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Newspapers and Magazines by Home Computer

From the video:

Engineers now predict the day will come when we get all our newspapers and magazines by home computer, but that's a few years off. So for the moment at least, this fellow [video of a newspaper vendor] isn't worried about being out of a job.

Twenty-eight years later, he's finally starting to worry.

(via NSLog();)

Growing Up Star Wars: 1977-1985

Growing Up Star Wars: 1977-1985

A nostalgic look back at the world-wide Star Wars phenomenon through the creativity of the first generation of young people to experience it. Vintage photographs and scans of childhood Star Wars drawings, costumes, toys, homemade crafts, birthday cakes, local showings and events ( and local ads for such ) and more. The focus is on the personal experience and the variation & customization that was common in the early days of Star Wars.

I was clearly born 10-15 years too late.

Ranch Party Gang - Watermelon Smiling on the Vine

I had some berries and mango for breakfast, but boy do I wish I had some watermelon…

CD Baby's Shipment Confirmation

CD Baby's shipment confirmation:

Your CDs have been gently taken from our CD Baby shelves with sterilized contamination-free gloves and placed onto a satin pillow.

A team of 50 employees inspected your CDs and polished them to make sure they were in the best possible condition before mailing.

Our packing specialist from Japan lit a candle and a hush fell over the crowd as he put your CDs into the finest gold-lined box that money can buy.

We all had a wonderful celebration afterwards and the whole party marched down the street to the post office where the entire town of Portland waved "Bon Voyage!" to your package, on its way to you, in our private CD Baby jet on this day, Monday, January 5th.

I hope you had a wonderful time shopping at CD Baby. We sure did. Your picture is on our wall as "Customer of the Year." We're all exhausted but can't wait for you to come back to CDBABY.COM!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Sigh…

Companies with personality ROCK.