Posts from May 2001

More Debunking

The Urban Legend Combat Kit is a free collection of canned responses to help you combat Internet myths and urban legends. When someone sends you an urban legend, just cut and paste the appropriate response from this site. Another fine link via Rebecca’s Pocket

Mad Cow Update

Mad Cow Update

News about Mad Cow Disease

One Headlight (acoustic)

One Headlight (acoustic) – The Wallflowers

CSS Questions Remain

So I think I’ve finally gotten all my css problems solved. Everything’s all nice and neat in IE6 on Win2K. I’ll check with IE5.5 on Win98 later tonight. I don’t have access to a Netscape and / or Mac … So tell me: How does this page look to you? Fonts ok? No crazy spacing

Instant Karma

Instant Karma

Song of the Moment

People Can’t Drive

One of the reasons cell phones are such a hazard is that people hold them, keeping one of their hands from the wheel. That’s why many of the proposed laws ban hand-held cell phones. But that’s just a start. If holding a cell phone is dangerous, so is holding a hamburger. That’s why a law

Head Holes

A website about trepanation

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.