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My pleasure. Being able to set up hot-keys to slow down, speed up, rewind, fast forward, and stop the recording definitely kept me from going batshit insane.
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Having just transcribed seven hours of interviews, it's a terror I wouldn't wish on someone I'm mildly displeased with. In fact, I almost gave up halfway through the first one--but I found a nice, free, Mac-friendly program that helped tremendously: Express Scribe. So you might already have what you need for the job, but if you don't, give it a try.
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I hate to break it to you, but "Christian Sings the Blues" doesn't sound like a political blog at all.
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Shit. Damn you to a non-existent hell for showing me this. Now I've got to pray to a non-existent god that my brother is planning on picking this up.
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Ah, but the pleasure of owning such a bizarre and creepy t-shirt will last forever. In fact, I just bought mine. Derek
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"It's not that I have no desire. It's not that I don't care..." Dude, that doesn't make you sound like a dick. It simply makes you sound like someone who doesn't necessarily like to read Star Trek comic books. If there are people who think you're a dick because of that, well, too bad. I've found that people who hold negative opinions of me or things I do aren't the kind of people I'd want to like me in the first place. Now, pointing out that you actually started reading Batman in 1987 or 1988 instead of, what, 1989 (I think that's when Morrison first wrote a Batman tale)? Kind of a dick move.
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Well, I don't normally wear shirts with logos (I do occasionally make an exception for Lego...50th anniversary of the brick today, respect) but if Uncle Willy cooked up something particularly fantastic, I might make an exception.
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Wil, thanks for the post about these photos. They're fantastic. Derek
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I'm going to be a bit contrarian here and note that he never actually endorses the book (or your writing) as any good! But hey, it's still a great quote, and it's also quite a bit nicer than anything John Scalzi has ever said about me or anyone I know...
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2007 on Scalzi sez . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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It took me a while, but here's a Lego Wil: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dbol39/1464481511/
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2007 on your daily dose of awesome at WWdN: In Exile
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Have fun at the prom! Remember, if your wife doesn't know about everything you buy there, she can't get mad about it. Or, just put everything you buy in a few big cardboard boxes and write "Free Stuff for Former Child Actors" on the side. Hey, she can't complain about free stuff, right? And booth H-3 probably has the best collection of indie artists at one table. Of course, I might be biased as my brother Wade is one of them. All of the Brandstudio Press books are awesome, but I really hope you like the one called "so now what do we do?" (by my brother and his friend of course).
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2007 on Nerd Prom 2007: Day One in Brief at WWdN: In Exile
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Thanks for the flashback, Wil--I also was introduced to the Frantics by Dr. Demento in the 80s. In my case, it was Ti Kwan Leap that I managed to capture on cassette while listening to the show one Sunday morning; and following your links, I was able to hear it again for the first time in over 15 years. That definitely brought back some memories.
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2007 on The Frantics at WWdN: In Exile
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Thanks for the links--I bought all three, so hopefully that's a few pennies for you as a kickback (although I did buy one of them used...). And I know you like to watch TV and all, but I'll still plug my favorite author and his best book: Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. I can't recommend it highly enough.
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2007 on the intellectual devotional at WWdN: In Exile
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So when you saw the people dance and shit in front of the TVs, did they dance first and then shit, or shit first and then dance? The latter way would be really messy, and I don't think I would enjoy it. The former sounds more like modern art.
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2007 on 2007 CES: Day One at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil Wheaton hates black people! OK, just kidding--but seriously, your brother is obviously much cooler than you since he was all about the LEGO...
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2006 on blue light special at WWdN: In Exile
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