The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Friday, 18 June 2004]

It’s a strange web indeed

Looking through the referrer logs for this site, came to the realization that this site is the second hit on Yahoo! search for “picture of a gorilla taking a dump”. Guess there just aren’t that many sites out there for people with somewhat unusual tastes in entertainment. Or something.

BTW, what is up with all the searches for “coupling subtitles?” There’s been a constant stream of searches for that ever since I lamented the hare-brained scheme of taking what is arguably one of the funniest sitcoms evar and reshooting it line for line in the States with much worse actors for no particular reason apart from naked greed.

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Book roundup, part 27

Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.

To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle

“Cancel everything. You’re going into emergency surgery today”

Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.

Book roundup, part 26

Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.

Renewing the nerd card: Installing Ubiquiti UniFi in the house

The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism

Working in the pod mines

What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.

It is impossible for a person to begin to learn what he already thinks he knows

Smell the Foam Finger

Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.

Book roundup, part 25

Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.