June 2004

Fahrenheit 9/11

Saturday I went to see the 10:30AM showing of Fahrenheit 9/11, and I cried and cried throughout the entire two hours. I don’t know if that’s what Michael Moore was going for when he made the movie, but it really hit me like a ton of bricks, starting with the scene when you hear – …

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Death to Spammers

Over the weekend, some annoying spammer/spamming script infiltrated my blog, leaving some less-than-savory comments. Sorry if anyone saw these and were offended. I’m so annoyed. I feel so violated. If there’s going to be any g-d cursing on my blog then I’m the one who’s going to f**kin’ do it. Sadly, I’m afraid my choice …

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Just one more week…

…until I get out of this office and get on with my summer adventures. I think they’re trying to make my last days miserable though. It doesn’t help that I’m in a half-cube sans file cabinet or real desk space. Now they’ve set aside a space beside me for a new contractor who is extremely …

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4th of July Ideas

Coming to the DC area for the 4th and want to know what to do? Here are a few events that I profiled for AOL Digital Cities: Independence Eve Bash National Archives July 4 Celebration University of Maryland July 4 Concert & Fireworks And more from AOL…

It’s ‘Wiedersehen,’ Dummkopf

You know, if you’re going to use a foreign language phrase in your headline, by all means check the spelling: Auf Wiedersen Germany Sorry, but what do you expect from a copy editor who minored in German?

The Case FOR Baseball in DC

Last night, I had the pleasure of watching the New York Yankees trounce the Baltimore Orioles 10-4. So the Yankees bought their talent ? isn’t that what professional baseball teams are supposed to do? Alex Rodriguez’s salary is indeed bloated, but after seeing him belt two homers — and drive in half of the Yankees’ …

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A Query A Day

…keeps the creditors away! No seriously…I don’t know how anyone does it. I have just spent the better part of mid-day working on a pitch — well, two — tailored for one specific magazine. I’ll sit on that one for a little while – let’s hope I hear back. Then I’ll move down to the …

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Web Style Guide

I’ve desperately been trying to think of how to redesign my personal web site and came across this helpful site. The Web Style Guide lays out the whole process, giving you tips on design, editorial style, and graphics. Now if I can find a web site on overcoming procrastinating tendencies…