Perhaps the greatest irony of the traditional marriage argument is that it seeks to preserve a singular tradition that has, in fact, never existed at any point in history.
Daily Archives: August 25, 2010
The music Barry Gray did for Gerry Anderson’s productions still astounds me decades later.
After the break, some things I’d never heard before from Fireball XL5! And one from The Secret Service.
This has been on DVD before. But clips I’ve seen from those never looked like this. Wow! The colors really pop! Stay put for the opening theme music!
I don’t know why. A few minutes earlier, YouTube gave me an error message, but I don’t see how those two things are connected.
And I see now that I missed clicking on the View Report button.
Anyway, I let Opera restart and reopen with all the tabs.
And it did so very quickly.
This is my seventh day really, really banging on it.
It’s still great!
It’s a common if little-known practice in the food industry — salvaging and selling products that may have been tainted with disease.
I read this with much disbelief.
But Barnes & Noble has a fine ebook reader of its own, the Nook, and its multi-platform Nook software (iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, PC, Mac) is uniformly excellent. The store is well stocked, by most accounts significantly larger than Kindle’s, and its prices for both hardware and content are competitive. It also offers a few key advantages, including a cool lending feature and support for rented library ebooks. According to Barnes & Noble’s quarterly report, customers have noticed.
So I tweeted him — twice — to ask if he actually owned and used a Barnes & Noble Nook. He didn’t reply, but his last tweet (at post time here) was 21 hours ago, so I cut him some slack on that.
He does, however, mention in the article — and in this article — using a Sony Reader Pocket Edition (yecch!).
How I found out his last tweet was 21 hours ago is that I went to his Twitter page. Where I also found this:
What I didn’t see was any mention of him owning a Nook. Nor did Topsy find any:
Someone has not been paying attention.