Humor Music Nostalgia Video

Rocket Man

Just for fun, here’s a classic William Shatner performance from the 1978 Science Fiction Film Awards, in which he presents his interpretation of Elton John’s hit single, Rocket Man.

Freeware Technology

WordPress Security Update v2.0.5

A security update has been issued for WordPress. This release, version 2.0.5, includes security fixes and is recommended for all users. The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for WordPress here.

Blogroll Dive: 10/23/06

Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive:

  • Michael ruminated on the U.S. National Space Policy.
  • Khaled discovered the new Sony Bravia “Paint” advertisement.
  • Sarah discovered a funny parody of Maxell’s “Blown Away Guy”.
  • Chris discovered Sun Microsystems’ new portable datacenter.
  • Angsuman announced the key features of the upcoming Translator Plugin Pro v3.2.
  • And, Tom has been “nominated for a 2006 Net Visionary award in three categories!”
Comics Nostalgia Review

Review: Secret War

Secret War, a masterpiece by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Gabriele Dell’Otto, is the best graphic novel ever produced by Marvel Comics. Blinded by diplomacy and arrogance, the United States government refuses to acknowledge the imminent danger as a foreign threat continues to grow. How far will one man go to defend his country? The decisions made, and their consequences, will forever change one of Marvel’s most iconic legends.

Blogroll Dive: 10/16/06

Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive:

  • Michael discussed his newfound love for comics.
  • Khaled revealed Broken Kode’s new superstructure.
  • Rick continued his analysis of the fonts used in Serenity.
  • And, Tom interviewed Dan Bricklin, the inventor of the spreadsheet.