November 30, 2000

4:53 PM // react

Hilarious (and real) headline of the day: Ebola Vaccine Works -- If You're a Monkey

4:30 PM // react

Starbucks doesn't seem to be doing very well in Seattle.

In other news, if you have a headache, try wearing a headband. And do women really listen "better" than men? Interesting stuff.

1:09 AM // react

There has been a ton of juicy political activism going on lately in Seattle WA USA. Here is a detailed list of all the events and stuff if you are going to be in the area. Anybody wanna donate a few hundred US dollars to me so I can head over there? Shucks.

Whoa, it's already been one year since the last massive WTO protests in Seattle.

12:57 AM // react

Gasp! Even *those dirty Canadians* can elect a country leader quicker than us bloody Americans! So much for our "efficient" electoral college system...

And speaking of Canada, they're getting their own Gay TV channel next year. Wow. OK now I'm trying to decide if that's a good thing or a bad thing.

My ultimate nightmare: Saturday afternoon Will & Grace marathons. Shit, what could be worse??

November 29, 2000

2:45 PM // react

There are some new songs in the MyPlay mp3 locker (kaosboy@aquabotic.com / aquabotic).

Speaking of which, I got this email from MyPlay a little while ago saying I had violated their terms of service or something. Basically, I'm not supposed to be linking from to the mp3 locker from this site. They said they deleted my account, but it looks like eveything's still there. So umm, have fun. And if everything suddenly disappears one day, don't kick my ass.

November 28, 2000

10:29 PM // react

A new Weezer song was released today on some compilation in California. Yes, a new Weezer song. It's called "The Christmas Song" and it's catchy as bloody hell (what a surprise). Napster just gave it to me. Super sweet.

Heart. Beating. Faster.

7:08 PM // react

Why did the doctor who was examining my knee (and rubbing it in a circular motion...oh baby! haha) ask me how old I was twice? Was I fantasizing about getting it on with my own fucking doctor? Umm. No. I swear.

C'mon, don't tell me you've never been attracted to a doctor or dentist (or whoever) before. Tell me your stories, I'm serious. I'll show you mine if you show me yours.

I like dark hair and blue eyes. Yum.

6:38 PM // react

Blackened is a good source for reasonably priced grind/hardcore/oi/heavy-ass-shit records, zines, and other stuff. That Calloused/Shitlist split CD is making me drool.

What?? Gay people listen to hardcore, too?!?! How odd!

2:29 PM // react

Radical European Queer Network. awesome.

9:29 AM // react

Is this a joke?

Also, this is fucking ridiculous. Oh no, don't let the gay man do volunteer work! He might molest little boys or masturbate on our Thanksgiving stuffing!!


November 27, 2000

5:41 PM // react

Cugar Design. A truly beautiful web-site. The kid who designed all this stuff is fucking 17. It's not fair.

5:36 PM // react

haha Rashaun you crack me up! I'm not obsessed with Joey. I swear.

A few people have commented on my taste in men. hehe well if you don't like big stocky Italian men then that's great. More for me. :)

2:32 PM // react

I would also like one of these for Christmas:

i want one of these too

note: kaosboy does not even celebrate Christmas.

12:31 PM // react

For Christmas, I want one of these:

somebody please buy one for me

Anybody know where I can get one?

November 26, 2000

11:54 PM // react

I am very thankful for a family who is not afraid to let me know of my own contradictions, and who is also more than willing to understand what (I think) I am going through right now.

It should not take a special day for me to realize these things, but holidays are usually the only time my whole family is home together. So maybe holidays do serve a purpose, intended or not.

I am also thankful for my good friends who call me randomly and make me sit there and smile like an idiot for hours just hearing their nice voices. One girl in particular. I love her so much. Maybe "too much for a gay man." Well. Whatever.

I seriously want to teleport there right now and give her the biggest hug. When I think about her, I lose track of everything that's going on around me; my mind goes numb. I know that's cheesy, but there could be bombs exploding outside and I would still be smiling if I was with her. Hmm well maybe. I dunno. I love her.

November 24, 2000

10:16 PM // react

Sometimes love requires patience when you don't wanna be patient.

6:08 PM // react

"Sometimes our fingers speak louder than words, sometimes these wires pass right through the nerves. If my heart swelled from my chest would you feed it glass or another kiss?"

- Drowningman, When People Become Numbers

November 23, 2000

9:31 AM // react

I feel like a dork 'cause I'm writing this from my dad's computer, but I just wanted to say (to all my fellow Americans) Happy Thanksgiving and all that stoopid shit. Enjoy the Macy's Day Parade and the rest of your wonderfully commercialized, hyper-nationalistic network broadcasting. Be thankful for how America is so much better than everyone else (at least, according to NYC Mayor Guiliani, who was wearing shoes he got in Arlington, Texas).

And remember, TOFU not turkey. Peace out.

November 22, 2000

4:37 PM // react

Atlanta IndyMedia has pretty detailed, personal accounts of the School of the Americas protests that took place last weekend in Fort Benning, Georgia USA. Lots of good photos and videos (without the mass media rubble).

Now I regret not going...d'oh.

3:00 PM // react

haha My ex-roommate sent me this link.

How's this for an infographic:

crime vs. masturbation, 1960-2000

Oh man, the hate mail page has gotta be the funniest thing I've seen in a while.

"I bet you have a mullet. --ratman" HAHA

Interesting, I've never heard the term "masturbatory" before. Cool, the "Americans for Purity" taught me a new word. Now I can use it around my friends and they'll think I'm all intelligent and educated and pure and stuff. I guess you really do learn something new everyday.

November 21, 2000

7:38 PM // react

Shane sent me a nice email a week ago, mad props to him. His "blog" kicks some ass! Honest as fuck. The way it should be.

Oh yeah, last weekend I watched UHF with my roommate, and the part where there's a Rambo spoof commercial for "Gandhi II" is like the most hilarious thing ever! Y'know, the part where Gandhi is going around kicking everyone's ass and blowing up stuff. When the announcer went "no more Mr. Passive Resistance'" or whatever, I swear I laughed so hard I almost pissed in my pants.

gandhi 2. this is one bad motha you don't wanna mess with.

And then the part where the bad guys open the closet marked "Supplies," and when they open the door, a buncha Asian martial arts guys jump out and scream "SUPPLIES!" haha!! Get it? 'Cause Asians say "R" like "L"...OK, so maybe that's kinda racist. But I'm allowed to laugh at it since I'm Asian, right?

"Ohhh, red snappa, mmmm, very tasty..."

absolutely nothing!

3:44 PM // react

A very moving video clip of a speech given by Matthew Shepherd's father, Dennis.

2:44 PM // react

I bought my Weezer tickets today. Calm down, Ben.

2:33 PM // react

Skylab Commerce is a good alternative to Ebay for punk/hardcore records, shirts, etc. Plus, they don't charge you an annoying fee to auction off your shit. Nice.

November 20, 2000

11:18 PM // react

The links have been moved to the side bar (to the right). Pop-up window action. I added some new ones too.

Today in hostory class, we watched powerful footage of Martin Luther King, Jr. being escorted by federal troops in Chicago 1966 during a large, public, white power rally (yes, WHITE power). It was pretty incredible to see the pure hatred on peoples' faces as they threw rocks at him and set off small bombs in the large crowd. Amazing how as one of the bombs would explode and make a large BANG noise, King (and the guards around him) would suddenly lower his head and keep walking.

So of course, after the class, I was thinking about how much more "progressive" America has been since that period of time in terms of civil rights and mainstream attitudes towards racial discrimination against colored people, and minorities in general.

I actually think about this a lot these days. Not just 'cause I'm part of probably the smallest minority in the US (Asian homos are not exactly a North American cash crop).

Have we really come that much further?

Its really tough to answer that question (keeping in mind the fact that there is obviously no right or wrong answer, but pure diversity in opinion), since I was born into a so-called "moderate" society, which is seemingly (on the outside, at least) much "better" than the way things were just 35 years ago.

Reason enough for us to be raised by TV, and be good little submissive, unquestioning, law-abiding, America-is-number-one, that's-the-way-things-are-so-deal-with-it citizens...right?

Urgh. I hope my sarcasm is understood...

Sometimes I wish I could build myself a time machine so I could teleport myself to certain times in history to see what it was really like to live under certain conditions. Textbooks can only do so much.

So who wants to help me build a time machine? I got a "C" in high school physics.

5:17 PM // react

"Truth is like a vast tree which yields more and more fruit the more you nurture it."

- Mahatma Gandhi

November 19, 2000

10:54 PM // react

rock hudson. super hottie.

6:37 PM // react

Work or Citizen Fish (tonight at Emo's)? That is the question.

4:48 PM // react

Poison the Well - Nerdy

Why do your eyes paralyze me
What makes me feel this way
Just carry me away with silence and heartbeats
As rapid thinking about your embrace
and how it makes me feel
I just want to feel this way forever
Sleep on portraits painted as perfect as you
Why have I been given the chance to fly
When I'm not with you I feel lesser alone
I remember your face / imprinted on angels
Your voice as beautiful / as the sounds of waves
crashing against my heart
Time slows down when you look at me
I'm infatuated with this / infatuated with you
It’s so hard for me to understand why
I hadn't found you before don't dull away
hold my hand

The music is heavy as fuck. Lots of screaming. But sit down and read the lyrics and there's all this beautiful imagery and stuff in it. Simple, yet it makes sense.

Makes me happy.

1:23 PM // react

I like my new wallpaper.


Fuck you. He's cute. hehe

Can't you just picture him with a skinny Asian-American punk rock boy who is obsessed with Oingo Boingo??

Me neither...

November 18, 2000

7:26 PM // react

yeah yeah I know I haven't put up a new design at aquabotic.com for this month. Being busier than ever is a good thing and a bad thing, I guess.

But I think instead of doing a new design each month, I'll just update it whenever. So it could be once every day or once every year (most definitely and hopefully the former).

'Cause I go through these phases where I'll spontaneously think of a design concept, then I'll be like, "oh wait, I already made something for this month...I'll just do it next month." And then the next month comes and I go, "wait, what was I gonna do again?"

woo. I guess that's the way my mind works or something. Art fag pride. umm yeah.

1:01 PM // react

Last night was awesome, there was a great rock show. I interviewed Rory from the Impossibles for 321KAOS. A truly nice guy. Geez, the kids go nuts for the Impossibles in Austin Texas.

November 17, 2000

5:41 PM // react

Good luck, Steve. I wish I had the balls...

12:44 PM // react

Weezer are touring early next year. First stop? AUSTIN FUCKING TEXAS. That's right. My knees are trembling.

Also, you should totally check out this site 'cause it's pretty amazing (and they link to aquabotic.com, woo hoo).

November 16, 2000

11:35 PM // react

Oh geez, I got this link from here and I laughed out loud at almost every one. haha that's some funny shit. Most of that stuff is true with my half-Korean family, too. hehe. Chinkees rule.

4:38 PM // react

The mass media is doing a wonderful job at the whole "what will happen next in Florida? FIND OUT...after these long ass, annoying commercials...we swear..." thing. Bah humbug.

4:07 PM // react

(note: assume every time it says "man" below, he means both sexes; you know how men are...)

"Song and dance are, perhaps, only a little less old than man himself. It is with his music and dance, the recreation through art of the rhythms suggested by and implicit in the tempo of his life and cultural environment, that man purges his soul of the tensions of daily strife and maintains his harmony in the universe. In the increasingly mechanized, automated, cybernated environment of the modern world -- a cold, bodiless world of wheels, smooth plastic surfaces, tubes, pushbuttons, transistors, computers, jet propulsion, rockets to the moon, atomic energy -- man's need for affirmations of his biology has become that much more intense. He feels need for a clear definition of where his body ends and the machine begins, where man ends and the extensions of man begin."

- Eldridge Cleaver, Soul on Ice (1968)

2:45 PM // react

Hey look it's me!

it's an alien

What's wrong with my face? Man, I must've left the shutter open on my camera a second too long. Oops silly me...

Me. Dork. Smack.

8:32 AM // react

Storm clouds are so beautiful in the morning.

November 15, 2000

11:14 PM // react

I have a strange feeling Michael Moore doesn't like George W. Bush. Hmm.

10:39 PM // react

PS: Enter the contest at 321KAOS. C'mon. For me.

10:07 PM // react

I may be obsessed.

I thought he dropped out of the class or something. But he was there today. It's like there was a fucking spotlight on him. It's like that every time. Beyond sexy.

And that class is so huge, there must be hundreds in there. But I can easily spot him every time. Pure beauty.

I was getting a little worried (even though he doesn't know who I am...sigh) 'cause he hasn't been in the discussion sessions the past few times. Well, not worried, but...you know what I mean.

I would usually be able to sit right behind him and drool in my mind the entire fucking time. My heart is beating faster just thinking about it.

Why did he suddenly sit in my row? And why did he sit in MY seat the next class? Is he trying to communicate something to me that I'm totally missing?

Maybe I'm just dreaming too much.

There was that one time when my parents came to class with me and I sat next to him. I was in a shitty mood that day though. Looking at him through the corner of my eye, and daydreaming about him looking at me when somebody across the room is saying something (which would, theoretically, mean that he would haveta look somewhere in my general direction)...that's what made me happy.

Yeah, I know I know. Stoopid and temporary. But maybe he was lookin at me...

They tell me "good things will come when you're not expecting them." Hmm. My fingers are crossed.

Oh wait, I'm not supposed to be expecting anything...

November 14, 2000

9:13 PM // react

Next time I put up a "musicians wanted" ad in the paper, someone please warn me about the nutcases that will call me and play their renditions of "Fuck Off and Die" and "Brick to your Fucking Face" (influenced by fucking ACDC, dude) while their 4-year old daughter is screaming in the background. Sheesh.

4:08 PM // react

I got the links back up at the etc section, added a few new ones as well. Lemme know if you wanna trade links or something.

3:47 AM // react

Oh yeah, props to Tony for linking me on the front page of Design is Kinky! Whoa. I'm actually on DiK. Well, kinda. OK well not really. Ah well. It's the thought that counts.

PS: Tony, you are so talented and sexy, please clone yourself immediately and send him to Austin. :)

PSS: I will probably regret how fucking dorky I just sounded when I wake up tomorrow...

3:25 AM // react

Sheesh it's late. But I finally got the new layout up. It's pretty simple but I kinda wanted it that way. What do you think?

So as you can see, I've added an art section, which will be growing (like weed in your grandma's closet) in the near future. For now, there are a buncha photos up there.

Speaking of which, does anybody know the html code to get rid of the vertical scrollbar in those photo pop-up windows? Email me if ya know. Please please please. It looks like poop.

Now you can link to any post on this site. Not that anybody would want to or anything, but everyone else is doing it so I thought I'd be all hip and stuff and join the "blogging community." Conformity kicks ass!

Hmmph. Also new, by umm popular request, is the guestbook. Sign it, view it, or do whatever you're supposed to do in them.

I'm gonna change the text and stuff on the older sections really soon, but right now my eyes are slowly shutting by themselves. And the needle has been spinning at the end of the same John Williams/Itzhak Perlman record I've been listening to for the past 45 minutes. Great record, but It's been making this crackling noise that repeats like every 2 seconds. It's kinda neat, actually.

OK. Sleep. Now.

November 13, 2000

7:11 PM // react

I wanna personally lick the dirt off of the boots of whoever invented veggie "bacon bits." Y'know, the ones made out of soy or whatever. They make salad that much more enoyable. ooh yum. And cute sweet little piggies don't haveta be put through a virtual animal holocaust to make em. Thank you so much.

Oh. Um. New layout coming later tonight. This one sucks. Jo momma.

November 12, 2000

4:33 PM // react

I totally agree, John. I think what's kinda scary is in a couple posts lately I have used the word "blog" as a verb, like it's some kinda action or everyday activity. Like washing the dishes, or eating ice cream, or something.

And I guess "blogging" is an action in some sense, but I dunno. If I went up to the average joe on the street and asked them "how often do you blog?" they would probably look at me with the same look I give people who use those new headset cell phones. The "what the...?" look.

what...is this?

Sometimes I sit here typing something and I feel like a total cheeseball, and I wonder if people actually enjoy the stuff I write, or if they think I'm arrogant, if they wanna hump me, or whatever. That'd be kinda scary if people wanna hump me and I don't even know who they are...

Actually that'd be kinda flattering, too, in a fucked up way.

Do I have a point here? Umm, I dunno...do I need one?

4:17 PM // react

Ooh, what a pleasant surprise. The new Propagandhi web-site has a song from their upcoming new album! It's fucking awesome (no alarms, no surprises). Super-tight as usual. Download the MP3 by clicking here. Right now. Or else.

November 11, 2000

8:39 PM // react

I totally agree with this. Took the words right out of my mouth. And made it sound a lot better than me sitting here, spitting out my ramble using variations of "fuck" and "shit" every other fucking word.


November 10, 2000

6:14 PM // react

There are now four episodes of Tim Burton's Stainboy. Strange, but funny and good. What else can you expect from Tim Burton?

5:05 PM // react

Tony redesigned his site in flash, it looks sweet as hell. One day I wanna be able to design shit like him, aww man.

Queer web designers are taking over the world. Watch out.

12:31 PM // react

Voteless in Florida. I know this voting stuff is getting kinda annoying, but it ain't over yet. I still care. And this shit makes me mad. Who made these rules again?

12:25 AM // react

Uh oh. It's too late Mbate! So there.

November 9, 2000

2:58 PM // react

There were four moons in my dream last night. One of them was right outside the TV room window in my old house, it was really big...but it went away before I could photograph it. It was red, I think.

November 8, 2000

11:54 PM // react

Bush or Gore: 'A New Era Dawns.' A little comic relief for ya.

6:45 PM // react

"Be original by rehashing the old
And injecting your own blood into the formula.
Some might condemn you,
But those are the same people
Who sit and watch things happen.
Blind, fat inertia,
It's contagious and outrageous.
I don't wanna live like that.
I don't wanna rot. Do you?"

-Donuts n' Glory, Sirens

New mp3's in my MyPlay locker (kaosboy@aquabotic.com / aquabotic). Botch covering the B-52's. You know you want it.

5:32 PM // react

Now is time to unite, not hate Greens. Thank you. IndyMedia kicks some ass.

Also, a few days ago, Free Radio Austin, a public, community-oriented radio station here in Austin, was shut down by the FCC, US Marshalls, and Austin Police for the second time in less than a month.

free radio austin, after getting shut down on nov. 6th


Geez. Wonderful.

12:45 PM // react

Total money raised and spent on presidential campaigns. This money could've gone to...

12:18 PM // react

Dammit. Hurry up Florida. This whole election thing is like a fucking boxing match (sponsored by your favorite corporate beer company), I swear.

3:23 AM // react

I just read a couple blogs who criticized anyone who voted for Ralph Nader, saying we did Bush a big favor or some shit like that. Well lemme just say I voted for Nader and I am godfucking proud of it. Excuse me for voting my conscience and staying strong to my personal morals and beliefs, no matter who or what will be institutionally dictating our lives for the next four years (and beyond).

And instead of blaming the people for voting for the "wrong" candidate, question the American electoral college voting system, which pretty much elected your president for you. Or wonder why the fuck so many people voted for Bush in the first place, instead of pointing the finger at the minority left-wingers for "spoiling" the election for the two major parties. Boo fucking hoo, your favorite capitalist whore wasn't elected.

I'm not saying I'm happy that Bush was elected or anything...by all means, I have more trust in a fucking piece of tree bark than in his dumb ass. But instead of just getting so pissed off about the elections, I say, put your money where your mouth is and get some grass roots organization going! I don't like the death penalty, so I go out and shout my ass off in public. I feel bad for kids who grow up without parents or family (not to sound condescending), so I am volunteering at local organizations to spend time with them. etc etc

I'm not trying to say I am better or smarter than anyone else. I know I have a LOT to learn. But I think this sorta community-based stuff has a tremendous impact on society on many levels-- including government. Of course, things may not change overnight, but I believe things can get better over time.

Yeah, I know...cheesy cheesy cheesy. But last year I finally realized that sitting around, complaining about something will only get me so far.

Get out there and get active. Every little thing helps.

OK I need sleep. Blogging is so evil.

2:50 AM // react

Tonight (well, last night...whatever) I also came out (umm, of the closet) to a good friend from our senior year of high school. We hadn't talked in like a year, and we randomly reunited. She is so fucking awesome! She is just one of those...people. Sigh.

It was so easy to talk to her once again and tell her about my sexuality "revolution" since the last time we saw each other. It was the first time I actually felt somewhat comfortable coming out to someone.

And she knew what I meant by "bear." hehe that rocks.

2:44 AM // react

I'm not sure if Ernie is commending me or mocking me for that Vote Nader image below (the Joey Fatone one). Probably the latter. But I would probably make fun of me too.

This blog said I'm "witty" and "obscure." haha awesome.

So Bush won the election. I'm scared.

I went downtown to protest Bush & the death penalty with a group of people, then we stood on one street corner near the big Bush thing and chanted some more. This small group of police officers formed a line in front of us (they were "protecting" us by facing us? there's something wrong with this picture), and most of them wouldn't talk at all. This one cop was silent...I tried talking to him but he just looked at me and kept his robotic, half frown. So I tried talking to this other cop, I asked him if he worked out and he said he had a gym at home.

So there's not really a point to me talking to cops, but whatever.

We stuck around in the huge crowd (estimated 20,000 people) for a long ass time waiting to see the results of the election, and it poured on us. I heard some "yee haw"s in the crowd as the rain attacked the crowd, and my hoodie got completely soaked. A wet hoodie and cold wind are not a good combination. I like my warm badge sweater and flannel pants.

November 7, 2000

6:57 PM // react

Just when I've had a good day for once, it's always one little thing that will bring me back down.

6:05 PM // react

If anyone is in Austin, TX, come protest Bush with us tonight! Whether he wins the election or not, he is still a big jerk off. Protestors are meeting at the parking lot at 11th & Lavaca at 8 pm. Be there baby. And say "hi" to me if you see a dorky looking kid with a blue hoodie and Propagandhi shirt and jeans. Punker than your grandma. Bye bye.

4:11 PM // react

I already voted, but if you are still having trouble deciding who you wanna vote for...

joey fatone voted for nader! (i'm not too sure about this)

C'mon, if Joey Fatone of N Sync voted for Nader*, you should too!

That was really dumb. But you get the point (well maybe not). Go out there and vote already.

*I'm not really sure if he voted for Nader or not, but he looks fucking hot in that photo so fuck you :)

November 6, 2000

1:48 PM // react

How Gore can Win by Michael Moore.

A lot of people tell me "a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush" but I think that's ridiculous. This is what Moore said, which I completely agree with:

"Yet, to say that 'a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush' implies that if we weren't voting for Nader we would be voting for Gore. That simply is not true. If Ralph were not on the ballot, I think most of us would vote for another third party candidate, write someone else in, or just stay home. That's how disgusted the millions of us are."

"Disgusted" is the key word.

This year was the first time I'd ever voted (I'm 18) for anything, and before I heard about Ralph Nader, I didn't even have any motivation to register myself to vote in this state. I hate to sound so apathetic or whatever, but I read through Gore and Bush's campaign(s) and I was very unimpressed. I pretty much thought to myself, "why should I vote if the everyone running for president sucks?" Pointless, I guess you could say.

But then I heard about Nader and I almost immediately sent in my voter registration form. Finally, someone who appeared to have a lot of the same views as me about capitalism, the environment, basic human rights, etc. He actually motivated me not only to vote, but also to get more active in my community-- politically, socially, or something. I dunno, I guess he gave me some sense of hope.

And I seriously believe a lot more people would be the same way if they stopped giving in to this "a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush" bullshit. Even my dad, an extremely intelligent person, said this to me...then when I asked him about what he thought about Nader's campaign, he didn't even really know a lot about what Nader stands for.

Not that I'm smarter than him or anything (that's not even a contest), but I dunno...ignorance is bliss. Or something.

1:05 PM // react

As if those Bush quotes I posted a couple days ago weren't enough, there's is a daily updated list of em here. Funny shit.

November 5, 2000

8:07 PM // react

She saw a Joey Fatone (of N Sync) in a teeny magazine and thought of me. How rad. I now have five Joey posters on my wall. He is so fucking sexy, I don't care what you think. Other people will come in and laugh at me, but that's OK. 'Cause she thought of me that day. Aahhh. Sigh.

November 4, 2000

4:07 PM // react

Get a juice box and sit around in a circle 'cause it's time for ridiculous (and hilarious) George W. Bush quotes!

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure."

"Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child."

"The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century." (side note: this was my personal favorite, haha oh man)

"One word sums up probably the responsibility of any Governor, and that one word is 'to be prepared'."

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future."

"The future will be better tomorrow."

"We're going to have the best educated American people in the world."

"People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history."

"A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls."

"Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children."

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."

"[It's] time for the human race to enter the solar system." (hahahahaha)

haha, oh geez, these are great. All actual Bush quotes, too.

I can't wait to see what he has to say if he becomes America's next president. Hold on to your butts.

November 3, 2000

7:11 PM // react

I love it when I spill my rice on a volunteer application I'm handing in tomorrow. I can just imagine their faces when they look through my application and be like, "what the hell did he do to this?? dude, this kinda smells like...tater tots...or something."

Dinner. Yummy.

6:57 PM // react

Cool, 5 of my photos are now online at Internal Zine. There is some other neat artwork there as well, check it out.

I finally got new guitar strings today! Woo. It's about time, those other ones were getting really nasty. Now I'm gonna try and figure out the guitar part for "Stolen Bikes Ride Faster" by Grade. I fucking love that song.

12:39 PM // react

Hey honey, let's move to Nebraska!

Actually, let's not.

The thing that really bugs me about this type of blatantly anti-queer legislation is the lawmakers AND the people themselves never give some sort of rational reason for why same-sex marriages should not be legal (hmm maybe it's 'cause there IS no just rationale behind it). What possible reason could they give without sounding like fucking idiots??

"Gay people are destroying our traditional family values and...it's just....gross when they kiss in public. It's so disgusting, and I don't want my kids to grow up seeing that."

I guess I'd be quiet, too.

I mean, I respect people who have traditional family values, but I think they must keep in mind that what other people decide to do with their love lives has nothing to do with them. Just 'cause two men or two women are getting married, that doesn't mean they're gonna live in your fucking house and have oral sex on your fucking Thanksgiving dinners. Open your minds, you greedy bastards. Sheesh.

12:13 PM // react

George W. Bush has been arrested not one, but three times in the past. Surprise surprise!

Also check out Michael Moore's open letters to Bush and Gore. Moore's kinda stubborn, but I believe he has good intentions. He makes some good points. Check it out for yourself.

November 2, 2000

9:34 PM // react

I suddenly feel very very unsafe. I wanna be invisible.

I need a hug.

8:30 PM // react

Scot McLarty's Response to Rep. Barney Frank. Very interesting and well-written.

Nader: “Yes. It's really interesting, gay people want to serve in the military, they want to engage in civil unions, or marriage, and they want to adopt kids. If they weren't gay, people would say, well, that's really good to do.”

Exactly!! Man. You go, Nader.

And the letter is signed, "Gonadally yours." haha awesome.

8:07 PM // react

Oh yeah, I voted early today. I think I've made it pretty obvious who I think should be the President. Yeah baby.

The Iranian guy who looks Italian (therefore I find him pretty fucking sexy) is growing a goatee again. Uh oh. Calm down, Ben.

7:41 PM // react

hehe this is so awesome, my friend's 13-year old sister got her letter printed in the Chicago Tribune:

I am disgusted and appalled that in your article "Pick the President" [Oct. 17 Cover], you did not even include Ralph Nader and Pat Buchanan as candidates. Though they will most likely not win, third-party candidates carry an important message. How important is it to win an election if you can change America with your campaign?

It was third-party candidates who first pushed to end slavery and give women the vote. Where would we be now without that?

I plan to vote radical as soon as legally possible. I am sure that I am not the only insulted reader.

How awesome is that? She really makes some good points...not bad for a 13 year old, huh?

I mean, geez, when I was 13, I was like sitting around feeling sorry myself, probably listening to Nirvana ('cause I so knew how Kurt felt, man...haha yeah right) and complaining about the kids at 7-11 who thought I couldn't speak English 'cause I'm a "fucking chink." Well guess what. I'm half-Korean, and surprise surprise: I speak English. My, oh my.

All I wanted was a fucking grape slurpee.

November 1, 2000

12:51 PM // react

Did everybody catch At the Drive-In last night on Conan? Holy shit, they were incredible. They played "One-Armed Scissor." My heart was literally beating much faster afterwards. geez, they are so awesome.

12:38 PM // react

This blog is cool. The boy who does it is kinda cute too.

Queer people are taking over the internet. Be careful, we may "act gay" around YOU next! Blah.

Oh yeah, I added some new songs to the MyPlay mp3 locker. (kaosboy@aquabotic.com / aquabotic)

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