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Month September 2006

links for 2006-10-01

Beck and Puppets Visit Yahoo! Puppets hacking the system. (Flash video) (tags: video humor yahoo beck)

links for 2006-09-30

Interview with Tim Gunn Long, detailed interview with Tim Gunn from Project Runway. Plenty of insider info on the Season 2 winner decision. (tags: projectrunway timgunn fashion interview tv) Gnarls Barkley – Gone Daddy Gone Fun music video and animation. (Quicktime) (tags: music video animation)

links for 2006-09-27

HansoExposed 70 Fragments Video clips released as part of the hansoexposed.com Lost experience game. Edited together the fragments create a 6 minute clip that answers a couple questions about Lost, but mostly raises more. (YouTube) (tags: video lost television youtube) Joe Mathlete Explains Today’s Marmaduke Exactly what it sounds like. But strangely enough, it makes [...]

Hidden Lake Peak and the North Cascades

On Friday morning, I set off North towards the North Cascades National Park. My first destination was the Hidden Lake Peak trail. After a long drive up one of the narrowest dirt roads I’ve been on, I got to the trailhead. The start was at about 3000′ elevation, and the peak was at about 7000′. [...]

You Know You’re No Longer in the City When

The first people to enter the restaurant after you are all wearing cowboy hats. The next couple are both wearing black leather biker chaps (non-ironically, and very non-gay). The next two guys to walk in look 16 years old and they’re in full hunting camouflage. The past two days, I drove up to the North [...]

links for 2006-09-22

William McDonough at Bioneers 2000 Author of Cradle to Cradle talks about design strategies for creating sustainable business and economy to save our planet. (Google Video) “Humans making smaller footprints is ridiculous. We should make bigger footprints, but leave behind wetlands.” (tags: environment green mcdonough environmentalism lecture video design)

DJ Shadow at the Showbox

Last night I went to the DJ Shadow show at the Showbox. Lateef was the opener, but unfortunately he decided to start way too early (8:45 at a show where doors are 8PM, and show is listed as starting at 9? Things never start on time, let alone early. He was all done at 9:20 [...]

links for 2006-09-21

How to Destroy the Earth With a Coffee Can Harness the power of vacuum energy. (tags: humor howto science earth) When I Grow Up I Wanna Work in Advertising Crap, that’s me. Classic parody of a Monster.com ad campaign. (YouTube) (tags: advertising video humor youtube parody) Where Content is Headed Good article highlighting how (oviously [...]

Vagabond Signs: Destination Vancouver

Cost: $10 Location: #43 bus at 12th and John St. On Friday, I hopped on my bus up the hill from downtown, and I knew right away that it was going to be an interesting ride. At first it was standing room only, and I stood near the front. In one of the bench seats [...]

links for 2006-09-17

Kat Dennings stars in Love Jungle (YouTube) (tags: video humor youtube) Photos from Banksy’s LA Show Including the pink elephant. (tags: banksy streetart photos art)

Santorum keeps on Spreading

Last weekend I attended The Stranger‘s Hump 2 screening (which was amusing, frightening, funny, disgusting and jaw-dropping all at the same time), and I chatted briefly with Dan Savage. He mentioned his little pet project SpreadingSantorum.com, which I had worked on, and he said it was featured on the Daily Show not too long ago. [...]

links for 2006-09-15

Why Smart Companies Do Dumb Things A few too many of these ring true. (tags: business management analysis) Artist Draws ‘Clean’ Graffiti from Dirty Walls Reverse graffiti by cleaning sections of walls. Still considered vandalism? (tags: art streetart graffiti urban culture) Superman – How It Should Have Ended Superman and Batman discuss how easy it [...]

Hiking to Camp Muir

This past Sunday, some friends and I decided to tackle the hike up to Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier. As I posted before, you can see exactly where we went with the arrow in the photo here. For an even better perspective of the mountain and where the camp is, this is what it looks [...]

links for 2006-09-12

Most expensive adwords – ‘Loan consolidation’ clear winner School loan consolidation, student loans and so on, for 50 variations. I wonder how much this guy is making on his own AdWords on the page, thanks to the Digg effect. Pretty slick. (tags: google adwords keywords seo list) Paper Cut Art Incredibly detailed and creative cut [...]

A long way up

Some friends and I hiked up to Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier yesterday. Click for the full size image to see the arrow pointing to exactly where we went. Plenty more details and pictures to come soon.