This week’s episode started on a good note with last week’s “Record of the Week”: Animus by Soundprank. Several highlights from last week’s show also made appearances in a mix that I’d characterize as very toe-tapping. (At least, at my desk my toes were quite tapping). A very good selection of melodies and lyrics to go along with those beats resulted in another very good mix on the whole.
One of the new segments I’m hoping to get underway are reviews of some of the weekly pod-casts that I listen to. As I’ve alluded to previously, I have a very eclectic and diverse taste in music. My musical interests range from classical music to pop and rock to electronica. Since a lot of the music I listen to are by artists and composers long retired (or deceased), I only keep “up to date” on one or two genres of music.
Zombie apocalypses are serious business. Unless you’re Bruce Campbell, the amount of humor one is likely to find when facing zombies is not all that great. At most there is going to be ‘dark humor’ – which really isn’t all that humorous at all. Romance is typically also in short supply while dealing with the undead. Any romantic encounters are normally between two humans and eventually end when one (or both) have their brains eaten and join the ranks of the shambling horde roaming the streets.
So it was with these thoughts in mind that I went to see Warm Bodies recently. And, very shortly after the movie started, I realized that I had to leave those thoughts at the door. This was definitely not going to be your average zombie movie…
I woke up this morning to news that – in this corner of Indiana at least – was rather earth-shaking. At this point most every major news outlet has the story on their website so I will not be reiterating the story save for maybe the basics: A very skilled college football player discovered that his online relationship was a sham. While the details are still emerging and the story may change, the current story as it stands is enough to be discussed from the context of online relationships, their dangers, and their successes. Continue reading
This is a new series dedicated to cats in the news and commentary from our panel of feline experts. In a story this morning on NPR’s Morning Edition, reporter Sylvia Poggioli (one of my favorite reporters from NPR) covered a … Continue reading
I have many hobbies in my life and there tend to be far fewer hours in my day to pursue them than I would like. One of these, one of my oldest hobbies, is computer gaming – much to the … Continue reading
A few months ago I purchased a Canon Digital Rebel XT camera off of eBay. It was the first DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) camera I’d owned and since that purchase I have taken hundreds of pictures with it already. My … Continue reading
Many of you know that I am a bachelor and that I live in a three-bedroom house. However I do not live alone in this house. It is instead shared with my two “overlords” who really run the house, tell … Continue reading
I love a happy ending, no matter how great the distance or time that passes to make it happen. Yahoo’s Sideshow blog published an article this morning discussing a story that was written in the Post-Star on Saturday. The story … Continue reading
The Yahoo! Technology Blog posted a story today about an enterprising Russian man who has created a map of the internet. This map is made up of 350,000 websites and the location, size of the website’s circle, and color are … Continue reading