Archive for December, 2005

the new home of no one stencil. all my stencils and graffiti pictures have now been moved to this flickr set. i’m only a few pictures away from shutting down my typepad account. too bad i still can’t import all my old posts into wordpress yet. argh. can someone please get on that? Advertisements

back when i wrote for thefeature, i used to write about how crafty developers were using sms in developing countries. in most places outside the US, sms was already the primary means for communication – most developing countries skipped landlines and went right to cell phones, and in europe and asia, it’s so much cheaper […]



well, i have found the perfect replacement for my boa XS – a slim laptop backpack with an separate laptop compartment made for the larger 15″ and 17″ widescreen laptops. it’s a brand new backpack from timbuk2 called the Track. and i can’t believe how utterly awesome it is. in fact it’s even better than […]



there is a pit in my stomach the size of china, and it’s not just because i’m finally hungry after 4 days of the flu. it’s because perry and i went to see brokeback mountain, and it was everything i hoped. the pit lasted for 12 hours of excruciating loneliness, during which time i have […]

i guess i was tempting fate yesterday bragging about how things great were out here. in the space of one hour everything went downhill last night. my motorcycle’s brand new battery died while i was visiting a pal last night. then after stashing it and getting a ride home, i start to get queasy. craig, […]

in celebration of this torturous day, here’s the uk’s favorite christmas tune. seriously, those self hating limey vote this their favorite xmas tune every year. the fairytale of new york, by the pogues. and yes, shane mcgowan really is still alive.

hanukkah starts on christmas day this year, which is so totally weird, and an obvious indicator this must have been jewish new year (they add an extra month, not just an extra day). anyhow, because of the endless rains earlier this week i was afraid we weren’t going to have our usual sunny, beautiful christmas. […]