Monthly Archive: January 2009

Rockets will win ten in a row 2

Rockets will win ten in a row

Like most Rocket’s fans, I’ve spent the majority of this first half of the season waiting for the “real” Rockets team to show up. With injuries to T-Mac, Artest, Battier, Rafer, Yao and Luther...

Who watches the Watchmen 3

Who watches the Watchmen

UPDATE: Movie vs. book post here. My wife asked me why I was reading a comic book. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is by definition a comic book, and it is much...

Cell phone recycling 0

Cell phone recycling

Like most good little geeks, I’ve collected a bunch of electronics over the years, some of which I consider ‘collectors items’. Like most environmental conscious and organized people, my wife is always trying to...

Upgraded to WordPress 2.7 2

Upgraded to WordPress 2.7

Just upgraded the site all the way from WordPress version 2.1 (yeah, I’ve been busy and procrastinating) to the latest and greatest, 2.7. As I’ve come to expect, compared to most of the software...

bookrev: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, edited by John Joseph Adams 2

bookrev: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, edited by John Joseph Adams

A large percentage of science fiction writing is tied to some kind of apocalyptic event. And a large portion of the daily news actually portends such an event (for a lighter look, read The...

Mine and my son’s most anticipated movie of 2009 0

Mine and my son’s most anticipated movie of 2009

Tony Jaa in Ong Bak 2 After Ong Bak, then The Protector, we’ve been waiting for the next from muay thai martial arts expert Tony Jaa. Already released in December in Thailand, Ong Bak...

bookrev: Little Green Men by Christopher Buckley 0

bookrev: Little Green Men by Christopher Buckley

Two authors named Christopher write not only good plot lines with enjoyable characters but are also able to make me laugh out loud: Christopher Moore (author of Lamb), and Christopher Buckley, author of Boomsday,...

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