November 13, 2012
So, my old blog with a corrupted database has suddenly become un-corrupted after seven years.
The Swedish word for today is 'nostalgichock'.
August 29, 2006
This is so awesome I had to resurrect the old blog.
Also awesome are the pictures.
August 17, 2006
Look here, Matt!
It works fine. I was even thinking of posting something just this afternoon, for the first time since ever, about David Mazzuchelli. Well, now I've posted something, at least.
January 28, 2006
Best. Thread. Ever.
It's funny that it's from the TCJ elitist asshole crowd (my people), but in fact only they could be so geeky in a good way. Regular nerds would be too humorless.
January 11, 2006
The first great American sound movie
The French film historian Jacques Lourcelles has called King Vidor's "Hallelujah" the first great American sound movie, an opinion that finds strong support in Warner Home Video's excellent new edition of the 1929 film.
January 10, 2006
January 03, 2006
January 01, 2006
List of islands by population
December 22, 2005
Me doing a meme? Apparently.
When Mrs T wants me to, I can't refuse.
Four jobs you've had in your life: Routine unqualified drudgework at an IT department, routine unqualified drudgework at an IT department, routine unqualified drudgework at an IT department, routine unqualified drudgework at an IT department.
Four movies you could watch over and over: Singin' in the Rain, It Happened One Night, Farewell My Concubine, Angst essen Seele auf.
Four places you've lived: Nynäshamn, Gothenburg, another house in Nynäshamn, another apartment in Gothenburg.
Four TV shows you love to watch: The Simpsons, Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Sopranos, Futurama.
Four places you've been on vacation: Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Wrotham.
Four websites you visit daily: Matt Turner, Andrew Brown, The Poor Man, Eschaton.
Four of your favorite foods: spaghetti carbonara; noodles and beef, egg and bacon pizza, my mamma's pancakes.
Four places you'd rather be: Stockholm, London, New York, Lisbon.
December 17, 2005
The Ruthless Guide To 80s Action
December 16, 2005
Photos of African Cities
My sister will like this one.
Via The Poor Man
December 15, 2005
Earliest Known Maya Painting FoundContinue reading "Earliest Known Maya Painting Found"
How's Al Gore's Current TV doing 4-1/2 months later?
December 14, 2005
CommonCensus Map ProjectContinue reading "CommonCensus Map Project"
The concert in CVarnegie Hall that preced the album is online.