Archive for August, 2003

Running for the bus is good for you

August 29th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

So it turns out living in cities might be good for you after all.

Guns and Dope all the way

August 29th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Thinking about putting my support behind Guns and Dope party’s Robert Anton Wilson for governor. His positions on social issues sound pretty good: –guns for everybody who wants them; no guns for those who don’t want them. –drugs for everybody who wants them; no drugs for those who don’t want them –freedom of choice, free love, free speech, free Internet and free beer. Although his plan to replace one third of the state legislature with ostriches seems troublesome.

Tour d’O

August 28th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Ishmael Reed gives a nice tour of Oakland in the New York Times.

Hot Sockie

August 28th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Monkeys for the multitudes.

Ahnold

August 28th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

A bunch of dirt on Ahnold in this 2001 article in Premiere Magazine.

Hail of a flight

August 27th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Flying into a hailstorm can really do a number on a jetliner.

Outta the water!

August 26th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Okay, the rest of the summer I’m not going in the water.

Gassy O

August 24th, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Getting gas in Oregon is a hassle. There’s no self-serve and you gotta wait for some snot-nosed kid to quit picking his nose before sauntering over to ask what you need. Um, gas, dude. And the ‘tude you get if you ask for quick a squeegee on the windshield, sheesh. But thankfully here in California gaspumping is much quicker. All you gotta do is hold your watch up to the gas pump and do your own damn squigging.

Stones Kids

August 23rd, 2003 by Jeff | 0

The British Guardian offers Father’s little helper, a guide to what the progeny of the ‘Stones are up to.

Like cava for your eyes

August 22nd, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Try out this exhaustive virtual tour of Barcelona.

Evidently out of practice, Vatican priest don’t understand condoms

August 21st, 2003 by Jeff | 0

Despite assurances by the World Health Organisation that their notions about condoms are untrue, The Catholic Church is telling people in countries stricken by AIDS not to use condoms because they have tiny holes in them.