Chronologue

December 2010

Items posted30 December 2010

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How exactly is saluting different from kneeling & praying? BAN EXCESSIVE PRAYING IN COLLEGE SPORTS!

@ 5:56 p.m.

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Not sure why need the word "excessive" in the "excessive celebration" rule. How about "any celebration"?

@ 5:40 p.m.

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Bummer: Coachella discontinues RV camping for 2011 festival. Seriously, really disappointing. http://www.coachella.com/layaway_camping.html

@ 5:15 p.m.

Items posted29 December 2010

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Liked this quote from the movie King of California: "We're still in the middle of nowhere; there's just a lot more people in it now."

@ 5:45 p.m.

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This will be my 7th WD Caviar Green drive in 3 yrs (& 3rd this month) with zero problems. That you can get a 2 TB drive for $79 is amazing.

@ 1:25 p.m.

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To be fair, 8 TB in the Drobo is only 5.5 TB of storage & the rest is for redundant SuperDuper clones. But cripes, that's a lot of space.

@ 1:08 p.m.

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Ordering my 13th terabyte of storage. Pretty sure I've taken this DVD-ripping project too far.

@ 1:04 p.m.

Items posted28 December 2010

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Great Divide's Titan IPA blew my mind, so tonight we're indulging in their 16th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA! http://yfrog.com/h64locj

@ 8:29 p.m.

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The U.S. vs. John Lennon

Netflix summary

David Leaf’s provocative documentary — produced in collaboration with Yoko Ono — examines John Lennon’s growing involvement in antiwar efforts from 1966 to 1976 and the U.S. government’s attempts to silence him. The film, which picks up Lennon’s story as he begins to shed his Beatles identity and adopt the role of a peace activist, features interviews with Carl Bernstein, Walter Cronkite, Mario Cuomo and Angela Davis, among others.

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The Life and Times of Tim: Season 1: Disc 2

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This disc includes the following episodes: “Bashko’s Hairy Daughter / Tim’s Not Singing,” “Hottest Babes on the Planet / Suck It Philly,” “Insurmountable High Score / Tim vs. the Baby,” “Mugger / Cin City” and “Theo Strikes Back / Amy Gest Wasted.”

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Breach

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Soon after landing a plum job working for FBI operative Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper), young agency employee Eric O’Neill (Ryan Phillippe) learns he’s been brought in to spy on his boss, who’s suspected of selling secrets to the Soviets. But can O’Neill handle such an important assignment with so little field experience, or will Hanssen get to him first? Laura Linney and Dennis Haysbert co-star in this high-stakes thriller based on a true story.

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Items posted27 December 2010

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Always feel like I owe @gruber something fancy after reading one of his consistently-insightful essays. His latest: http://bit.ly/dYFmzm

@ 11:15 p.m.

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Damon Albarn's released the Gorillaz album he wrote & recorded on his iPad, called "The Fall". Listen here: http://thefall.gorillaz.com/

@ 11:13 p.m.

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Jack: How about peas?

Me: How about no?

Jack: How about yes?

@ 6:25 p.m.

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After many hours of research on SSDs, I've decided to hold out for Intel's larger/faster third-generation drives scheduled for Q1 2011.

@ 5:09 p.m.

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Public Service Announcement: The Veils are finally on Rdio! Rejoice!

@ 5:05 p.m.

Items posted25 December 2010

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True Grit with the wifey! Merry Christmas to me!

@ 10:01 p.m.

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Jack is... Harmonica Boy!

http://vimeo.com/18171128

Merry Christmas!

@ 10:22 a.m.

Items posted23 December 2010

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Watching iPhoto's "Last 12 Months" slideshow while listening to Mellon Collie & the Infinite Sadness, all via AppleTV. I ♥ you again, Apple.

@ 10:40 p.m.

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Incredibly disappointed with the performance of our 27" iMac, despite the Quad i7. Think we got a lazy HD, so looking into SSD upgrades now.

@ 6:45 p.m.

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