Nov 30, 2010
So we’ve just had the gates open for the holiday rush. While I think people worry too much about buying presents for Christmas, I have no philosophical objection to them. In fact, I think presents themselves are the bee’s knees, both the getting and the giving. Of course, a hefty swath of our Western population is only making a list and...
Nov 29, 2010
Costume dramas. Costume dramas with Eddie Izzard dancing the Charleston, adventures at sea, starlets, rich eccentrics, guys who catch cannonballs with their stomachs and... crime!
Nov 26, 2010
Be Kind Rewind
has a ridiculous premise: kind, patient Mr. Fletcher is trying to make a living renting VHS tapes. In 2008
. When he goes on a business trip, his faithful employee...
Nov 25, 2010
To celebrate Thanksgiving, and since yesterday marked our 100th post (that’s a random coincidence I just noticed when I went in to set this up, but still) here’s a bunch of stuff we’re grateful for. For starters, I’m grateful to all these folks for sharing their favorite things with this site and with the world…
Nov 24, 2010
I have been known to read comics about talking dinosaurs
. In this whimsical vein, I learned that in 2008, a talking dinosaur received a letter
from a miniature mayoral mammoth...
Nov 23, 2010
If you know me at all, you know that I have no shortage of video game options. I have an Xbox 360 and a Nintendo Wii. I have a computer with wireless mouse and keyboard hooked up in the living room so I can play Torchlight on the big screen. I have an old PS2 laying around just in case of Psychonauts-related emergencies, and a NES knockoff that plays the...
Nov 22, 2010
I'm on another ramble through Canadiana today, starting with the reasonably okay and working upward to utter greatness: I have been known to watch and enjoy the very occasional...
Nov 19, 2010
The absolutely best thing about the Kindle is that it makes one handed reading extremely comfortable. Okay, don’t look at me like that! I don’t mean anything risqué, though that’s certainly a possibility, especially when reading — oh, for example — Rose’s naughty, page-turning Regency romance In for a Penny.
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