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Entries from October 29th, 2004

Measured improvement

October 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on Measured improvement · Politics

How much better is life in Iraq thanks to the U.S. occupation? Seeing that a study shows that the occupation is responsible, directly and indirectly, of 100,000 Iraqi deaths, and Saddam Hussein is estimated to have killed 300,000 of his own countrymen, it looks like we’re 66% better than Saddam Hussein! Hurray us! USA! USA! […]

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Modern Times

October 28th, 2004 · Comments Off on Modern Times · Funny

Overheard on the street: Man, to self, in high, slightly effeminate voice Looks like I just lost control. Same man, to self, in a deeper voice Yeah, well you’re going to lose control right into a hospital. Tip for modern times: due to cell phone headsets, you can no longer be sure a man apparently […]

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Go back, Jack, do it again

October 27th, 2004 · Comments Off on Go back, Jack, do it again · Gadgets, PS2, Reviews

In the first hour or two of playing Grand Theft Auto San Andreas I could do the following things in the game: play two different video games (alas, I would hope one of the games would be an early version of GTA, but sadly no), shoot hoops, lift weights, ride a bike (even a stationary […]

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Trivial Pursuits

October 26th, 2004 · Comments Off on Trivial Pursuits · Gaming, Politics

Great to see Big Quiz Thing, a fun trivia night occurring every Monday night at the Slipper Room getting a detailed write-up on Gothamist. Conny View definition in a new window and I have gone to Big Quiz Thing a few times, dragging anyone we can to help our team. We also lose badly, but we always have fun. Or I […]

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Heading west, virtually

October 25th, 2004 · Comments Off on Heading west, virtually · Gaming, PS2, Reviews

Time to dust off the Playstation 2: Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is out tonight, and I’ve got a reserved copy waiting for me at the local GameStop. The last game we got for the Playstation 2 was the somewhat disapointing Dog’s Life, which we got because it looked cute we like dogs it was […]

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