Don't everyone thank me at once.

August 12th, 2009 @ 4:05 pm
Daily David

General Stuff This is the definition of cool. View them all. I love that Julianne Moore makes a cameo in Funny or Die’s The Ballad of G.I. Joe. (See also: John Hamm as Lex Luthor) Pornstar or Potato? — exactly what it says Eating seafood gave us the edge on the Neanderthals. Models without makeup […]

August 6th, 2009 @ 3:29 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Your body wasn’t built to last: a lesson from human mortality rates is fascinating. If you go through life free of bad habits, you won’t live forever, but it will feel like it. Top Ten Favorite Numbers I guess if hanging out with beautiful women, on the beach, in Spain, drinking, on a […]

August 3rd, 2009 @ 3:26 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Journalistic integrity: R.I.P. Let’s talk about chicks, man. It’s not as exciting as the fact that college football is coming soon, but it is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. Set your DVRs. Techie Stuff Freelance Apple has posted a funny list of seven “deadly” client questions and how he answers them. How […]

July 31st, 2009 @ 2:54 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Ladies and gentlemen, I present the governor of California. And speaking of the governor … An analysis of the temporal anomalies in the Terminator series is pretty interesting. Dracula’s drycleaner must die! (link via mefi) Techie Stuff You must read John Gruber’s excellent essay on the long, slow decline of Microsoft. Spam, spam, […]

July 30th, 2009 @ 4:54 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Reading emails from crazy people is at least as much fun as reading psychotic letters from men. The iConcertCal app lets you know when the artists in your iTunes library are performing near you. That’s just a good idea. While I was on vacation, my coworkers wallpapered my office pink and plastered hundreds […]

July 29th, 2009 @ 4:34 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Personal urns are a new and exciting way to memorialize your loved one. How many people have been looking for unusual paintings of Obama naked with unicorns? Is it possible to cheat on the Rorschach test? Techie Stuff Spam, spam, spam, spam, and now … more spam. Although coverage in Los Angeles is […]

July 6th, 2009 @ 2:35 pm
Daily David

General Stuff 4th of July Fireworks over the Pacific Ocean, as seen from Front Street in historic Lahaina Town in Maui, Hawaii, recorded with my iPhone 3GS It took a lot of dedication to spend nineteen years building the world’s best model aircraft carrier. Is there really such a thing as a rock star accountant? […]

June 29th, 2009 @ 7:02 pm
(Almost) Daily David

There is no such thing as “dolphin-safe tuna”. I can’t decide which is more fun: The Lyttle Lytton Contest or the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest. Fans of conspiracy theories will absolutely love the MeFi thread on pharmaceutical companies, the WHO, UN officials, the Russians, Barack Obama, and the recently-deceased, single-white-gloved whistle-blower … Michael Jackson. Swedish civil […]

June 27th, 2009 @ 2:44 pm
Weekend Links

General Stuff My dad continues to regularly post some of his amazing photographs from Portsmouth, Bristol, and Newport, Rhode Island. When browsing Craigslist you will often find items that are not (quite) as advertised. The International Space Station took some awesome pictures of an erupting Russian volcano. Trusting your eyes is just silly. This optical […]

June 23rd, 2009 @ 5:28 am
Random David

General Stuff I followed a link on Hidden Los Angeles and found a killer list of film locations in town. (I’m going to go out on a limb and assume LA has a lot more of these than most cities. Sometimes I forget that I am living in what has to be the coolest city […]

June 16th, 2009 @ 5:18 pm
(More-or-Less) Daily David

General Stuff My dad has recently posted some awe-inspiring photos. You should subscribe to his Flickr feed. Moderate drinking is probably not really all that good for you. I try to explain this to people all the time. Shark attacks and ice cream sales always peak at about the same time, but neither one causes […]

June 12th, 2009 @ 5:05 pm
(Less Than) Daily David

General Stuff Hunch launches Monday! Digg this: Give Dick Cheney a Wedgie! Interesting news: Antioxidants and exercise don’t mix? Now … Go Break The Windows What makes us happy? Everything you ever wanted to know about Batman’s ride can be found at batmobilehistory.com. The Future of Facebook Usernames I never knew that anesthesia was first […]

June 8th, 2009 @ 11:25 am
Daily David

General Stuff Tom Swifties are awesome. The Boston Public Library has posted a huge collection of vintage travel posters. Simple Marriage has posted a primer on social media that’s worth a read if you can’t seem to understand the difference between — or reason for — Facebook and Twitter. Captain Crunch in court: Reasonable Consumers […]

June 3rd, 2009 @ 7:27 am
Daily David

General Stuff Crush the Castle is an awesome Flash game. You will become addicted. (Luckily you’ll also quickly finish the whole game, so it’s not that bad.) The vendor/client relationship is often quite funny. I need to get about two dozen of these kick-ass CableDrops. (Or you could buy me some for my birthday!) The […]

May 27th, 2009 @ 5:20 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Florida’s Tim Tebow routinely rejects all kinds of sex requests. We had dinner at The Bazaar on Saturday night. It was tragically expensive — and I’m not really a “foodie” — but I can appreciate art. The LA Times review is spot-on. I love these vintage sexist ads. Yes, you must pick one. […]

May 25th, 2009 @ 1:02 am
T-Shirt Hell Rules

Last week Kelly told me to start following Sunshine Megatron — the founder of T-Shirt Hell — on Twitter, so I did. The first tweet I saw from @smegatron was a #followfriday request, so I posted a tweet saying that T-Shirt Hell is cool. (And that’s true. If I didn’t already have a closet full […]

May 18th, 2009 @ 5:15 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Play it again, Sam: Often Misquoted Movie Lines Coffee: looking better every day. Old Spock v. New Spock (warning: Trek spoilers) If you liked FML, you’ll love MLIA. two great blogs about being a consumer: maybeyoushouldntbuythat.com and CuriousShopper (“Public or Private?” is a particularly interesting post at CS.) Horribly Photoshopped Squirrels I’ve been […]

May 7th, 2009 @ 5:50 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Real Life Twitter! “Puke in My Mouth” (video response to “Jizz in My Pants”) Chart your life with daytum. Days with My Father will surely bring a tear to your eye. But a bunch of puppies as Agent Smith attacking a kitty as Neo will make you smile … Government Once Again Gets […]

May 6th, 2009 @ 5:00 pm
Daily David

General Stuff Well now I feel like a complete idiot for letting my subscription to Esquire expire last month. 64 Things Every Geek Should Know How David Beats Goliath True story: I played a round of golf with Eddie Gilbert a few weeks ago. Techie Stuff Creating an Advanced Password Recovery Utility

May 1st, 2009 @ 5:00 pm
Daily David

Infinite Kudos to my dad, who won first place in a photography event this week. Free business cards from Google Joakim Noah won it all for Florida — twice, but I am still pulling for my Celtics tomorrow night. Lunar Orbiter Tapes Found in an abandoned McDonalds textsfromlastnight.com