Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Friday, September 26, 2008
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Pirates of the Caribbean 4?
online predator (thanks cameron)
Dell M109S pocket projector here and here and officially here
In loving memory of the intro and cutscene
Halo 3 add-on teaser
Gears of War 2 doc
AWESOME Iron Man figure by Hot Toys
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Wednesday, September 24, 2008
I know, conspiracies, all that stuff, but there was a great discussion at work abou this:
First, you get this $700 billion bailout package, which (if passed) can not be challenged by court at all.
Now, have you heard about NSPD-51? In short, if an extraordinary event or national emergency happens, like a terrorist attack, natural disaster or (coincidence?) economic crisis, the president can cancel the current election and stay in power until things get better. But who knows how long this will take?
Imagine the elections are cancelled and Bush stays in power, people will riot, right?
Well, beginning Oct. 1... the 1st Brigade Combat Team will be patrolling on US soil as a response force for natural or man made emergencies and disasters...
I don't think any of this will happen, but the fact that this has been proposed (bailout package) and passed (NSPD-51), is just scary. At least that bailout package is being scrutinized, but that NSPD-51 bomb? Of course you have to think about the possibility of an attack and disruption during an election, but with the current administration in power? Holy moly.
People are saying that the current economic problem was a calculated effort (although supposed to blow AFTER the election), all part of the plan since 9/11, to shock the public and then take advantage of them. Sounds more like a cool movie. You'd think that people would see that coming. But then again, there is a precedent... Nazi Germany anyone? Or more recent, the storyline of the SW prequels? Order 66?
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DELL Pocket Projector
Canon 5D Mark II footage
Apple iPhone 3G USB charger recall
Mega Man 9 Box actually for sale
King of Fighters XII hand drawn
"Slacker Uprising" out online
Design Blogger NY Times
Slingplayer 2.0 no more beta
Steven Segal Trailer
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
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Saturday, September 20, 2008
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Friday, September 19, 2008
But after they submitted a final budget of $130 million for their 3-D animated movie "Tintin," based on the Belgian comic strip, to Universal Pictures, the studio balked. The decision has left the two powerful filmmakers scrambling to find another financial partner.
How about a beautiful 2D version of the comics? Ah... nevermind. Performance Capture is the trendy thing right now...
more @ LAtimes
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 1:01 PM
That's pretty bad.
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found @ Gizmodo
I think it's time again for:
John Connor: We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean.
The Terminator: It's in your nature to destroy yourselves.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2008
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Endless hours of Kung-FU... good times. The Mega Man part was great! Thanks Mr. PicturesqueMusiq!
Awesome Nintendo Game Spoof
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Watch it @ Firstshowing
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full of crazy people.
“If they are not deterred by the punishment and continue corrupting people through the broadcasts, then it is permissible for the relevant authorities to kill them after trials,” al-Lihedan told Saudi TV...
More @ Dvorak
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 11:32 AM
Set @ flickr
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Doubt - Trailer
Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus - Trailer
Bill Maher interview
Maguire $50M Spiderman payoff
Fringe FX behind-the-scenes
Role Models - Trailer
X-Files on Bluray
Sleeping Beauty on Bluray
Snuggie? Total Slanket Ripoff
Barbapapa table lamp
Wall-E Gentle Giant
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 10:35 AM
Monday, September 15, 2008
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Ultimate Arcade Cabinet
FlyTech Bladestar by WowWee
3M Pocket Projector
Hubble finds an unknown object
iPhone works with Pay-as-you-go card
AT-T screws you over, AGAIN
Ironman 2, 3 and 4?
The Secrets behind the "Surge"
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 10:55 AM
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Friday, September 12, 2008
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Thursday, September 11, 2008
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Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Hm... Bush? Re-elected? If you think that Palin wasn't a purely political move then... well...
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Info @ kangaroomstorage
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Q: How do you react to William Shatner's ire at not having a role in the movie?
A: It was very tricky. We actually had written a scene with him in it that was a flashback kind of thing, but the truth is, it didn't quite feel right. The bigger thing was that he was very vocal that he didn't want to do a cameo. We tried desperately to put him in the movie, but he was making it very clear that he wanted the movie to focus on him significantly, which, frankly, he deserves. The truth is, the story that we were telling required a certain adherence to the Trek canon and consistency of storytelling. It's funny -- a lot of the people who were proclaiming that he must be in this movie were the same people saying it must adhere to canon. Well, his character died on screen. Maybe a smarter group of filmmakers could have figured out how to resolve that.
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Depp will voice the lead character, a household pet that goes on an adventure to discover its true self.
John Logan ("The Aviator") has penned the script from an idea hatched by Verbinski. Verbinski will work with Industrial Light & Magic on the animation.
The CG "Rango" will be Par’s most ambitious star-driven entry into animation. Project was developed by King’s GK Films, which made the original deal with Verbinski (Daily Variety, Feb. 20).
"Rango" aims to use cutting-edge animation techniques that "will allow us to capture and translate every aspect of Johnny’s performance, using it to drive the computer-generated character in a way that has yet to be seen in an animated feature," Verbinski said.
Love it when you find out about our projects through online announcements...
More @ Variety
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 8:12 AM
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Taxpayers are now on the hook for tens of billions of dollars of capital necessary to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The CEOs of both companies–the ones who ran them into the ground–have thankfully been shown the door. But they’re taking a nice pot of money with them.
Specifically, Dan Mudd, the CEO of Fannie Mae, is getting $9.3 million of severance for destroying his company. Richard Syron, the CEO of Freddie Mac, is getting $14.1 million–in part because of a clause he added to his employment contract two months ago, when it was clear the company was headed for disaster…
The severance money comes right out of the pockets of taxpayers, who didn’t agree to the severance deals and aren’t ponying up to save the companies because they want to. Taxpayers are saving Fannie and Freddie because they have to–because Mudd and Syron were incompetent.
More @ Dvorak
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 4:27 PM
Awesome group reaction
And why would you show it to your parents????????
Dad: "That's gotta be ice cream..."
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 3:53 PM
Nice song though. Safe for work (except for a small part of the lyrics).
Posted by Jean-Denis Haas at 3:45 PM
This always reminds me of this quote:
John: [Watching two children fight] We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean.
Terminator: It's in your nature to destroy yourselves.
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Saturday, September 6, 2008
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Friday, September 5, 2008
by Christopher Hitchens January 2007
In other words, for women the question of funniness is essentially a secondary one. They are innately aware of a higher calling that is no laughing matter. Whereas with a man you may freely say of him that he is lousy in the sack, or a bad driver, or an inefficient worker, and still wound him less deeply than you would if you accused him of being deficient in the humor department.
The plain fact is that the physical structure of the human being is a joke in itself: a flat, crude, unanswerable disproof of any nonsense about "intelligent design." The reproductive and eliminating functions (the closeness of which is the origin of all obscenity) were obviously wired together in hell by some subcommittee that was giggling cruelly as it went about its work.
Great article about why women are not funny @ vanityfair
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