Archives for: November 2006, 22

They Still Don't Get It

11/22/06 | by Adam | Categories: Games
Electronic Arts and Atari have been pushing their new downloadable games pretty hard recently. more »

Locavore cuisine

11/22/06 | by Adam | Categories: Potpourri
Wired is on a bit of a roll with reporting the somewhat bizarre eating fads. First, it was Calorie Reduced Diets (BoingBoing has a good link to that bit of insanity) and now it's "Locavore" wherein one tries to eat only foods created in their entirety… more »

The director of "The Hobbit" will not be Peter Jackson

11/22/06 | by Adam | Categories: Potpourri
In one of those bewildering moves, New Line Cinema has opted not to employ Peter Jackson to direct the new live action version of "The Hobbit". we bring you breaking news as cited by cartoon strips. more »

Concrete Blonde, "Recollection"

11/22/06 | by Adam | Categories: Music, Reviews
Concrete Blonde were an alt-rock band who appeared in the early '80s, hit their high point in the early '90s, and for all intents and purposes vanished a little afterwards. It's too bad. When good, they were very good. more »

Gender inverted Nimblebrain

11/22/06 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
Another entry in the wacky Internet tools category. Via QBlog, I found Regender, an amusing little hack that works much like Altavista's Babelfish engine; it "translates" a page by switching genders and names. Title link goes to the inverted version of… more »