Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Country and/or Western Bands named after environmentally unfriendly practices

"Jose Bunion and the Pumice Pickers"
"Dale Lawn and the Meadow Stompers"
"Misty Rimes and her all-star Fog Burners"

Monday, August 14, 2006

Spam Subjects

I've been long fascinated by spam subject lines (I'll come back and put in photographic references to Miss Information V, the Queen of Spam) I got one that requires commentary the other day:

"Swab Mammal"

So, the question I have: How many of these die to make a box of Q-Tips?

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Cameraphone Uses

I got a camera phone a few months ago, and in general, have been pretty disappointed with the quality. Over the weekend, I was at circuit party, and started to take a few pictures with it. (I decided not to take the big camera, since I am already geekier than both the median and average circuit boy and didn't want anything to make me look even worse.)

As it turns out, I think the camera works really well for the dance floor. Something about the so-so optics, less than impressive image processing, and general luck-of-the-draw in the shutter lag makes it great for that kind of environment. The Flickr set is here, but here is one:

Needless to say, I'm a little embarassed that I was at a circuit party to begin with, but hey, sometimes you have to do those kinds of things. At least there were a few bears at this one party: