Social Media Updates for 2009-12-27

  • Sorry for the lack of posting fr the past 12 hours. I have a life. #
  • What Did You Get for the Holidays? – http://bit.ly/79EQ7X #
  • I'm turning in to Subservient Chris again this year on NY Eve. Help us raise money for the MDA in memory of @krippl http://bit.ly/7McMFc #
  • Raising Money for MDA with Subservient Chris – http://bit.ly/7McMFc #
  • "Plane won't blow up, but my bladder will." [@JeffJarvis] #TSA #
  • Gifts for Him and Her – http://bit.ly/8CjCCT #
  • "It's weird how little I want to know what Jeff Bezos thinks about books and reading." [@GlennF] #
  • The World's Worst Christmas Present is: _____________. #
  • "Allot" is a word. "Alot" is NOT – so why do I see it a lot? #
  • According to the TSA, 100% of all terrorists want to blow up the plane in the final hour (and not a MINUTE sooner). #DelayedGratification #
  • "All I want for Christmas is for people to stop calling every device a 'something-killer.' That, and tacos." [@jr_raphael] #
  • Top Ten Sexy Geeks 2010: http://bit.ly/8kYPLq [@VioletBlue] #
  • LEGO Games – http://bit.ly/5aCAwn #
  • How to Save Money on Mac Software – http://bit.ly/5dEqQ6 #
  • What are you returning today? #
  • I did not ask for "Rock Band: Rick Roll Edition." #GiftsToReturn #
  • "First good reason to geotag tweets? To report cable Internet outages." [@LouisGray] #Comcast #
  • All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart! [Carlos Castaneda] #
  • Dying is easy – it's living that scares me to death. [Annie Lennox] #
  • What is your favorite holiday memory? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjaXsHebCAw [@TraciToguchi] #
  • Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are. [Quentin Crisp] #
  • Prepping to announce the Community Christmas Gift Giveaway on http://live.pirillo.com/ [RE: http://bit.ly/7cMXrB #
  • What opera isn't violent? Two things happen: violence and love. And other than that, name something else. You can't. [Cab Calloway] #
  • "Who brought Santa his presents when he was a kid?" [@Kosso] #
  • If life gives you limes, make margaritas. [Jimmy Buffett] #
  • Fire-Safe Cigarettes? http://bit.ly/72fg28 [Christmas Trees can be just as much of a hazard.] #
  • I drink because I'm thirsty. [Shane MacGowan] #
  • A Christmas Carol: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y1rf0EZdtM #
  • The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind. [Humphrey Bogart] #
  • I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people. [Isaac Newton] #
  • Are you having a Merry Christmas? #
  • I saw Pixie licking Santa Claus. #
  • The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. Should I have washed them first? #
  • I'm out of wrapping paper. #
  • Apple Tablet is all but confirmed for January 26, 2010. http://bit.ly/5i0wld #
  • Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error. [Benjamin Rush] #
  • Score one for the FCC. http://bit.ly/7wc6fK [It does something right every now and again.] #
  • Teach us to give and not to count the cost. [Saint Ignatius] #
  • Ah, holiday shopping in the real world. http://bit.ly/7C7Z3J [Sometimes we need reminding about why online shopping is better!] #
  • Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment. [William Warburton] #
  • Deep down, I'm pretty superficial. [Ava Gardner] #
  • Ever wondered "what the heck's a Hess car?" http://bit.ly/4NSXuc [There's your answer! You're welcome.] #
  • Only a bad artist thinks he has a good idea. A good artist does not need anything. [Ad Reinhardt] #
  • Kindle DRM hacked — the war begins. http://bit.ly/8jUSKK [I've also heard of places where they let you borrow books for free…] #
  • Tweeting 2 years, 10 months, 2 weeks, 2 days, 3 hours, 30 minutes, 36 seconds (Feb. 7, 2007). How about you? http://bit.ly/eC942 #howlong #
  • Last-minute gift for all the Mac users on your list: http://go.tagjag.com/mupromo [Offer expires soon!] #
  • Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap. [Howard Hughes] #
  • "I bet elf sex is really short." [@BlogDiva] #
  • If they give you ruled paper, write the other way. [Juan Ramon Jimenez] #
  • Christmas Dogs – http://bit.ly/6n2txS #
  • My dogs wish you a Merry Christmas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYkPY8IpRkc [Aren't they looking festive?] #
  • Now is a bearable burden. What buckles the back is the added weight of the past's mistakes and the future's fears. [Fritz Leiber] #
  • Gift Certificates Coupons – http://bit.ly/6VkmCp #
  • Trying Camera Plus Pro for the iPhone: http://go.tagjag.com/camerapluspro [Has every feature I want.] #
  • Mistletoe ≠ Camel Toe [HT @HipsForHire] #
  • Christmas iPhone Ringtone Pack & iYule Download: http://bit.ly/6o5bnw #aff [A gift that keeps on giving!] #
  • The Cookie Cutter Guide to Charting in the App Store: http://bit.ly/4NsIJ7 #iPhone #
  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town – http://bit.ly/5R8p7e #
  • Santa Claus Email – http://bit.ly/7tRiGk #
  • Dogs Christmas – http://bit.ly/741JZF #
  • I don't need drugs to make my life tragic. [Eddie Vedder] #
  • IsoWords for the iPhone. http://bit.ly/4qhdIJ [Do word games ever stop being fun?] #
  • Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. [Samuel Smiles] #
  • Average adult spends 13 hours a week online, poll shows. http://bit.ly/5pILXO [Then I must be above average! Go, me!] #
  • About ready to read "The Night Before Christmas" with Santa Claus live: http://live.pirillo.com/ [Join us!] #
  • Never get married in the morning – you never know who you might meet that night. [Paul Hornung] #
  • Airlines can be fined for tarmac delays. http://bit.ly/8oOltT [Not sure about you, but I'd rather be delayed than dead!] #
  • I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. [Donna Tartt] #
  • Twitter is losing touch with the international audience. http://bit.ly/5oFhoW [Interstellar audience still catching on, though.] #
  • All these years, I thought the carol was "Soylent Night." #
  • In order to do something you must be something. [James Stockdale] #
  • OpenOffice is readying a major minor update. http://bit.ly/68TxPb [This is largely small news!] #
  • The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone. [Yousuf Karsh] #
  • Are Microsoft & Intel controlling netbook specifications? You decide. http://bit.ly/5WwCZ0 [Maybe Fisher-Price and Hasbro help?] #
  • If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure? [Harry Shearer] #
  • MyBlogLog to Close Down in January – http://bit.ly/6Nwz0q #
  • New Al-Qaeda cell discovered in DC! http://bit.ly/4OW4Jd [Well, "new" is only true in some cases, I suppose.] #
  • It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions. [Robert Bly] #
  • OLPC to Bring a $75 Laptop to the Market – http://bit.ly/5lieLC #
  • Manage Your iPod Without iTunes – http://bit.ly/7ryANB #
  • Protect Your Computer for Christmas – http://bit.ly/7rf3DT #
  • MacUpdate Promo: http://go.tagjag.com/mupromo #aff [14 sweet Mac Apps for $49.] #
  • http://www.tomscott.com/weather/starwars/ [via Leo Samuelson] #
  • Free video on demand from Amazon. http://bit.ly/6prN20 #
  • What does Droid do? http://bit.ly/8mlh9y #
  • Believe it or not, I can actually draw. [Jean Michel Basquiat] #
  • Today's LOL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpuoO5hqAqA #
  • Icy roads? Squeeze those beets! http://bit.ly/6YeojY #
  • There's only a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot. [William Kennedy] #
  • The car wash. http://bit.ly/7iVGyM #
  • It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. [Andre Gide] #
  • 2010 Buick LaCrosse: Gramps goes high tech. http://bit.ly/8h1BQN #
  • The most fun is getting paid to learn things. [Diane Sawyer] #
  • Should cell phones carry a cancer warning? http://bit.ly/6D0tly #
  • We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. [Abigail Adams] #
  • Netbook wakeup call. http://bit.ly/4nQBcv #
  • Yeah, @TalkToQwest – "bad experience" with you is an understatement. Things are screwy and I'm caught in the middle. #
  • I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him. [Jean Racine] #
  • E-readers, The Empire Strikes Back, and then some. http://bit.ly/84Ql5o #
  • Qwest, undoubtedly, is one of the worst companies in the world. #
  • Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes. [Edgard Varese] #
  • Pin-Up girl raises big money for vets. http://bit.ly/76Hndz #
  • Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor. [Lady Bird Johnson] #
  • Does social networking damage your work and productivity? http://bit.ly/6JJN4B #
  • Free Desktop Christmas Lights for your Mac: http://www.freerangemac.com/TreetopLights.html [HT Mark Ambrose!] #
  • Wizzywig (Graphic Novel Series) Volume 1 & 2: http://edpiskor.com/ [Free PDFs!] #
  • Avatar = AMAZING! #
  • There isn't much time left to get to a million dollars! http://milliondollardrew.com – click that button and do your part! #
  • Twitter Becomes Profitable – http://bit.ly/5MCcfo #
  • Android OS on an Archos Tablet – http://bit.ly/7e2UEn #
  • Grab your kids and a cup of cocoa! Santa Claus is broadcasting live right now! Have you been naughty or nice? http://bit.ly/6FrCUA #
  • Are you ready for 3D movies in your home? http://bit.ly/4TOIWy [I'm still getting used to talkies.] #
  • There are two things that Jack Bauer never does: Show mercy, and go to the bathroom. [Kiefer Sutherland] #
  • Is Palm the low-end smart phone? http://bit.ly/8izkr5 [Or maybe a high-end telegraph?] #
  • Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats. [Rebecca West] #
  • Learn Morse Code online. http://bit.ly/5XoYXt [Who needs 3G networks when you can use telegraphs?] #
  • He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it. [Leopold Von Ranke] #
  • Chia-Obama, Really? http://bit.ly/7SIpXW [What a hair-brained idea!] #
  • There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life. [Frank Zappa] #
  • France puts U.S. broadband plan to shame. http://bit.ly/5UfQqB [Sacrebleu! What a damper to American Joie de vivre.] #
  • Saddam was a bastard, but he was our bastard. [Phil Donahue] #
  • Is online social interaction the development of the decade? http://bit.ly/78k3CN [Better that than reality shows.] #
  • Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to be quite true. [Samuel L. Jackson] #
  • Maximize your windows on Mac, and fix that annonying green button with RightZoom. http://bit.ly/82EtmB [For free, even!] #
  • A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming. [Jane Fonda] #
  • Do not let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. http://bit.ly/52E9As [Not everyone is dreaming of a white Christmas.] #
  • It is easier to be critical than correct. [Benjamin Disraeli] #
  • Frugal solutions for the podcasting OS X user. http://bit.ly/6MjVF6 #
  • Win an iPod (RED) & be a Lifesaver: #ad http://bit.ly/660EF6 [No Survey, No Questions, Just Twitter!] #
  • Get the kids! Santa Claus is streaming live RIGHT NOW: http://is.gd/5qxVR [He'll be here all week!] #
  • A Christmas Story: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NctXA4IISXI #
  • New version of StreamDesk for Windows is out: http://streamdesk.ca/pages/windows.php [major overhaul, still free] #
  • Social Media Updates for 2009-12-20 – http://bit.ly/4IbqbQ #