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2009-03-26 - 11:15 a.m.

A few days ago, I discovered that my shower faucet handle was very loose. No big deal, I just needed to pop the cover off and tighten the screw.

Except that I hadn't taken into account how much nasty build-up had gotten into the crack between the metal cover and the faucet handle.

The screwdriver slipped as I was prying off the cover, and now I'm missing a good-sized chunk of skin from the palm of my hand.

You all know how much fun it is trying to keep a Band-Aid on your palm.


I also changed monitor cables. This thing has two connectors: one for the "standard" 15-pin VGA, and one for the 24-pin DVI (the same kind of connector HD TVs have). I hooked up the VGA, but Dave Kern told me that the DVI will give a better, sharper image and refresh rate.

So I swapped. I don't see an appreciable difference, but I trust his judgment.


Last week, new Late Night host Jimmy Fallon got a surprise in the form of...well, go watch.

I don't watch much late-night TV. How well is Fallon doing?


South Park has a solution for the economic crisis.


Then comes this item from

The truly scary thing is, there are people out there who think like this...and they breed.


Laundry and housecleaning today.

Be seeing you.


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