Archive for December 2005

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December 22, 2005

Michael J. Fox Back to the Future 4

18:52 | Me | Movies | Geek | Comments: 2

Back to the Future is probably my favorite movie of all time. I guess that’s true for many people in my age group.
I’ve been waiting for another movie for many years now.
I was thrilled to learn that Michael J. Fox is once more heading Back to the Future!!!
[Via: The Guardian]

December 14, 2005

The Da Vinci Code Trailer

18:27 | Me | Movies | Books | Geek | Comments: 0

Just saw The Da Vinci Code trailer.
Looks good, can’t wait.

Added a contact form

1:36 | Me | Internet | Site | Comments: 0

I know this site is butt-ugly.
I’m painfully aware of all the design flaws and lacking basic features. But due to a chronic lack of free time, I prefer adding posts first and slowly improving my site’s design.
I finally managed to add a super basic feature that was lacking - A contact form.
It took me 5 […]

December 13, 2005

Norton Commander, Total Commander and Plug-ins

23:13 | Computers | Windows | OS | Tips | Software | Comments: 0

If, like me, you grew up with computers right at the beginning of the PC era, and at some point had a 286/386/486 PC with glorious DOS on it, chances are you know, and like, Norton Commander.
If you’re not familiar with Norton Commander:
A simple side-by-side display of the folder/directory locations which enabled you to perform […]

More books added to Amazon Wishlist

0:00 | Me | Books | Geek | Comments: 0

Lately I’ve been adding books to my Amazon Wish List but not actually FINISHING any book, so the read/want ratio is smaller than ever.
Still, I’ve recently added:
Ilium by Dan Simmons
The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
There Will Be Dragons by John Ringo
Tunnel in the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
The Crazy Years : Reflections of […]

December 11, 2005

Comedian Richard Pryor dies at 65

2:07 | Humor | Me | Movies | Comments: 1

I love stand-up comedy - I’ve watched dozens of stand-up shows, from dozens of stand-up comedians.
Richard Pryor was probably the best stand-up comedian who ever lived. Period.
Richard Pryor, who had been ill with multiple sclerosis, died today at Encino Hospital near Los Angeles.

[Via: CNN]

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