Last night I took in Bravo’s Inside the Actor’s Studio featuring the cast of the Simpsons. Well, the voices of the Simpsons I should say. It was surreal hearing the voices of Bart, Homer, Principal Skinner, Moe, etc. being spoken by a real life person. Surrealism aside though, it was hilarious and I hope they will replay this again in the future.
Archive for February, 2003
“Benjamin Curtis, the 22-year old actor who portrays “Steven,” the Dell Guy, in those bothersome computer commercials, was arrested late last night (2/9) on a marijuana possession charge…”
The Dell Dude annoys me almost as much as Jared from Subway. Wait – nothing could annoy me more than Jared.
I’m feeling about as cold as this closeup of an ice sculpture. There was some sort of festival going on in Salem today. Luckily the weather was quite nice, then the sun goes down and everything freezes. I’m ready for spring. February is always the worst. Which reminds me — who pronounces the first “r” in February? I sure don’t, but I certainly should start trying.
27 years 11 months younger than George W. Bush, age 56
22 years 11 months younger than Jesse Ventura, age 51
18 years 7 months younger than Bill Gates, age 47
13 years 9 months younger than Cal Ripken Jr., age 42
7 years 11 months younger than Mike Tyson, age 36
3 years 10 months younger than Jennifer Lopez, age 32
1 year 7 months older than Tiger Woods, age 27
8 years 1 month older than Prince William, age 20
I’m really liking this proposal for viewing multiple pages in one window in Safari. Instead of tabs (which are undeniably addictive in Mozilla and Chimera), this guy is proposing a slide-out drawer to keep screen shot thumbnails of different pages. A great idea, and it seems like Dave Hyatt (the lead developer of Apple’s Safari) is listening. In fact he received so many comments, he had remove most of them. (links via dive into mark)
View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida.
Incredible how cyclical the universe is. From galaxies to electrons and protons.
A guy. A camera. 365 days a year. These are the ingredients of the Daily Photo Project. He takes a self portrait of himself, with the same expression, every single day. For years. (thanks to zipfly for the link)
Cool(er) Ranch Doritos (when did they start calling them cooler?) are addictive. Like heroin. Have you ever looked at a single chip up close though? I mean, really look at it? You’ll find some pretty weird, colored specks all over it. Some chips have more specks than others, but they all have a decent dusting. There’s red and green and black specks (so far so good) and then there’s blue specks! Blue. Yep. What spice or dehydrated vegetable would be blue? I can’t think of any, yet whatever it is I am convinced is what forces me to eat large quantities of this stuff.
Another one of those Christmas gifts that keeps on giving: Alton Brown’s salt cellar. A flip-top jar to hold… well, salt. Kosher salt of course. This thing really is great. One hand can simultaneously lift it off of the counter and (with a thumb) flip up the lid so that the other hand can pinch some salt. It will revolutionize the way you cook.