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Entries from September 2008

Lunch With Grandpa Crane

September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Over the past couple years, my Dad has been working his way through stacks of old photos. Here is one he sent of my grandfather on a lunch break in the summer of 1930. Grandpa Crane never entered a gym that I know of, but he spent a couple summers in his youth working for […]

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Tags: Life

AT&T Bills First, Hopes No One Notices

September 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In July we bought a new 3G AT&T wireless modem card for the Macbook thinking it would be a great for the three weeks we’d be spending in the mountains with no Internet connection. For $60 a month, the card offered “high-speed” 3G connection to the Internet when in the service area. And, if we […]

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Tags: Life · Technology

David Foster Wallace Dead At 46

September 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Throw another log on the ever-growing tortured genius bonfire. Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace has hanged himself in an apparent suicide. The 46-year-old writer was found by his wife in their home on Friday night, September 12, 2008, according to as story in the LA Times. Wallace won a cult following for his dark […]

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Tags: Art · Books

Alison Berkley vs. The ASR Show

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Alison Berkley was an editor at TransWorld Snowboarding Magazine back in the late 90s. Now she lives in Aspen and writes a weekly column for The Aspen Times. Last week she visited the ASR Show for the first time in 10 years and it apparently got her spinning. She wrote about in this weeks column. […]

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Tags: Life

Jobs Channels Mark Twain

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Steve is obviously alive and kickin’ however, it appears that the market doesn’t care all that much as Apple stock lost nearly $5 on the news. [Link: Gizmodo]

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Tags: Technology

Who Is Paying For All This?

September 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Print certainly isn’t dead. I just don’t understand who is paying for all this paper and ink. . . certainly not me. Thanks to the ASR magazine bins I won’t need to buy a magazine for months.

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Tags: Media