Posts from July 2001

College Football

College Football

Florida still leads the pack in the National Champs.Net Top 25 Preseason College Football Poll …


Generator – Foo Fighters … from There Is Nothing Left to Lose … one of the best albums released in the 90s (1999) … every track on this CD blows me away … catch them at the Troubadour in LA on Saturday, August 5 … wish I could be there ….

Foo Fighters Wallpaper

There are a ton of killer themes, wallpapers, and WinAMP skins at

Cafepress Store

I added some new items to my store. I am the only one who has ever purchased anything from my store. Heh.

No More Periods, Period?

Should science eliminate menstruation?


I am sad to report that the ‘new’ Planet of the Apes is possibly one of the top five worst movies I’ve ever seen. The audience was phenomenal. The special effects were mind-blowing. The acting was honestly ‘not that bad’. The audience was phenomenal. The theater sound system and projection was state-of-the-art. The trailers were


Hey! I got my first two (free) issues of Shift magazine last week. I read them on the plane to and from Miami. The ‘corporate’ web site is pretty busy – far too many bells and whistles for my taste. It betrays the ultimate hep-ness-osity of the magazine. The print version is excellent though. I


MIT’s Media lab is experimenting with a new tool that tracks the links that are posted in online weblogs/diaries. If successful, Blogdex could provide a very valuable resource for the average information seeker as Blogs are flat out where it’s at. via Davenetics

Blue Monday

Blue Monday – Orgy Yeah, I know: This is a cover of an awesome, classic New Order song. I really like this version, too, though. I’m a sucker for covers. My favorite part of a live concert is getting to hear a band cover something.

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.