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My 5th album, Something’s Missing, is available everywhere!

My 5th full release, Something’s Missing, is now available on most streaming and purchase services. This has taken a little over a yea...

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My 4th album, Virgin, is out!

My 4th full release album, Virgin, is out and available on all the major streaming and downloading services. You can get links to the most c...

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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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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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How do we choose?

At least this isn’t a political post…. I was reading another article today in the NY Times (“Myanmar Arrests Activist as U.S. Aid Ships Leave”), and it made me think. We either need to go in and remove the government (think Grenada) or let them die (think Rwanda). How do we choose?

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I’m glad the NY Times is picking up on this stuff

First, I’ve seen some articles about the political issue I brought up a few days ago. And, I’m heartened to see the article in the NY Times today (“Many Blacks Find Joy In Unexpected Breakthrough”) that described how blacks in this country are feeling more optimistic than ever thanks in part to the expected nomination […]

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Trip to Renton, WA

I made my first business trip to the home office of Classmates.com. Its located in Renton, WA, which is about 10 to 15 minutes outside Seattle. I enjoyed the trip. Alaska Air is a nice airline, the planes are pretty clean and reasonably new and the flight crews were pleasant (not quite Southwest-jovial but I […]

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By The Book (Star Trek: Enterprise)

Title: By The Book (Star Trek: Enterprise) Mass Market Paperback: 252 pages Publisher: Star Trek (January 1, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0743448715 ISBN-13: 978-0743448710 I liked this book a lot – I read about 2/3 of it on a 2 1/2 hour flight from Burbank to Seattle. There are two stories going on – one […]

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I can’t help it – one entry on politics

So the Democratic Party has decided, perhaps, what to do about the Florida and Michigan delegates. There’s one thing that’s being played down that bares repeating: Both candidates agreed not to campaign in both states and that both delegations would not be seated at the convention. That is, I guess, until one of them needed […]

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Culver City Art Walk

Today was the West Hollywood and Culver City Art Walks – we decided to go the Culver City one. We stopped in at least 10 gallerys (Basil came along in tow and was a very good dog, he didn’t growl at a single painting, although I think some deserved it). Some of the realist work […]

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Theme changes

I’ve just spent a fair part of the morning modifying images and changing CSS styles (and one php change to do the del,icio.us bookmarking thing) to try to make the theme look the way I like (and color it similarly to my main web site). I’d love comments back on your opinions of the changes […]

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Mulholland Drive

We decided to go on a drive and consider David Lynch as well…. Mulholland Drive is a famous road that runs north of Los Angeles through the mountains. It twists and turns, dives and climbs, surrounded by green trees and mansions. The Canyon Country Store on Laurel Canyon Boulevard is a fixture from the sixties […]

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Travel Writing for Profit and Pleasure

Title: Travel Writing for Profit and Pleasure Author: Perry Garfinkel Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Plume (January 24, 1989) Language: English ISBN-10: 0452261597 ISBN-13: 978-0452261594 I liked this book; the first three quarters were all about how to get started writing travel articles for profit. The last part talked directly about the business itself – that […]

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Web site updates – added MediaWiki

In addition to hosting my blog directly, I’ve installed MediaWiki’s wiki tool. I’ve become co-manager of the MediaWiki implementation at work, so I figured I should install it here. It was fast and easy to get the wiki set up; the longest parts were FTPing the files to my web site and getting the MySQL […]