Justin B. Fung

Tag: 2008

Favorite movies of 2008

In reverse alphabetical order: WALL·E: For a movie with not all that much dialogue, where the main characters are two robots that communicate in one-word sentences, this is a keeper. Somehow, Disney make you care, make you think that maybe, just maybe, robots can fall in love. All against the backdrop of an underlying message […]

Barack, redux

[Photo: Pete Souza/White House] Original post: October 9, 2008, updating an earlier blog; repost: March 5, 2010. Still read best in tandem with my friend Liz’s blog on election season 2008. When I arrived in the US in the summer of 2006, I had never even heard the name of Barack Obama, and I had very […]

Voter Registration Deadlines, Fall 2008

As you can see, deadlines have already passed in some states. If you’re not registered, go do it! Please. ALABAMA: October 24, 2008 http://www.sos.state.al.us/Elections/Default.aspx ALASKA: October 5, 2008 http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ ARIZONA: October 6, 2008 http://www.azsos.gov/election/ ARKANSAS: October 6, 2008 http://www.sosweb.state.ar.us/elections.html CALIFORNIA: October 20, 2008 http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ COLORADO: October 6, 2008 http://www.elections.colorado.gov/DDefault.aspx?/main.htm CONNECTICUT: October 21, 2008 (mail-in); October […]

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