Monthly Archives: February 2013

RIP Discovery Channel (or Television Is Getting Unreal)

So, I’m watching Mythbusters (because explosions), and I get distracted for a moment and forget to skip through the commercials. That’s when I see it. The trailer for a brand new show – Alien Mysteries. *sigh* I remember when Discovery

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Posted in Blog, Whine Tasting

Truth in Words and Pictures (or The Circle of Academic Life)

Photos by Steve Jurvetson, Lynette S., Horia Varlan, research.gov, Carolyn Lagattuta, Trois Têtes, and Wikipedia CC-BY-2.0 Original idea gratuitously stolen from xkcd

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Posted in Blog, Things I know less about than I think

Six Better Choices for a Star Wars Movie Director Than J.J. Abrams (or Mission: Impossible – Lost on the Fringe)

  So when I heard that J.J. Abrams was directing the Star Wars reboot I was all…meh. Now don’t get me wrong. Abrams is a skilled filmmaker and storyteller from the Spielberg school who has worked hard to produce many

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Posted in Blog, Just nerding out

Friend Or Faux? (or The Unexpected House Guest)

So, my cable provider wants to be my friend. At least that’s what they seemed to be saying in a recent email that they sent me. Great, I could always use a new friend. Do you want to go out

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Be My Valentine (or What’s Love Got To Do With It)

So since Christmas, I’ve noticed that page views for my blogs have been way down. I’ve heard the same complaint from other bloggers as well, so it’s not just me. (Phew. Although I wouldn’t blame you. I wouldn’t read this

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Posted in 3(Blah) + 3(Yada) = (Blog), Blog

VandalEyes Fantasy World Tour (or I Really Need To Get A Job)

So, if you don’t know who Anne Wheaton and Bonnie Burton are, you might want to skip this post. Or better yet, go to vandaleyes.net or the #VandalEyes hashtag on Twitter and look at some of the pictures posted there.

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Posted in Be Crafty, Blog

I Don’t Want To Belong To Any Club That Will Accept People Like Me As A Member (or Do You Want An App With That?)

So, it seems that almost every time I go to a website on a mobile device these days, I am constantly nagged about installing a new app that will give me all the latest goodies. Please, just stop. No, really,

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Posted in Blog, Whine Tasting

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