iron giant

OK, time for me to (belatedly) jump on a well-ridden bandwagon here. I watched my DVD of The Iron Giant for the first time on the flight to San Fran, and… it’s just friggin amazing. Easily on my top 10 list of all time, and I’m saddened that it didn’t do particularly well in the theaters. If you haven’t seen it, rent it, buy it, whatever, but see it. And if you have kids, definitely buy it and watch it, lots — it’s for you and for them, and it has a lot of great messages in it.

Places to get it: Amazon: DVD, VHS; Reel.Com (DVD or VHS); DVD Wave (DVD only); BigStar: DVD, VHS.

And, one last thing to get (I just ordered mine about 10 minutes ago!).

Troxel v. Granville sounds like it will be interesting — I wish that I were able to listen to the oral arguments. (I’m excited, though, that I may get to sit in on the oral arguments for the are-you-able-to-sue-your-HMO Supreme Court case in February.)

The anti-cybersquatting law is testing its land legs. Some of these seem like legitimate claims, but I don’t know about the major league sports corporations going after fan domains — it seems like they would be happy to have someone out there willing to set up and

Come on, as if we didn’t all already know that Barney is the devil?