Month: May 2003

Latest CD acquisitions

That CD Shop is having a small promotion on a few Gold edition CDs. So I picked up two Stacey Kent albums at only $15 and 16. I also purchased that Tony Bennet and KD Lang album, Bjork’s Debut, and three Costes albums, which are also on promotion. $3 off each title from that excellent …

Freedom to blog

We bloggers live dangerous lives. Indeed. People in America have been fired for blogging about their workplace, even if they don’t mention names of people or the company they’re working for. A blogger in Iran has been prosecuted for keeping a weblog, under false charges. But some do believe that Knowledge (b)logs can succeed at …

In the name of peace

So, the usually hawkish Israeli PM Ariel Sharon has made a surprising turnaround in his stance, causing no small amount of consternation within his own party. To quote him: “I think that the idea of keeping 3.5 million Palestinians under occupation is the worst thing for Israel, for the Palestinians and also for the Israeli …

The Matrix: Reviewed

I finally watched The Matrix Reloaded yesterday night. Well I missed half of the first movie on the plane, so I didn’t expect to understand what was going on in the second movie. The fight scenes were extended; the plot was thin, yet complicated; and the scene with that architect / Colonel Sanders lookalike was …