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Entries from June 30th, 2003

Blogging President Precedent

June 30th, 2003 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

It’s always interesting to watch Something Big(tm) unfold in real time. Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean has been riding a remarkable wave of support, much of it pouring in via the Internet. His success allowed the campaign to set an unprecedented $7 million fundraising goal, and as of this evening (with about four hours left […]

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Take a Hike

June 30th, 2003 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

As Beth would say, “We’re famous… in a local paper sort of way.” The Honolulu Advertiser today ran a pretty darn good article on geocaching, triggered in part by reporter Michael Tsai’s discovery of our GPS Hawaii site. Lots of good details (including a glossary sidebar), several interviews… and a grotesque close-up photo of the […]

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Asian American Magazines

June 19th, 2003 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Miscellaneous

In the latest issue of Dateline AAJA, the quarterly newsletter of the Asian American Journalists Association, there’s a brief overview of the Asian American publishing world in the wake of the spectacular collapse of aMagazine (to which I subscribed) last year. Oddly enough, many think aMagazine failed because it tried to be the magazine for […]

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Whoa. Deep.

June 13th, 2003 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

A commentator today on NPR had an epiphany as he walked out of one movie theater showing Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” into a crowd leaving another theater showing “The Matrix.” You see, the closing credits of “Finding Nemo” featured a gag cameo by Mike Wazowski from “Monsters, Inc.” And that got Bob Mondello thinking. “Monsters, Inc.,” […]

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