Posts from 2000

Superpower Quiz

Take the What’s Your Superpower? quiz at to discover if, like me, you have Super Speed! link lifted from weblog wannabe

Twelve Days of Blogging

The BradLands’ Twelve Days of Blogging will put you in a happy – blogging – holidays – computer-y – yuletide mood. Probably. Or you can read the lyrics to The Christmas Song. John & Yoko wrote my favorite.

Game Theory

You and a person you love deeply are placed in separate rooms with a button next to each of you. You know that both of you will be killed unless one of you presses your button before sixty minutes pass; furthermore, the first person to press the button will save the other person, but will

Postal Service Craziness

They knew that an item, say, a saucepan, normally would be in a package because of USPS concerns of entanglement in their automated machinery. But what if the item were not wrapped? How patient are postal employees? How honest? How sentimental? In short, how eccentric a behavior on the part of the sender would still

anniversary of the murder of John Lennon

It was twenty years ago today that a person shot and killed John Lennon outside the Dakota on West 72nd Street in New York City, bringing whatever was left of the sixties to a definitive and miserable end. Twenty years to the day after the death of Beatle John Lennon , the city of Liverpool

Ewok Extinction

Ewok Extinction

This document does not advocate or condone the extinction or betrayal of ewoks, it merely reports upon a physical situation and the acts involved. Uhm. Yeah. link lifted from BrainLog

I was shocked and amazed to find that the California Department Of Motor Vehicles actually has a great web site. It’s informative and helpful and easy to navigate. Inconceivable!

I finally got a chance to update the MetaCamPage last night. I added three new cams and updated several that had moved. Please let me know if there are any more changes I need to make. Enjoy!

The 50 Greatest Moments in Simpsons History

The 50 Greatest Moments in Simpsons History – Do I really need to explain why you should visit this page? (On Wednesday night I caught an episode I had never seen. Homer went on an acid trip after eating some insane hot peppers at a chili contest. At times, I was laughing hard enough to

Sugar Bowl

You can now call to get your tickets to the Sugar Bowl to see the Gators play Miami, Jan. 2nd in New Orleans. You can also enter to win a complete trip to the Sugar Bowl. And don’t forget that special Gator on your Christmas list! Get SEC Champs and Sugar Bowl Merchandise in the

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.