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Episode 23 – Back to School

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The 23rd episode of Up a Paddle, as posted on September 16th, 2006

I’ve started night classes at the University and am pretty excited about it.  You’ll probably hear more about it in coming episodes.

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Last week I posted a Random Fact That may not have been factual.
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Random Fact
Until the 1960’s men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland.

Apple conference this week
– New iPod Shuffle – 1G, silver, size of a matchbook
– New iPod Nano – 2, 4 or 8GB with aluminum finish
– Updated iPod 5G – now 30 or 80GB, brighter screen, longer battery life
– iTunes movies in the States – Disney owned ones so far
– iBox – set top box for streaming media from your computer to your tv

Nintendo conference this week
Wii Price and Launch Date Announced

Sony only to distribute 500,000 PS3’s this year

Rumor – Super Paper Mario on Wii (guess it was confirmed)

4 Neon Genesis Evangelion movies announced
Rebuild of Evangelion – first one will be out in 2007

Shuffle Director’s Cut confirmed

The Hobbit announced by MGM.  They hope Peter Jackson will direct.

This Week’s Releases
The Office: Season 2

Smallville: The Complete Fifth Season

Spongbob Squarepants – Season 4, Vol 1

Star Wars – 1977 and 2004 versions – I’m proposing a boycott

Beavis and Butthead Do America

Gankutsuou – Vol 6 of 6

Gun Sword – Vol 3 of 7

In theaters – not that you’ll get to see it

Random Fact
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.


DVD out now – BUY IT!

SUPPORT underGRADS! This link will provide more information on what you can do to get a second season of underGRADS on the air

Random Fact
More people in China speak English than in the United States.

The Amphibians – New Day (I Feel Alone)

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