Archives: November 2004
Mon Nov 29, 2004
Keith Explains Podcast
I worked on a TV show called Keith Explains! that aired on public access TV in Cupertino, CA. Keith Stattenfield was the host, and hilarity ensued every 2 weeks.
Unfortunately, the TV station was shut down and so no more Keith Explains! But now, you can enjoy Keith Explains! on Podcast! I took the audio from some of the shows, and turned it into something you can listen to on your iPod (or in iTunes, or whatever else you use to listen to things).
Check it out! It's really great! And podcasts are really trendy now!
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Sat Nov 20, 2004
Wed Nov 17, 2004
Duane's Top 100 Song List
In a previous entry, I wrote about the lists of the top 100 songs of all time my friend Duane and I were going to come up with. I posted my list, and so here is his. Clearly, mine is better.
3rd Eye Blind Jumper 4 Non Blondes What's Up Aerosmith Dream On Alan Parsons Project Don't Answer Me Alanis Morrisette You Oughta Know Alannah Miles Song Instead of a Kiss Amanda Marshall Beautiful Goodbye Amanda Marshall I Believe in You Barenaked Ladies Brian Wilson Big Wreck Wide Open Billy Joel Piano Man Blue Rodeo Bad Timing Bon Jovi Living on a prayer Brian Adams Day Like Today Brian Adams Run to You Chantal Kreviaziuk Far Away Chris Isaac Wicked Game Cold Play Clocks Collective Soul World That I Know Counting Crows Mr. Jones Counting Crows Long December Cyndi Lauper I Drove All Night Depeche Mode World In My Eyes Duncan Sheik On a High Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing Duran Duran Save a Prayer Eagles Hotel California Eddie Money Take Me Home Tonight Elton John Empty Garden Eurythmics Sweet Dreams Everything But The Girl Missing Foreigner Urgent Foreigner Say You Will Genesis Home By The Sea Genesis That's All George Michael Cowboys and Angels George Michael Different Corner George Michael Freeek Goo Goo Dolls Iris Hall & Oates Adult Education House of Pain Jump Around Information Society What's On Your Mind Inxs Never Tear Us Apart Inxs New Sensation Jefferson Airplane Somebody to Love Joe Jackson Stepping Out Tonight John Lennon Woman John Secada Just Another Day Jon Bon Jovi Always Madonna Music Matchbox Twenty Bright Lights Mike Reno and Anne Wilson Almost Paradise Moist Underground No Doubt Don't Speak Our Lady Peace Superman's Dead Our Lady Peace Is Anybody Home Payolas Eyes of a Stranger Pearl Jam Evenflow Pearl Jam Jeremy Pearl Jam Better Man Pet Shop Boys West End Girls Phil Collins In the Air Phil Collins Against All Odds Poison Every Rose Police Synchronicity II Queen Bohemian Rhapsody Queen Under Pressure Queensryche Silent Lucidity Roxette My World, My Love, My Life Roxette Spending My Time Rush Subdivisions Saga What Do I Know? Sass Jordan Stranger Than Paradise Seal Crazy Seal Kiss From a Rose See Spot Run Terrified Sheryl Crow If It Makes You Happy Simply Red Stars Simply Red Holding Back the Years Spandau Ballet True Spirit of the West 5 Free Minutes Stevie Nicks Edge of Seventeen Sting Russians Strange Advance We Run Sugar Ray Someday Tea Party Temptation Tears For Fears Everybody Wants to Rule the World Tears For Fears Me and My Big Ideas The Odds Nothing Beautiful The Verve Bittersweet Symphony The Way Fastball Thomas Dolby Hyperactive Thompson Twins Hold Me Now Toto Africa Tragically Hip Ahead by a Century U2 Discotheque U2 Mofo U2 Sunday, Bloody Sunday Ultravox Dancing With Tears in My Eyes When In Rome The Promise
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Mon Nov 15, 2004
Cool picture of the Golden Gate Bridge
I went to Battery Spencer just across from the Golden Gate Bridge and took this fabulous picture on Sunday.
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Thu Nov 11, 2004
My Top 100 Songs of All Time
My friend Duane and I were having a discussion over dinner a couple weeks ago about what our favorite 100 songs of all time were. It was difficult to name them off the top of my head, but it was an interesting question.
So I spent the last 2 weeks compiling my list. I started with all my 5-star rated songs in iTunes, which was about 450 songs, and started removing songs one by one. It became really painful near the end. I cut a lot of songs I didn't want to. It's hard to decide which song out of a list of 101 is "the worst".
But after all the pain, here's the list I came up with, sorted by Artist.
Duane is also compiling his list. When it's done, I'll post it here too, and you can comment on which list you think is "better". I don't think you can say one person's opinion is better than another person's opinion, but that was Duane's idea. Everything is a contest to him.
Tarzan Boy Baltimora When I Fall Barenaked Ladies Crazy Barenaked Ladies The Flag Barenaked Ladies Powerdrive Baron Longfellow To Be A Lover Billy Idol Everyone's A Winner Bootsauce I'm On Fire Bruce Springsteen Love Changes (Everything) Climie Fisher Overkill Colin Hay Just Like Heaven Cure I Drove All Night Cyndi Lauper Dreamtime Daryl Hall Between The Lines David Wilcox Groove Is In The Heart Deelight Ooh child Dino Life In A Northern Town Dream Academy Wild Boys Duran Duran You Surround Me Erasure I'll Be There Escape Club Hole Hearted Extreme Tuff Enuff Fabulous Thunderbirds Big Love Fleetwood Mac Take Me Out Franz Ferdinand Another Lover Giant Steps Wild horses Gino Vannelli Black Cars Gino Vannelli Sunset on L.A. Gino Vannelli If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot Lost Brotherhood Gowan These Eyes Guess Who I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) Hall & Oates Family Man Hall & Oates Everytime You Go Away Hall & Oates Love Changes Everything Honeymoon Suite I'm Sorry Hothouse Flowers I Can See Clearly Now Hothouse Flowers Thing Of Beauty Hothouse Flowers No One Is To Blame Howard Jones Candy Iggy Pop I'm Coming Home INXS I'm Over You INXS Don't Lose Your Head INXS The Gift INXS Devil Inside INXS Tiny Daggers INXS Laying Down The Law INXS Do Wot You Do INXS To Look At You INXS The Stairs INXS Miami Vice Theme Jan Hammer Good Mother Jann Arden Say You're Wrong Julian Lennon Eileen Keith Richards Easy To Tame Kim Mitchell The Best Was Yet To Come Laura Branigan I'll Be There In A Minute Lawrence Gowan A Better Love Londonbeat Good Vibrations Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) Meatloaf Objects In The Rear View Mirror Meatloaf Red Hill Michael Hutchence Who Do You Give Your Love To Michael Morales Blame It On The Rain Milli Vanilli Is It Love Mr. Mister One Night In Bankok Murray Head Do Anything Natural Selection Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen Starry Eyed Surprise Paul Oakenfold West End Girls Pet Shop Boys Sussudio Phil Collins Some Like It Hot The Power Station Feel For Me Roachford Somewhere Down the Crazy River Robbie Robertson I Didn't Mean to Turn You On Robert Palmer Lost In You Rod Stewart Walk This Way Run DMC with Aerosmith Sweetest Taboo Sade So Hard Sass Jordan Money's Too Tight To Mention Simply Red Something Got Me Started Simply Red Mandinka Sinéad O'Connor Let's Go All The Way Sly Fox Hippiechick Soho I Want You Sophie B. Hawkins Say You'll Be There Spice Girls If You Could Read My Mind Stars on 54 Too Much Time On My Hands Styx Break It Down Again Tears for Fears Dog's a Best Friend's Dog Tears for Fears Lord Of Karma Tears For Fears Boy Inside The Man Tom Cochrane Good Times Tom Cochrane Sinking Like A Sunset Tom Cochrane If I Only Knew Tom Jones Feels Good Tony! Toni! Toné! Here I Go Again Whitesnake Dear God XTC Oh Yeah Yello Bust A Move Young MC
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Wed Nov 03, 2004
Where to move to in Canada
In light of the recent US election results, people have been asking me where in Canada they should move to. So here are some ideas.
Toronto in the financial and cultural center of Canada. It boats lots of tall buildings, broadway-type musicals, and major league sporting teams (NHL, MLB, NBA). It's a fun city with lots to do.
Ottawa, the nation's capital, is the center of the high tech industry. You can cross a bridge to get into Quebec, where the bars are open later.
Vancouver/Victoria on the west coast have the same kind of weather as Seattle. So, you don't have to worry about snow like the rest of Canada. And it's close to Whistler, which is a top notch resort town known for skiing and other stuff.
I think Quebec City is the prettiest city. It's real old and looks like an old European city. Perhaps a place to visit instead of a place to live. Knowing the French language helps.
I don't know the legal issues about moving to Canada, but Canada pretty much lets anybody in. Say you're seeking asylum from a madman who is going to get your country bombed.
No Canada safe haven for Democrats
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