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Grown So Ugly is a music blog featuring interesting…

Grown So Ugly is an music blog featuring interesting, obscure and important albums from the last half-century, emphasizing acoustic music and regularly providing full albums for download. Start with the 3-CD compilation, A Postcard I May Or May Not Send, and then make your way through the full archives, occasionally cursing Rapidshare’s pruning and free-user […]

Awesome Pontiac ad

This ad is awesome. (Shame it’s for the G8.) (Via everyone and their dog, it seems. I think I saw it first on BoingBoing Gadgets.)

sad soup

sad soup Originally uploaded by mendel I spilled some soup when I opened the jar. :-(

USENIX has made its full conference proceedings available…

USENIX has made its full conference proceedings available to the public. USENIX, the Advanced Computing Systems Organization, holds many, many technical conferences each year, primarily on system and network administration and security, including LISA, the Large Installation System Administration conference. Previously, access to the conference proceedings required a USENIX membership.

Maybe they should call in the army…

Maybe they should call in the army.

The cat came back

(Previously.)

Country Style Donuts is offering free coffee…

Country Style Donuts is offering free coffee in exchange for losing Tim Hortons “Roll up the rim to win!” contest cups. I love this promotion, and it’s a great example of the things you can do when you’re a little smaller and faster than the segment leader. And they’re running their own roll-up-the-rim contest at […]

My Amazon recommendations today are bizarre…

My Amazon recommendations today are a bit weird, but difficult to argue with. Amazon.com has new recommendations for you based on items you purchased or told us you own. In this message: Perl Best Practices Essential System Administration Curling For Dummies How to Be a Canadian The Death and Life of Great American Cities Eats, […]