Awesome Bad Movies 8

Awesome Bad Movies
I get criticized a lot for my taste in movies; one of my favorite movies is Hackers; I’ve seen it dozens of times and I’m still not sick of it. I readily admit that it not a good movie by most (any?) standards, and it is very inaccurate as far as computing goes (Either use ...

How did we win the Cold War? 4

How did we win the Cold War if the Russians had BEARS THAT CAN PLAY HOCKEY?!  Youtube video attached; thanks Ryan!  (This might be Ukrainian or some other country that uses a Cyrillic character set; but I’ll continue to be an ignorant American and just say it’s Russian- I can do that because we won ...

Carlotta Valdez

One of my all time favorite movies is Vertigo starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak. It was an Alfred Hitchcock film from 1958; I won’t go into the plot because it’s difficult to explain without giving it away. But the film was very interesting, and had a great visual feel and score. Anyway, one of ...

Countdown to Wii Launch

Ok, so I cheated a little bit   Calin let me open the wii and hook it up early, but I’m not going to play until April 1st, so it’s just a few hours away!  We’ll see if I stay up that late. Hopefully we won’t be disappointed- all of the suspense has both of ...

Eliot Spitzer resigns as governor of New York; where will we find comfort during this difficult time? -Stephen Colbert

Followup on the ‘Pall Mall’

Try the Pall Mall from my previous post with Tanqueray Rangpur; excellent- it’s like minty lime.

Interesting Facts about early Easter

From an e-mail forward: Easter is always the 1st Sunday after the 1st full moon after the Spring Equinox (which is March 20). This dating of Easter is based on the lunar calendar that Hebrew people used to identify Passover, which is why it moves around on our Roman calendar. Based on the above, Easter ...

Drink of the Evening 2

Drink of the Evening
Pall Mall 1½ Oz Gin (Tanqueray 10) ½ Oz Sweet Vermouth ½ Oz Dry Vermouth ½ Oz Creme de Menthe



Wii Need Willpower 4

  So we’ve wanted a wii since Christmas, but of course it was impossible to find one, so we decided that the first chance we found one, we would get one as a joint birthday present. Well, my birthday is April 1st, and Calin’s is April 8th, but we were able to find one recently ...