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Archive for May 2008

Internet Culture becomes yet more Self-Referential

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With this new meta-Youtube video by Weezer. The willingness of these ‘stars’ to engage in what some would consider self-parody surprised me.

Chocolate Rain guy, I thought you were better than this! What happened to the message?

Written by James Bailey

May 29, 2008 at 11:40 pm

Lies We Tell Kids

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What are the most common ones?  Why do we do it? Paul Graham answers in an excellent essay.

Which “lies” would you tell your own children?  To me they all seem necessary, at least to some small degree.

Written by James Bailey

May 27, 2008 at 9:36 pm

Posted in human nature

Things younger than John McCain

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A great theme for a blog.  My personal favorite highlights our second-smallest state:

49 of our 50 Governors are younger than John McCain.  Way to buck the trend, Ruth Ann Minner of Delaware!

Written by James Bailey

May 27, 2008 at 9:11 pm

Posted in Uncategorized