Monthly Archives: April 2008
Could it be true? I’m almost starting to like Mozilla Firefox more than my old standard, IE. It’s hard to believe that Firefox is based on the more or less defunked Netscape because that’s one browser that I never, ever liked (well, maybe I did in the very early days when I surfed on the university computers…).
So why do I like Firefox?
Well, it seems to run faster on my laptop. And I prefer the intra-search layout. Plus, the tabs at top are smaller.
Does it allow for the Google browser? This I still have to find out… because I really do need the online form spellcheck!
Pope Benedict XVI setting up exorcism squads to fight rising
Frank Zappa on Crossfire
Here he is, some 22 years later, still as vibrant and ripping as always. When I was watching this I felt like screaming out… REPRESENTATION REPRESENTATION… the word you’re looking for is REPRESENTATION… and it is not necessarily the same thing as ADVOCACY.
Still, I admire the way Zappa for the most part keeps his cool.
Even more interesting is how the American moral agenda has changed so much in just 22 years.
I’ve been battling a chest cold and not getting as much done as I’d like.
Luckily, just before catching the chill I’d been to the library and taken out a few Twilight Zone videos by Rod Serling.
Growing up in the ’60s I managed to see a few of these classic episodes, but not nearly enough.
What a great time to watch them!
Volume 10 of the multi-volume DVD series was perfect for my slightly feverish condition. All four episodes in this set are about time travel (one of my favorite sci-fi themes).
Anyhow, all were captivating but the real show stopper was an episode featuring Buster Keaton, who travels from 1890 (where the sequences are jumpy and silent) to 1962, where we hear the cinematic legend speak.
Not to be missed! Unless, of course, you already happen to be occupied in…
THE TWILIGHT ZONE!