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Long before there was the egg-laying rabbit, there were these cool kids enjoying their Cadbury Creme Eggs!

Trudging along


Upgraded WordPress and things seem to be going fine. Think I’ll stick around again for a while.
Hey, some of the old YouTube links still work!



Every attempt to resume blogging on here has ended in miserable failure. I can either take another stab, or blow the whole thing up and start over.
This will take some thought.

Still Alive


Posting from Windows Live Writer. Seems to work pretty good. Now I just need something to talk about.

I was reading the comments on this Consumerist post about Walmart’s new logo, and somebody pointed out the company’s own website has Canadian associates doing a Spanish-language cheer. That, in the parlance of our times, is some epic fail.



Further to my earlier rant, I found a victim: logo blog Brand New’s Ford logo stunt. Maybe I was a little hard on them in my comment, but that may be in part because a small part of me wanted it to be true.
Next April 1st, I’m staying off the Intarwebs.

I didn’t use to be an April Fool’s Scrooge. But this year tears it. Every blog I read regularly has something that’s lame… but it also causes you to read the legit stuff carefully, even too skeptically. I’m just going to skip over all blog posts dated April 1st, from now on.
Except this one.

It’s magic!


If you’re using WordPress, you need to check this out.

(By the way, expect regular posting to resume.)



Well, I did get the mass e-mail from Dreamhost telling me about their billing snafu. Luckily, the charge and cancellation appear to have happened so quick they don’t even show up on my credit card. Meanwhile the friendly folk at Dreamhost are getting a lot of flak for trying to treat the situation with a [...]

Font update


In regards to this post, the kind people at Ask Metafilter tell me it’s Bookman Swash Italic, which unfortunately has never been available as a digital font. Alas.

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