Archive for December, 2008


Toronto Puts Zambonis on Ice – 30. December, 2008

For all of us who have endured old, nearly-broken-down Zambonis at hockey games, choking on the fumes, help is on the way…

Toronto Puts Zambonis on Ice

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RIP VHS – 29. December, 2008

VHS era is winding down – Los Angeles Times

For those who enjoy the death of technology, it looks like you won’t have long to wait…

“The DVD will be obsolete in three or four years, no doubt about it. Everything will be Blu-ray,” Kugler said, anticipating the next resident at his pop culture retirement home. “The days of the DVD are numbered. And that is good news for me.”

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Happy Holidays! – 23. December, 2008

In these difficult times, remember the blessings you have and hold those close to you even closer…




Happy Holidays, everyone!

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Vote Now! – 23. December, 2008

Be sure to have sound going – Dave Matthews meets Sir Mix-a-lot…

(h/t Puck Daddy)

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Mustache Monday – 23. December, 2008

Having been a 49er fan since I was knee-high to a grasshopper, I’ve seen tremendous highs (five Super Bowl victories) and lows (1978, the last five years). This story makes me proud again to be a fan…

One thing, Sean – some are born to ‘stache, some are not…

Not Burt Reynolds

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Words to Live By – 15. December, 2008

Allegedly from Lee Corso, college football analysis extraordinaire, but caught on my Tirico and Van Pelt podcast from ESPN last week:

When you lose, say little. When you win, say less.

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The Holy Grail – 12. December, 2008

For all of us who came of age in the late 1970s-early 1980s, Van Halen was the band, hands down. One of the reasons for that was that they took nothing from no one, which was demonstrated by the legend of the “brown M&Ms”.

Well, thanks to our friends at The Smoking Gun, we finally can read the contract rider that set the standard…

Van Halen’s Legendary M&Ms Rider

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Funny – 8. December, 2008

This almost made milk come out of my nose this morning…

From the Ongoing blog…

Overheard – In two separate finance-biz meetings last week: “You date your hardware vendor, but you marry Larry Ellison.”

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They Are So Busted – 6. December, 2008

…in which we observe the end of Coldplay’s career…

Coldplay Jams With Joe Satriani, Sorta

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Aaaaaahhhhhh… – 6. December, 2008

Now here’s someone who’s thinking on they feet, so to speak…

SitOrSquat tells you where to go (literally)

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