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Wednesday: December 12, 2012

Nirvana reuniting tonight with Paul McCartney filling in for Kurt Cobain. Wait, what?Nirvana reuniting tonight with Paul McCartney filling in for Kurt Cobain. Wait, what?

This unexpected bit of news should make for an interesting music performance this evening. Sorry Wednesday night programming - consider my television viewing and whatever other planned activities blocked off for the night. Good on you Sandy Benefit concert, good on you. Here's to hoping for a Scentless Apprentice > Polythene Pam > Polly medley.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 2:00 PM | Tags (7) | benefit | kurtcobain | nirvana | nydailynews | paulmccartney | reunites | sandy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 12, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.

Another  awesome quick four-step tutorial from the fine folks over at Instructables. Simply boil up some of your old vinyl records and bend them, mold them, shape them into retro bookends. Really, when you were going to listen to those old polka albums anyway?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:06 AM | Tags (13) | vinyl | record | bookends | tutorial | instructables | neat | retro | water | boil | bend | shape | mold | polka |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 8, 2010

Daily Grind: Fantastic

Name: Vin (aka hat tipper)
How Vin feels today: Fantastic @ 2:11:12 PM
What Vin really wants today: To continue absorption of certain programming material for a certain mobile platform in a certain amount of uncertain time.

Music Stuck in Head: Electrocute / God Street Wine
Mostly in honor of the recent God Street Wine reunion announcement that was just recently posted. Must. Contain. Excitement. Link here for those interested.

Stuff to do today:

  • Continue containing excitement
  • Attempt to purchase tickets to said reunion shows first
  • Seems like it's a good week to be a fan of jambands past and present
  • And by 'present' meaning this little Phish link that popped up this week
  • Attend movie in full-on Avatar costume for giggles (since it will most likely be in 3D and all)
  • Ben Stiller FTW - abandon previous to-do item 
  • Get back to iPhone development

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 3:11 PM | Tags (13) | avatar | benstiller | dailygrind | geeklikeme | glm | godstreetwine | gsw | iphone | jambands | music | newyorkcity | nyc | phish |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: February 19, 2010

American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.

And this is all due toher giving a shoutout to her home state of Vermont upon winning the gold. So let this be a lesson to all successful Vermont residents, don't forget where you came from. The results may be delicious.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:44 AM | Tags (7) | icecream | ben | jerry | gold | medalist | olympics | kmov |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

The top eleven excuses for not giving out candy on Halloween.The top eleven excuses for not giving out candy on Halloween.

2.   I calculated the cost / benefit ratio, and saw all cost and no benefit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:26 AM | Tags (6) | halloween | candy | bbspot | cost | benefit | excuses |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Photoblog: Benched
Benched

A macro shot taken way back in 2007 from a certain Disney theme park, in a certain part of TomorrowLand, on a certain bench across from the Speedway. What can I say, I'm a Disney nerd.

Location:

Orlando, Florida

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 4:49 PM | Tags (7) | photo | photoblog | macro | artsy | disney | fantasyland | bench |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

A handy tutorial regading how to make your towels more absorbent.A handy tutorial regading how to make your towels more absorbent.

Good to know for anyone who likes to take care of that one massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have,

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:49 AM | Tags (6) | towels | tutorial | wikihow | hgttg | absorb | absorbent |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Please observe a moment of silence for Benson, the sixty-four pound celebrity carp.Please observe a moment of silence for Benson, the sixty-four pound celebrity carp.

So long, Benny. May you swim with the heavenly fishes and devour them just as you did in life.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 4:32 PM | Tags (6) | benson | carp | celebrity | england | fish | huge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Futurama to return with original voice cast intact.Futurama to return with original voice cast intact.

Good news everyone! New episodes going on as planned and will appear on Comedy Central in 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:29 PM | Tags (7) | bender | cast | fry | futurama | lela | original | voices |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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