Monthly Archive: December 2007

bookrev: Confessor by Terry Goodkind (final novel in the Sword of Truth series) 0

bookrev: Confessor by Terry Goodkind (final novel in the Sword of Truth series)

Sword of Truth: Book 11 Terry Goodkind concludes his philosophical fantasy series, the eleventh book in his Sword of Truth series. I call it a philosophical fantasy because there are equal parts Ayn Rand...

NBA hits parity, will the Rockets participate? 2

NBA hits parity, will the Rockets participate?

In previous seasons, one team or another has run away from the pack by this point in the season. Last year it was Dallas (until they hit the Golden State buzz saw). But this...

bookrev: In the Company of Soldiers by Rick Atkinson 0

bookrev: In the Company of Soldiers by Rick Atkinson

This book chronicles Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the WWII history An Army At Dawn, during his stint as an embedded journalist with the 101st Airborne in 2003 next to Major General...

The Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World 13

The Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World

With the end of the Mayan calendar looming in a scant five years (December 21, 2012 give or take), there is a seeming increase of talk, movies, articles and general water cooler chatter about...

First tai chi tournament 0

First tai chi tournament

It was a long week. Trying to close partnerships and/or sales at the end of the year is work I would wish on no friend and only on a few enemies (you know who...

Guest bookrev at SF Signal: 2012 by Whitley Strieber 1

Guest bookrev at SF Signal: 2012 by Whitley Strieber

Those wonderful gents in their typing machines at SF Signal invited me to guest review the novel 2012: The War for Souls by Whitley Strieber. Give it a read, and check out their SF...

Tech article in the December Global Intelligencer 0

Tech article in the December Global Intelligencer

In the December Global Intelligencer, I’ve got an article which takes everyday items like cell phones and TVs and equates them to the theoretical physics of the Standard Model and the Grand Unified Theory....

Rockets 07-08: Inconsistent first quarter of the season 1

Rockets 07-08: Inconsistent first quarter of the season

Win 3, Lose 1, Win 3, Lose 6, Win 3, Lose 2, Win 2 (aw, heck, there goes that consistency), Lose 1…. At 11-10, 21 games into an 82-game season, the Rockets have shown...

bookrev: The Metatemporal Detective by Michael Moorcock 1

bookrev: The Metatemporal Detective by Michael Moorcock

Sherlock Holmes meets Moorcock’s multiverse A detective that can travel the multiverse, the constant struggle between Law and Chaos, the Albino, blimps/dirigibles, rail travel and electric cars (with no oil). Plus guest appearances by...

You readers is smart 1

You readers is smart

Thanks to a post on spyscribbler’s blog, I now know how really smart you guys is. It just goes to show what a few good words about Rugby, basketball, beer and my wife will...

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