The assembly of a weight bench. When you’re standi…

The assembly of a weight bench. When you’re standing there in the store and it’s all put together, it seems so simple. It’s almost as if there’s just two parts and they fit snugly together like one of those old model cars that didn’t require glue, just pieces that snap. It’s really no wonder they [...]

I so love Thanksgiving. I don’t need to go into de…

I so love Thanksgiving. I don’t need to go into details, except to say that I’ve been able to string together four consecutive days of great holiday leftovers. That kicks so much ass, not to mention a great four-day weekend which saw some interesting events:
- An informal 15th high school reunion. As far as reunions [...]

The winner of this raffle will not only get the go…

The winner of this raffle will not only get the goods, they’ll also win a trip to Wisconsin to go hunting with this guy. Have fun out there.
If I somehow made it into this contest, I’d be the guy drooling, mute and muttering something about my old math teacher.
New albums coming soon: Spoon, Nada Surf [...]

What is your time worth? The answer, arguably, is …

What is your time worth? The answer, arguably, is impossible to determine. Take for instance, Netflix. For those of you on Mars, Netflix is a genius service where you order DVD’s online and they get mailed to you. You can take as long as you want before you watch them, and when you’re done, you [...]

One can only shake their head at Tivo this morning…

One can only shake their head at Tivo this morning. They announced yesterday an initiative to insert banner-type advertising onto your screen as you fast forward through the TV network commercials. This is wrong on so many levels – look no further than the success of banner ads or pop-up ads on the web. Something [...]

One thing that makes me feel old sometimes are all…

One thing that makes me feel old sometimes are all these changes they’re making to our coins and dollar bills. The theory of time passing us by is always one that fascinates me. At some point in the future, people will look at our money and think about it in the same way that we [...]

I’ve been getting pretty excited by the upcoming N…

I’ve been getting pretty excited by the upcoming Nirvana box set, to be released on November 23. Some will see this as Geffen Records and perhaps the rest of the band exploiting what’s left in the vaults to try to wring another few million out of the coffers. But maybe not. My guess is that [...]