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My new album Robot Sex is available everywhere!

It’s finally done – Robot Sex is out there and ready for you to listen to on your favorite services.   You can grab the album direc...

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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: h...

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My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find ...

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Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and ...

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How @purplehayz tweets

Introduction This post was started because I get asked regularly if I ever sleep. I do, typically from 10P Pacific time til about 4:30A each...

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We bought a house

We finally bought a house in SoCal – its not as close to Los Angeles as we wanted (its in Woodland Hills), but its big and its ours; 5...

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a cou...

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A bunch of pictures taken on my Blackberry phone

Just a bunch of pictures I took with my Blackberry over the last month or so; no one category deserved a separate post, so here’s a ga...

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Visit to Palm Springs, Wayne Thiebaud retrospective

We visited the Palm Springs Art Museum to see the retrospective of Wayne Thiebaud titled “70 Years of Painting.”  Thiebaud be...

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Make your very own IC earring

My geekiest fashion accessory is my IC earring; I’ve made several because friends have asked (sometimes demanded!) them.  I’v...

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3 Videos: toys making music, a fountain, and bracelets

Three fun videos… This one is two Japanese toys from a Japanese toy band – Giant Robot carries the whole group, I hope to get them all: This one is a fountain at the Grove, a shopping complex in LA: And lastly this one is Aviva’s bracelets reflecting light off the ceiling of hte car: […]

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Nathan’s first tattoo

My son Nathan got his first tattoo today; I think its really cool: And here’s Nathan getting his tattoo: Translate

The Getty Museum

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The Getty Museum

After driving home from ComicCon 2009, we decided to visit the Getty Museum, since Nathan, my son, had never been there.  Its a picturesque large museum overlooking Los Angeles; the Getty has the largest art conservatorship in the United States.  Aviva and I have been to the Getty Museum before to see the Bernini and […]

ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a couple gifts for people that are friends on Twitter. And I posted tweets regularly with photos from the event, which some folks seemed to really enjoy. Here’s a […]

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Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design

Title: Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design Author: Andy Clarke Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: New Riders Press; 1 edition (November 25, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0321410971 ISBN-13: 978-0321410979 This book isn’t really about Transcending CSS but instead equal parts history, technique, design, process and futures. And if you want to do more with […]

A massage, chairs in a window, the Farmers Market, and some

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A massage, chairs in a window, the Farmers Market, and some

Another posting of miscellaneous stuff we did recently. Aviva got me a massage for my birthday, so I went to the local spa/training place; it was a very nice massage, helped relax my neck. We also took a trip to the Farmer’s Market and the Grove in LA – here’s a metal sculpture there: We […]

My 50th birthday celebration

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My 50th birthday celebration

We decided to go out for dinner for my birthday on Friday July 3 because most of the good places are closed on the 4th.  We drove down to west Hollywood to check out the latest version of my glasses – they’re still too big but much closer, hopefully we’ll be ready to order them […]

Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara

Since my company decided to give everyone an extra day off, I suggested a day trip – Aviva agreed and we decided to go to Santa Barbara. We dropped Basil off at his sitter’s and then drove out to Santa Barbara.  When we got there it was bright, sunny and in the 70s, a nice […]

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24 Declassified: Head Shot

Title: 24 Declassified: Head Shot Author: David Jacobs Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Harper; Mti edition (April 28, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 006177152X ISBN-13: 978-0061771521 I try to read the 24 novels when they come out – call it a dirty pleasure, but I grew up reading pulp novels from people like Earl Stanley […]

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Sawtelle, Glasses, and a Woody Allen movie, “Whatever Works”

Aviva went to a lecture on acrylic techniques at an art supply store in Culver City; while she was there I went to my favorite news stand at Robertson and Pico, then to Sawtelle, which is the second and smaller Japanese area. I bought a few toys. Card with picture of Buddha figure I purchased […]