48 Hours

If you are reading this between noon on April 9th to noon on April 11th, I’m sitting in a chair on the Sunset Limited between San Antonio and Los Angeles. I decided to take the train for no other reason than I’ve never taken a long train trip before, and this was a great opportunity …

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Texas

I’m currently in Texas staying with my friend Scott Kurtz for a few days. He’s got a really nice Mac setup and hopefully, I’ll figure out what I’m doing with my video camera and editing software before I leave here. If everyone is nice, I’ll try to have some video up this weekend. I drove …

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Iowa

I’m writing a quickie entry from a rest stop in Iowa with wireless internet access. The fact that there exist rest stops with wireless internet is a sign of the times. I changed plans and rented a car to drive to Dallas. I saved some money and I have lots of time. I’ll take the …

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Vegas Errata

– The strip is one massive optical illusion. All of Las Vegas is located on a very flat plateau. As such, you can see a long way into the distance. Everything on the strip is built oversized. The signs are enormous. South of the strip on Las Vegas Blvd. there is as strip mall with …

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Security Theater

The security measures at American airports are a total joke. A total absolute joke….and everyone knows it. I’m writing this at McCaren airport in Las Vegas, the only major airport in the US that offers free wireless internet to everyone in the airport. (This sort of shoots all the arguments about how airports have to …

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