fuck the bleeding edge

After yet another abysmal failure trying to upgrade lots of packages to get Beagle to work, I have decided I really, really have to abide by my rules: Don’t bother with bleeding edge crap, just wait until it comes out for your distro officially. It’s just not worth the headache of tomboy suddenly not working, and NetworkManager suddenly not working, and all that to get search — especially when I don’t want to get inotify working too!

nerolinux and gtoaster?

There are differences, but doesn’t the new “you have to buy the windows version in order to download” nerolinux look awfully like gtoaster? Is this legal?

I mean, who codes in gtk1 anymore anyway?

I hate my computer

My computer periodically crashes hard, and it sucks. It looks like it’s an i810 video issue, based on similar reports of random flashing vertical lines. Here’s what I see (click for video!)

Stewart on Crossfire and the media

Jon Stewart appears on Crossfire, and launches into a scathing attack on political theater, partisan hackery, and damaging devisiveness.

Download the torrent, tell your friends. Everyone should see this.

Tucker Carlson: “We’re not here to confront you, we’re here to love you.”
Stewart: “I’m not. I’m here to confront you, because we need help from the media and they’re hurting us. … To do a debate would be great, but that’s like saying pro wrestling is a show about athletic competition. … You’re doing theater, when you should be doing debate. What you do is not honest. What you do is partisan hackery.”


In preparation for Halloween, Char and I have been piecing together a king and queen costume from ebay purchases, a local costume shop, and even some home made stuff by Char. Obviously I’ll post a picture of us on Halloween, but for now here’s a sneak preview:

My old middle school

It seems that bigelow is home not only of the bulldogs, but also homestar runner strongbad.

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