Posts from August 13, 2004

Throw the blog at him!

Throw the blog at him!

: Loic points us to LexBlog, a company that will create blogs for lawyers to use as marketing tools. Smart.

RIP, Julia

RIP, Julia

: Julia Child, who taught America how to cook, has died.

Here, at Epicurious, was one of the service’s first cool icons — in the days when cool icons were cool: An actual-size Xerox of Julia’s hand. No nicks, no cuts, all fingers in place.

: Ken Layne’s farewell:

Julia Child died in her sleep just a few days before her 92nd birthday, proving once again that eating well & drinking buckets of wine will give you a long, happy life.

Yada yada blog yada

Yada yada blog yada

: The blog panel at the West Side Y on which I blathered the other night will be on C-SPAN tonight, Friday, at 8:40pm ET, 11:40pm ET & 5:30am ET. I know you’ll want to watch all three times.

Hyperlocal humor

Hyperlocal humor

: Will Richardson reports on the fantastic hyperlocal blogging MeetUp he and I and the Hunterdon Democrat newspaper had at Flemington, NJ’s Mediatech last night. More than 25 people came, eager to join in this new media maelstrom. Great things will follow. But first, the amusing pictures:

: Will is amazed at my McGreevey traffic. I ungraciously gloat.

: You caption this one.

Foiled

Foiled

: Jason Calacanis has a report of two “Middle-Eastern men” who tried to hijack a helicopter. Turns out they were employees of NBC news out for a story. And the good news: They were led away in handcuffs. That could just mean that journalists are dumber than hijackers, but I prefer to see it as an indication that the system is working.