Tip of the Quill: A Journal

Monthly Archives: July 2006


More news from Nerd Prom (SDCC), this time from Comicon.com: Brian Froud, Genndy Tartakovsky and the Henson people discuss the new movie. Man, how come Wizard World Chicago doesn’t have any of this cool stuff going down? No Henson stuff, no Hellboy stuff… WTF?

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My friend and housemate Ivan just posted a collection of photos from the San Diego Comic Convention over at his Flickr account. My favorite is the one of Spidey and Black Cat checking out Spidey’s cell phone. Awesome.

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Dear sweet heavenly host. So much has been happening. The head doth reel. To reduce to simple bullet points: I have now been to China, and have returned safely. So many stories to tell. Soon. Last weekend I attended my 10-year high school reunion, where I got to hang out with Rob and Stacey and […]

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Well, I’m off! Wish me luck – and follow along over at the Project Good Luck Blog! This is going to be so cool.

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The New York Times ran an interesting story yesterday about the growing pains at The House Bill Built: Microsoft Is Looking for More Elbow Room. Some particularly noteworthy excerpts: Microsoft — in the midst of a bitter rivalry with Google and Yahoo — snapped into action this April, saying the company would spend about $2 […]

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So no sooner do I post my first-ever shill for Threadless than C3 advisor Grant McCracken posts to his own blog with his thoughts on eBay’s new MeCommerce initiative. Naturally, I feel inclined to comment. I don’t really have a problem with what eBay’s trying to do – in fact, a lot of would-be prospectors have […]

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So I’ve already bought my copy of this: … And now I’m seriously tempted to pick up one of these: Who knew that board-games-on-brown would be the new black?

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Maaaan… If the fireworks are rained out, do the terrorists win?

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Updated. After I had a chance to think about the film a little more in-depth, I decided to go back in and tighten the focus of my review, if you’ll pardon the pun. So this Fourth of July weekend has served as a reunion on several different fronts – my MIT friends Sam and Amanda […]

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