My Most Useful Pages
Here’s a list of webposts which aren’t particularly exceptional in terms of writing, but informative for one reason or another:
- The world’s only TV channel for swimmming
- Ask the Cats at 3, a bizarre Internet chat I participated in.
- Playing the Game called Life, a series of wacky games I play with myself.
- TV Vomiting Hall of Shame, a media watchdog campaign I started
- Erotic Europop: Sexy, Embarrassing and Fun! my review of a bizarre and entertaining Euro-techno group.
Music Reviews and Favorites
- 11 Albums you can download for free with profiles & interviews.
- Robert’s Personal Playlist page. Contains jamendo & Free Music Archives Stuff.
- Free and Legal Benny Goodman mp3s on archive.org.
- Free Archives profile & favorites & playlists. Here’s my jamendo profile & favorites page.
- Profiles of Many Birthdays, an awesome Texas Asian-psychedelic band.
- My recollections about living in Europe and hearing Robert Miles’ trance song Children.
- Risque Music Videos: Nonsensical or Subversive?
- Those 20th century Beethoven-loving musical barbarians! (Free Beethoven downloads)
- Selena Lives. Links to the best Selena videos and songs.
Humor Collected from the Internet
- from Fake AP Stylebook.
- Quiz: Are you a real writer? (not by me).
- Obnoxious NY UGC (Future Employers Don’t Read this!) I repost from a humor site funny comments overheard on New York City public transportation.
- collection of funny new English idioms (long and hilarious).
- Best Marriage Proposal Videos on Youtube. See also: how NOT to make a marriage proposal video for youtube. (10/2009)
- Where do you find funny?, a listing of blogs and websites I visit for humor.
- Funny videos I’ve stumbled upon. (May, 2009)
Useful Stuff and How To’s
- Awesome Tricks for Improving your Vocabulary and Robert Nagle’s ongoing word list
- How to Handle a Dispute with a Credit Card Company or a collection agency (Updated July 2010).
- How to Buy Individual Health Insurance in Texas (Written December 2008, Updated May 2010. )
- Enhancing your brain: My Secrets (Written Nov 2009). Tools and techniques I use to maximize my productivity as a writer. See also Technical Writing Resources, a compendium of tools and references for producing web content.
- Fat Robert, Skinnier Robert (How I lost 20 pounds in 6 months). Written Jan 2009.
- My Reviews of Exercise DVD’s (regularly updated)
- How to buy Electricity in Houston, Texas (Written December 2008)
- My Strange Campaign, my daily weighings (ongoing, with links to weight loss articles)
- My thoughts on Netflix’s Roku (an enthusiastic review). (Written June, 2009).
- Let’s Repeal Tariffs/Subsidies/Tax Breaks for Ethanol!
- How to Buy Tennis Shoes Not Made at a Sweat Shop
- Straight Talk about Grad School, my thoughts about the value of going to graduate school.
- quotes from National Book award speeches. fun reading.
- p2p the safe way , tips on how to use p2p safely (or more precisely why p2p isn’t that safe!)
- Balancing Online Resumes with Online Identities: a sort of self-interview I did.
- PS 2 Recommendations for Children Under 8 (Written Dec, 2006). What to get your nephew for Christmas.
Dating and Relationships
Tributes and Obituaries
- Virginia Perry, a family obituary for my aunt. Includes a remembrance I wrote.
- Donald E. Nagle, RIP (remembrances about my recently deceased father) and Two Things about my father (eulogies given at his funeral & wake)
Link Compilations & Research
- Net Neutrality notes.
- Technical Writer Links. I refer to this fairly often.
- Best Links to Houston Arts Events
- Houston Job Search Links. I’ve compiled a list of links to Houston employers. (Written June, 2009).
- Guide to Selena videos on Youtube, with links to rare concert footage. (Written Nov 2008)
- My Fave Sitcoms
- Blogs I read regularly (Written June 2009).
- Ashford Court Apartments Crime Statistics, a page I compile about the apartment I live in (I stopped updating this in 2007 I believe).
- My annotated list of ebook links
- Aesthetics of Walter Murch–links I gathered about the famous film editor/director.
- List of pre-1923 writers
- My video production links (probably old by now).
- My delicious page