Cry for Pixar

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No doubt this will be covered in further detail elsewhere (and to my shame I can’t remember which blog I spotted it on) but this story, buried in the comments on a thread on Metafilter is amazing. The short version is that, opening viewing one of the first trailers for Wall-E, a girl found herself…

1-18-08

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I think I’m safe, for now. Wherever I go it isn’t long before they find me. It seems The Mezin are connected to every aspect of humanity, from culture and religion to our most advanced technology I have to be more careful contacting all of you. When I began I thought I could safely speak…

Questions Answered #13

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In a desperate effort to gain some weird form of validation, I stole an idea for a blog post and begged my readers to ask me a question. And they did. The buggers. Now I have to answer them. My mate Keith sneaks in with a second question, “Daddy or Chips?” and because I specifically…

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Xmas is here

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This weekend we have mostly been finishing off our Xmas shopping (almost done, almost), carting boxes of stuff into and out of the loft, and converting our living room into Santa’s Grotto. Sort of. I even postponed my Sunday morning run so we could hit B&Q early. Well, that’s not true. I HAD planned to…

LOVE ME!

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Popularity contests, I can’t stand them. All that gushing for verification, all that competition… sorry? I’m 10th??!! … Popularity contests, I LOVE THEM. Aren’t they great!!! For those that missed it, there was a mini-furore (a fure?) recently when a new site launched with the aim: … not so much to create a fuss about…

Concerts

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I forgot one other thing that I promised myself this year. More concerts. I’m toying with going to see Ed Harcourt in February, already got tickets for R.E.M. at Loch Lomond (couldn’t NOT go as it’s my spiritual home) and then U2 announce their dates. I’d LOVE to see them again but £45 a ticket…

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Did I know this?I am in an O’Reilly book. I remember emailing my contribution to this ages ago but had forgotten all about it. Seems I am the first piece they listed in the chapter entitled “Blogging Voices”. Did I know this?Here is the proof: Essential Blogging. Either way – v.cool! Would LOVE to hear…

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Tattoo

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Traffic, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Unbreakable, Vertical Limit? We need to get to the cinema more often. I’ve also had my interest in tattoos reopened (yes I have a couple). Been researching the origins and ‘classic’ designs – no not LOVE and HATE on the knuckles – some of them are gorgeous and fit nicely…

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