Today’s library selections were Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: The Making of a Masterpiece, Kafka’s The Castle, and Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust, although I have to admit that the last one was just out of love for the Monty Python sketch The All-England Summarize Proust Competition…golf, strangling animals and…erm…let’s leave it at that one, shall we?

NFL Commisioner Paul Tagliabue is retiring. Not only does this herald a new era for America’s most popular sport, it also takes from us one of the most fun names to pronounce in all of the free world. “Tagliabue” ranked slightly ahead of the more musical “Muhammad Ali”, but still failed to make up ground against the ever-popular “Boutros Boutros-Ghali”, in the latest Gallup/USA Today/CNN/Breakfast Club “Really Fun Names To Say” poll, published today exclusively in my head.

Am becoming really quite annoyed by the OpenSUSE betas, after 10.1b6 and b8 both failed to install, b8 rather spectacularly. Think I’ll wait for the final release on this one…in the meantime, there’s some alpha fun to be had with Firefox 2.0a1, which is surprisingly stable for an alpha, but doesn’t seem revolutionarily different. And then there’s Fedora Core 5, which has just gone final…oh yeah, and there’s a train to catch to get down to auditions. More later, perhaps after elephants…

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