Archive for April, 2006

Richard Shindell is awesome

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

After going to see him at Schuba’s last week, I’m gaining a new appreciation for Richard Shindell. I think I originally heard of him from his collaboration with Lucy Kaplansky and Dar Williams, Cry Cry Cry, because they did a good cover of Robert Earl Keen‘s Shades Of Gray. Anyway, I bought Richard’s live album, [...]


Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

They just keep looking at me! Make it stop! With the giant eyes. And the plastic skin. I mean, I like Photoshop as much as the next guy, but damn, go easy on the Surface Blur, people. And by “people’, I mean “pedophiles”. The cowgirl does not look happy to be there. And I don’t [...]

AssetTagHelper automated timestamping

Monday, April 10th, 2006

According to the Rails changelog, DHH added automated timestamping to AssetTagHelper methods for stylesheets, javascripts, and images. So if you do something like: < %= stylesheet_link_tag 'style', :media=>“all” %> You’ll get something like: < link href="/stylesheets/style.css?1143638885" media="all" rel="Stylesheet" type="text/css" /> So if you’re seeing strange GET method style question marks all over your stylesheets, javascripts, [...]

Gospel of Judas

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

Laura‘s got the news on the newly recovered Gospel of Judas. I just happen to know Coptic, so I’ve posted my translation below: Passover Sucks The Cruise By Judas Iscariot Hola, amigos. What’s the good news? I know it’s been a long time since I rapped at ya, but you would not believe the week [...]