As a child, Imre Kertesz himself spent a year in Auschwitz. In this book, he describes the life in concentration camps as seen from the eyes of a 14 year old boy who gets deported to Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is a fantastic book, the way the young boy copes with his life. He […]
Archive for February, 2007
I just installed the hReview WordPress Plugin, so let’s see what it can do!
/edit: Well, I’ll just take the stars, thank you. Don’t like the review format, it breaks my layout.
Today I had one of these coincidences of picking up ideas and knowledge. First, I heard the news item that China, for the first time if I understood it correctly, wants to measure how long the Great Wall is. This brought the thought to my mind: Why don’t they just pay 100000 Chinese to walk […]
So I randomly checked the homepage of a rather small club in my town that has occasional Metal concerts and what had just been announced for next month: A club gig by Sepultura! I promptly reserved a ticket, this will be amazing! It’s a real small club for only a few hundrer people at best, […]
I was annoyed by all forms where you would have to enter an URL, but the http:// was already given in there, which is total nonsense if you use copy&paste. So I threw together a quick GreaseMonkey script, which didn’t take long fortunately.
So here is the script:
It also has a UserScripts site.
In case you don’t […]
Two things were clear after watching “A Scanner Darkly”:
a) It’s a grrrrrreat movie and really captures a Philip K. Dick world
b) My blog header image needs to be changed to the Scanner Darkly effect
So, while there is no ready filter for that (unless you’re a movie studio), so when I found this tutorial, I started […]
Masterplan released a new video recently from their upcoming third album, “Mk. II” (because they have two new band members, singer and drummer). I have to say, it’s a good song, but it rather sounds like a dumbed down version of the formerly sensational Masterplan. Where are the tons of small ideas that made Masterplan […]