Yearly Archives: 2011

Boondoggle Maneuver

Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol — yeah, it’s a weird name for a sequel. Besides having too many colons, it looks like somebody just opened up a thesaurus and randomly coupled some unrelated words together.Can you imagine? Wow, that would be … Continue reading

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One Stake, Well Done

Just caught the movie Stake Land — a zombie-inspired movie that’s not about zombies, but vampires. However, it’s different than any zombie OR vampire movie I’ve seen. Definitely has an “indie” feel to it. Would recommend it to fans of … Continue reading

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A Holiday Tradition Like You’ve Never Heard It…

From @ebertchicago on Twitter: You’ve seen the movie. Here is Jean Shepard himself reading his “A Christmas Story.”

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Back online after my DSL router decided to go kerflooey yesterday — and now everything is back to normal again today, which is just as perplexing. Realized how hooked in many of us are to the Internet, and how our … Continue reading

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Cold is relative

HOW I CAN TELL IT’S WINTER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Have to turn on space heater in the evening to take the edge off; can no longer sleep with windows open all night. HOW I USED TO BE ABLE TO TELL … Continue reading

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Zombie Apocalypse Hits Wisconsin!

A little over two years ago, just before Halloween, a buddy of mine (@DacBeerpig) began a Twitter experiment. It was an idea loosely inspired by Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds radio play, except this time involving not aliens, but … Continue reading

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