“Actual” (apparently) English subtitles

There are hundreds of lists online of “actual English subtitles” from Hong Kong action movies, but only a couple with the movie titles. That sort of thing bugs me, so here’s one more list on the internet that includes the movie titles. Of course, I haven’t seen these movies so the subtitles could still be made up. Who knows?

You Haven’t Seen __________?

Movies I’d like to see but haven’t yet.

  • Dogville
  • Zodiac
  • City of God
  • Last King of Scotland
  • Casablanca
  • The Man Who Wasn’t There
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Spirited Away
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Grindhouse
  • Closer
  • Inglorious Basterds
  • Double Indemnity

The New CBC Radio 3

I often listen to CBC Radio 3 at work. Recently they updated their website; while it’s mostly a change for the better (yay, the player doesn’t stop updating!) there were a couple of things bugging me about it. With the old design, you always had access to the player and the main navigation, but now they stay at the top of the page. Not helpful when you’re scrolling through comments and whatnot.

So I wrote a Greasemonkey script that keeps the player and the left navigation bar in place. It also clears out the CBC header at the top, as well as the CBC Radio header that sits below that, for a cleaner page.

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I’ve made a few things that lots of people have found helpful over the years. A few of those people have asked for a button to click on to show their appreciation. Who am I to refuse them?


It sometimes seems that Einstein was the point at which physics broke away from common sense.

Jad Abumrad, Radiolab

They show [Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes] very often in Paris; sometimes I see it twice in one week. Since I know it by heart, I tell myself each time that I’m going to ignore the plot, to examine the train and see if it’s really moving, or to look at the transparencies, or to study the camera movements inside the compartments. But each time I become so absorbed by the characters and the story that I’ve yet to figure out the mechanics of that film.

François Truffaut

Set list for Tori’s 1996 Vancouver show

I went to see Tori Amos back in the day – 19 July 1996 at the Orpheum in Vancouver – with a Dutch girl I was crazy about, as well as my future wife and her boyfriend. Here’s the set list, because I needed somewhere to put it:

  • Beauty Queen/Horses
  • Yes Anastasia
  • Blood Roses
  • Little Amsterdam
  • Cornflake Girl
  • Doughnut Song
  • Pretty Good Year
  • China
  • Precious Things
  • Leather
  • Caught A Lite Sneeze
  • Talula (Tornado Mix – interrupted because of tech problems)
  • Happy Phantom
  • Me And A Gun
  • Encore 1
    • Putting The Damage On
    • A Case Of You
  • Encore 2
    • Butterfly
    • Tear In Your Hand
    • Sister Janet (harmonium organ)

See also here.