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Oh Kenny Boy

Roger Ailes: Grand Old Police Blotter: Oh, Kenny Boy Edition (To be sung in a heavily slurred “they’ve stolen me Lucky Charms” accent, or by Frank McCourt) Oh Kenny Boy, the jury foreman’s calling Bush Pioneer, on trial and out on bail The verdict’s in; it says that you were lying ‘Tis you, ’tis you […]

I want my news ephemeral

Via Medialoper (a Pasadenan!) via LA Observed (I guess this is a list of begats, wherein I try to name all the who linked to whoms), comes this Wired Article about the dwindling habits of reading newsprint. The WaPo ran focus groups of 18-34 year olds: Imagine what higher-ups at the Post must have thought […]

Out of the mouths of babes

I’m going to be an aunt–again– next month. Which means that my niece, 5, is going to become a big sister. I just got off the fone with her Mom, who told me this story. At school, my niece drew a picture with some people in it. One was a small, with a circle for […]

Wordpress and images: coppermine

Mostly a notes to self post about webtools with WordPress. Coppermine Photo Gallery is a web gallery script. mySQL backend. Has a WordPress integrated plugin. (Actually more than one) I tried a sample playground a while back, and it seemed pretty cool. (one of these days–ahem– I may even install such a beast here. Heck, […]

Teenager? Investing for college? Screw you! –Bush, Republicans

All Students Left Behind: The $69 billion tax cut bill that President Bush signed this week tripled tax rates for teenagers with college savings funds, despite Mr. Bush’s 1999 pledge to veto any tax increase. Under the new law, teenagers age 14 to 17 with investment income will now be taxed at the same rate […]

Personal data of 26.5M veterans stolen

Ouch. Personal data of 26.5 million veterans stolen. Staff member takes data home (w/o official permission). House burgled.