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Archive for October, 2008


 

 

Sadness or Euphoria

Call me a geek. I subscribe to a couple podcasts from C-SPAN and one of the things that come down as part of those podcasts are the occasional National Press Club luncheon. They have some very interesting speakers at those luncheons. This morning I fired up the iPod and ...
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nowhereman: 4 hour wait to vote in Tempe today. And people are eager to wait. Makes you feel a little twinge of faith in our way of government.

nowhereman: 4 hour wait to vote in Tempe today. And people are eager to wait. Makes you feel a little twinge of faith in our way of government.
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The Hunt for Red October

Shipped on 10/30/08. All hell breaks loose when the Red October -- a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters -- abruptly drops off U.S. scanners. But as the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps, astute CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin) convinces the bigwigs that the sub's renegade commander (Sean ...
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Vote Green

From TreeHugger... "With the US presidential elections happening in less than a week, Power Vote pulled out all the stops in a live webcast with Al Gore last night urging young people to get out there and cast a ballot in favor of renewable energy, green jobs and action on ...
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nowhereman: New poll show Obama closing on McCain and within the margin of error in AZ. How embarrassing would that be? Even Mondale won his home state.

nowhereman: New poll show Obama closing on McCain and within the margin of error in AZ. How embarrassing would that be? Even Mondale won his home state.
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AppleInsider – Beatles strike video game deal ahead of iTunes distribution

[The triangular pact announced Thursday morning has record label Apple Corps licensing the band's vast music collection for an interactive video game that will be developed by Harrisongs, creators of the Rock Band and Guitar Hero titles, and published by MTV Games.]
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Jumping the Gun

I think it's a little early for this, but Talk of the Nation yesterday was all about fantasy cabinet picks for the new President. Seeing as the election isn't for another week, they did talk a bit about possible Republican cabinet members. Rush Limbaugh was mentioned as Press Secretary. ...
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nowhereman: Loren Michaels and Seth Myers on Charlie Rose today. I have to start watching SNL again.

nowhereman: Loren Michaels and Seth Myers on Charlie Rose today. I have to start watching SNL again.
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The Terminal

Shipped on 10/27/08. Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks) is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles. Now, he's landed at Kennedy Airport, where he meets a beautiful stranger, Amelia (Catherine Zeta-Jones). But with a passport that nobody ...
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nowhereman: Alaska’s largest paper has endorsed Obama saying the VP job would stretch their governor “beyond her range”

nowhereman: Alaska's largest paper has endorsed Obama saying the VP job would stretch their governor "beyond her range"
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