Posts from July 2007

The Bleeding Edge of Music

A perfect t-shirt for the cool kids in the music industry …

Aryan Bear Brotherhood

Beware the Aryan Bear Brotherhood.

Blue Cross of California Member Registration

The new member registration form at the Blue Cross of California website has what I consider to be several major bugs. A user’s username must contain a number and a letter. Because this is not exactly a ‘net “standard”, they need to do a better job of bringing this to your attention. When you submit

Chewbacca Assaults Marilyn At Kodak Theater

Chewbacca Assaults Marilyn At Kodak Theater

Chewbacca Assaults Marilyn At Kodak Theater

Sand Holes!

People naturally worry about splashier threats, such as shark attacks. However, the Marons’ research found there were 16 sand hole or tunnel deaths in the United States from 1990 to 2006 compared with 12 fatal shark attacks for the same period, according to University of Florida statistics. <link src=”Treblig“>

Outlook 2007 Is a Memory Hog

When I got my new laptop a few weeks ago I thought it was pretty cool that it came with Office 2007. The nifty new toolbars and embedded wavey swooshes are slick. I don’t really mind that by default Word and Excel assume you want to save files with a .docx or .xlsx extension. (That’s

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.