Monthly Archives: April 2009

Swine Flu

Is it just me or is this whole swine flu thing getting blown out of proportion? I realize that there’s been some deaths from it, but the truth of the matter is that all forms of flu can cause death. … Continue reading

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Japanese Game Shows

If there’s one thing Japan has brought us apart from delicious food, ninjas and dvd players, it is some of the funniest gameshows ever.  While we in America are stuck with drivel like American Idol or Who Wants to be … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 9.04 Still Not Ready for Primetime

I’m a big Linux fan.  I’ve been using in some way or another since 1999 and wouldn’t consider myself a novice.  But despite all my efforts over the years, Linux is still unable to meet my needs as a desktop … Continue reading

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Return of the Zombie Xbox

My 360 has come back from the dead!  Well, it wasn’t technically “dead” when I packed it up in a coffin and mailed it back to Microsoft.  But it was certainly screaming in pain whenever it had a disk in … Continue reading

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There’s not much glory in poetry, only achievement.

I haven’t seen these in a long time.  But I think they’re possibly some of the best tech ads ever (excepting, of course the legend). The Linux Foundation recently announced the winner of their contest for a new Linux commercial … Continue reading

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RIP Harry Kalas

Wow I’m really bummed about the loss of Harry Kalas. For those who don’t follow sports, he was the play by play announcer for the Phillies since 1971 and is pretty much the voice of the team. He’s a legend … Continue reading

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My Poor, Poor Xbox

After putting up with the unbearable buzzing the DVD-ROM drive in my 360 produced whenever it spun a disc for probably a year, I finally caved and sent it in for service. They were pretty fast about sending me the … Continue reading

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