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    Happy D.O.A Day!

    by  • 12/21/2005 • geek, life, music, Vancouver • 0 Comments

    It’s that time again; it’s time to celebrate Canadian Punk Granddad, Joey “Shithead” Keithley. Love or hate former Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell, he’s given us one thing to remember with his declaration of December 21 as D.O.A. Day; Joey’s Garage Sale. A truckload of merchandise and souvenirs from Back In The Day as well as […]

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    Dark ADSL: Not Just For The Evil?

    by  • 12/14/2005 • geek, Vancouver • 1 Comment

    About four years ago, I gave up the phone line that was tied to my house, and have been happy with my cell phone as my main telephonic device. This has proven to be a bit restrictive in ways that I didn’t really consider at the time; the most immediately obvious being my selection of […]

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    WENDYTHIRTEEN for Vancouver City Council

    by  • 11/11/2005 • geek, life, Vancouver • 1 Comment

    I spoke a bit and traded emails with punk rock promoter, bartender, and candidate for city council WENDYTHIRTEEN, and the full interview is over at Beyond Robson WENDYTHIRTEEN is having a night of Jazz (I kid you not; real jazz.) with the band The Jazz Holes (formerly the Jazz Nazis) as part of a fundraiser […]

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    Give me your money

    by  • 9/9/2005 • life, Vancouver, work • 0 Comments

    I’m walking away from one of my contracts at the end of this month. It’s not something that I really want to do, as I was pretty comfortable there for the three days of the week that I put in there. The problem was that I was only there three days a week, and maybe […]

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    Northern Voice redux

    by  • 2/19/2005 • geek, life, Vancouver • 2 Comments

    I opted not to cart my laptop along to UBC Robson for the Northern Voice day o’ stuff, so instead of making a ton of notes and blog postings during the speakers, I listened to what they were saying. I’m sure I missed out on some IRC backchannel discussions, but I’m not too worried. My […]

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    Vancouver’s Bus Riders Union.

    by  • 1/13/2005 • life, Vancouver • 0 Comments

    I still think that “Bus Riders Union” should have an apostrophe in there; “Bus Riders’ Union” but that might just be a side-effect of reading Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. I’ve been seeing posters regarding a Fare Strike that the Bus Riders Union has been calling for on January 14th. […]

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    New from Calvin Klein: Earthquake Obsession

    by  • 2/28/2001 • humor, life, Vancouver • 0 Comments

    Okay, so there was an earthquake down in Seattle Washington today that was felt by any number of people here in the Lower Mainland. A couple of us from work noticed it in different ways, with different experiences to report. This happened at roughly 11:00 AM Wednesday. By 7:00pm you’d think that the quake had […]

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