“And maybe you’ll get laid”

In an interview with Matt Lauer of NBC’s Today Show. Matt Lauer as the question: “Why do we still have political conventions?” Dennis Miller said that it was so that all the “schleps” who go door to door in places like Iowa have some incentive to do this work. “We’ll get you into a big […]

Comcast’s DVR

So, I’ve had Comcast’s DVR since Friday. I haven’t used it all that much yet, as it’s usually from the Fall through May that I do a lot of TV watching. Well, I watch HBO Soap Operas, but I am usually home on a Sunday night. It’ll probably get more use to tape a lot […]

Do you know why you get so much spam?

Back in the day, when we were freely giving out our email address on all those websites, that eventually, they’d proliferate that address to all the scumbag emailers on earth. I’m blogging this. Seriously, friends. I hear a lot of griping from people that email sucks these days. Sure it does. A solution is to […]

Flight 327 solved

Thanks for sending us this info, Alex! Annie Jacobsen’s recent piece for WomensWallStreet.Com made waves. Her account of flying with her family while 14 Middle Eastern passengers acted in a threatening and apparently coordinated manner makes for a terrifying read. Her article captures her sickening sense of both uncertainty and inevitability as what might possibly […]

Getting older…

Sheesh, time files. Silver Lake Sand Dunes in 1999 I can’t believe this was five years ago. Even then, I wasn’t a little “kid” anymore. And now, five years later, I don’t “feel” any younger. Also, our friend, “Rambo”, was alive back then. Sinan lived around here and we hung out quite a bit. Sheesh. […]

FTTP in the works!!!

Fiber to the Premises! I took this from a Verizon press release. Maximum connection speeds and pricing for Fios consumer services are: * 5 Mbps/2 Mbps for $34.95 a month as part of a calling package, or $39.95 a month stand-alone * 15 Mbps/2 Mbps for $44.95 a month as part of a calling package, […]