Microsoft Songsmith – Please Make the Bad Noise Stop

Let me start by saying this: This music thankfully did not come from inside my brain. This is what happens when you put Sting through Microsoft Songsmith. [youtube:] Any questions? Yes, everyone might have a song in their heart, but let’s avoid using Songsmith to extract it. Some things are better left unsung.

Quote from Alice Kahn

“For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.” — Alice Kahn

Quote: John Cleese

“I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.” — John Cleese

Disco Bear

From the site, a bear scratches its back on a tree, disco remix edition.

Found: New Airline Charges by the Pound

When opening the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday (actually, my wife saw it, I rarely open an actual newspaper), I saw a full page advertisement for Derrie-Air. So I went to their website to learn more: Mission Statement Derrie-Air is the world’s first carbon-neutral luxury airline. We will offer our passengers the finest luxury experience in all the world’s skies and the…

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Reminder: If ever I'm the governor

It is news like this that really brings it home, but if you are ever elected for a position that includes a residence, you may want to read this article… Nevada governor wants his mansion back and his wife out I guess what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas.

Breaking News: Tchaikovsky Turns 168

In the news today, buried under just about every other headline you can image, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, composer of such hits as Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, celebrated his 168th birthday today. The composer could not be reached for comment.