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Saturday, February 14, 2009

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Song of the day

Stockard Channing (b 2/13/1944) is 65 today. Sigh.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Quotes of the day

Half of one, six dozen of another.

Nolan Ryan is pitching much better now that he has his curve ball straightened out.

-Joe Garagiola (b. 2/12/1926)

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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"What is it, Lassie? Is Timmy in trouble?"

(By Tom Cheney in The New Yorker)

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Sergio Mendes (b. 2/11/1941) and Brasil '66

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Art is not a mirror held up to reality; it is a hammer used to shape it.

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.

Food comes first, then morals.

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People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.

Playing cards without money is like a meal without salt.

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Suppose they gave a war and nobody came? Why, then the war would come to you.

The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.

Those against politics are in favor of the politics inflicted upon them.

Those who have no share in the fortunes of the mighty often have a share in their misfortunes.

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.

War is like love, it always finds a way.

What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?

You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.

-Bertolt Brecht (February 10, 1898 - August 14, 1956)

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Song of the day

Happy birthday (2/9/1942) Carole King.

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Sunday, February 08, 2009

Song of the day

The great Del Shannon (December 30, 1934 - February 8, 1990

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So there.  
The kgb@kgb.com e-mail address is now something other than kgb@kgb.com saga.
kgbreport.com used to be kgb.com until December, 2007 when the domain name broker Trout Zimmer made an offer I couldn't refuse. Giving up kgb.com and adopting kgbreport.com created a significant problem, however. I had acquired the kgb.com domain name in 1993, and had since that time used kgb@kgb.com as my sole e-mail address. How to let people know that kgb@kgb.com was no longer kgb@kgb.com but rather kgbarkes@gmail.com which is longer than kgb@kgb.com and more letters to type than kgb@kgb.com and somehow less aesthetically pleasing than kgb@kgb.com but actually just as functional as kgb@kgb.com? I sent e-mails from the kgb@kgb.com address to just about everybody I knew who had used kgb@kgb.com in the past decade and a half but noticed that some people just didn't seem to get the word about the kgb@kgb.com change. So it occurred to me that if I were generate some literate, valid text in which kgb@kgb.com was repeated numerous times and posted it on a bunch of different pages- say, a blog indexed by Google- that someone looking for kgb@kgb.com would notice this paragraph repeated in hundreds of locations, would read it, and figure out that kgb@kgb.com no longer is the kgb@kgb.com they thought it was. That's the theory, anyway. kgb@kgb.com. Ok, I'm done. Move along. Nothing to see here...

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I am a professional. Do not try this at home.


I canna change the laws of physics


As a matter of fact, I *am* the boss of you.
(as a matter of fact, i AM the boss of you.)


Truly great madness cannot be achieved without signficant intelligence


I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.


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Flies spread disease. Keep yours zipped.


Eff the ineffable, scrute the inscrutable.


If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions.


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Nutrition makes me puke


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