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Television

I watched the first two episodes of "Leverage" yesterday. I can't decide if it's good or not yet, but there is one conclusion I have reached.

At first, I couldn't put my finger on it. It seemed familiar, yet not.

And then, right in the middle of the second episode, it hit me.

They've brought back The A-Team, but instead of a crack commando unit, the good guys take their parts from Ocean's Eleven.

Syndicated 2009-01-05 20:43:49 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

On blogs and tweets

Just a quick note to those people who insist on tweeting "New blog post: The Lump of Green Putty I Found in My Armpit One Mid-Summer Morning" and the like:

You have thoroughly failed to grok both media.

That is all.

Syndicated 2008-08-29 17:33:10 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

Is this working? Is Warren crazy? Only time will tell.

Syndicated 2008-06-19 19:58:46 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

sie falsch nennen dies eine "meme", ich vermute

You are in a mall when zombies attack. You have:
1. One weapon
2. One song blasting on the speakers
3. One famous person to fight along side you.


1. The Davey Crockett.
2. March of the Pigs
2. Bruce Cambpell

Syndicated 2008-06-07 05:45:08 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

Fedora 9!

After much work, Fedora 9 is finally out. It pretty much rules, so you should really check it out. Digg it here

Syndicated 2008-05-13 15:47:48 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

¡Brahmā† bores me!

1. Do you like blue cheese salad dressing?
It's the worst way to use bleu cheese. You should try it before bed; it makes for great dreams.

2. Have you ever smoked heroin?
No.

3. Do you own a gun?
Not right now.

4. What's your favorite drink at Starbucks or other specialty coffee shop?
The car's on fire and there's no driver at the wheel
And the sewers are all muddied with a thousand lonely suicides
And a dark wind blows
The government is corrupt
And we're on so many drugs
With the radio on and the curtains drawn

We're trapped in the belly of this horrible machine
And the machine is bleeding to death.


Starbucks FTL.

5. Do you get nervous before doctor appointments?
Yes. Always. Except with Psy{chiatr|cholog}ists. They're way easier.

6. What do you think of hot dogs?
So, so good. Too bad they're made of death. Cheese makes them better. And worse. Try them sliced up in Mac & Cheese. Then try kielbasa that way. Then die fat dumb and so, so happy.

7. Favorite Christmas song?
I hate so much about Christianity, it's hard to admit it -- I love Christmas carols. I know, it's weird. It's hard to pick a favorite. Oh Come, All Ye Faithful, Oh Little Town of Bethlehem, or Oh, Holy Night? Or, though it's not actualy even Christmas-related and certainly not a Christmas Carol, despite being played most frequently in proximity to Christmas, the John Coltrane version of My Favorite Things. But that probably can't count, because I like musicals and jazz a bit and, well, simply love most of that musical.

8. What do you prefer to drink in the morning?
I've been trying to cut back on that.

9. Can you do pushups?
Yes.

10. Favorite piece of jewelry?
Not really, though I'm not against the idea per se.

11. Favorite hobby?
Yes.

12. Do you have A.D.D.?
It hasn't been called that in the literature on the subject in quite some time, but yes.

13. What's one trait that you hate about yourself?
I'm completely incapable regarding scheduling.

14. Middle name?
Yes.

15. Name 3 thoughts at this exact moment
Jill
Bob
Annestesia

16. Name 3 drinks you regularly drink?
Water
Water
Guiness

17. Current worry right now?
Socks. Holes. It's 6:30 Anti-Meridian.

'Nuff said.

18. Current hate right now?
Insufficient sampling aparati.

19. Favorite place to be?
There's probably somewhere.

20. How did you bring in the New Year?
I don't recall.

21. Do you like to travel?
3.

22. Name three people who will complete this?
You lose 22 points for not presenting your answer in the form of a question.

23. Do you own slippers?
Why, what on Earth do you mean?

24. What color shirt are you wearing?
Blue.

25. Do you like sleeping on satin sheets?
Yes.

26. Can you whistle?
Yes.

27. Favorite color?
Yes.

28. Would you be a pirate?
I already am, arrrrr.

29. What songs do you sing in the shower?
My Favorite Things, Sixteen Tons, Unsuccessfully Coping With The Natural Beauty of Infidelity, some other stuff.

30. Favorite girl's name?
Anastasia.

31. Favorite boy's name?
Not really.

32. What's in your pocket right now?
The Puzzle(tm), 9-May-2008.

33. Last thing that made you laugh?
The look on Joe's face when he realized Son Of A Gun isn't a Nirvana song.

34. Best bed sheets as a child?
Justice League of America.

35 Worst injury you've ever had?
Broken femur. Twice in one summer, at the same spot.

36 Do you love where you live?
It's a fun MSA, but Arlington is getting more and more aggravatingly exurban.

37 How many TVs do you have in your house?
As many as I want. Or more, or less. They're surprisingly virtualizable.

38 Who is your loudest friend?
WHAT? WHAT? NICE BOY, BUT HE'S ABOUT AS SMART AS A BAG OF WET MICE!

(Seriously, I'm pretty loud. Hard to compare.)

39 How many pets do you have?
None living at the moment. Maybe some will be living some day.

40 Does someone have a crush on you?
You'd have to ask them.

41 What is your favorite book?
Snow Crash.

42 What is your favorite candy?
Eye candy. This is the first pictures google images finds that has nipples and isn't terrifying to even look at. I think we should all be happy about that.

43 Favorite Sports Team?
No.

44 What were you doing 12 AM last night?
Dunno.

45 What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up?
Is it the weekend?

) sorry [info]androidqueen, I couldn't resist.

Syndicated 2008-05-10 10:39:46 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

Dear NStar,

Thanks for the 5:30am brownout. I can't tell you how much I love getting woken up by the sound of a screaming UPS only to discover that half of the building has power.

No really, it's great.

Syndicated 2008-05-07 09:43:12 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

It's that time again.

Every once in a while, I have to note that the Tropical Fish Song does not have enough representation on the Internet.

To help correct this problem, I have also posted a link on my people page.

previously

Syndicated 2008-04-09 06:41:25 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

Hrmms. Am I the only one who thinks that Goats is setting up the Bartender to pose as the archvillain vis-à-vis Jon?

Syndicated 2008-04-09 05:52:59 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

22222222222222222222222222222

So, this month's adderall prescriptions...

... they're script numbers N222223 and N222224. So close, and yet so far away.

Also, CVS has changed their script labels this month. It's one single printed label now, without any unnecessary add-ons to remind you to be careful about this, that, or the other. For the first time ever, I received no "DO NOT USE WHILE BREAST FEEDING. CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR OR RPH." label.

I really, really hope I never have to breast feed anybody.

Syndicated 2007-03-14 05:54:12 from THE MAGIC WORDS ARE SQUEAMISH OSSIFRAGE

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