Personal

Death was Punk.

Seeming to cement the notion that the claims that punk rock was the only modern western music that was not co-opted from Black America is a bunch of hooey, allow me to introduce you to Death: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/15/arts/music/15rubi.html?_r=1 http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewProfile&friendID=444198764

By Tim, ago
Bitching

CNN Loves Tots, And It Creeps Me Out

The word “tot” doesn’t give me the heebie-jeebies all by itself (not like, say, “linoleum,” or “panties”), but it seems like CNN has developed quite a fetish for the use of the word. I suppose it’s to save headline space and help make their lists of links look nicer by Read more…

By Tim, ago
Personal

First Posting With ScribeFire

That nonsense with the Facebook-Wordpress integration was a total bust, so here’s a neat little Firefox add-on called ScribeFire that purports to post to my blog.? Wonder it this shiny new marvel of Internet wisdom will actually work.

By Tim, ago
Kids

P and Marty

P went to Liberty with my mom to visit my Grandmother Marty at the end of the summer. She took our camera with her and took a bunch of really cool pictures. I love seeing how P sees the world and what she things of as worthy of recording. Everything Read more…

By Tim, ago
Friends

Couldn’t You Wait

I was visiting my friend John’s MySpace page a minute ago and saw that he has posted a trailer for a documentary about one of my favorite bands from Seattle, Silkworm. Halfway through the trailer they start talking about Michael’s death. I hadn’t even known he had died. It was Read more…

By Tim, ago
Personal

Web Design Survey

A List Apart is conducting their first survey of web professionals. It only took a few mintutes and I’ll be really interested to see the results. Oh, and there are prizes!

By Tim, ago
Personal

Call Me Stupid

There was a man who called himself Stupid. I saw him every time I went to the 5th Street Public Market when I was a kid growing up in Eugene, Oregon. He always sat at the (mostly) same table, drinking coffee, and working on his books – collections of wisdom. Read more…

By Tim, ago