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Prison Love

My good friend, A. (for Anonymous), was recently the target of a very strange package indeed. Being a female and having some public recognition, she is apparently an ideal target for some pen-pal romance from beyond the gates of prison. The package came to her work place, where the perp.…Continue Reading

Drum Circle in Atlanta

I ventured well outside of Gainesville tonight to attend the Lake Claire Community Land Trust drumming circle in Atlanta. They hold these gatherings on the 1st and 3rd Saturday’s of every month and start at o-dark-thirty. It ends promptly at midnight to respect the community. And it’s the community that…Continue Reading

BoingBoing Tidbits

BoingBoing was particularly informative yesterday. I learned of the Lapjuicer, a chair designed for lapdancers to make juice. I found the invention completely vile, but found myself wondering if there was really a request for that in the community. I haven’t asked anybody yet, but you can let me know…Continue Reading

Microsoft Forces IE Dominance

Upon attempting to download many new software titles available via Microsoft’s website, the user is confronted with a “Validation Recommended” message. At first glimpse, the procedure is a tell-tale signature of a pending ActiveX application. This won’t work on non-Microsoft browsers, so you’ll probably just close FireFox and open IE…Continue Reading

The Vagina Monologues

My wife will be hosting The Vagina Monologues soon at her studio in downtown Gainesville. If you’re unfamiliar with the title, you’re living underneath a rock somewhere in a dark cave. The monologue started in the basement of the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York. Today, it has been put…Continue Reading

Your News Updates

Flickr has announced their new pricing it appears. The price is reduced a tad, but moreover the benefits have increased. Free accounts can now upload twice as much as before and you can show 200 images rather than the previous limit of 100. That’s very cool! Flickr Link. In other…Continue Reading

Free Heroin

Vancouver is one the three sites in Canada to try a government-supported drug program. This program, unlike others, is aimed to push drugs rather than to eliminate them. Their plan is to offer medically administered drugs to people that will show up three times a week for the dose. In…Continue Reading

T-Shirts for Sale

Although no one has actually made this shirt yet, I think it would be hugely popular in the gaming community. **UPDATE: The shirt is out: www.jinx.com

Fishing Trip on Mars

It turns out that scientists are decided on the history of Mars as it relates to water. From what they can tell from the plethora of probes at and around the planet, water existed and for a long period of time. It’s something in the magnitudes of millions of years…Continue Reading