Friday, March 31, 2006

Call now for a free brochure

I was sitting at Campo Fiori yesterday playing Scrabble with Em and there was these two chaps playing Mastermind. Remember Mastermind? Googs used to cheat all the time.

Did not go to Hill, Holliday this morning as scheduled as was too damn tired. Need to not make so many appointments in a day. Draining me out it is.

So I'm watching Martha Stewart (because there's nothing else on tele) and they're showing the dirty dishes in the sink. And she glittered a chair. It was hideous. Now she's charring pieces of meat for no reason. Apparently the aim is inedibility. And she will show us later how to arrange our garbage so it is pleasing to the eye. It's just this sort of utter garbage that makes you want to pluck your eyeballs out one at a time. Stay with us, coming up, how to vaccum your moss. Quite frankly I think prison has unhinged her. Prolly why only Trump will have her on his show.

I should really tackle that large pile of paper on my desk but I'm in no mood. Technology Entrepreneurship Night tonight. I should do laundry.

Is Desperate Housewives worth watching?

Rao's back from Peru. He said Macchu Picchu was ok and the Lost City of the Incas wasn't all that spectacular. But they did go white water rafting and jumped off bridges into lakes and drank unusual and illegal substances. Sounds like a lovely vacation to me.

Blast it. The milk's gone bad.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

13 ball in corner pocket

Junior Academy was a bit annoying. High school kids, while bright, can be very unfocused.

Went to Boston Billards for pool with the Entrepreneurship Club. Got my ass kicked multiple times since am hideously out of practice. Was fun anyway.

Still have to read my IBM case for Strategy tomorrow. Em came over and we played a limpid game of Scrabble. That's my in thing these days. Scrabble. You know, it's been so long since I've written to you that you may not know what's going on in my life. You're just going to have to keep up.

Yay Googie Yay!

You'd be pleased to know that Googie is indeed back. I cried when I read her comment. It freaked Em (Mungus Khan) out.

I also cry at the Duracell commercials so don't get too excited.

I will crawl into your bed every morning and scream "Games" whilst waving a fat sausage on a fork I'll have you know. Better warn your husband.

You should see the outputs of my nose today. Very green.

Spent 3 hours this morning playing the Beer game in OM today to learn about the Bullwhip Effect. I'm pretty sure we didn't have to go through the torture - a simple lecture may have been less painful. At least he didn't scream. Did I mention that? My OM professor screams. In class. Perodically. For no reason. One day I'm going to scream back and see how he likes it.

Junior Academy in 30 minutes and I have to pick electives for Fall.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Old married couple

That's wot we were. We would cuddle up in bed with bowls of Ramen noodle soup and watch teevee. With no remote control. And then we'd squabble over who would change the channel. And I would poke my foot out from under the big blue blanket and try to poke at the buttons with my big toe.

That never did work.

And we'd watch British comedies on Sunday. And speak in funny accents on the bus.

And now she's gone.


I was going to watch Gilmore Girls but it had too many memories
and I got depressed

If you're out on the road
Feeling lonely, and so cold
All you have to do is call my name
And I'll be there in the next train

And where you lead, I will follow
Anywhere that you tell me to
If you need, you need me to be with you
I will follow where you lead


I wan my Googie.

Life's been careening dangerously towards steep cliffs lately. I've been told that world news less and Wolfie news more needs to be published. I'll work on that. Now I have to take my pills and go to class.

I think I got my Boston-Dubai job. I'll let you know.

I wish our family was less pig-headed.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

How did they get that up there?!

Obesity is not marketers' fault

Dan Jaffe over at the ANA's Regulatory Rumblings blog makes a concise argument, as we have before but with far fewer facts, that lays blame for obesity not on the action of marketers and advertisers b ut squarely on the shoulders of lazy-ass kids, their parents that let them sit on their ass all day long playing video games and schools which have drastically cut back on physical education.
Stupid parents, get your kids to get their fat asses off the couch. Playing video games won't teach them jack about life but riding a bike and falling down playing football will.

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Hot daym!

Kuwait has announced the discovery of more than 35 trillion cubic feet of untapped natural gas reserves. The huge find marks the first time that the emirate has unearthed non-associated gas in commercially viable quantities, and threatens provisional deals to import gas from other Gulf states.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

It's a pity

It's a pity M. Night Shyamalan's married with babies and all. 'Cuz he's so hot and all. Watch the video. I think it's brilliant.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

The Manipal brand

Watch this somewhat cheesy but very inspiring video on Manipal. Now I miss it. The music in the second half is very inspiring. I like inspiring music. Anyway, watch the video.

Emirates Airlines gets its nose rubbed in it

Arsenal's deal with Israel, after its Emirates agreement, makes no sense at all.
I think it makes PERFECT sense! If I was in the business of jipping big business, Emirates Airlines is the first one I'd go after. This article is brilliant!

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Pretty pretty sky

Japanese researchers have developed a laser display which can produce "real" 3D images in the air, instead of the pseudo-3D images on two-dimensional planes created by current devices, according to an article in New Scientist (via Roland Piquepaille in his Emerging Technology Trends blog). While these displays are still in demonstration stage, they could soon be used to shine giant 3D ads in the air.

The system has been built by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Keio University, in collaboration with Burton Inc.