Now That’s Just Unfair

Originally uploaded by rustedrobot.
Washington D.C. and portions of the rest of the country are abuzz over the public unveiling of Tai Shan, the Panda cub born this fall at the zoo in Washington D.C. and debuted to the press yesterday. My wife and I have both been sending the occasional link back [...]

Temporary Threshold Shifting Via Circumaural Cranium Wear

With all the time I spend on airplanes or walking from hotel-to-office in New York City, I’m on the lookout for a good, quality pair of noise-cancelling headphones for my Ipod. Does anyone have any recommendations? It doesn’t have to be one of those newfangled deals with all kinds of words like “Open and circumaural!” [...]

Damn Right I’ve Got The Bleus

Originally uploaded by rustedrobot.
A classic example of my (sometimes) lack of attention to certain details became evident this weekend when I finally took the extra sixty seconds to read what actually makes up a Chicken Cordon Bleu dish. You see, it’s the damn French (“bleu”) that always turned me off, not because [...]

People Are Living On Dead-End Street

Egads. There’s a country song to be found here somewhere.
In other news, the story of the Florida Marlins really saddens me. I mean, I’m glad and all that the Red Sox have partially solved some of their pitching problems, but to have to do it by potentially robbing the Marlins blind of Josh Beckett and [...]

6 String Belief

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Originally uploaded by rustedrobot.
It’s obvious if you’ve read even a week’s worth of material on this site that I’m pretty passioniate about music. A lot of people assume that I also play an instrument and when they ask if I play anythnig, I usually reply “not in front of anyone.” Truth [...]

No Place To Shove Your Sharpened Heel

Originally uploaded by rustedrobot.
The year was 1994, and Pavement had laid the foundation for years of success with their second full album, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain. The single “Cut Your Hair,” had been a pretty large success on radio, buoyed by the hilarious video which had also been a big [...]

Quick Reminder

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