Monthly Archives: July 2011

UISplitViewController (Quickie)

I’ve been working on porting Taipan! to the iPad, so I recently installed a UISplitViewController as the root of my controller hierarchy. There was a somewhat non-obvious trick to getting it working (spoiler warning: orientations), so I thought I’d write … Continue reading

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Hablan Español

As a consequence of my little trip to Colombia, certain corners of the Internet Hive Mind are convinced that I’m a native Spanish speaker. While it’s more than a little creepy that we’re watched closely enough for such a mistake … Continue reading

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Katy Jurado

For some reason, as I watch the “debt ceiling” debate unfold, I find that the voice of Katy Jurado echos in my mind. From “High Noon“: Kane will be a dead man in half an hour, and nobody’s going do … Continue reading

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Fix-It Ticket

I recently was issued, and resolved, a “fix-it ticket” (equipment violation) for my car. I thought it might be worthwhile to share some of the things I discovered along the way. This is pretty CA-specific, of course.

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FOTY 1982: Limon / Chacon

This is an entry in an occasional series of posts looking back at the Ring Magazine Fights of the Year from 1970 to 2009. In 1982, Rafael “Bazooka” Limon defended his WBC Super Featherweight championship against Bobby Chacon. This was … Continue reading

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