Facebook Posts: Nov 2008

November 2008

NOVEMBER 29
Scott updated his status.
is back in Bergen.
NOVEMBER 27
Scott updated his status.
is two flights away from turkey in Chicago.
NOVEMBER 25
Scott updated his status.
is in Montreal.
NOVEMBER 23
Scott shared a link.

BBC NEWS | Americas | Cheney charged over jail ‘abuses’
news.bbc.co.uk
Let’s hope this is but the first of many prosecutions to come.
Scott updated his status.
is headed to Montreal via Amsterdam tomorrow AM.
NOVEMBER 22
Scott wrote on Ida Gustavsson’s timeline.
Gratulerer med dagen!
Scott updated his status.
is reading Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson.
NOVEMBER 21
Scott updated his status.
is now legally in Norway
Scott updated his status.
is at the cop shop, waiting on a work permit, yet again.
Scott updated his status.
trod through untrodden snow.
NOVEMBER 20
Scott shared a link.

Turducken – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org
Scott updated his status.
is going to drink beer with another American and kvetch.
Scott updated his status.
says the world economy is an enigma wrapped in a conundrum and then stuffed like a turducken into a bottomless cavity of expletives.
Scott shared a link.
www.nytimes.com
www.nytimes.com
The French are kicking the rest of Europe in a digital library project making digital resources of museums, libraries and newspapers available to the public. 50 % of the 2 million items in the Europeana project: http://dev.europeana.eu/ (launching today) have been contributed by France.
Scott updated his status.
considers Great Depression vs. Mad Max scenario. Which is more likely to happen before Christmas? Fedoras or mohawks?
Scott updated his status.
is trying to clarify how Electronic Literature serves the European process of cultural integration.
Scott shared a link.

The McSweeney’s Store
store.mcsweeneys.net
Good deal — half off in the McSweeny’s bookstore this week. I just picked up Robert Coover’s A Child Again, a couple of baby board books titled Baby Fix My Car and Baby Fix Me a Drink, another odd children/adult book titled Giraffes? Giraffes! and the McSweeny’s Book of Poets Picking Poets.
Scott shared a link.
Michael Takeo Magruder
www.takeo.org
“Reflection (hope and reconciliation)” by Michael Takeo Magruder at Turbulence.
NOVEMBER 18
Scott shared a link.

Faen!
www.youtube.com
How to swear in Norwegian.
Scott updated his status.
having knocked a few items off the to-do list decides to go home early and read some fiction. Not too impressed with Auster’s latest so far.
NOVEMBER 17
Scott updated his status.
is noticing that as the world economy crumbles, reports of seaborn pirtates proliferate. Not only is your 401K screwed, you need to worry about Arrrrrr!
NOVEMBER 16
Scott updated his status.
had a nice walk in the woods and a campfire lunch with the kids.
Scott shared a link.
www.nytimes.com
www.nytimes.com
New biography/oral history of George Plimpton. About a year before he died, George hosted a party at his Manhattan apartment, above the Paris Review offices, to raise awareness and funds for the ELO. The party led to a connection with the Ford Foundation that made the first ELO symposium and other programs possible. It was also great fun. George welcomed all the gathered technorati and literati, t…
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Scott updated his status.
enjoyed the avant garde orchestra party.
NOVEMBER 15
Scott shared a link.
Hot Air
www.hyperrhiz.net
I like this little network aleatory/concrete/kinetic poetry piece by Chris Ault in the latest edition of Hyperhiz. Strangely hypnotic watching the little guy trying to pluck away all the hot air. A strange little picture of the zeitgeist.
Scott shared a group: Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art).

Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art)
Scott updated his status.
ironed shirts today and will go see his sister-in-law play in the orchestra tonight.
NOVEMBER 13
Scott shared a link.

Reading of The Unknown at Columbia College, Chicago, Sept 25, 2008
www.vimeo.com
Not the best video, but it was a decent reading, and to be unknown is to document these things.
Scott updated his status.
will visit Amsterdam, Montreal, Chicago, Paris, Barcelona, Chicago, and San Francisco before year’s end. And has a lot of work to do.
Scott shared a link.

Dear Mr. President-elect, please take me off your spam list. – By Dahlia Lithwick – Slate Magazine
www.slate.com
Much as I like Barack and was happy to support his victory with small monthly donations, I gotta admit I identified with this article. Lately it seems like I get as much political spam as I do from Viagra merchants and Nigerian con-men. McCain even asked me for cash. Who gave that dude my email address?
Scott shared a link.

Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a New Genre (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
connect.educause.edu
A lot of links to social media based fiction projects.
Scott wrote on Charles Aukema’s timeline.
You gotta get rid of the flower — way more creepy than that guy with the beard.
Scott wrote on Bill Fahy’s timeline.
Hey Bill, good to see you. I’m kicking it up here in Norway. How long you been Texan?
Scott shared a page: Robert Coover.

Robert Coover
Hey how could Robert Coover only have 60 fans? What kind of world do we live in?
Scott updated his status.
strongly discourages global economic depression.
Scott wrote on Jeff Lemberger’s timeline.
Hey happy friendship day to you too.
NOVEMBER 10
Scott updated his status.
will eat half of a sheep’s head one month from now, to fully experience Norwegian culture. But he will refuse to eat the eyeballs.
Scott updated his status.
still blames the Republicans.
Scott updated his status.
could do without another walk home in the rain.
Scott updated his status.
is becoming the type of person who checks his to-do list to see how he is feeling today.
NOVEMBER 9
Scott updated his status.
has cleaned off his desk.
NOVEMBER 8
Scott shared a link.
www.spinelessbooks.org
www.spinelessbooks.org
A poem worth watching. Powerpoint made mortal. Natural, deeply offensive, sad and uplifting. Binary. Free.
NOVEMBER 7
Scott updated his status.
is going to clean off his desk sometime this weekend.
Scott shared Charles B. Harris’s note: David Foster Wallace Memorial Fund.
David Foster Wallace Memorial Fund
ISU set up a fund in David Foster Wallace’s honor. The fund will support a reading series and an annual award for a student of innovative writing. It’s a nice way to honor the author’s memory.
NOVEMBER 6
Scott wrote on William Gillespie’s timeline.
Go William! — I’m way behinder to the point where I’m thinking that maybe nanwriyear might be more my pace.
Scott updated his status.
is avoiding procrastination.
NOVEMBER 5
Scott updated his status.
is looking forward to watching them take out the trash on Pennsylvania Avenue, Jan 20th.
Scott updated his status.
is glad.
Scott updated his status.
is calling it for Obama, heading to bed.
Scott updated his status.
has learned to fear the two adjectives “white” and “evangenical” when attached to the noun “voters”
NOVEMBER 4
Scott updated his status.
is keeping his fingers crossed.
Scott updated his status.
should be sleeping.
Scott wrote on William Gillespie’s timeline.
Yeah — you’re my buddy already. I’m ah http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/user/441048
NOVEMBER 3
Scott updated his status.
encourages his fundamentalist friends to consider — if it really is the “end of days,” shouldn’ you be at home with your families rather than out at the polls?
Scott shared a link.

Humanistisk informatikk: Studies in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen » Blog Archive » Nov
huminf.uib.no
Donna Leishman is giving a talk on her animated interactive narrative work at UiB this Wednesday from 14:15-16:00 titled “Dissonance in Multi-Semiotic Landscapes.” The talk is in HF265. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
Scott updated his status.
is drafting an application for an EU 7th Framework grant.
Scott wrote on Charles B. Harris’s timeline.
Many happy returns on the day.
NOVEMBER 2
Scott updated his status.
likes John McCain as a spokesman for Geico. Bush and Cheney should go before a war crimes tribunal.
Scott updated his status.
is shaving his head for Barack Obama. You should too.
Scott updated his status.
is pissing upon elephants from a great height.
Scott updated his status.
says vote Palin for best supporting actress.
Scott updated his status.
is making fun of red states, and people who live in blue states but vote red. He is making fun of the fact that Red now means Republican. That’s messed up.
Scott updated his status.
says vote Obama, but I’m not donating my status to anyone. I mean, vote Obama or shoot yourself in the foot, figuratively.
NOVEMBER 1
Scott updated his status.
read Jessica Yertle the Turtle and then played her a video of Red Hot Chili Peppers version. Debatable as a bedtime strategy.
Scott updated his status.
is cozy.
Scott updated his status.
lights a candle for Studs Terkel.

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