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  • Yahoo Kool-Aid: Y! Mash and MyBlogLog

    Vernacular speech is pretty crazy stuff. “Drinking the Kool-Aid” is a metaphor for embracing something fully, often unthinkingly. This metaphor has its roots in either psychedelic drugs or mass religious suicide. Take your pick. Anyway, with that, I’ll cop to two new social-software, web two-point-oh oddnesses. The first is Yahoo! Mash, YASN. I’m not sure…

  • Leah made me look really good

    Just the other day: She’s driving back from Utah tomorrow. My wish for her is excellent driving, good weather, and little traffic.

  • Please Compare and Contrast

    Gerry Rafferty: Baker Street, from around 1979: Toy Dolls: Nellie the Elephant, from around 1984: Topics you may wish to discuss include video aesthetics, goofy British dudes, musicianship, seriousness and fun. I like both songs very much.

  • Morning’s Miscellany

    Zappa Documentary on YouTube, Pointed to by Kill Ugly Radio: 10 Zen Monkeys asks writers Is The Net Good For Writers? My favorite is Clay Shirky’s. My current musical obsessions: Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street, Foo Fighter’s Baker Street, Toy Doll’s Nellie the Elephant, Siouxsee & the Banshees Dear Prudence, Christine, and The Passenger, and…