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Archive for May, 2007


 

 

Ousted

Today in Apple history...May 31, 198522 years ago today, John Scully signed the paperwork that sent Steve Jobs into a 12 year exile from the company he helped to create.
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100 Billion Served

AAPL ticked up a couple percent to a new 52 week high today on Apple's announcement of iTunes U and, more significantly, iTunes Plus. I can remember the stock being at these dollar levels back in the couple of years immediately following His Steveness' return from exile, but that ...
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The Last Temptation of Al Gore | TIME [del.icio.us]

"We have dug ourselves into a 20-ft. hole, and we need somebody who knows how to build a ladder. Al's the guy," says Steve Jobs of Apple. "Like many others, I have tried my best to convince him. So far, no luck."
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Real Time

When Jerry Falwell died, I, like a lot of gays, had the gut reaction of wanting to celebrate. It was the ultimate schadenfreude. And then we felt guilty for that reaction. As hateful as he was, it felt wrong to take pleasure in his demise.Bill Maher has a tremendous ...
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Al Gore

Al Gore cracks me up. He was on Chalrlie Rose today talking about his new book The Assult on Reason and I found him riviting. My favorite exchange went like this. Charlie asked him if he believed that the Supreme Court had stolen the 2000 election from him. Al's ...
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Memorial Day

Take a minute this weekend to remember what Memorial Day is all about.
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AppleInsider | Closing the book on Apple’s Mac mini [del.icio.us]

Discontinuation of the Mac mini looks imminent. Sad.
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Friends

Hooray for four day weekends!I was sitting at Charlie's last night with the boys and someone, I think maybe Richard, said "you guys have a good group of friends." He meant it as a passing comment, but I couldn't help leaning back in my seat for a second, taking ...
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VW

Things you never want to hear a car salesman say about the cars he sells..."It's beeping at me and I don't know why"I finally got the recall notice on my brake light switch a few weeks ago and I took it in this week to have the repair done. ...
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Casino Royale

I finally sat down and watched Casino Royale this week. I've been resistant for a lot of reasons. One is this new guy they have playing Bond. He's blonde! Bond should not be blonde! And he's not nearly as attractive as everyone makes him out to be. He's disproportionate ...
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