hoodwink.d enhanced

Thu Nov 29

If Loving You Is Wrong I Don't Want To Be Right

Bobby Blue Bland

1. Bad handwriting.
2. Bad spelling.

Naked Alphabet

Tue Nov 27

The study, theory, and practice of prison management and criminal rehabilitation.

Faces In Places

I Knew These People

Paris, Texas

I’m not afraid of heights. I’m afraid of fallin’.

Travis in Paris, Texas

Mon Nov 26

Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case indicating motion out of a place in some languages, as in Finnish hotellista, “out of the hotel”.
He was not enthusiastic about the picnic, but, then, no more were the ladies – no one was enthusiastic, yet it took place.

From A Passage to India


Oyster on the half shell

Grandma's Hands

Bill Withers

Sat Nov 24

Classy Penguin — The Books

Black Cat

The Donkeys


Picking out a Christmas tree

Fri Nov 23

Now that Norman Mailer has passed on, the big question is: Who gets his legos?

New York Post

Paul Rand: form and content

Tip Leopard Web Receipts folder

When you buy something online using OS X 10.5, you can “print” your order confirmation directly into the ~/Documents/Web Receipts folder. Choose Print from the File menu, then click Save PDF to Web Receipts Folder in the PDF menu.

Thu Nov 22

When you turn your car on does it return the favor?

Cadillac commercial

Tue Nov 20

Cats talking

Tip Accented letters on the iPhone keyboard

If you press and hold down a letter on the iPhone keyboard, such as the letter N, after several seconds a list of accented versions, such as Ñ, will appear.

A jump in ballet during which the dancer crosses the legs a number of times, alternately back and forth.

Push this button

Premonitions — The Fantasy

Bobb Trimble

Mon Nov 19

A state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.

The Happy Song

Alex Chilton


Arcana Hotel hot spring bath

Grab and eat, grab and drink; for this world from which we must eventually depart is like a wedding party.

The Talmud- Eruvin 54a

Sun Nov 18

Drive/Feel So Sad

Spacemen 3


Carpet by Flocks

Sat Nov 17

Hobo's Lullaby

Woody Guthrie

Earthrise / Earthset from Japan’s KAGUYA lunar explorer

I’m in a faraway place. But I’m all right because you’re coming to rescue me.

Princess Peach, in a letter to Mario

Thu Nov 15


The Residents

The act of understanding and mentally supplying a word or thought that has been implied but not expressed.

Dawn Landes – Young Folks

Wed Nov 14

Source Decay

Mountain Goats

I wish the west Texas highway was a Möbius strip.

John Darnielle


Henry is moving on up

Response to or perception of distant stimuli by extrasensory means.

Tue Nov 13




Fossilized possum

1. To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces up or forward.
2. To turn or rotate (the foot) by adduction and inversion so that the outer edge of the sole bears the body’s weight.


Mon Nov 12

I Want To Marry You

Arthur Alexander


Fiona and Tobi

The condition of being located in a particular place.

Tip Quick Look from the command line

Leopard ships with a command called ‘qlmanage’. The -p option shows a preview of the file specified:
qlmanage -p thefile
You can extend this by creating the following shell script to prevent the output from displaying:
qlmanage -p $1 >& /dev/null &

When I start seeing rap stars flashing euros instead of U.S. dollars, I know our economy is in trouble.

Mark Olson

Leonard Nimoy’s Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

Sat Nov 10


Kate and Patrick at Nick’s wedding

Some Clouds Don't

Fred Frith

Fertilization of more than one ovum within a single menstrual cycle by separate acts of coitus, especially by different males.
He is a man whose faults, though many, add to rather than subtract from the sum of his natural achievements.

Gore Vidal on Norman Mailer

Fri Nov 9

Rails core

David H. - imho, the schema.rb is a more authoritative version of the schema than all the migrations are
Michael K. - your opinion is neither humble, nor correct ;)
David H. - yeah, I should learn to drop that h ;)

Thomas Mangold’s Fat Horse

Bungle's Tours

Nick Garrie

A castrated ram.
If people aren’t complaining that it wouldn’t work in the real world, it’s probably not worth writing about.

David Heinemeier Hansson

Thu Nov 8

Robert Bruno: Steel House

The Dark End of the Street

James Carr


John McCarthy

1. The study of the conditions and processes by which organisms become fossilized.
2. The conditions and processes of fossilization.


Marcel - Texas (where I live) is bigger than all of France
Marcel - It takes 15 hours to drive from one side to the other
Laurent - I recently read an article that claimed that it would be possible to fit the entire population of earth in Texas
Laurent - and the people could still have a decent living space

Wed Nov 7


Corey Arnold

Don't Turn Your Back On Me

Don Bryant

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights

1. To use evasions or ambiguities; equivocate.
2. To change sides; apostatize.

Tue Nov 6

Pierre Henry – Psyché Rock

I love all programming languages, except for several.


Sadness over the evils of the world, especially as an expression of romantic pessimism.

High School


Sun Nov 4


Sea urchin

1. The study of design or purpose in natural phenomena.
2. The use of ultimate purpose or design as means of explaining phenomena.
3. Belief in or the perception of purposeful development toward an end, as in nature or history.

Blue Bird

The Rosebuds

Sat Nov 3

Tip Class Variables

In his RubyConf 2007 Keynote presentation Matz stated that, as a general rule, you should not use class variables.

Click Click Click Click

Bishop Allen

A punishment identical to the offense, as the death penalty for murder.
The suits people are surrounding us.

Matz, on Ruby becoming “Enterprisey”

Fri Nov 2

Models are perfectly beautiful, but without sufficient training make terrible neurosurgeons.

Marcel on Beauty

Cool As Ice