Wednesday, September 14, 2011

@KLM 692, our ride to Amsterdam.

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Who wants to see @jpli18 spark up a big fatty when we get there?

Just go already...

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Oy, the guilt of travelling...

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Dyscultured Episode 150 - feat. Shandrew the Killer Whale

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In case you missed it...

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

I think Jack would be proud...

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Not of me being drunk for Dyscultured's 150th, but at least in my choice of poison...?

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

What has two thumbs and is the new admin for /r/Nokia?

That would be me. And I can't help thinking that this shameless tweet had something to do with it.

Thanks.

Now get on over there and post some links!

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Dyscultured Episode 149 - So Long Little One

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Friday, September 02, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Dyscultured Episode 148 - Canada's Chalk Talk

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

It lives! My bricked Nexus lives!

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Cue that cliched choral music you always hear when the monster comes to life -- you know what I mean, rite...?

Friday, August 19, 2011

Dyscultured Episode 147 - Rainbow Connection?

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Brand-new, and just for you!

Monday, August 15, 2011

It took me an entire day to get this far. An entire MOTHERFUCKING DAY.

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But I did it.

If you don't know what's going on I've borked my old Nexus One, and am trying to flash a recovery image on it from my Linux computer.

About as fun as it sounds...

Friday, August 12, 2011

@Mobilicity's midnight madness -- tonight only!

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Activate a new line tonight before midnight and you'll get:

- unlimited North American calling
- unlimited global texting
- unlimited data

... Plus all the creature comforts you'd expect (call display, voicemail, etc.), for
$40/month. For as long as you want.

Yup.

Plus zero-dollar phones, varying by location. This one's in Chinatown:

https://foursquare.com/venue/11407587

Have at it!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Quite possibly the best jambalaya I've ever had...

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You can try it for yourself, right here:

https://foursquare.com/venue/1280772

Who knew punk-ass University of Toronto students had it so good?

Damn.

@Dyscultured Episode 146 - I Fell Into a Burning RIM of Fire

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Enjoy!

Friday, August 05, 2011

The best part about #BB7FanNight...

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... Was this Nokia N950 -- and spending an evening in the company of its owner, of course!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Dr. Martens' forthcoming malpractice suit.

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The last time I bought a pair of Dr. Martens was in 1994. After an excruciating break-in period they were just about the most comfortable pair of shoes I've ever worn. Fairly bad-ass, too.

Cut to fall of 2010 when I buy my second pair, and they suck. Suck suck suck suck suck suck suck. The soles are so fucking painful that I'm pretty sure they've given me a case of plantar fasciitis.

The problem is that all the shoes, save for a "collector's edition", are now manufactured in Thailand. Not that I've anything against that particular country -- I've been there, nice place -- but whoever is making these things is not doing it like they used to in the UK.

So again, streek kids of Toronto, I've left you a little gift outside my favourite Queen Street shoe emporium. But beware: if I haven't already made it clear, they suck.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Buh-bye E6, sorry it didn't work out...

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Really liked the high-res touch screen (and lanyard strap), but that EDoF lens just doesn't cut it...

If you want can read my reviews of the E6 and Symbian Anna here and here.

Dyscultured Episode 144 - Back in BlackBerry

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

That's the stuff...

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Being a theatre director has its perks. Ditto for being an alcoholic...

Fappin' Mickey

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The Internets have ruined me forever...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

@Asnsploitation packs'em in...

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Not sold old yet, but getting close...!

You're goddamn right we are...

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via 24 Hours Toronto e-edition (page 16 of the current issue)

If you're too lazy to transcribe the link, click here.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Saying goodbye to a pair of old friends...

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I've had these camo-coloured iPaths for a long time. Too long, in fact -- stylish as they are, they're just not comfortable to wear anymore.

I finally found their replacements here, a new pair of, um... New Balances. As per the staff's instructions, I left the old ones right outside the store. So if you want 'em, come get 'em.

Just treat them well, ok? Sniff...

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

This right here? This is why Bell & Rogers will never see another dime from me.

Audio Podcast #94: Something Stinks at the CRTC

Posted on: 13 July 2011 by Jesse Brown

This is what Google sounds like when it's pissed off.

Listen to the Search Engine podcast

Listen now:
Something Stinks at the CRTC(.mp3)

And to be clear, this isn't about how Google is saving Canadian content, but how fucked up old media is in this country...

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

Well, I guess it's war then...

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I caught advance notice of this notice from my condo's gardiner. Yes, I have an outdoor cat, and it's going to be very interesting to see how the office goes about proving that found cat poop actually came from my cat.

I'll be taking my cues for all official correspondence with my condo management office from here :->

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Dyscultured 137 - Emo Kids Doing Webcam Confessionals

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A brand-new podcast for your bemusement... Enjoy!

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Bixi's trial by fire.

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What better way to test a bike- sharing service than by mixing it up in downtown Toronto's rush-hour traffic?

Since I'm here to tell the tale, Bixi passed with flying colours. I signed up for a year-long membership this morning...

More about Bixi here:

http://toronto.bixi.com

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Nice try, Art Gallery of Ontario...

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I would expect this from The It Store, but not you...

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Dyscultured 136 - Punch a Hipster

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A brand new podcast for your bemusement...Enjoy!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Dyscultured Episode 135 - A Whole New Level Of Suck

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In this latest podcast I explain everything wrong with NHL hockey and how to fix it. And bitch about Paper.li. And some other stuff.

Check it out.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

A bus shelter in Toronto.

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As adverts go, it's kinda cool...

Dyscultured Episode 134 - Osama's Porn 'Stache

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New episode just posted!

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Friday, May 06, 2011

Cats love cereal... Wait, what?

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I guess this is why people switch to All-Bran?

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Someone's getting jiggy with my moose slippers...

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... And it's not me.

Artifact from a previous life.

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I've had this on my fridge ever since I moved into my current condo, in the year 2000. Figured I should probably scan before it disintegrates or something...

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

My cat vs. all birds now 3-0.

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Rat season will be starting soon...

Irony or coincidence?

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No sooner do I publish a blog post about the importance of the Nexus S to Canada than an OTA update appears and subsequently locks up my own NS. At least I'm not alone -- and, more importantly, my phone isn't bricked.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Monday, May 02, 2011

Most miserable accountant ever?

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> From: "SCHWAB M ACCTG" on Monday, May 02, 2011 at 12:59:14 PM, duration: 2:25

Forwarded from my voicemail -- obviously a wrong number, but dude seems borderline suicidal...

Sunday, May 01, 2011

You win this round, Adam Poon...

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... Assuming that's your real name.