14-Dec-2002Tori Tori Tori
Last night my roomie (Erin) and I went to see Tori Amos at UCSD’s RIMAC. I first saw Tori Amos back in 1991 or 1992 in Charlottesville. She remains a compelling performer, and she did not disappoint. The sound was a bit muddy, but she was great. Simple instrumentation – just her and her piano…
14-Dec-2002Bobby Fischer Really Is Nuts!
At one time I was really into chess. And I am interested in the cult of celebrity around Bobby Fischer — the article Bobby Fischer’s Pathetic Endgame shows him to be paranoid, deluded, and nuts. Reading it is the same feeling as looking at unpleasant photos of an accident. You want to look away, but…
Lura.net redesigned. Looks good!
14-Dec-2002New Joel On Software
A quote… People who only know one world (of computer programming -Joe) get really smarmy, and every time they hear about the complications in the other world, it makes them think that their world doesn’t have complications. But they do. You’ve just moved beyond them because you are proficient in them. These worlds are just…
14-Dec-2002Fresh Air Featuring Comix
Robert Mankoff (editor of New Yorker toons) from November 27th and Frank Miller (Dark Knight, Dark Knight Returns, Give Me Liberty) from November 14th. Worth a listen!
14-Dec-2002Strong Bad! (or to a lesser extent, Z’Nuf)
Strong Bad makes me laugh out loud. Here are his tips on how to build a website!