Three Links (Vol. 8)

October 16, 2008, 11:39 am; posted by
Filed under Bwog, Steve  | 2 Comments

— I am seriously considering live-blogging the third-party presidential debate this Sunday. I can’t even imagine what those folks will say, but I bet it’ll be more interesting than another Obama-McCain slapfest.

— Slate helpfully brings us an article on the etymology of “fail” as a noun. “The highest form of fail ”” the epic fail ”” involves not just catastrophic failure but hubris as well.”

— I can’t play golf in real life — or at least I was pretty bad the one time I tried — but I enjoy the new fully-functional online golf game at the World Golf Tour. The gameplay is startingly similar to NES Championship Golf, except with beautifully rendered landscapes replacing cartoonish trees. So I guess it’s not all better.


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2 Comments to “Three Links (Vol. 8)”

  1. MCB on October 17th, 2008 1:38 pm

    Hopefully there’s a good online feed available; I\’d love to participate. With luck, it’ll be almost as good at that time Nader debated his dolls.

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  2. MCB on October 19th, 2008 4:54 pm

    http://www.freeandequal.org/events.php?id=8

    Looks like liveblogging will have to wait until Thursday.

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