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I’m not all over that.

This year’s Baseball World Series on FOX subjected viewers to two especially smelly commercials. One, which I’ll mention just briefly, was a car commercial (and being the terrible person I am I can...

Bret Easton Ellis sure does like Joan Didion

Many years ago I happened across an arcane bit of knowledge. And afterwards, although I was never able have it substantiated, I stuck by it as true. I tried to do my part to pass it along, but I...

On this album I decided to spend some time addressing all the haters

It all started, I believe, with Warrant’s Ode to Tipper Gore. Attributing their lack of radio play to their unwillingness to back down from employing a good swear word when a good swear word was ne...

But man, those baby penguins sure are cuuuuuuute!

Can I speak at, oh, about waist-level about the feelgood documentary of the summer, March of the Penguins? One week before watching this movie I made the mistake of seeing a different documentary o...

Terroristing games made playable.

Edit made at a much later date: I’m clearly over my head here in html. For much more effective exposure to the weird world of rom hacks, just look at this review of a naked Mike Tyson’s Punch-out. ...

Methly behavior

Yesterday I answered Jack Shafer’s query: The meth capital of the world – where is it?. Even if I don’t know exactly where it is, I told him that I found the attention paid toward the Northern Cali...

A virus is spreading like a virus.

After receiving about a week’s notice regarding the incoming carpet-pesticiding to kill mosquitoes that may be carrying the West Nile Virus, the Sacramento Bee finally – a day after the first air r...

Founded 2005. Over the years I've posted writing, comics, ringtones, and stuff about maps, bikes, programming, pinball. And I had a robust music blog mostly about '90s hardcore punk (category = music).