Tue Feb 18 2003 19:29:
Although he's snowed in, Seth continues to dispense pearls of wisdom. Today, he weighs in with a plausible explanation for that part of "Home On The Range":
Couldn't it be "of our star"?
"I looked at Public Knowledge's Internet connection, and I wondered
whether its bitrate exceeds that of ours."
Tue Feb 18 2003 19:34 Signs of the Apocalypse: Seventh in a Series:
The seas will turn to blood and the moon will turn to black bile, and robotfindskitten will be ported to Flash.
Tue Feb 18 2003 21:39:
In LA, on the way to the zoo, there's a stretch of freeway where you drive along the Los Angeles river. Some of the storm drain covers that exit into the river have cat faces painted on them. I seem to recall this portion of the road being referred to in our household as "the kitty freeway".
I told Kevin about the painted Los Angeles river cats. He didn't believe me. I showed him this web page. "I cannot believe the lengths you have gone to to pull this hoax off," said Kevin.
Tue Feb 18 2003 21:47 Great Moments in Demographics #2:
Frito-Lay India's answer to those Apple laptop ads. (Sent me by Todd, who has his reasons)
"It is very exciting to be associated with a fun brand like Lay's. I am sure Saif-n-Kaif Hot & Sweet Chilly, Caribbean Style with its spicy, tangy taste is a flavour that will go down well with the younger generation," said Saif.
This reminds me that in Trader Joe's, Sumana and I saw some fliers for Tom's of Maine mouthwash. Only they weren't consumer-oriented fliers, they were fliers that tried to convince stores to carry the product. They said:
- Ginger flavor appeals to cultural creatives.
I was just thinking, "Ginger-flavored mouthwash, that's an interesting--gaaah!" If there's one thing us cultural creatives hate, it's to be identified as such.
Tue Feb 18 2003 22:07 Alternate Universe Glimpsed When Google News Strips Cultural Artifact Signifiers From Headline Watch:
R. Kelly Calls Out Foes, Entices Fans To Join Him At Chocolate Factory
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