Reader mail on housing prices around the US, Dooce proves bloggers
really are crazy, laughable 20/20 report on Internet Porn, AVP lies
• Essay: News:
suspicious murder in China,
9/11 toys you know you want, and the continuing decline in elected
officials, spotlighted by Rep. Dennis Hastert and his slander of George
Todai lunch discussed, non-shopping at the mall, another reason we're
not ready, my walking speed into and out of stores varies greatly, RNC
fun: Cheney and Zell pose for Halloween masks, the election becomes a
referendum on democracy, Zell does his hatchet work and gets disowned.
• Essay: Yeti Sports big wave
discussed, and a quick D2 tidbit.
Weekend update, an inability to buy anything at The Gap even with a gift
cert to burn, the hottest weekend of the year, my car gets hit again and
fills me with doubt about ever driving a nice car.
• Essay: Cat photos, Jinx's bushy
tail, Dusty sleeps like the dead, and Malaya makes an appearance.
Blackvodka.com?, Yeti Sports big wave strategy again, Marilyn Manson's
cover of Personal Jesus arrives, Devil Finder image search engine
• Essay: Middlesex talked
about, quick excerpt from my book, with caveats galore.
Mom and stepdad coming to visit soon, measurements in fantasy
literature, reader mail on my excerpt and character names.
• Essay: Movie Reviews: Signs,
Master and Commander.
• Essay: Parents' visit recap, Berkeley
wandering for food, frantic story rewriting.
100 Photos that changed the world, Kill Bil and Matrix softcore porn,
cool info about the bizarre Paris underground.
• Essay: Chapter 2 completed, sort
of, measurement in fantasy novels discussed.
Imagining the cats in a hypothetical bug-filled world, split reviews on
Sky Captain, depressing news galore from Iraq.
• Essay: CAP Alerts Guy's recent
reviews, and my first mail and his reply.
Autumn arrives with actual precipitation, Malaya grinding through
• Essay: Movie Review: Sky
Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
Losing weight, inches, and being happy about it, MC Diet reflection and
lazy cooking habits, the ongoing CBS Bush memo scandals, amusing movie
• Essay: More CAP Alerts Guy stuff;
my 2nd mail to him, his 2nd nitpicking reply to me, and my 3rd mail to
Amazing shots of pre and post hurricane buildings, kiddy porn hype in
the media and reader mail on the subject.
• Essay: Reader feedback on the CAP
Alerts Guy mails.
Blog delays, Malaya's quick feedback on chapter two.
• Essay: Anticipation and
discussion of LotR:RotK super long DVD.
Book reviews delayed, photos and jokes about the ugly Olympic mascots.
• Essay: The embarrassing terms and
conditions of the US Presidential Debates.