Articles posted on July 14th, 2004

Agnès Jaoui, Le goût des autres (2000)

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004 • 10:49 pm

Bon petit film qui réussit — ce qui n’est pas rien — à nous attacher aux divers personnages, dans toute leur inconséquence. Ce qui je trouve particulièrement réussi, c’est le foisonnement de petites intrigues parallèles. L’intrigue centrale est évidemment celle qui concerne Castella (Jean-Pierre Bacri) et Clara (Anne Alvaro), mais le film a le mérite […]

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City Pages on Minneapolis in the 1970s – the ‘school of funk’

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004 • 10:16 pm

Twin Cities weekly City Pages has a great article titled “School of Funk” about the music scene in Minneapolis in the 1970s, which brought us Prince, The Time, the Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis songwriting/production team, etc. It really is a great piece of writing.

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Panther: Not so clever about conflicting keyboard shortcuts

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004 • 6:21 am

Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) has this terrific feature in the “Keyboard” control pane in System Preferences that lets you assign keyboard shortcuts to specific commands in specific applications. Today I went to add a keyboard shortcut for the “Get CD Track Names” command in iTunes. This command is only available through the “Advanced” menu, […]

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iTunes Music Store: Wrong character encoding in ‘New Music Tuesdays’ e-mails

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004 • 4:02 am

Even though the iTunes Music Store is not yet available in Canada, I am subscribed to the store’s “New Music Tuesdays,” just so that I can keep an eye on what’s getting added to the store. Since the iTMS is a Mac-first service and the mailing list is distributed by e-mail to Mac users running […]

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