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The Departed (vs. Infernal Affairs)

| March 8, 2009

I finally rented The Departed. I didn’t feel a pressing need to watch because I had already seen the original, Infernal Affairs, and I had heard from various friends that the remake did not differ all that much. There were one or two who had said it differed quite a bit, but after seeing it, [...]

Fred Is (Not) Cool, Magibon

| March 8, 2009

Ah YouTube. When I’m bored, I’ll click around in the Rising or Featured videos categories. That’s how I discovered Fred and Magibon, both very popular users that a elicit “WTF” response. Fred’s honors: #1 – Most Subscribed (All Time) #1 – Most Subscribed (All Time) – Comedians #1 – Most Subscribed (All Time) – Partners [...]

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

| March 7, 2009

Oldboy‘s been eyeing me, saying, “Rent me! Rent me!” And I’ve been responding, “I really want to, but you’re part of a trilogy, so I got to start from the beginning, and the first one’s been checked out.” Finally though, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance showed up at the local Blockbuster. I was a bit wary [...]

Shop Moderne – A Cursory Examination

| March 5, 2009

Extremely cursory. I stumbled at Shop Moderne by way of a friend’s FaceBook status. Maybe working for the “rich and powerful” lately in a new start-up has got me thinking about business, but my initial impression of Shop Moderne was “home business.” The site’s not ugly, but it doesn’t look professional either. Lack of models, [...]