Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-28

  • Another Amazon MP3 offer that says "Don't think, just buy": 22 classic Sinatra tracks for $2.99 » http://bit.ly/dCfEIr #
  • OK, one week post-Macworld and I'm willing to call it: Purell and paranoia officially protected me from another Convention Flu. #
  • I instituted a new music library policy today: when a CD attains Double Plus Love Status, I re-rip it as Apple Lossless. #
  • Finally catching up on the season premiere of the new Amazing Race, so I can watch the SECOND episode tonight. Giddy-worthy TV! #
  • Finished watching the "Amazing Race" premiere. Underscored the fabulous, producer-proof unpredictability of the Racers' actions! #
  • Even an in over-the-air analog standard def, the worst ep of "Amazing Race" would beat the best "Survivor" in digital HD. :) #
  • Always an emotional moment: winners on podium, hearing their nat'l anthem, wearing medals, clutching lush, majestic Chia Pets. #
  • Countless moms are now telling their kids "Fine. If one of the comics I threw out becomes THAT valuable, I'll pay you the $1M." #
  • Setting up tabs, windows, and beverages for recording of MacBreak Weekly. Watch live » http://live.twit.tv/ #
  • Shots like this keep me in awe of @scottbourne's bird photography » http://bit.ly/bQFSZP #
  • Geek High Finance: just traded a tubful of 10-y.o. Star Wars Episode 1 merch for lots of store credit at my regular comic shop. #
  • Richard Dawkins has his Shatner-esque "Get a life!" moment with his fan community >> http://bit.ly/d79c58 #
  • Resolved: Story concept "Little girl from classic children's book returns to that world as an adult" is now a boring cliché. #
  • Zaftigs soup of the day: a gumbo-style spicy jambalaya. http://yfrog.com/aus11jj #
  • Zaftigs pastrami and Swiss. A SENSIBLE sized deli sandwich! http://yfrog.com/1eqb0xj #
  • Dessert: super-delicious rice pudding. It's rice…it must be good for you. http://yfrog.com/35m08wj #
  • Getting ready for a live Skype appearance on Fox News "Gadgets And Games" with @claytonmorris. Live from 3-4 EST #
  • A shot of crowd at Olympics leaves me thnkng there can't be many places where you can buy a foam hat shaped like a curling stone. #
  • I love and fear the Internet: http://www.curlinghats.com/ (Thanks, @thisisjacksdad!) #
  • One of my fave "King Of The Hill"s is on now. "Won't You Pimai Neighbor?" explains why lazy writing on other shows frustrate me. #
  • Finished a last-minute column for the Sun. edition. Getting the last sentence was like getting a dog to give me back the stick. #
  • Watching Craig Ferguson. I'm 60% sure that Quentin Tarantino is slowly turning into Jon Lovitz. #
  • And then I heard myself grumbling "Crimeny. This Catholic church has *no excuse* for not having a website. It's 2010!" #

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