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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.

Comments and corrections
Last week I posted a Random Fact That may not have been factual.
Yeah, this may happen from time to time.  If you notice that a fact is more truthy than factual, email upapaddle@gmail.com

Random Fact
Until the 1960′s men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland.

News
Apple conference this week
http://origin.www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2006/09/12/apple-annnoucement.html
- 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
http://www.joystiq.com/2006/09/15/the-only-wii-post-youll-ever-need/

Sony only to distribute 500,000 PS3′s this year
http://www.joystiq.com/2006/09/06/north-american-japanese-ps3-launch-limited-to-500-000-units/

Rumor – Super Paper Mario on Wii (guess it was confirmed)
http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2006/09/07/super-paper-mario-coming-to-wii.htm

4 Neon Genesis Evangelion movies announced
Rebuild of Evangelion – first one will be out in 2007
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/article.php?id=9464

Shuffle Director’s Cut confirmed
http://www.animenation.net/news/index.php?id=10200

The Hobbit announced by MGM.  They hope Peter Jackson will direct.
http://www.darkhorizons.com/news06/060911g.php

This Week’s Releases
The Office: Season 2
http://www.amazon.ca/Office-Season-Two-Bryan-Gordon/dp/B000GETTKM/sr=1-2/qid=1158382572/ref=pd_bowtega_2/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Smallville: The Complete Fifth Season
http://www.amazon.ca/Smallville-Complete-Season-Tom-Welling/dp/B000G1R4SO/sr=1-1/qid=1158382594/ref=pd_bowtega_1/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Spongbob Squarepants – Season 4, Vol 1
http://www.amazon.ca/SpongeBob-SquarePants-Season-Vol-1/dp/B000FZETKM/sr=1-4/qid=1158382637/ref=sr_1_4/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Star Wars – 1977 and 2004 versions – I’m proposing a boycott
http://www.amazon.ca/Star-Wars-Episode-Versions-Widescreen/dp/B000FOPZUG/sr=1-2/qid=1158382617/ref=pd_bowtega_2/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Beavis and Butthead Do America
http://www.amazon.ca/Beavis-Butthead-America-Special-Collector/dp/B000GBEWGQ/sr=1-3/qid=1158382659/ref=sr_1_3/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Anime
Gankutsuou – Vol 6 of 6
http://www.amazon.ca/Gankutsuou-Chapter-Count-Monte-Cristo/dp/B000FFJ8NU/sr=1-4/qid=1158382682/ref=sr_1_4/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

Gun Sword – Vol 3 of 7
http://www.amazon.ca/Gun-Sword-Vol-Separate-Ways/dp/B000GETTKC/sr=1-1/qid=1158382705/ref=sr_1_1/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8&s=dvd

In theaters – not that you’ll get to see it
Idiocracy
http://www.suntimes.com/output/entertainment/cst-ftr-idio06.html

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

Review
underGRADS
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Undergrads

DVD out now – BUY IT!
http://www.amazon.ca/Undergrads-Season-1-Version-fran%e7aise/dp/B000E3L6UG/ref=sr_11_1/701-6856827-3677925?ie=UTF8

SUPPORT underGRADS! This link will provide more information on what you can do to get a second season of underGRADS on the air
http://www.myspace.com/nitzwalsh

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

Song
The Amphibians – New Day (I Feel Alone)
http://music.podshow.com/music/producers/producerLibrary/artistdetails.php?BandHash=b16688764ba9114cd50064ab00dff350

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Thanks for the tip! I really ought to look into using the Amazon affiliate program. Who knows, I might get lucky.
Kent
Thursday
9/21/2006
11:41 PM

 

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