Monthly Archives: October 2008

Internet Time Waster #12: Hollywood Stock Exchange

The Hollywood Stock Exchange is an online fantasy game, using movies, stars, and television prediction. I hesitated to include it on this list because it recently went offline to introduce a horribly designed new interface and comment system for the … Continue reading

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Behold! The Pastrami Burger!

Here it is: the “Best Burger” (that’s what it’s called on the menu) – a hamburger topped with hot pastrami and swiss cheese. I optioned for the works – mustard, mayonnaise, onion, and lettuce (I wonder if tomato would have … Continue reading

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Best Burger is back!

The home of the best steak fries in Marin, and contender for the best burger, has reopened. The Montecito Plaza restaurant suffered a fire in April and has been closed until this week, leaving me to hunt for nearby replacement … Continue reading

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Internet Time Waster #11: Predictify

Predictify is an online predicting forum/platform. People, groups, advertisers, or survey companies ask questions based on current hot news topics, from news and politics (mostly US, but also international) to sports and entertainment. It’s free, you can discuss topics with … Continue reading

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When music videos get literal

Fact: “Take On Me” by a-ha is one of the best music videos ever made. What happens when someone needs to describe the video to you in song form? The result may be something like this.  This isn’t my work, … Continue reading

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Internet Time Waster #10: Where on Google Earth

Where on Google Earth is an online geography game using satellite imagery from Google Earth (or Maps). You have to guess the location (or landmark) from an overhead perspective. The image may contain clues, from river or street patterns, you … Continue reading

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Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals (SNL 04Oct2008)

In the past, the weaker Saturday Night Live sketches were found towards the end of the show, as they wanted to hook in the audience with the funnier (obviously subjective) sketches at the beginning, before audiences go to sleep. The … Continue reading

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