Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-07

Watching the Olympics closing ceremonies. For one magical night, everyone in the whole world was named "Gord." # Dining with @muskrat_john in Wisconsin. Yes, cheese was a feature component in every course. http://yfrog.com/1e7n9aj # The conference presented me with a big box of local WI artisan cheeses before my departure. WELL PLAYED, conference! # New…

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…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-21

New on Ihnatko.com: City Lights is not a real bookstore » http://bit.ly/aEmBOe # I love it when people claim that recent blizzards disprove global climate change. Idiots are usually MUCH tougher to spot. # (This isn't controversial: one week of bad weather is as significant a data sample as the belch of an eyelash mite.)…

Follow Roger Ebert, Win Me A Cheesecake!

Okay. At this point, I’m really starting to worry that Roger Ebert isn’t going to have 100,000 Twitter followers by the end of the year. In early October, I was serenely confident that Twitterer #79,797,834 would have more Followers than I by Halloween. I was just as certain that he’d break 100,000 by January 1.…

I Lift Up My Finger And Say “Tweet, Tweet” by the Palast Orchester (Amazon Advent Calendar Day 5)

I Lift Up My Finger And Say Tweet Tweet Palast Orchester Folge 7 – Music, Maestro, Please Genre: Miscellaneous I Lift Up My Finger And Say Tweet Tweet I’m not certain that I approve of the “Genre” tag for this particular track. “Miscellaneous”? Did anybody even really try? This is a 1929 Leslie Sarony Jazz-age…

Mr. 10,000

“In the grand scheme of things,” a self-effacing Oscar winner once said, “an Academy Award means very little.” He had a point. Doing something that you’re truly proud of is its own reward. Beyond that, an acknowledgement from fellow professionals whom you respect is more valuable than the actual statuette itself. Good points. But if…