Doodle Pad Archive - May 2007

Just saw this on 50 Books, and blatantly riffed on (riffed-off?) her headline. Doppelganger's post, That's a-maze-ing!, sets better context than the CBC article, Winnipeg park to break ground on Carol Shields tribute, so I'll quote from both! 50 Books: That's a-maze-ing! Anyone who's read Carol Shields's novel Larry's Party will know that the titular character is a specialist in labyrinths, and that labyrinths and mazes provide the thematic backdrop for the novel.

It's been a while since we've had a dragon sighting. And it's Friday. So meet Maleficent: Maleficent was part of a special DVD pre-order promotion for Sleeping Beauty and came my way because of a favour I did for a friend buying said DVD. It may appear like she (Maleficent, not the friend) is attacking that poor little Irish Pub, an Irish Pub carrying Guinness on tap I hasten to add, but what you ...

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A local outlet (Costco) has/had the Babylon 5 box sets on for $29 a session. Given the prices around Vancouver are more than double that, I jumped. I'm now the happy owner of Seasons 1 through 5 and the movie set. If Babylon 5 was before your time, check out Wikipedia Babylon 5 entry. It was groundbreaking in many ways.

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Seen at Cinema Fusion: Handheld Pagers Limiting Annoying Moviegoers. Cinema Fusion referenced this story: High-Tech Tattle-Tale Device Hits NYC Theaters. I found a press release on Business Wire: Regal Guest Response System Offered in 114 Theatres From the press release: Regal Entertainment Group theatres participating in the Guest Response System invite selected patrons to carry a paging device with them into the auditorium.

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