My Archives: May 2004

Friday, May 7, 2004

Lost and found: I came across this site the other day. I especially enjoyed the "notes" section. It's a site maintained by a guy who collects notes and photos he finds abandoned on the street. Some pretty funny stuff if you need a good laugh. Thought I'd pass it on. I'll be starting a bunch of new assignments next week; at least five of them come to mind. It will be another busy week. I'll be figuring out everything on Monday morning. In the meantime, it's time for dinner...

Posted by Chris @ 06:18 PM EST [Link]

Tuesday, May 4, 2004

I'm looking for small companies to interview for a story I'm writing about the new overtime regulations that could be approved by late summer. Please contact me for more info. It's been very crazy with work lately, but I'm managing to do a little surfing in between assignments and random moments of writer's block. It's all in a name: If you don't recognize the names Thomas Mapother IV and Margaret Mary Emily Ann Hyra, that's by design according to this article. Being a West Coast native, I couldn't resist NBC's two-part earthquake disaster flick "10.5", even though it seems the critics could have done without it. Amid the horrible reviews, rampant disdain for an evident lack of research and some general "our city doesn't look like that" critiques, however, the movie racked up the ratings. Fearing the public will forever be misinformed about earthquakes, the U.S. Geological Survey has just launched a "megaquake" Web site to address the inaccuracies of the movie. As NBC says, "The More You Know..."

Posted by Chris @ 04:57 PM EST [Link]

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