Monthly Archives: December 2007


Lane Hartwell has posted a statement addressing some of the misconceptions about the use of her photo in the Bubble 2.0 video. For instance, one misconception is that she’s suing Richter Scales. She wrote: It has been erroneously reported in … Continue reading

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Friday Stuff but on Sunday

I realize my job here is to create entertaining stuff for you, but the muse isn’t on me. I’ll leave you other people’s creative stuff. From the Indiana University anthropology department, The Museum of Weird Consumer Culture. Fake testicles for … Continue reading

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One thing I’ve discovered this weekend, is there are some people who suck the life out of a discussion. They use their popularity, their rank, their legions of fans, to overwhelm and crush any opposition. No, crush is a melodramatic … Continue reading

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No way, mom.

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Arbitration Fairness and Rape

updated See CL & P Blog for in-depth update on the hearings for arbitration fairness. Congress had another subcommittee hearing on the Arbitration Fairness Act. The Consumerist live blogged the hearing, accompanied by the expected pithy comments. Senator Brownback kept … Continue reading

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Den of Thieves

Susan Mernit has a quote from professional photographer, Lane Hartwell, about setting her Flickr stream to private because of image theft. What spurred this on was the popular Web 2.0 Bubble video, which I also linked, and which didn’t credit … Continue reading

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