Monthly Archives: September 2008

Collection of Unusual Clock Designs

I love clocks and this is a unique collection of creative clock designs.  Just click on the read more link below.

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Tina Fey As Sarah Palin: Katie Couric SNL Skit

Another priceless parody from Saturday Night. Funny but scary … because it’s so true.  Follow the read more link to the Huffington Post.

Here is the YouTube version for as long as NBC leaves it up.

For reference, here is the real candidate.  Wow… it this for real?

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“Where the hell are the singing cats?” Paul Newman on Letterman

This was a very cool thing for Newman to do on the very first Letterman show on CBS.

Here’s another more recent appearance.

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CBS Poll: Obama Won The Debate

CBS News and Knowledge Networks conducted a nationally representative poll of approximately 500 uncommitted voters reacting to the debate in the minutes after it happened. Who Won the Debate? McCain 22%, Obama: 40%, Tie: 38%

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Letterman and McCain

This is just too good.  What’s the benefit in lying to David Letterman?  The first clip is the night he skipped out on the late show.

Here is the next night.

Can’t wait for more.

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Samso, the Danish island living off-grid

Photographer Nicky Bonne travels to the Danish island of Samso, where the residents have completely eradicated its carbon footprint by using wind power. Everyone on the island owns a turbine, and with its simple grid of solar power, wind farms and sheep, it’s selling its power to the mainland

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Aaron Sorkin Conjures a Meeting of Obama and Bartlet

A nice piece from the New York Times by Aaron Sorkin, vi Maureen Dowd.  I can almost hear Martin Sheen’s voice.

Now that he’s finally fired up on the soup-line economy, Barack Obama knows he can’t fade out again. He was eager to talk privately to a Democratic ex-president who could offer more fatherly wisdom — not to mention a surreptitious smoke — and less fraternal rivalry. I called the “West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin (yes, truly) to get a read-out of the meeting. This is what he wrote:

BARACK OBAMA knocks on the front door of a 300-year-old New Hampshire farmhouse while his Secret Service detail waits in the driveway. The door opens and OBAMA is standing face to face with former President JED BARTLET.

BARTLET Senator.

OBAMA Mr. President. Continue reading

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