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Last month's podcast was such a great success that I decided to do another one. When I say it was a great success, I mean that it was successfully uploaded andTIDBABSH the second, part the first

No, I haven't read the entire series in the last 12 hours. I have, however, read an excellent article that explains how much of my disappointment in the finale ofReview Addendum: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, pt 2 - book comparison

The truth, it is said, is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and reality - and it cuts in all directions. Lately the education system is in the news aEverybody's right, everybody's wrong

Diabetes breakthrough Before you get too excited, let me say this: from my read of the article, it's a long time before humans could benefit, and even when they can, you'llA cure for Type I diabetes?

Recently a North Carolina man named Tommy Jordan posted a video on Facebook in response to a letter his teenage daughter, Hannah, had written on Facebook. The video was intendedTommy Jordan: Parenting and Instant Fame in the Internet Age

I've done the math and the interest in this from my typical readership turns out to be slightly less than zero, but hey... it's my blog. I write what IHow to publish a multi-file Captivate project as a single SCORM course

Orci & Kurtzman Tackle Man of Steel - Slice of SciFi Bryan Singer is in talks with writers for the next Superman movie, "The Man of Steel". Unfortunately, we have toSuperman returns... again

Community Connections Forums - Bells and whistles (if you're not a member, you get redirected to the home page... sorry.) It's a little unusual for me to quote from a discussione-Learning Glitz: misunderstanding video games

This is one of a series of articles I wrote for The Coalition of Awesomeness blog some time ago. The blog has since gone to an unfortunate (but very awesome)Of Myst, mice, and men

Thor. So... Thor. Let me tell you... my back was so Thor after I spent all that time sitting in the theater. Thank you! Tip your waiters! Okay, seriously. I saw Thor tonight. AndReview: Thor

I just caught up on my JMSNews reading and found a few items I thought I'd point out. First, we have a tentative release time for Babylon 5: The Lost TalesBabylon 5 / JMS updates

Just in case you missed it, the direct-to-DVD continuation of the Stargate SG-1 Ori storyline, "The Ark of Truth," is to be released next Tuesday, March 11th. You can apparentlyStargate: The Ark of Truth

Hana Gittleman's "covert" site This site gives you the chance to join in on the Heroes storyline and become a part of the story. There are links to other websites fromHeroes Viral Marketing

“Justice League of America” Moves Forward - Slice of Scifi I'm sorry. I just can't picture this movie being made well any time in the next 5 years. As I said in“Justice League of America” Moves Forward - Slice of Scifi

I thought I'd give the site a new look, so I went searching for a new theme. I'm not entirely sold on this one yet, but I'm giving it aNew theme

“Justice League of America” Moves Forward – Slice of Scifi

“Justice League of America” Moves Forward – Slice of Scifi

I’m sorry. I just can’t picture this movie being made well any time in the next 5 years.

As I said in a previous post, there are just too many big characters to adequately pull something off with enough weight on each character, developmentally. Plus you’ve got the casting problem:

Of course the big question is — Can Warner get Brandon Routh and Christian Bale . . . → Read More: “Justice League of America” Moves Forward – Slice of Scifi

Unexpected costs, things that have broken lately, and lessons learned

In the last month or so, it seems like Murphy is camped on my front step.

Computer – dead. Motherboard, presumably, is fried, based on research. Car inspection – over $500 more than expected in repairs. VCR – dead. Yes, I still had one. No I don’t have a DVR. I don’t have digital cable either. Wife’s TV – extremely unreliable, verging on death. Picture fades to black for long stretches. Three extra trips to . . . → Read More: Unexpected costs, things that have broken lately, and lessons learned