Saturday, August 12, 2006

Neologisms: tert

A terse tart.

Friday, August 11, 2006

Email: Moral Orel [MG]

Actually the show is a good exposition of the cluelessness of some true believers -- even if they [the producers] carry it too far and have Orel do things that even a clueless Christian might never do. In a word, it goes a bit farther than the Joe Christian cartoon strip I created in grad school.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Quotes: "a battery of oppressive security measures"

"While I consider myself to be a benevolent-ish dictator, I have no choice but to introduce a battery of oppressive security measures." (Phil Ken Sebben on Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law)

Media: TV - Family Guy

Media: TV - Robot Chicken

Media: TV - Moral Orel

Media: TV - Code Lyoko

Press: A face is exposed for AOL searcher no. 4417749 - NYT

"Ms. Arnold says she loves online research, but the disclosure of her searches has left her disillusioned. In response, she plans to drop her AOL subscription. 'We all have a right to privacy,' she said. 'Nobody should have found this all out.'"

(I have long said that computers are primarily a means to store and control information, and we have yet to see the depths of abuse to which the storage and control of our personal information can, and ultimately will, be put.)

Media: TV - Venture Bros. (The)

Media: TV - Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law