Posts from December 2002

Colossal Colon

Colossal Colon Kicks Off 20-City Tour Don’t miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to crawl through the Colossal Colon when it comes to a city near you in 2003. The 40-ft. long replica of the human colon is on the road, courtesy of the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation, to raise awareness of early detection

Hosting Controller

Hosting Controller looks interesting. Anyone have any experience with it?

Visine Warning?

A bleary-eyed notice from TeamBilly HQ: No more Visine. Doc’s exact words: “Unless you’re an actor and need a quick fix, don’t use the stuff. Use artificial tears or something better. But not Visine.” Apparently the quick fix you get from tetrahydrozaline works, but when it wears off you go right back to swollen eye

Eat a Football?

Craigslist in Los Angeles is wild

3-Column Layout

Is there really such a thing as a tableless, CSS-based, liquid, three-column layout?!


It just took me two hours of programming and slamming my head against the desk to realize that Cookies get saved according to the exact URL of the site. I kept trying to delete the cookies of when I needed to delete the cookies of That is annoying.

If you’ve been trying to find Gregg Easterbrook‘s column on Salon and you can’t, it’s because he switched to’s Page 2. From now on, you can get your weekly doses of TMQ right here.

After watching highlights of several of his runs from yesterday afternoon, I’ve come to the conclusion that Michael Vick cannot possibly be human.

Singing Horses

There’s nothing in the world quite as much fun as a quartet of singing horses to brighten your Monday morning. link via 50 cups of coffee

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.