The Crazy World We Live In

I caught most of the men’s semifinal match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Rafael Nadal, and boy was I impressed. I know the commentators had to cheer on Tsonga, but a lot of it was hard to listen to. I know anyone who knocks off Nadal has to be playing well, but some of the praise was a little thick.

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Checked out Google’s stock price, and it’s rebounded today after hitting a huge low. From the moment that I saw the price hit $200 below it’s all-time high of $747.24. That’s a huge drop, which represents a $10 billion loss for Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Of course, can’t feel very sorry for the rich.

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You know baseball contracts are going out of control when a former closer coming off shoulder surgery gets a $5.5 million/year contract. I know GM Ken Williams is desperate to fix his bullpen problems, but the White Sox ain’t gonna be contenders with that signing or his previous Scott Linebrink signing. The team has too many problems, and the fact that they have the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians (plus the always dangerous Minnesota Twins and darkhorse Kansas City Royals) in the same division doesn’t give any hope to their contention this season.

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I’m glad that I’m not the only one having problems with iTunes 7.6. It’s so f*cking slow. I can’t listen to music it’s so slow. The easiest solution is to just revert my copy back to 7.5 with an uninstall/reinstall. But I think Apple is gonna release a fix/update real soon given all the problems.

GRRR.

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has finally admitted that its numbers game is faulty.

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Marantz CR201

This is the coolest, prettiest. most expensive CD player I ever seen. As soon as I get $759.99, I’m getting the Marantz CR201.

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School starts next week. I’m not too thrilled at thinking about the prospect about waking up early again. Double GRRR.

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