Monthly Archives: May 2008

Desert Rose

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So I know that the “Desert Rose” video implies that Las Vegas is the “desert rose,”  but if I ever get to meet Sting, the one question I ask him will be “Hey, so Desert Rose, it’s about Dune right?” Besides, Sting already has a connection to the 1984 movie version of Dune. Here he… Read more »

Weapon of Choice

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Continuing on my Dune kick, I decided to post some songs that are about Dune. There are surprisingly many. Just goes to show that Dune is the coolest. The first is Weapon of Choice by Fat Boy Slim. I couldn’t embed any of the  videos off YouTube for some reason, so you have to click… Read more »

Meet Shai Hulud

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         After burning my hand pulling some corn bread out of the oven, I threw my old oven mit out of the kitchen and vowed to finally get a new one.I now have my very own Shai Hulud or “Old Man of the Desert”…or oven, as the case may be. The sandworms of Dune are… Read more »

Sweetie Address Book Note

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Today I was updating the address book on the visor handspring that I use to keep track of things to do and buy. I never really use the address book part, so I was just deleting some numbers from people in my classes at UCI. In doing so, I ran across this address that Scott… Read more »