Earthshell News: Bankruptcy Proceedings are, erm, proceeding.

Hey folks. For those of you new to the Rizzn-ite army, who haven’t read the backstory, this might be a bit confusing to you, but for you long time Rizzn-ites, you’ll remember my squabbles with Simon Hodson and his Khashoggi backers. Well, today, there...

Humpday Roundup

[rizzn’s note: this entry contains paid placement]Hey there Rizznites. What’s the good word? Still fielding suggestions for the new blogging network – The best one so far is 32D. We also added a new person to the blogging lineup. Just to preview...

Large Set of Small Updates

Quite an interesting day it’s been. I’ve been saving these blog posts to put into a long newspost for about a week or so. Good stuff in here. As for me, I’m keeping busy, and business is finally picking up again after a weeklong slump. Expect a...

Lights out man.

This update has been a long time in coming. I’ve been outlandishly swamped lately, and simply haven’t had the energy to devote to a number of pressing matters. I will try to address as many of them as possible here for you, as I’ve also been swamped...

Just Another Day

Had a semi-productive day. Still putting names on the list for the Alpha Test. If you’re interested, mail me at mark@5tribe.com and let me know. I for one welcome our new robot overlords…The South Korean government has robot fever, and they’re about...

Peak Oil, Hamachi, and Blip Stats. Discuss!

My Album Download UpdateOkay, I realized there is a problem today with downloading the album with Hamachi.  You have to have the password to join the network my hamachi client is on. I’m not going to give it out on the blog, because it happens to be...

Not to harp on Hodson/Khashoggi

I really don’t have it out for Hodson and Khashoggi, but I found something you ERTH and FLYDLUX people might get a kick out of. This out of the Urban Dictionary: 1. EarthShell To spend large amounts of corporate or taxpayer money while leaving no impact on the...

Essam Khashoggi Update

Seems like Earthshell isn’t the only thing that E.K.’s getting out of recently. A residential property in Hope Ranch has been sold for $50 million, setting a record for a home sale in the Santa Barbara area and topping the $45 million that Oprah Winfrey...

FlyDLUX Related: Khashoggi retires from EarthShell Corp. board

[Rizzn’s Note: If you remember, Simon Hodson and Essam Khashoggi were big investors in the whole FlyDLUX debacle.] In news that’s only semi-related to FlyDLUX in that respect, I found this on the wires today: July 7 — Essam Khashoggi, the co-founder...

FlyDLUX Update

[Rizzn’s Note: I got this from George Conner, counsel for FlyDLUX.]Forrest, on Tuesday of this week, for the first time, I located the old divorce decree for James Wimmer’s parents. On Wednesday, I sent Lawrence E. Finkelstein to Ft. Worth to get the...

washingtonpost.com: Fight Over Icon Has Plenty of Precedent

washingtonpost.com: Fight Over Icon Has Plenty of Precedent Fight Over Icon Has Plenty of Precedent Deputies to Arafat Have Long Seen His Wife as Threat By Molly MooreWashington Post Foreign ServiceTuesday, November 9, 2004; Page A18 JERUSALEM, Nov. 8 — They...

Asean ex Saxena to remain housebound

Asean ex Saxena to remain housebound 2004-10-20 15:05 ET – Street Wire by Stockwatch Business Reporter Former Thai banker Rakesh Saxena has lost a court case to review his detention in Canada. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather J. Holmes has ruled...

FlyDLUX Update

James Anthony Wimmer represented to a number of people, including me, that he had access to steeply discounted airline tickets from American Airlines and all carriers that they partnered with to provide both domestic and international flights. Wimmer had supplied...

Resignation Reiteration

Despite allegations or indications to the contrary, I have remained resigned from FlyDLUX.com, Inc. I did not re-enlist my post as CFO. Any support for the principals or creditors of FlyDLUX has been strictly pro bono work, and has been limited to turning over...

Dear Folks:

Dear Folks: An action was filed against James Wimmer (WIMMER) on 1/22/04 as a Petition for Involuntary Bankruptcy. It was filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas, in Ft. Worth, TX, and was assigned Case No. 04-40762, before Judge D....

Letter from Bobbye Finkelstein

I just found this message in the old FlyDLUX sales account. It’s from one of my least favorite clients from FlyDLUX, Bobbye Finkelstein. No matter what we did, even when flights went through for Jennifer Link and Bobbye Finkelstein, it was never good enough. But...

Horrible News from the FlyDLUX front.

I got a memo today informing me thusly: “…I also spoke with Rabbi M—- B—– today. Not good news. The Orthodox Union is bringing him up on charges of conspiring with FlyDLUX to defraud congregants and organizations out of money for tickets...

I blog therefore I am…

I blog therefore I am… “I have real feelings of ambivalence regarding the maintenance of a regular blog. It tends to cause me to reflect on life in terms of “bloggability” or “blogworthiness.” Analogous to the evil of carrying a...

FlyDLUX Update

I got this email today >> From: Yutkanany@aol.comDate: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 23:52:28 ESTSubject: flydluxTo: mailto:markhopkins@broadcast.net DEAR MARK,I HOPE YOU NOW KNOW WHO YOU’RE GOOD FRIEND “THE RABBI” ISHE WOULD EVEN BURY YOU, WHEN ARE YOU...