Blake Snow

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My thrilling status updates for the week

  • is offline. #
  • Doesn’t understand why anyone would affiliate with group B. Stop hanging around these losers! http://tinyurl.com/2atjaes #
  • Fun little read in a coffee table book sort of way: http://tinyurl.com/28tuhz8 #
  • wants to marry photojournalism: http://tinyurl.com/45weuf #
  • wishes he had $1400 in “pocket money” to further support this hobby: http://tinyurl.com/27z9pjx #
  • It is always better to light a candle than to curse the dark. #
  • Like Apple, Nintendo can be really dumb at times: http://tinyurl.com/24fljxj #
  • had a nerdgasm last night after a local funk guitarist unexpectedly starting playing Luke Skywalker’s theme. Thanks, Fat Apollo. #
  • I have eaten at many fine French, Italian, and Asian restaurants, but when it comes to chicken, nothing beats the succulence of fried. #
  • The essence of old marketing is deception, not clarity. The essence of new marketing is embracing your strengths, and only those strengths. #
  • Working yourself to death is really people, checking your dumb phone 24×7 very much included: http://tinyurl.com/27t3s74 #
  • likes this commercial: http://tinyurl.com/2co732u #
  • As they say in The South, “Y’all be good.” #
  • This album should be required listening for everyone: http://tinyurl.com/26r67vy #
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  • likes how D-Ron cocked that dunk like Le-Bron. Go Jazz! #
  • ‘s stomach is grateful for his wife’s deliciously ambitious home cooking. #
  • How to Train Your Dragon > Avatar. Seriously. #
  • thinks his friend is a BFD for debt financing a million dollar company. Attaboy, Tim! #
  • Despite what organizers say, World Cups are bad economoic investments: http://tinyurl.com/27y375n #
  • Forever in blue jeans. #
  • Awesome defense of the free press, The Appalling Reaction to the Apple iPhone Leak: http://tinyurl.com/29p8suq #
  • is vying to become president of Del Boca Vista phase III. #
  • Best new reggae I’ve heard in a long time. Awesome. http://tinyurl.com/2fbfatu #
  • is going to see Evil Empire play Evil Empire Jr. at Fenway this October! (Dream come true) Thanks, David! #
  • Good little sappy movie. http://tinyurl.com/24oo7c7 I love dogs. #
  • This guy is a winner in every sense of the word: http://tinyurl.com/27lvkp6 #
  • Diplomacy has failed. #
  • Let’s see how connected my Facebook friends really are: Can any of you handsome people get me on the Salt Lake Country Club golf course? #
  • Great article—Mexico is the most popular soccer team in America: http://tinyurl.com/25hgq3b #
  • Tripping and realizing no one saw you. AWESOME! http://1000awesomethings.com/ #
  • Had to breathe deeply while viewing this sobering images: http://tinyurl.com/23sjdhu #
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  • likes how Italians call cars “machines.” Sounds so primitive and powerful. “I don’t drive a car, I drive a machine!” #
  • Conflict of interest much, sportsracers? http://tinyurl.com/2ezb892 #
  • Can we end this debate already? The answer is obviously Pelé. http://tinyurl.com/247rx7h #
  • found a runner’s high somewhere on the Provo River Trail this morning. Recreational drugs got nothing on that. Nothing! #
  • Ugh. http://tinyurl.com/23kd3rs #
  • hasn’t used his heels as landing pads while running for over a year now and it’s awesome. #
  • Money, the ultimate indicator of sports popularity. http://tinyurl.com/25o8pxx #
  • cannot believe that 70% of you still buy music on discs! What are you guys thinking? Amazon.com/mp3 is tops! http://tinyurl.com/3xst93o #
  • missed the boat this morning. Bummer. #
  • is going to see Deadmau5 and Girl Talk this summer. Bring your dancin’ shoes! #
  • The story behind US Soccer’s sash stripe revival: http://tinyurl.com/253h2r8 #
  • In your wildest dreams you cannot imagine the marvelous surprises that await you. #
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  • Too much estrogen in this house. #
  • Blimpie > Subway #
  • So shines a good deed in a weary world. #
  • Wishes Bush and Obama would have followed Clinton’s lead in balancing the budget, after watching this visual aide: http://tinyurl.com/dbr83d #
  • needs to mow the lawn. Anyone want to trade? #
  • So much time, and so little to do! #
  • New Kevin Butler ad is so wrong it’s right: http://tinyurl.com/2cfvrtc #
  • thinks Georgia is the original gangster of the South. #
  • Watch this base runner dive over the catcher for an awesome run: http://tinyurl.com/25yv2cb #
  • Smart business (and philanthropy) model: http://tinyurl.com/2wyghj9 #
  • is writing a story on things science has so far failed to explain. Any nominations? #
  • Bloglines epic fail. Maybe it’s time I convert to Google Reader. http://tinyurl.com/34mz548 #
  • wants to play this course this summer: http://tinyurl.com/2u2sm75 #
  • hopes the weather clears in time to see the Cougs beat the Utes in baseball for a second consecutive night. #
  • is considering whether to buy this font or not. Looks good, no? http://tinyurl.com/334uab3 #
  • Silly Interneters. This information will come back to bite you. I promise. http://tinyurl.com/29ekfme #
  • Doesn’t buy this crap: http://tinyurl.com/247jqw6 – Don’t blame a single moment for your failure. Blame your lack of effort elsewhere. #
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  • likes how Xbox downloads can be managed from a computer. #
  • This song is crazy good. Same guy that cameoed on Keane: http://tinyurl.com/ylsjme2 #
  • Yea, I think these guys pretty much have the market cornered for stadium architecture http://bit.ly/ac0O6X #
  • This version is better than the original: http://tinyurl.com/yah9y8t #
  • is reliving his childhood today with Rancid records. #
  • Honesty is the best policy. #
  • is a thousandaire. That’s right. You heard me. #
  • Most apacalyptic-looking meteor shower ever last night. Crazy! http://tinyurl.com/y2kmyna #
  • All other things equal, why do people require different amounts of sleep? #
  • wishes he could sluff work today to join Lindsey and the girls on their picnic. #
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  • He has many great ones, but my favorite Beck album remains 2002’s Sea Change. Strait up lovely. #
  • just chased his lunch with a delicious Shirley Temple. Doesn’t get any better than that. #
  • The iPad does little to enable creativity—it’s a closed-circuit digital consumption machine. Zing! #
  • is just a squirrel trying to get a nut. #
  • He was a diplomat’s son. It was ’81. #
  • prefers black and white photos because they highlight the subject matter better than color ones. #
  • is gonna get bit by a dog in this godless part of town, I swear. Swarmed by 5 today. Danger averted, but they didn’t like me. Bad dogs! #
  • is artistic. #
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  • sat next to a man at church yesterday that was openly doodling in a sketchbook. Like Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre, and Star Wars drawings. #
  • works to live (never the other way around). #
  • is grateful for his mechanic Paul, coming through and fixing his power windows for a mere $174. Dealership wanted something like $2800. #
  • A company that cannot satisfy consumer needs in the market or that requires government funds to remain competitive should not be in business #
  • Phoenix’s 1901 is your song of the day. Again. Pretty much has been for a straight year. #
  • would rather be on a boat. #
  • wants to start playing live music with in ear monitors: http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/pf_article_detail.asp?article_id=2115 #
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  • In case you didn’t get the memo, Neil Diamond > Neil Young and Bob Marley > Bob Dylan. Just wanted to set the record straight. #
  • is delighted with the new house he rented. #
  • doesn’t care for the new found snow shoveling though. :( #
  • combs his hair with his fingers. #
  • Now, our operation is small, but there’s a lot of potential for aggressive expansion… so we’re gonna have tryouts. #
  • The delicate balance of power in U.S. politics is a beautiful thing. Long live checks and balances. #
  • almost got bit by a dog while running today. If he tries again, what’s the best way to difuse an attack? #
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  • wants to marry the tomato basil omelet he had for breakfast. #
  • This pipe organ sounds fantastic! I’ve got these bass notes beneath my feet like something underground’s gonna come up and carry me. #
  • still eats grilled cheese. Anyone else? #
  • wrote a new blog post: : Top 5 new bands of the last decade (with video) http://bit.ly/8hun2X #
  • Taxes filed! A return care of Chinese loans to Uncle Sam is en route, thanks to abundant child tax credits (aka redistribution of wealth). #
  • Chances are that panpipe band you saw in South America wasn’t live. In fact, I’d say 99% are fake. #
  • Seriously, could Rolos be any more delicious? The mouthwatering morsels are like a gift from the candy gods. #
  • wishes he could grow a mustache. He can, however, grow Chinese neck hairs. Anyone want to trade? #
  • A secret life is fraught with worry. An honest one is filled with peace. #
  • Locals only: Best in state burger? The correct answer would be Stumpy Burger on 225 West Center in Provo (where you could do well, btw). #
  • lives on the west side of town. Anyone else? #
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  • “Sweet cab rice cakes, she don’t care how the sweets taste. Fake philly cheese steak, but you use real toothpaste.” #
  • Although pleasant, electronic relationships will never compare to human ones. #
  • is stuck in a moment he can’t get out of, otherwise known as an early January funk. #
  • is seeing the taxman tomorrow to get it over with early. #
  • Sorry kitchen sink calcium deposits. You didn’t stand a chance today against my wife, who was armed with Kaboom! (looks great, Lindz) #
  • “That boy good,” says Jay-Z. #
  • is texting at a stop light to tell you that Deadmau5 has literally turned his Jeep into a discoteque. On a Wednesday afternoon even. #
  • ‘s ear is no respecter of musical skill. If it sounds good, he’ll listen. #
  • is excited to watch the new PBS adaptation of Emma. Yes, I like Jane Austen, the “original gangsta” of chick flicks. #
  • likes the pirate flag his neighbor flies. #
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  • likes Agassi less after reading his autobiography. #
  • still drinks from water fountains. Anybody else? #
  • is about to board a giant metal tube with service to Salt Lake… as soon as the girls awake from their slumber in this quiet NYC apt. #
  • is working in disarray—moving boxes are everywhere and it makes me feel yucky. #
  • new Vampire Weekend album—Contra—is hot. #
  • Why are we talking about tablet PCs again (i.e. at CES)? Didn’t these things fizzle five years ago? #
  • just conquered his wireless router. Take that, sucka! #
  • I’m sorry. The correct answer to the greatest Van Halen song of all time is Panama. Panama is the correct answer. #
  • What’s the point of the Europa League if all you’re doing is playing for 33rd place (since the top 32 play in Champions League)? Dumb. #
  • Boo Texas. Roll Tide. #
  • American Express has the best customer service in the world, hands down. Ask and you shall receive. Just awesome. #
  • Viva Las Vegas! Luck be a new deal tonight. #
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  • Went to Cosco for boxes. Worker asked if I was moving. I said yes. “Now’s the time for students to move,” she replies. I hang my head. #
  • I’ve won 869 matches in my career, fifth all-time, and many were won during the afternoon shower.-Agassi, p9 #
  • has a propensity to jump to conclusions. For those who share my weakness, any practical ideas towards combating it? #
  • it’s okay to like evil corporations, so long as they have nice design (e.g. Apple, Ikea, and Target). #
  • is grateful for good friends and neighbors that successfully helped him move today. In the snow. #
  • read these books this month: Strong Fathers Strong Daughters, BYOC: South Africa, Game Over, Soccernomics, and Open: An Autobiography. #
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  • You could fill a book—a lot of books—with things Dad doesn’t know. And they have. Which is why I read. #
  • thinks Meaghan Smith’s new album is awesome. http://tinyurl.com/yj9faj9 #
  • thinks Brier Rose is the worst witness protection name ever. #
  • Like John Grisham? Read David Sheff’s Game Over. It’s fascinating non-fiction. http://tinyurl.com/y95k5p9 #
  • is having a mindblowing triumphant day and hopes you are too. #
  • Deadmau5 + Sony MDR-V700 = Headphone Bliss (Thanks, Matt!) #
  • What’s the deal with size 0, ladies? Really? You’re smaller than size 1? #
  • still doesn’t understand what an “ombudsman” is. It’s just one of those dictionary entires that doesn’t enlighten. #
  • I broke my bat on Johnny’s head; somebody snitched on me. #
  • Just learned that Irish kids leave Santa Guinness with cookies—not always milk. Ho, ho, ho, indeed. #
  • is assembling a dollhouse for the girls, and yet Santa will get all the credit. #
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  • wishes websites would increase the size of their search boxes for the sake of usability. Pretty please, Internet? #
  • Grammar Nazi here: Never say “please” before RSVP. The French abbreviation comes with manners free of charge. #
  • likes playing Rook where said card is the lowest (not highest) trump. Makes the game unpredictably fun. #
  • Commodores’ “Night Shift” is your song of the day. #
  • Time to musk up. #
  • Words of wisdom: “If you make a mistake and tell the truth, it becomes part of your past. If you lie, it becomes part of your future.” #

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  • thinks electronic book readers like Kindle are the new tablet PC, and we all know how well those caught on. #
  • is eating home-made tomato basil soup and it’s awesome. Thanks, Lindsey. #
  • It’s official. After a third viewing, Stranger Than Fiction has entered my Top 5 Movies of All Time list. #
  • defrauded a major corporation and robbed the second-largest bank in France using only a ball-point pen. He also created a hole in the ozone. #
  • told Maddie she was being “a beast” while throwing a fit yesterday, to which she replied, “No! I’m not a beast—I’m Maddie!” :) #
  • thinks it’s lame when blowhards argue about changing the world to feel good, while others are doing it, by donating their time and money. #
  • Why does Mama Bear always wear polka dot pajamas with matching night cap? She looks ridiculous. #
  • The only thing that would make In-N-Out better is McDonald’s fries. #
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  • Go BYU! #
  • thinks salted Edamame is the best snack food ever. #
  • thinks technology writers sound stupid when they say “the cloud” for the Internet. I believe you’re smart; just say the latter, m’kay? #
  • People are valuable because they are human, not because of what they do. #
  • Christmas tree erected. The girls and I went up to the mountains to cut one down. Not a full as Oregon conifers, but it’s purty & fragrant. #
  • can’t get his two-year old to stop pushing up her sleeves, in cold weather even. #
  • Who would win in a fight: Cream of Wheat or Malt ‘O Meal? #
  • Grab your bag. It’s on. #
  • is watching the World Cup draw on espn360.com #
  • has a smokin’ hot date tonight. #
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