Re: So, What Would "The Mineshaft" Look Like?

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Those are great. Of the shows that I have watched enough to see I should get it, I don't get Magnum or Scrubs.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:03 PM
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I don't actually get the Charlie's Angels one either.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:04 PM
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Scrubs is the caps on the main characters' heads -- they wear different colors. At least I think that's it -- I've seen the show, but not watched it consistently.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:05 PM
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2: The speaker phone on the desk. "Charlie" never appeared except in voice.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:05 PM
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2: It's the speaker Charlie talks through.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:05 PM
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The Mineshaft would look like this, perhaps.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:06 PM
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I also don't get House -- that looks like a baseball to me. Should I recognize it as some particular type of pain med?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:06 PM
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I get very few of these.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:07 PM
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Ah, right.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:07 PM
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7: Tennis ball. He's always bouncing them.

But I don't get a number of them. Also, I find the selection of shows sort of odd - I can't figure out how they selected which shows would be done.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:08 PM
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Probably selected the ones he could come up with a satisfying graphic for. This is just random art, not anything with a real commercial purpose.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:09 PM
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11: But more than a few of them aren't satisfying! (Or, in other words, my pea brain can't figure it out. And I have seen most of these shows enough to think that I'd be a target audience.) I do love the two you selected out, though. And a number of others.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:10 PM
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Though, I just got the Mad Men one, and in retrospect it should have been really, really obvious, so maybe I'm just not looking at them correctly.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:12 PM
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I've only seen one episode of Mad Men -- I'm looking at that and seeing a reception desk, but I could be way off.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:13 PM
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Isn't it hard liquor?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:15 PM
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Oh, heavens to betsy, it's a highball and I'm an idiot.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:16 PM
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The Mad Men one is definitely whiskey in a glass.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:16 PM
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It is not a highball; a highball would be in a much taller and slightly narrower glass.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:19 PM
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Honestly, elbee, I thought you were a New Yorker.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:24 PM
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I am, but sadly degenerated from my liquored-up ancestors. You are, of course, correct.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:28 PM
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I thought it was a desk, too, LB, so know you can sip your whiskey of sorrow bitterly but not alone.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:41 PM
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I think the Magnum poster refers to TC's helicopter.


Posted by: Delurking | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 3:48 PM
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They are all clearly referencing Penguin covers of a particular vintage [or more specifically, their Pelican range]. It's interesting that he credits 'modernism' in general, rather than a very specific cover aesthetic.


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:24 PM
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I am glad someone explained the Charlie's Angel one.


Posted by: Cosma Shalizi | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:30 PM
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I sort of know the Penguin covers you mean (and don't know much about modernism in general), but surely they're part of a broader genre?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:31 PM
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re: 25

Yes, definitely, but I can see a more specific hommage going on, I think. I might be wrong, but they are very reminiscent of a particular sub-range of Penguin/Pelikan books at a particular time.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/joekral/528262206/in/set-72157594264351021/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/joekral/3864370500/in/set-72157594264351021/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/joekral/231494839/in/set-72157594264351021/


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:35 PM
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Higgins thinks Magnum is 'P I'.


Posted by: Econolicious | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:40 PM
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http://www.blanka.co.uk/supersize?product=3352


Posted by: missing link from 27 | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:40 PM
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OP: The Magnum PI poster references the color scheme on Tom Selleck's black friend's helicopter. Also, I don't think these are in quite the exact style of those penguin covers.


Posted by: foolishmortal | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:41 PM
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29: I thought it also referenced the angled stripes and color scheme on the Trojan Magnum box.


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:48 PM
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surely a 'broader genre' would be less able to sue for IP infringment?


Posted by: yoyo | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:48 PM
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When I am a governor, there are going to be MORE titties on public symbols. Russ Meyer is going to direct tourist ads for our state. They'll be cock, too. The symbol at the courthouse will be the huge Cock of Justice.

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Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:50 PM
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32: Robert would have made an excellent 5th-century Athenian.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:54 PM
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I've spent way too much time trying to think of a way to do the "Dukes of Hazzard" without going for a Confederate flag theme. I decided that, for someone who could actually draw, it wouldn't be too hard to do a stylized version of Daisy from the back.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 4:55 PM
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34: You could also do the charger in frontal elevation.


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:01 PM
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re: 29

Not in the exact style, no, but they have much more in common with that than with, say, constructivist, bauhaus or de stijl stuff. If it's a hommage to modernism in general, it's heavily filtered through a particular post-war British [with maybe a bit of Swiss and Italian] take on it, I think. But, I'm hardly an expert on book design, so maybe my references are just too impoverished to recognize other potential sources.


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:03 PM
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I just bought a bottle of this shit yesterday. We're half-way through the bottle because of the boy's fever. Fuckers.

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Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:04 PM
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I thought the iconic image of the Dukes of Hazzard was jumping in through the windows.


Posted by: Megan | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:09 PM
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38: Mom really did not like that.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:11 PM
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38: Yes, but that's too hard to make stylized.


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:12 PM
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Short shorts, on the other hand...


Posted by: Megan | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:20 PM
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41: Just some blue circles with tanned half-moon in them.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:36 PM
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Anyway, just picture very short denim shorts on somebody leaning over to talk to someone through a car window.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:46 PM
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37 probably could have been clearer, given the number of people with kids here. They recalled pretty much every Tylenol and Motrin for infants and children, plus some kids allergy medicine.


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:53 PM
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44 was me.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:56 PM
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I once designed a logo (for the Back Orifice software) very much along the lines of 6. The goal was something obscure enough that they would put it in Wired. Success! (That's the chrome bo2k version, and also somebody monkeyed with it in a fashion I don't approve of. But you get the gist.)


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:58 PM
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The original (in tiny resolution).


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 5:59 PM
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Hey Sifu,

Is there bottled water available anywhere in your town?


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:01 PM
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No idea. The tap water's delicious, though.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:02 PM
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I think I see where 48 is going, and now I'm not going to be able to drink out of that type of water bottle.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:03 PM
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Just boil it first, Moby.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:04 PM
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Toddlers and infants aren't supposed to bathe in it, though. Sponge baths only. There were runs at supermarkets, and I have to say people can really suck.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:09 PM
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There were runs at supermarkets, and I have to say people can really suck.

In between 42 and 43, I went to the store because the thermometer said 101. They still had the Tylenol on the shelves. The generics were fully stocked. I asked the pharmacist to check the FDA site again.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:12 PM
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48: Pesach bottled water?


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:17 PM
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ttaM is correct, I think. The logos are certainly very familiar, and represent a form of a certain style of stock European functional iconography that peaked in the late 60's or early 70's, I think.

Also, I expect the mineshaft would involve stick figures, similar to traffic signs. If you were going to be accurate.

m, now, would someone please explain boston legal to me?


Posted by: max | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:20 PM
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now, would someone please explain boston legal to me?

Suppositories?

But no, I have no idea.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:25 PM
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54: Ha, ha. You know, uncontaminated water. Since our dishwasher lacks a sanitizing feature, we're supposed to rinse them in a water/bleach solution and allow them to air dry.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:26 PM
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You were referring to the store being out of bottled water, not Children's Tylenol. Sorry about my confusion and your hydration issues.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:28 PM
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Regarding the recall, score one for being too cheap to buy name brand medicines!


Posted by: emdash | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:34 PM
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Geeze, Moby, that stinks. Bad enough having to deal with the anxiety of your child being sick, without having to run around looking for approved medication. I hope things calm down soon.

Thanks to ttaM for referencing the Penguin paperbacks. I've seen dozens if not hundreds of those in my life, but my visual memory is not good enough to have figured our why the posters in the linked post looked so familiar.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:37 PM
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So how is it that Boston, Brookline, Newton, Somerville, Watertown, and Belmont are among the affected areas, and yet Cambridge is not?


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:37 PM
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60.1: It's just one of those mild things kids get, not enough to create anxiety about much except for the foul temper he shows when he's sick.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:39 PM
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Cambridge gets its water from a different source.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:40 PM
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The Sachplakat is a pretty well known modernist phenomenon, and is enjoying a moment of popularity. See Priester Matches for a famous example. To me these seem like direct descendants.


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:42 PM
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I'm not the only one who thinks so: The Sachplakat would probably be more familiar to an Austrian designer.


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:52 PM
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65: Than the Penguin book covers, I mean.


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 6:53 PM
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53: In between 42 and 43, I went to the store because the thermometer said 101. They still had the Tylenol on the shelves. The generics were fully stocked. I asked the pharmacist to check the FDA site again.

Is it possible to use either Aleve/generic or Advil/ibuprofen? I've always thought those were better reducers.

Hrmm. OK, scratch aleve unless you want to call the doc. But advil appears to be OK.

56: But no, I have no idea.

Two cigars maybe?

m, also, has anyone noticed there are two pages of icons?


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:13 PM
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Or two BULLETS!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:15 PM
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64: To me these seem like direct descendants.

Aha. But was there not a previous revival back in the 70's I think? Making this a grandchild, rather than a child of the original Sachplakat?

m, i would swear i have seen similar stuff in the later context


Posted by: max | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:18 PM
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Mr. Blandings, I think it's potable if you boil it. It's just that washing dishes is a pain in the ass.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:34 PM
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Cambridge does indeed get its water from a different place.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:38 PM
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People have been returning to the origins of modernism since the origin of modernism. There's no reason to think this designer couldn't have arrived at this design by applying a current aesthetic to the Sachplakat idea without ever knowing about a seventies iteration. But then he might have. Everybody's drawing from the same well, and they all influence each other.


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:40 PM
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No! People have only been influenced by stuff I know about!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:43 PM
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has anyone noticed there are two pages of icons?

I am the least observant person ever. I would never have been able to remember that Columbo had brown eyes.

(I'm just happy that I was finally able to figure one out.)


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:52 PM
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73: Oh, right; what was I thinking?


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 7:53 PM
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People have only been influenced by stuff I know about!

I was wondering today about whether anybody has ever written about a kind of shared RAM. Like Jung's notion of the collective unconscious, but much more casual and short-term.

I was thinking both in terms of a single event or meeting, during the course of which there is kind of a "shared working memory" of vocabulary, analogies, jokes, etc. that you can build on, and in terms of a month- or season-long media cycle, in which you can assume that a certain phrase or concept has saturated the culture enough that people can reliably be expected to know it.

I'm sure this has been documented to death, but I wasn't immediately able to think of who has memorably described it or what they called it. (It's not the E.D. Hirsch idea of cultural literacy.)

I'm not thinking of self-consciously new uses of words, either, like how everybody was suddenly saying "dot-com" back in '97 or whenever it was. It's more like how an old word will suddenly seem to gain currency for no apparent reason.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 8:00 PM
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74: Actually, Peter Falk has a glass eye.

63, 71: So I assumed, but I figured someone might want to make the oh-those-elitist-Cantabridgians joke I couldn't be bothered to think up myself. Apparently not.


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 8:03 PM
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"Common ground".


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 8:04 PM
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77: ?? Yes, I know. That's the only reason I was able to get the Columbo reference, because I've actually seen many episodes and I always knew he had a glass eye. Not from observation, though, which is why I had to go do a Google image search to be sure he actually did have brown eyes.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 8:07 PM
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OT:

Has everyone seen the "Tim Gunn, Fashion Critic to the Superheroes" videos (1, 2)? Diverting.*

Unrelated.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 8:34 PM
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79: I love those things. The biography channel used to show them then they stopped. I got some on Netflicks, but for some reason, I never enjoy something I've ordered as much as something I just happen upon.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:42 PM
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I never enjoy something I've ordered as much as something I just happen upon.

This is exactly why I never order anything at restaurants. So much more satisfying to graze on the entrees of my fellow diners at adjacent tables.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:45 PM
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Columbo episodes, not brown eyes or glass eyes.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:45 PM
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82: I guess I'm limiting this to TV. For example, if you see Zardoz not knowing what it could possibly be and why the diaper needs suspenders, it is much more entertaining than if you'd ordered from Netflicks.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:49 PM
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63, 71: So I assumed, but I figured someone might want to make the oh-those-elitist-Cantabridgians joke I couldn't be bothered to think up myself. Apparently not.

I see what you're saying, but one, if you use the term "Cantabridgians" again I'll cut you, and two, it might be hard to make the case that people in Cambridge are super elitist for having crappier water than Boston does. I mean, Cambridge is full of terrible, terrible people, yes, but their poorly-thought-out (if locally genius) water management strategy does not often enter into that characterization.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:51 PM
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84: I've paid for Zardoz and liked it, I'll have you know.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 9:55 PM
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86: But, having just stumbled upon it, I can appreciate it at a shallower level because I was so unprepared. Also, I think not seeing the first 10 minutes helps.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:00 PM
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THE GUN IS GOOD. THE PROLOGUE IS EVIL.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:15 PM
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Am I still allowed to sing "At the Cantab"?


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:15 PM
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Cambridge is full of terrible, terrible people

Undergrads don't count as people, do they? If so then the town where I work has the worst people. But I don't think they do.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:20 PM
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HAH!

Yes, of course. A thousand times yes.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:21 PM
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91 to 89.

90: if only they didn't.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:22 PM
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Undergrads don't count as people, do they?

I'm paging through Peter Singer's books. I'll let you know if I find the answer.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:24 PM
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I think I need to find 89 on Standpipe's other blog.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:26 PM
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For more information, look on the internet!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:43 PM
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Yes, do that!


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:50 PM
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WHAT IS WITH BOSTON AND DIVE BARS?????
This place is utterly DISGUSTING. The place is so old and dirty is it falling apart. We paid $5 cover at 5pm and the only other people in the place were the local drunks!!!!!
While we were there, there was the most rancid smell of raw sewage seeping through the bathroom walls. Everyone around was covering their nose and moving away from the bathroom area.
I could not stay another minute. really Boston? really?

Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:54 PM
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I clicked the link in 97 and Yelp tells me two of my Facebook friends are Yelp members. How does it know this? I thought I had gone through all the Facebook privacy settings and turned off that sort of nonsense.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:58 PM
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The X-Files design is either extremely subtle and I'm missing it, or completely uninspired.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 10:59 PM
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98: I heard that they went and changed them up again. At least, apparently the defaults have changed. More and more, because I never log in, I think I should just delete my account. But since I never log in, it doesn't seem like that would be worth it.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:03 PM
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Yeah, I don't know anything about Central Square. MIT and its surroundings are a mystery to me.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:03 PM
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100: There's a new setting called "Instant Personalization Pilot Program" that says "Allow select partners to instantly personalize their features with my public information when I first arrive on their websites." But I already unchecked that, and still Yelp knows who I am and who my friends are.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:04 PM
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I heard that they went and changed them up again.

Yeah, they added a bunch of interconnections to other sites. Opt-out, of course.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:04 PM
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102: Yeah, there seems to be more to it than that, and getting rid of it seems to be difficult.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:05 PM
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Speaking of universities and their surroundings, how the hell do you put up with such shitty commuter rail, neb? Though many people on Caltrain seem to deal with it by drinking beer on the train. Such foreign folkways.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:07 PM
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"Please keep in mind that if you opt out, your friends may still share public Facebook information about you to personalize their experience on these partner sites unless you block the application"

How nice of my friends. And how about a list of the relevant applications? Fuck facebook.


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102: there's another place where you can go to block specific websites that have been set at partners. If this comment were genuinely useful or at all informative I would tell you where to find that place.

So!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:10 PM
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Somewhere, possibly on twitter, I saw someone speculate that Facebook has become sentient and the company's staff now fear for their lives.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:10 PM
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102: there's another place where you can go to block specific websites that have been set at partners. If this comment were genuinely useful or at all informative I would tell you where to find that place.

So!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:10 PM
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So!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:10 PM
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98: They're working overtime to give your information away.

Here's how to make sure you're current.


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:10 PM
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nosflow's university seems to have been carefully located in such a way as to be in the middle of nowhere despite being in a major metropolitan area.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:11 PM
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I think it might be Privacy Settings -> Applications and Websites?

Who knows.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:13 PM
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No, that isn't it, actually. You have to go to the application page for the each application and block it.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:14 PM
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I do not know where the each application is are.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:15 PM
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If you didn't click the link, and want a biscuit, 111.2 has step-by-step instructions.


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:16 PM
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Keep up, Sifu. 111.2 has the list.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:16 PM
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From one of the EFF links:

However, the previous path (via "Learn More") to the necessary Block Application buttons was removed, with Facebook suggesting instead you first go to the sites (at which point your information is disclosed)

Incredible. So basically, facebook considers its users to be just a bunch of marks waiting to be conned.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:17 PM
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Keep up, self.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:17 PM
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Each applications is are all around us. I did not do that! I am as each applications is are adding each finding as you are! Each is a lot of us around.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:20 PM
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76: Zeitgeist?


Posted by: foolishmortal | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:34 PM
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76, 121: Some of the work on "collective memory" seems to be along these lines.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:46 PM
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Witt can be a co-author on my paper "Copy-on-Write Semantics as a Model for Intersubjectivity".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 05- 1-10 11:55 PM
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I haven't actually read much of that work, but it seems to have started with Maurice Halbwachs.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 2-10 12:02 AM
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Although the contemporary literature on collective memory seems to date from the 80s and 90s, when there was a huge boom in that area in multiple academic disciplines.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05- 2-10 12:07 AM
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I love those covers! I like that I got some of them immediately, had to think about some of them, or look at them in a new way to get them, and that I had to have some of them explained to me and felt silly for not getting them right away. They're like cute little art puzzles! Fun times.


Posted by: weston | Link to this comment | 05- 2-10 11:06 AM
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Tim Gunn on comics fashion is wonderful.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 05- 2-10 12:02 PM
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102: I would love to subscribe to a service that monitored this sort of crap and kept up to date howtos on preserving privacy. Even better would be a setup like mint.com uses to automagically log in and get information from financial services sites, only with a bot that fixes privacy settings to match your preferences.

118: If you're not paying, you're not the customer. Facebook's business model is entirely constructed around selling your personal information. Ditto Google. Google is a lot better about privacy than any of the other major players (the Buzz rollout fiasco notwithstanding). Facebook, on the other hand, is clearly headed in a more invasive and abusive direction.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 05- 3-10 7:19 AM
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My attempt at answering LB's OP Title question.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 05- 3-10 7:35 AM
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Nice!


Posted by: heebie | Link to this comment | 05- 3-10 3:00 PM
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