Monthly Archive: April 2003

Logo Woes

Logo Woes

There’s an article in today’s Star-Bulletin covering the chorus of criticism hurled against the new UH logo project, highlighting the online petition. And of all the messages posted to it, they had to go...

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Turns out the decision by George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign to relocate and reschedule the G.O.P. convention to coincide with the next Sept. 11 anniversary in New York is problematic for more than...

And They’re Off

And They’re Off

Monday, April 28, 2003: American Airlines Flight 162 Departs: HNL at 1:22 p.m. — Arrives: LAX at 9:45 p.m. American Airlines Flight 204 Departs: LAX at 11:00 p.m. — Arrives: MCO at 6:37 a.m....

Journalist, Celebrities, and the First Amendment

Journalist, Celebrities, and the First Amendment

I’m a regular listener to NPR, but really didn’t know much about anchor Bob Edwards beyond his nice delivery and occasional quips. But this editorial, adapted from a lecture he gave at the University...

Ryze and Shine

Ryze and Shine

Online networking comes in many shapes and sizes. Longtime tech dude Burt Lum — yes, he of the suspiciously familiar homepage designs — has pointed me at Ryze Business Networking. A simple, organic design, useful cross-links...

Visitors

Visitors

The in-laws are coming! The in-laws are coming! Actually, a whole bunch of in-laws are coming. Both Jen’s parents from Florida, her aunt from Boston, and her sister-in law and her niece and nephew...

Who’s Next? Take the Test!

Who’s Next? Take the Test!

The architects of the New World Order need your help to determine which nations are ideal candidates for action under “The Bush Doctrine” of pre-emptive action and liberation by force. Please take a moment...

I’m Melting!

I’m Melting!

Egads am I sick. Sicker today than I was over the weekend, when I thought I was getting better. Every joint aches. My head is throbbing. My nose is either too plugged up for...

Silver Lining

Silver Lining

The number of people dependent on news coverage aired by our local Hawaii Public Radio stations — from NPR to the CBC to the BBC — cledarly sees explosive growth during wartime. HPR started its “Spring...

Lucky Bastard

Lucky Bastard

It was nine years ago to the day that I asked Jen if she wouldn’t mind, terribly, perhaps maybe being my girlfriend. I’m still not sure why she said yes. (Maybe she thought it...