Month: August 2015

33 years

33 years ago I called up the girl who would someday be my wife and told her, after a few minutes of teasing, that I had moved back from California. It was Saturday, 7 Aug 1982 when I showed up at her house. Tomorrow, we start year 34.


World of Warcraft subscriptions plummet. Again

Blizzard announced that their subscriptions for World of Warcraft tanked again last quarter, dropping to the lowest levels in nearly a decade. The flush they got when version 6 came out has ended and players are leaving in droves with a nearly 50% drop since the end of 2014….


Apple Music

I’ve been listening to a lot of music via Apple’s new Apple Music Service. We’re still in the 3 month beta period, but I already know I’m going to be paying for it. A large reason for that is St Vincent’s Mixtape Delivery Service….


I’ve already ordered this

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey


Thunderstrike 2

Thunderstrike 2, because in order to grab headlines a security vulnerability needs a catchy code name….


Pebble Time after a month or so

I got my Pebble Time about a month ago. I went for the red version. I’ve used my original Pebble off an on since the first kickstarter campaign ended….


Bojack Horseman

The Neflix original series Bojack Horseman stars Will Arnet, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, and Aaron Paul. Despite being animated, this is certainly not a show for kids. Or teens. The show is witty, dark, and deeply, deeply wrong. The jokes are fast and furious and the show just dives in to its deeply weird world….


Windows 10

Obviously, I’m a Mac user and my antipathy towards Microsoft has a long and bloody and glorious history stretching back long before Windows 95….


New Blog

The Blog is starting over. Sometime. The old blog is dead, long live the new blog!