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December 29, 2005

see you when the world sheds its skin

have a safe and happy new year...take a second to wave at the moon.

resolutions will be posted shortly...

Posted by zefrank at 4:53 AM | Comments (1)

December 27, 2005

message intercepted

some reasons why its not so bad that the white house is spying on our phone calls and emails:

- finally mothers everywhere have a way to defend themselves when they look through their children's things and read their diaries.

- when I tell my personal problems to that sexy automated voice at virgin-atlantic customer service, I can feel that someone is really listening.

- before every phone call you make, verizon can boost profits by adding a pre-recorded message saying "to ensure the safety of the free world the following conversation may be recorded"

- we can feel safe that even if there is a mix up, we still have the right to fair trial and can't be held indefinitely without formal charges...uh...strike that...bummer.

- finally, girls will stop referring to me as their "little terrorist" and stop saying that they are going to "bomb my secret target of love".

- just as we are all born sinners, we are all born terrorists until we can prove our thoughts and text messages are pure.

- we can be sure that there are safeguards against listening to opposition parties' strategy conference calls...come on...its foolproof.

- just as we should avoid talking about condoms in school.. and instead just teach abstinence...we should stop talking about the root causes of terrorism and just focus on killing terrorists.

- if kidnapping and spying are considered terrorist activities the NSA may have to indict themselves.

- preventing terrorist attacks has finally been given the highest place in government function...above things that are more deadly...but just not as mean sounding...like basic health care.

- "civil liberty" can finally be replaced with "intelligent privacy"

Posted by zefrank at 4:37 PM | Comments (1)

December 20, 2005

nice place to visit once in a while

FOUND Magazine | Find of the Day

Posted by zefrank at 11:15 AM

December 19, 2005

a present for you

from me. (mp3)

Santa Ain't Fat

if you have trouble downloading or playing this...send me a note.

Posted by zefrank at 3:21 PM | Comments (5)

December 15, 2005

from a DVD i'm in...

I was recently involved with the production of The Monologue Audition Video, by Karen Kohlhaas (a wonderful actor, director, and a founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company).

Its a wonderful resource for anyone interested in auditioning in the acting world...and i think it can be applied to any sort of performance designed to impress : sales pitches, conference speaking etc...

In any case, I was "the don't" throughout much of the DVD....

here's a short excerpt from the credit reel - about three minutes of improv where i'm trying to make the people sitting next to me laugh.

Posted by zefrank at 6:33 AM | Comments (2)

December 13, 2005

"poses for a picture"

CNN.com - Mice grow human cells after injections - Dec 12, 2005

- even though the subject matter is interesting on its own...i'm posting this because the title/photo/caption combination cracked me up....makes it seem as if the picture illustrates the resulting mouse.

how easily i am amused

Posted by zefrank at 8:12 AM

December 11, 2005

really excellent idea

Community Voice Mail | Amazon Challenge | Hurricane Katrina Relief

Posted by zefrank at 8:50 AM

December 5, 2005

a new project

lotsofwires

still in testing phase...but it should work...

you can create stuff...save it to galleries and send things as e-cards...

try it out and let me know if have any suggestions

Posted by zefrank at 5:51 PM

December 2, 2005

great gift for the holidays

Neuros: Record anything to MPEG-4!

very cool toy finally advances VCR technology after years being held back by the RIAA

Posted by zefrank at 8:07 AM

December 1, 2005

for those who've been scammed

Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: PriceRitePhoto: Abusive Bait and Switch Camera Store

Posted by zefrank at 8:32 AM