Microlog//2003.06

Microlog entries posted in June 2003

How to swear in 108 languages [c/o Boing Boing]
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Burroughs-inspired online cut-up machine [c/o Flying Fists]
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TransFormers rolling out in live-action movie [c/o highindustrial.]
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Raymond Carver, agony uncle (I’m sure this is a re-run, but it’s a good one)
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The Blood Brothers justify their existence
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The guy in Memento should have had a blog
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Comparison between left- and right-aligned website navigation menus
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McSweeney’s: Rounder Characters in No Time Flat!
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Our Perfect Summer by David Sedaris [c/o kottke.org]
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David Schwimmer says Northwestern students asked really stupid questions [c/o Obscure Store]
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Dave Eggers to drop surname for next novel, be known as simply ‘Dave’: Why doesn’t he just change it to “Me”? That’s what it’s all about, right? (right on!) [c/o Gawker] (Correction: it was apparently just a rumour)
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Instant Enemy returns tomorrow; in the meantime, rock out to Slayer, MIDI-style
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Why does the iced coffee cost more than the regular coffee? Because it’s a marginal product consumed by a smaller percentage of the customer base, on average, so it makes economic sense (rather than common sense) for the powers that be to charge more for it
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Click here to view this site through the kaleidoscopic spectacles of mid-90’s homepage design [c/o kottke.org]
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Desktop images of rural Japan [c/o Antipixel]
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Guardian Quiz: How well do you know Japanese cinema? (I scored 7/10; not bad for an amateur)
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“Were you born with a dim bulb or did you have it installed?” (this is what I get for trolling on a right-wing blog; always with the acidic one-liners)
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“Blogging is really the online equivalent of a philosophy department. What else does it do but produce other philosophy professors (or record store clerks)?” (this is so true, it hurts) [c/o The Truth Laid Bear]
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This page is a reverse chronology of Microlog entries by MacDara Conroy filed under June 2003. You will find many more in the Archives.