However, LaMorte had become a born-again Christian after a highway encounter...– I hate how that always happens. (From Wikipedia’s entry on Robia LaMorte, who played Jenny Callendar on Buffy.)
Martin Amis, a collection of psychiatric literature on malignant narcissism and...– My dislike of Amis expressed succinctly in a Chris Hitchens takedown.
The rather wonderful writer Christoper Hitchens has died as 62, just one day after some of the last US troops were welcomed home from a disastrous war based on total fiction that Hitchens very vocally supported. Perhaps, in the end, he died simply of a broken heart?* Anyway, I’m sure he’s with the angels now. Wait, what? *(Nah)
There’s a cold war of attrition being fought for the right to own the Internet,...– from Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! I keep wondering if this stuff will have an impact on the rest of us, or rather how. I assume the effects will be severe. Will the EU follow suit, for example? Will there be smaller, localized/regional “Internets”? Or will some bright kid...
Location, location, location
I just removed the Foursquare app from my phone. I’ve had it installed for almost two years and to date, I’ve used it a grand total of 33(!) times. And I can’t quite figure out why I would want to use it more either. I’m not putting the scores of happy Foursquare users out there down in any way. But it’s definitely a solution to a problem I personally don’t...