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Monthly Archives: June 2006

From the internet video invasion, we have Mr. and Mrs. Bender exploring the new field of straightness, and from A Liam Show we have a teenager getting what she wants. Both set to techno and both addicting views.

I feel bad for these guys, but it's also terribly absurd that anyone would go to such lengths just for 10 minutes of TV

For states, I counted anywhere I've touched down in an airport or rode through on a train. I can't say I did anything in Delaware, for example, except sat on a train going to New York.

(Prompted by Nicole's maps)


Nicole: i think vlog is a horrible word
Jason: Vlog the Implogger
Nicole: it doesn't roll off the tongue at all
Kevin: yeah i think the marketer should come up with a new buzzword. how about vournal?
Jason: "vi-log" pronounced vuh-lahzh'
Kevin: "i'm so addicted to video journals, i've got vournal disease"
Jason: vournal is good too, there's a lot of tie-ins. You could have a con in spring called Vournal Equinox
Jason: What.
Nicole: that's the ONLY tie-in. unless, uh, you go to the city of Vernal, UT. (just googled)
Jason: Not necessarily. What about that Ernest guy? "Hey, Vournal!"
Nicole: i can now see the evolution of the word condensed to just "Vern"
Jason: But "Vourn"
Nicole: Vourn sounds more like mourn, no? the round o
Kevin: how about just Vee. it's like Wee. but better.
Jason: OMG. People could have Vs about Wiis
Nicole: hee
Kevin: and you could tie it with V for Vendetta marketing, and use all the V words that V uses
Jason: hahaha!
Nicole: and like, have a tie-in with the V show from the '80s, and have people ripping off their faces
Kevin: and and
Kevin: have a ton of asian tourists on marketing material
Nicole: oooh! dude.
Kevin: (jumping up and down in excitement)

Using the motion sensor in a Macbook, Erling Ellingsen has worked it so that his desktop manager switches desktops when he taps his laptop screen, like a little shove. So fun!

Someone pointed out Erdõs-Bacon numbers to me today. My first thought was, "Who the hell thinks this stuff up?" The second thing I thought was, "Hey, what about that Winnie chick from Wonder Years? I wonder what her number is."