D is for Death

That’s right kids! This cute children’s book will teach you the alphabet by harnessing either your fear of or fascination with death. Credit goes to Kafkaesqui for making the announcement. “J is for James who took lye by mistake.”

Updated MSN Search Rankings

Just in case you haven’t laughed enough today, it seems like I’ve moved up in the world since my last rant about MSN Search (Beta). My current results are: #22 for a search of “latitude/longitude distance calculation”, #6 for “SNES games”, #5 for “recommended snes games”, #2 for “Tux HeadPhones”, #2 for “msn explore free”, […]

PodBrix: Your Custom iPod-Toting Lego Man

I stopped playing with my Legos a long time ago, but PodBrix has really caught my attention. What would I do with a “PodBrix Minifig – 1K Brix”? I’d add some Apple flavor to my old Lego sets, or just brag to all of my friends about having one.

A Brief MSN Search Rant

Let me just say that MSN Search really likes me. Unfortunately, it has to be the worst search engine on earth. Sure, it’s in beta release, but way too many people are using it without realizing how poor this search engine is in its current state. For example, I’m the #5 result for a search […]

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

I just finished reading what might be one of the most useful and humorous books of all time. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, by Lynne Truss, is a humorous and strict look at the misuse of punctuation. The summary of the book says it all: A panda walks into a […]

LOTR vs. The Matrix

Perhaps you have had a chance to watch The Return of the King: Special Extended Edition, or read The Lord of the Rings (the 50th Anniversary Edition). Perhaps you have also had a chance to watch The Ultimate Matrix Collection. Perhaps you have not had a chance to do any of the above. Either way, […]

Sex Sells, But Not for Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe has won the coveted British prize for “bad sex in fiction.” The prize is awarded every year “to draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel.” ‘Nuff said. Credit for catching this jewel goes to News Is Crappy.

A Song For A Reason

“Last Thing”, by Diana Anaid, pretty much describes why I’m reducing my participation in the fore-mentioned support communities. Continue reading to view the lyrics. Purchase “Last Thing”, by Diana Anaid (this link opens directly to the song in the iTunes Music Store)

40 Things You'd Love To Say Out Loud

Today, I checked my email to find the best present ever. A list of “40 Things You’d Love To Say Out Loud” is what I’ve always wanted! “Sarcasm is just one more service we offer.”