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Saturday, August 30, 2003

 
CAFFMONSTER! -- The staff has once again repopulated the office, and, providing our technical staff can prevent the erasure of our lovingly collected subscriptions (as has already happened 3x since this new HP laptop has invaded the office), we are proud to be up and running once again!
-- Perc, and staff
 
Esquire Covers Every Esquire Cover [more]

 
Spyware: ads that snoop The Wall Street Journal looks at spyware: A New Battleground In Web Privacy War -- Ads That Can Snoop. For non-subscribers, the article is available here....

 
83 Striking Yale Workers Arrested

 
People Who Bought Harry Potter Also Voted For... Plastic::SciTech::Politics: From a project combining current trends in American voting and technology, comes a personal voting agent that will recommend a candidate based on what you do on your computer.

 
Minimal Knowledge Film Reviews: Diverse narrative strands involving a young detective, serial killer, romance and reincarnation vie for center stage in scripter-helmer Gregory Corrado's sophomore outing. Winner of a couple of audience awards at small fests, odd blend of beefcake and romantic mysticism may earn pic play on Hispanic and femme-targeted cable.

 
2003 VMA Wrapup (Pictures were gratuitously ripped from MTV . COM ) If this is what MTV is resorting to to get people...

 
The Top 100 Guitarists According to Mark Saleski After reading that Rolling Stone list of the top 100 guitarists I felt the need to chime in. Not that...

 
The Port Authority Transcripts The value of these transcripts is to take us back to those moments before anyone could wonder how we would ever tell this story.

 
Officers' Sept. 11 Accounts: Catastrophe in the Details Recollections from Port Authority police officers are filled with personal observations of the terrible carnage.

 
Geoghan Placed in Unit for Aggressive Inmates More news regarding the Massachussetts prison system's handling of defrocked Priest John Geoghan: The protective custody prison unit where defrocked...
Worthy of a glance.  I wish the comment board had blown up on this one...
 
Poll: Public Confidence Slipping on Iraq A new CBS News poll shows public confidence is dropping for Bush's handling of Iraq: Asked whether the U.S. is...

Perhaps a change is in order for all the gung-ho types who suggested it was a sacrilege to question America's motives in whatever we do with Bush at the helm.  Some think I say this because I was a Clintonite.  I just say: question everybody.

 
Alaska's Law Banning Pot Held Unconstitutional A law banning the possession of small amounts of maijuana has been ruled unconstitutional by an Alaska appeal court. The...

 
Today's New Blawg

Jeremy Kissel writes Politics & Law:



I have named the weblog Politics & Law because those are the two subjects that will likely be discussed the most here. However, other topical discussions will undoubtedly occur frequently.


Jeremy and his weblog came online last Monday, but he's been hooked on reading blawgs for some time. He certainly picked a good time to begin blogging about his pet subjects.



 
Schwarzenegger Told Tales of Orgies and Drugs The Smoking Gun has just posted highlights from a 1977 interview of Arnold in "Oui", a now-defunct "adult" magazine once published by Playboy. The interview is simultaneously amusing and quite disturbing, but worth the read. Be warned: it is also...

 
New Papers on the Net Here is today's roundup: Juridical...

 
Blogging from Philadelphia: Pluralism and Political...

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

 
Boston.com / News / Local / Mass. / The students: Nine months you'll never forget

-- Perc