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If we all knew ethics were involved... there would be 99% fewer blogs.
Nobel / Pulitzer / Oscar / Emmy / Peabody / Golden Globe / Tony / Obie / Grammy / Clio: It's nice having things to shoot for. ;-)
FYI: the Best of Bowie DVD contains 9 "Easter eggs" (hidden tracks). Disc 1:
1) "Oh, You Pretty Things" [3:39 Alternate Take]: Play All, Skip to 27, Fast Forward, Play All (appears every second time).
2) Interview with David Bowie and Russell Harty [2:08]: Tracklisting, 08, Right, OK.
3) Screen ad for Ziggy Stardust DVD: Tracklisting, 10, Right, OK.
4) "Jazzin' For Blue Jean" [20:12]: Tracklisting, 25, Right, OK, Right, OK.
5) "Blue Jean" [3:52 MTV performance recorded at the Wag club - Easter egg off an Easter egg]: Tracklisting, 25, Right, OK, Right, OK, Wait 1:40 and click OK again (when Screamin' Lord Byron video appears above jukebox).

Disc 2:
6) "Survive" [4:36 Live Version]: Play All, Skip to 20, Fast Forward, Play All, Skip to 20 (appears every second time).
7) "Miracle Goodnight" [4:40 Remix version]: Tracklisting, Wait 5 minutes on 01 10 menu - appears automatically.
8) "Day-In Day-Out" [3:29 Dance Mix]: Tracklisting, 04, OK, Fast Forward, Tracklisting, 04, OK (appears every second time).
9) "Seven Years In Tibet" [4:11 Mandarin version]: Tracklisting, 17, OK, Wait for Tibetan-lettered subtitle and click OK again.
The Graphic Sex Interview with Robin Slick... at Santa Fe Writers Project.
Why Chairman Bill doesn't blog, among other things: Gates taking a seat in your den (c|net), along with Boing Boing's commentary.
Long hair sucks the intelligence right out of your skull... according to N Korea (BBC).
Birthday (Lennon/McCartney)

You say it's your birthday
It's my birthday too - yeah
They say it's your birthday
We're gonna have a good time
I'm glad it's your birthday
Happy birthday to you.

Yes we're going to a party party
Yes we're going to a party party
Yes we're going to a party party.

I would like you to dance - Birthday
Take a cha-cha-cha-chance - Birthday
I would like you to dance - Birthday

You say it's your birthday
Well it's my birthday too - yeah
You say it's your birthday
We're gonna have a good time
I'm glad it's your birthday
Happy birthday to you.

  The Beatles (The White Album) 1968

Born on January 5:
1592 Shah Jahan: emperor, built Taj Mahal
1779 Zebulon Pike: explorer, Pike's Peak
1779 Stephen Decatur: naval officer, War of 1812
1855 King Camp Gillette: razor manufacturer
1863 Konstantin Stanislavsky: director/actor, Method
1876 Konrad Adenauer: chancellor, Germany
1877 Henry Sloane Coffin: clergyman
1911 Jean-Pierre Aumont: actor, The Proprietor
1914 George Reeves: actor, Superman
1928 Walter F. Mondale: vice president, U.S.
1931 Alvin Ailey: choreographer
1931 Robert Duvall: actor, The Great Santini
1932 Umberto Eco: author, Name of the Rose
1938 Juan Carlos I: king, Spain
1942 Charlie Rose: TV interviewer
1946 Diane Keaton: actress, Annie Hall
1948 Ted Lange: actor, The Love Boat
1953 Pamela Sue Martin: actress, Dynasty
1969 Marilyn Manson: shock rocker
19?? Alan C. Baird: blogger
Recommended DVDs [more to come]: The Films of Charles & Ray Eames - The Powers of 10; Koyaanisqatsi / Powaqqatsi; Naqoyqatsi; Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense; The Last Waltz; Fahrenheit 9/11; The Sixth Sense; Mr. Saturday Night; Spellbound (2002); Chicago [quote]; Cabaret; 'Round Midnight; Wonder Boys [quote]; Finding Neverland [quote]; Fearless [quote]; Alex & Emma [quote]; Dances with Wolves [egg]; Blade Runner [quote]; Shōgun; Sports Night [quote]; Taxi [quote]; Peter Gabriel - PL▶Y The Videos; Hair; Love Actually; The Inside Pitch - Selling A Script In Hollywood (look for Anikó and me!); ZZ Top - Greatest Hits; Sultans of Swing - Best of Dire Straits; David Bowie - Best of Bowie [egg]; Shakespeare in Love [quote]; Groundhog Day [quote]; The Usual Suspects [egg] [quote]; Memento [nav] [quote]; American Beauty; The Right Stuff; Four Weddings and a Funeral; Notting Hill; the girl in the café [quote]; A Fish Called Wanda [quote]; Moby - Play the DVD [review]; Michael Jackson - Video Greatest Hits - HIStory; Chariots of Fire [quote]; The Natural [quote]; Field of Dreams [egg] [quote]; Witness; Black Sky: The Race for Space; Diving DVD - Florida Keys (SCUBA); Get Shorty [quote]; Adaptation [quote]; Apollo 13; The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension [quote]; Repo Man [quote]; Lost in Translation [quote]; Raising Arizona [quote]; Pulp Fiction [quote]; Gartel - Trance/Dance & Other Living Things Vol. 1; Immortal Beloved; Eroica; Stay Hungry; The Fabulous Baker Boys [egg, quote]; Searching for Bobby Fischer; Amélie; Yellow Submarine [egg]; The Wizard of Oz [egg]; Mountains of the Moon; The Man Who Would Be King; Thief; 84 Charing Cross Road [quote]; You've Got Mail [quote]; The Shop Around the Corner [quote]; The Player [quote]; Barton Fink [quote]; Rushmore [quote]; Swimming with Sharks [quote]; My Favorite Year [quote]; The Sunshine Boys [quote]; After Hours [quote]; Elephant Parts; 2001 - A Space Odyssey; Redline Sky (Soaring/Gliders); Swoop + Dirt Water Dirt (Skydiving/Parachuting).