how these folks get jerked around, we don't worry about them taking things into their own hands.
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