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Happy Birthday Gene Wilder

Alex Remmington reflects on one of America’s greatest comic actors: Today is Gene Wilder’s 73rd birthday. One of America’s greatest comic actors, he hasn’t done much in front of the cameras in the past decade. He’s been writing, living relatively peacefully with a wife he adores, occasionally appearing in a feature article somewhere. He beat […]

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iPeachment ’08!

Lee Stranahan watched two presentations yesterday and has an idea: When he introduced articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush last night on the floor of House of Representatives, Dennis Kucinich may have been many things – brave, idealistic, and thorough – but he was also wicked boring. … Contrast that to another speech […]

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An artist named Nitrozac is auctioning an original oil painting of Fake Steve himself (not to be confused with the Real Steve). Pretty clever gimmick. I’ll be interested to see the final price. See some of Nitrozac’s other Apple-related paintings. [Via Ebay.ca]

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Not sure when this went up, as I didn’t see any buzz when it was announced, but Fake Steve’s forthcoming book Options: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Fake Steve, as you hopefully know, is the author of the wildly popular Secret Diary of Steve Jobs blog. The […]

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Frisky Dingo: Season 2

Set your Tivos: The second season of Cartoon Network’s wild and wonderful superhero saga Frisky Dingo begins tonight (or more precisely, tomorrow morning) at midnight. [The season 2 premiere is also posted on the Adult Swim website.] The New York Times ran a great review when the series premiered. In a nutshell: “If the staplers […]

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Lost In Translation?

Naming an mp3 player iBeat would be worthy of ridicule all by itself. But the good Germans at Trekstor went one better and named their new gadget iBeat Blaxx. How long before we see Bono’s more inclusive version, the iBeat U2? More at Gizmodo and FSJ.

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Kwik-E-Mart

I haven’t watched The Simpsons for years, but it still holds a special place in my heart. And as uninterested as I am in the upcoming Simpsons Movie, the photos of this 7-11 promotion make me want to jump into my car and drive down to Burbank. Tonight. [Via Daring Fireball]

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iFreak

I’ve read a many accounts of the iPod’s psychic abilities in shuffle mode, picking songs that the listener was just thinking about or that somehow relate to a recent event in the listener’s life. But Lily over at Once In A Lifetime puts a unique spin on the story and recounts an iPod tale of […]

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Root Canal Averted… For Now

My tooth has calmed down a bit today. I’m able to get the pain under control with Advil, and it seems to be fading as the hours go by. The endodontist took some x-rays and said nothing looks out of the ordinary, so we’re going to wait a few days before making decision about the […]

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Blogging on Vicodin

…or “When Good Teeth Go Bad.” I have a temporary crown on a bottom left molar. Yesterday it started throbbing. By 2 a.m. it was a red-hot icepick jabbed into my jaw. You know the scene in “Castaway” where Tom Hanks bashes his tooth out with a rock? I was fantasizing about doing that. Handfuls […]

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I got a kick out of this creative video from Serge Lipski demonstrating iBlinds: A new generation accessory that interacts with your iPod or iPhone through your window blinds. Superior performance and technology that drives iBlinds to create innovative dynamic living room space through your own music. OK, if you haven’t figured it out by […]

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Confessions Of An iPod Addict

The Webomatica guy hits the nail on the head with his Tragic Signs of iPod Addiction. He’s actually so far gone that he couldn’t stop at just ten tragic signs… he had to go to eleven. Here’s a taste: 2. I suffer from the dreaded iPod headphone tangle. This morning, I encountered not just one […]

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