Editor of Bazaar

Posted by Mark

The editor of Bazaar has replied to the previous post Bazaar Magazine Knows Shit. This is what he had to say:

mark,for your information I am a regular reader of your blog and am always very impressed by it as I am by all of you guys!. I wish we had a tenth of the freedom you guys have in expressing yourselves.Moreover,just to clarify something to you,we dont edit writers and we dont pick and choose what we print and what we dont print depending on OUR point of view. We dont neccesarily agree with what our writers submit,but we do give them space to express themselves. Unfortunately,sometimes that means that some readers will definately not agree with something written.These views do NOT represent our point of view,and to prove it,have a look at all the positive articles on blogging and on bloggers we have had over the years.I strongly urge you to write a column regarding the article that came out with your views on the matter and I promise you it will get published in bazaar! best regards.

I am personally not a good writer (my vocabulary is very basic) but maybe another blogger out there like Nibaq, shewritesq8 or K can write an article from a bloggers point of view.


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My Car’s Playlist

Posted by Mark

Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes
Run To You – Bryan Adams
Voyage voyage – Desireless
Self Control – Laura Branigan
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
Maria Magdalena – Sandra
Touch Me – Samantha Fox
In The Heat Of The Night – Sandra
Missing You – John Waite
Stranglers – Golden Brown
Broken Wings – Mr. Mister
Rock You Like A Hurricane – Scorpions
Who Are You – The Who


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idontlikeyouinthatway.com Blocked

Posted by Mark

What the fuck, I was just checking idontlikeyouinthatway.com as I have been doing everyday now except today its blocked by my ISP Qualitynet! Why did they block it now? It didn’t have any nudity recently or anything controversial. There are worse sites out there and they decide to block celebrity gossip! Unbelievable!


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Bazaar Magazine Knows Shit

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bazaar

I just read a post on K The Kuwaiti’s blog about an article in Bazaar magazine on local bloggers. While the whole world is talking about bloggers and realizing their online importance, our local Bazaar magazine seems to think us bloggers don’t have a life and are just a bunch of loser hermits living at home. I guess that article basically summarizes the magazine’s naive mentality. I should blame the author of the article but I would rather blame the editor instead since he was the one who approved this crap. Maybe the Bazaar editor should try using the Internet one time and maybe check up on the definition of bloggers before he would agree to allowing a lame ass article like that get published. Oh well, it is Bazaar in the end so you can’t expect too much intelligence. [Link]

Picture by Nibaq


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How to build a $200 IntelMac

Posted by Mark

This article discusses exactly WHAT hardware you want, WHERE to find the software, and HOW to install it. [Link]


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Slot Car Cam

Posted by Mark

slot car cam

I just watched this amazing video of a slot car race which under normal circumstance would be normal except the guy had mounted a tiny camera on the tiny slot car. It was really cool watching the video from that perspective but if only it was a bit brighter. [Link]


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Extended Desktop

Posted by Mark

Use an extended dektop with your iBook, iMac or eMac, not mirror mode, thats done by default, this link is to show you how to make it extended mode which Apple doesn’t allow you to do by default. [Link]


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Random live webcams from the Net

Posted by Mark

These webcams were found automatically through a variety of clever search techniques. Their owners might or might not have intended for them to be public. But they obviously are. Many of them are security cameras in companies or semi-public places. [Link]


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Crystal Pepsi

Posted by Mark

Crystal

I was reading Edjamacated’s post on the discontinuation of the Vanilla Coke drinks. What grabbed my attention was that he mentioned that you would soon find boxes being sold on eBay. Well he is absolutely fucking right and to show you how right he is check this.

Back in 1992 Pepsi introduced a new Pepsi called Crystal and it was supposed to taste like regular Pepsi except it was colorless like 7up. Well it didn’t do very well and the product was discontinued a year later in 1993. Now if you go to eBay and do a search for Crystal Pepsi, 12 years after the product was discontinued, people are still selling bottles of it on eBay! Crazy shit. [Link]


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Two Movies

Posted by Mark

Revolver
I usually like Guy Ritchie’s movies (haven’t watched Swept Away yet) but I didn’t like Revolver. It was very entertaining to watch in some places and Ray Liotta was really good but my problem was that the movie was trying too hard to be weird while I would have rather it tried to look funky.

Straight into Darkness
This was a war movie about two American deserters during World War II. I hadn’t heard of the director Jeff Burr before this movie and I hadn’t heard of any of the actors either. This movie isn’t like Platoon or Apocalypse Now and you won’t be seeing any large military battles between the American and the Germans etc.. There is only one small battle near the end of the movie but I won’t give more details so I don’t ruin the movie. The movie was interesting but nothing spectacular.


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