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May 10th, 2004

OS X

sweetness

musicplasma, a visual search engine for bands, is the neatest thing I've seen on the web today. you enter the name of a musical artist and it creates a map that is just super cool.

I don't know if it's actually helpful, but it looks pretty.
drinking in the dark

monumental

one time, I titled a livejournal post with Homer Simpson's AOL email address. That post is now in the top ten google results for a search of chunkylover53, which has resulted in a couple of random comments. It turns out that the email address is actually registered to one of the writer-producers of the show [simpsonsarchive].

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After seven months [-7m] of trying, our team (Paper Beats Rock) won the pub quiz at the Irish Emigrant. It was pretty awesome -- we were even in the lead for most of the rounds! The prize money almost paid for my dinner. Indeed, a great day for students. (see also: McPherson to leave MSU in 2005?)

Among the lessons learned: "Dude Looks Like a Lady" is about Vince Neil, King Arthur is buried on Avalon Island, a healthy individual releases 3.5 oz. of gas in a single flatulent emission, Chewbacca was 100 years old in Star Wars Episode IV, the historical figure most portrayed on film is Napoleon.