Articles posted on January 3rd, 2004

Joni Mitchell, Painting with Words and Music (1998)

Saturday, January 3rd, 2004 • 7:57 am

I only caught the last hour or so of this concert (with far too many commercial breaks!) on Bravo! the other night. Even so, it was a very impressive performance. Joni Mitchell is such a unique artist, neither folk nor pop/rock. She’s her very own music genre. Few of the songs — except for the […]

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FA Cup: 3rd round (Watford 2- Chelsea 2 and Southampton 0 – Newcastle 3)

Saturday, January 3rd, 2004 • 7:18 am

The Canadian sports channel Sportsnet have a nice surprise for us this week-end. While they usually don’t show any FA Cup games and we only get the later stages via pay-per-view, this year they decided to give us a treat for the New Year and broadcast no less than four different FA Cup 3 round […]

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John Badham, Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Saturday, January 3rd, 2004 • 7:10 am

As someone who had never seen the movie and only had a passing familiarity with the music, I was pleasantly surprised by Saturday Night Fever. While it isn’t really a great movie by any stretch of the imagination, it certainly is much raunchier and more intriguing than I thought. For some reason, I expected a […]

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Trying CHUD’s Nap feature on my Power Mac G4 (MDD)

Saturday, January 3rd, 2004 • 2:09 am

A few days ago, I read an article at Other World Computing about using Apple’s CHUD (Computer Hardware Understanding Development) software package to activate a hidden feature in my Power Mac G4 (MDD) that would enable my processors to “nap” and thus reduce the computer’s temperature — in the hope that it would reduce the […]

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