Friday, January 09, 2004

Living The Dream

For anyone who played with LEGOs and dreamed of getting paid for it, this blog entry is a must read. It describes one guy's experience applying for LEGO's "Master Builder" position. In other words, getting paid to play with LEGOs!

When I was growing up, LEGOs were far and away my favorite toys. I was never a general builder, but I'd stack my skills against anyone when it comes to making military vehicles! Among my favorites were my battleship, my attack copter, and a transformable version of the SDF-1 of Robotech fame.

(via Slashdot. Thanks!)

Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Don't Blame Him, He's A Politician

From the Midvale School for the Gifted files....

Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich brought a pie chart as a visual aid in a Democratic debate...that was broadcast solely on NPR.

"Congressman Kucinich is holding up a pie chart, which is not truly effective on radio," Conan told his listeners.