Posts from November 2000

Doug Johnson

Doug Johnson

Last night on SportsCenter they announced that former Florida Gator quarterback Doug Johnson would be starting for the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.



In which I have a problem with SMTP


Been thinking about super-powers lately. I think a pretty cool super power would be the ability to give anyone the hiccups just by touching them. Another good one would be the ability to stop time. Oh, sure. I know what some of you are thinking: If you could stop time you’d probably freeze the world

Wishlists at

Did you know that if you go to and create a wishlist, or if you make a purchase for me from my wishlist you not only have a chance of winning $5,000 – or something like that – but you also increase my chances of winning all the other things on my wishlist? Friends:

the end

And in the endThe love you takeIs equal to the loveYou make

sex and cardiovascular disease

Men can halve the risk of a major heart attack or stroke by having sex three or four times a week, a specialist in cardiovascular disease said on Tuesday. as reported at danelope

To Be a Gangster

Damn it feels good to be a gangster.

Binary Spam

Binary Spam: Send Some Today!<dave letterman>It doesn’t get any better than this, folks.</dave letterman>

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant’s life, she will choose to save the infant’s life without even considering if there are men on base.
Dave Barry

Election – Still with no presidential election commentary!

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.