Monthly Archive: April 2008

my favorite time of the year: NBA and NHL playoffs 0

my favorite time of the year: NBA and NHL playoffs

I’m in Dallas blogging from my blackberry which my friend Craver thinks is essential. I am at BJs sports bar. While I am waiting for the Rockets to begin their comeback on the jazz,...

April Fool’s jokes I fell for this year 1

April Fool’s jokes I fell for this year

Normally, I don’t fall for them, I inflict them. My wife and I had our combined bachelor/bachelorette party on April 1st, and some people didn’t show because they thought we were joking (we weren’t….at...

bookrev: Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson 0

bookrev: Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

Kurson’s Shadow Divers (loaned to me by my friend Charles, thanks Charles!) is a well written and thoroughly researched non-fiction story of two divers pushing themselves physically and mentally to discover the truth behind...

bookrev: The Real Story: The Gap into Conflict by Stephen R. Donaldson 5

bookrev: The Real Story: The Gap into Conflict by Stephen R. Donaldson

Book 1 of The Gap Cycle  I thoroughly enjoyed The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant (and the Second Chronicles as well) by Mr. Donaldson,  about Thomas Covenant, leper and unbeliever. I’d pick up this book,...

Candidates on Wrestling? 0

Candidates on Wrestling?

With the Democratic candidates appearing on Wrestling last night, in advance of the interminably long wait for today’s primary, this picture (from David Dees, thanks Bob) echoes how ridiculous a lot of this campaign...

Die Hard gets me charged up for Indy 0

Die Hard gets me charged up for Indy

What could possibly increase the hype in anticipation of a 65-year old Harrison Ford reprising his role as Indiana Jones? Some critics are saying he is too old to play the Indiana Jones roll...

Guest Review of “Sands of Oblivion” at SFSignal.com 0

Guest Review of “Sands of Oblivion” at SFSignal.com

Those wonderful boys at SFSignal.com had a contest to giveaway a movie called Sands of Oblivion, with Serenity stars Adam Baldwin and Morena Baccarin and somehow I won a copy. They posted a guest...

movrev: Stargate – The Ark of Truth 0

movrev: Stargate – The Ark of Truth

My son and I have watched every single Stargate episode (and have all the season except the last one) and my wife is not far behind. We are LARGE fans. But, lately, the show...

Congrats, Hakeem Olajuwon 0

Congrats, Hakeem Olajuwon

Hall of fame recently and statue honoring his career dedicated today. And impeccable taste in hardware. After the break is a video of my favorite Hakeem moment (and, as we had season tickets through...

bookrev: On Writing by Stephen King 0

bookrev: On Writing by Stephen King

This book has been around for a while, but it is a must read for anyone interested in writing, and anyone interested in Stephen King. It is a quick but valuable read. Since Mr....

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