[nnwm15] “Ready?” “Ready” “Let’s do this” When Jamie and Julie were little, the each had their own unique set of fears. For Jamie, it had been thunderstorms. Each time a front would move in, she’d run and hide somewhere she could block out the sound. Since it was possible, very, very rarely, that storms… Continue reading Chapter 28: Putting Down The Rebellion
Just got an email from Amazon – they’re raising Prime’s Price to $99 a year. A far cry from the $149 that people had feared might happen, and in general for the level of service, I think $99 a year is reasonable. Hate any increase in price though, however small! Dear Jon Westfall, We are… Continue reading Amazon Raises Prime Price to $99 a Year
Karey is a big True Blood fan, and I watch it with her because it isn’t that bad of a drama / comedy / supernatural show (The vampires don’t sparkle, at least). Anyway, yesterday we watched 5 episodes in a row, due in part to the ‘hooks’ that each episode had to the next. Cliffhanger endings that… Continue reading Are Television Networks Cannibalizing Their Broadcast Revenues With Cliffhangers?
If you don’t know, and I wouldn’t doubt you if you said you didn’t, Ghost Hunters is a show on the SciFi channel that focuses on a group of individuals who seek to document evidence of paranormal activity. Karey enjoys watching the show religiously, and I enjoy watching it was well (I don’t particularly like… Continue reading Ghost Hunters: Skepticism in Science
Deadliest Catch starts up again tonight, and again I’ll be watching it. Karey & I realized a few years ago that the show really is essentially the same thing year after year. They go out, they fish for crabs, things break (both ships and people), good times, bad times, etc… It’s not like I think… Continue reading Why Is Deadliest Catch So Popular?
In 2004 I purchased a Acer Travelmate C110 for around $1600 and used it up until 2007 when I bought a new Lenovo tablet. The Acer sat unused for quite a few months since I had a suspicion the wireless radio was screwed up (at least when connecting to WPA networks). Yesterday I finally got… Continue reading Turning a $1600 Tablet PC Into A Digital Picture Frame
http://omnia.samsungmobile.com/ Product Category: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional SmartphoneManufacturer: SamsungWhere to Buy: Expansys [Affiliate]Price: $689 USD (16 GB), $634 USD (8 GB)Specifications: 5 MP Camera, 3.2 TFT WQVGA Touch screen (240 x 400), Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11g, Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, HSDPA 7.2 Mbits, TV-out, FM Radio, Integrated GPS, microSDHC, 1440mA battery Pros: Fun to use & responsive;… Continue reading Feel In Touch: The Samsung Omnia Reviewed
TV Executive Arrested At Logan Now In Treatment BOSTON (WBZ) WHDH Channel 7 announced Thursday that general manager Randi Goldklank is now undergoing medical treatment after an allegedly drunken tirade Sunday night that ended with her arrest at Logan Airport. “The unfortunate events of last Sunday night were unanticipated and Ms. Goldklank is deeply regretful,”… Continue reading Stupid News Executive Alert
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071130/od_uk_nm/oukoe_uk_italy_mafia_arrest Sometimes life just imitates art WAY too eerily…
OK, so maybe this is just in my opinion, but the list below are absolutely the best robot chicken sketches ever. Thank you Adult Swim for posting these gems online! I’m sure there are some I’ve missed, but at an initial glance, these are my favs! Rank Title Why It’s Great 1 An Empire To… Continue reading The Best Robot Chicken Sketches… Ever