Monday, January 31, 2011

#Musicmonday: Concrete Blonde "Someday?"

Not that she's going to see this, because she simply refuses to read the blog, but - Hey Jen!  Remember that time we almost died at that show at the Boathouse?  Yeah, that was awesome.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

These are not the books you're looking for

Libreaction's Andy Priestner has managed to ping two of my nerd sweet spots with his thoughtful review of the Jedi Archives.  He takes issue in particular with their access policy, which could be the greatest comprehensive exam question ever written.

"Create an access policy for an archive containing all of the known information in the galaxy, held in a variety of print and digital formats, and serving a diverse user population.  Special attention should be paid to the competing needs to provide critical information while guarding against data corruption at the hands of the Dark Side.  Cite the professional literature and provide specific examples."

And while I won't go so far as to call head librarian Jocasta Nu the worst librarian in the galaxy, I will say that if your client is having trouble finding something, the answer is not"If an item doesn't appear in our records, it doesn't exist".

Jedi Librarian: Libreaction via Neatorama

Slacks is fun to say. Slacks. SLAHHHKZ!

Put This On: LBJ Buys Pants from Put This On on Vimeo.

via Laughing Squid

Sunday, January 23, 2011

I have too much time on my hands

When you watch all of Season 1 of Spartacus in one sitting and then combine it with Creed's impressive ability to fend off dangerous animals you get this ...

Thracian fends off Spartacus kittens with Creed song - credit: STARZ and Nathan V.
Why yes, I have created a wholly unnecessary tumblr account, and expect CBS to call with a production deal any day now.

If you'd like to see the kittehs in their original, un-Creeded form check out Nathan's Spartacus recaps at Tubular.