There's no mystical energy field controls my destiny.

January 28th, 2009 @ 9:15 am
WordPress Wednesday: LaunchPad

LaunchPad is a killer WordPress “domain parking” theme. It’s the perfect way to let visitors know that something cool is “coming soon” when you’ve registered a domain name but haven’t yet had a chance to actually build anything. This high-impact, minimalist layout (example) comes pre-configured with two RSS subscription options — via email or feed […]

July 28th, 2008 @ 10:59 am
Easily Mispronounced Domain Names

Brilliant: Easily Mispronounced Domain Names Go Tahoe!

February 2nd, 2007 @ 8:39 am
Mirror or Redirect?

Everyone knows that I own the domain name. I also own the and the domains. Here’s my question: Should I configure those two domains to redirect to this one? Or should I set them to be mirrors of this one? Dreamhost gives me both options, and I’m trying to decide which one […]

June 2nd, 2004 @ 9:03 am
Election 04

The domain name says it

March 15th, 2002 @ 11:46 am
Available Domain Names

Here are a few more great selections from my research into available domain names: Previous Fun Domain Names: 1, 2

February 4th, 2002 @ 8:50 am

Did you know that I also own and I’ve been wondering what to do with for a while now. I’ve just finished a large Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Swiss Mocha Latte and swallowed two Excedrin Migraine gel caps (with 65 mg ea.) so I have somewhere around a kilo of caffeine […]

January 20th, 2002 @ 3:50 am

When I want to register a domain name, I go to It might cost a few dollars more – and I’m talkin’ like, $2 more – than some of the bargain basement registrars, but you cannot beat their customer service, administration, and control panel options. I’ve used them for years and highly recommend their […]

December 24th, 2001 @ 1:34 am

If you’re looking for a really insulting and / or offensive eMail address or web site, look no further than datapimp email and hosting services. The original is still the best. *Note: I actually think is kind of cool. I don’t like martinis, though. Yech.

December 5th, 2001 @ 3:39 pm
Spam URL

From the Spam from Places with Incredibly Long Domain Names Dept.:!

August 22nd, 2001 @ 2:03 pm
Soon …

Coming soon: If Ben can do it …

August 21st, 2001 @ 12:34 pm

I really can’t believe that is still up for grabs …

July 24th, 2001 @ 12:21 am

No detail has been overlooked! The URL’plate compliments the chrome detailing on any vehicle. The letters are bold and stand out. They are easy to read, even at highway speeds!

April 2nd, 2001 @ 4:38 pm
Available Domain Names

More from the These Are Still Available Department:

March 26th, 2001 @ 2:42 pm
Available domain names

Available domain names: and Nobody wants these?! [Note: I just registered for no apparent reason. <grin>]

March 20th, 2001 @ 4:46 pm
Available Domain Names

The available domain name of the week from is a handy and fun little web resource. I remember visiting the site early last year and seeing some great names. This is a site for the people who complain that all the good www names are taken. This week’s available name is Check ’em […]

February 11th, 2001 @ 2:52 pm
domain name expired

So. My domain name ( registration expired on February 9. Rather than do something silly, like send me an eMail to warn me that it was about to expire, the folks at dotster simply closed my home on the ‘net and replaced it with that Renewal Notice. As far as I can tell, I got […]