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Obviously the European fascists are being hurt by the global economic problems. In an effort save money, they've apparently let their entire marketing department go. While I applaud their frugality,Slow economy affects European fascist marketing

The Dark Knight is coming out on July 18th. Everyone has heard of that. And I can't wait. But did you know about Batman Gotham Knight, the animated DVD (also downloadable)Batman Gotham Knight

Yesterday, I recounted the tale of the hooligans whose plans were dashed when I scared them off. They thought they escaped, but they were wrong. Let me be clear about this:Kids these days 2 (or How not to get away with stuff)

I'm currently watching the recorded version of Oprah's first session of her "class" on A New Earth, which is about "new spirituality". For the purposes of this post, however, theOprah's Online Training - experience review

The Learning Circuits Blog: Scope of Learning Responsibility What is the Scope of our Responsibility as Learning Professionals? That's the question of the month, and it's clarified a bit in theLimits of Responsibility - ASTD's Big Question for March

First Stargate: SG-1 went down after 10 years. Now, Stargate: Atlantis has hit the wall after five years. That's all she (they) wrote. Next up... another spin-off (in the fall,Two Stargates down, one set to go

I've felt like I've been neglecting this blog lately, and wanted to get focused on it again. As it happens, I ran across the 7 day Challenge from Andrew Emmett'sIdentity: 7 day challenge

First, two rumors I hope are false... This first one I'm pretty positive is false, but here it is: apparently some bookies in the UK are looking for something to betDoctor Who rumors

Doctor Who To Return For Fifth Season In 2010 - Slice of Scifi I can't say I really understand why they are doing this. Does everyone really need a full years'Doctor Who Takes a Vacation

New York Times columnist David Pogue has had two extremely good posts lately. One is aimed squarely at general computer users, and both are of great use to technical writers. InTechnical writers, pay attention

Thanksgiving is a US holiday where we purposely focus on being thankful for our lives, and the people and things in them. Families get together and enjoy each others company,Thanksgiving - Epic version

Some of you know about the other site I had up, caddickscabin.com, that housed all my family pictures and some other stuff that less than nobody ever looked at. Well,Death of a domain: caddickscabin.com

I'm a bit behind in putting up my movie list for this year. Last year's list was full of promise, but I only got to see 4 of the 21 listed2011 Movies to Drool Over

Though it didn't do too well in the box office, this movie worked for me - all the way until the last scene. The end was the one place whereReview: Firewall

Back in May I posted a list of the movies I wanted to see this year. So far I've seen 7 out of the 10 I was shooting for, plus2011 Movies - The Final Push

Tuesday TubeWatch Contest: Smothered in Classic Comedy

The Smothers Brothers have the classic team act perfected. They are right up there with Abbott and Costello, and Laurel and Hardy. I remember loving their TV show when I saw reruns as a kid. I was excited when the prospect of a relaunch came up in the ’80s, but it turned into just a reunion show. Still, I was glad to get to see some newer stuff.

Here’s one of their early bits:

. . . → Read More: Tuesday TubeWatch Contest: Smothered in Classic Comedy

I won again!

I’m winning!

That’s the excitement of Andy’s commentluv contest. Every comment on every participating blog is an entry. I’ve lucked into winning twice now. The first win was, ironically enough, on my own post announcing the contest, in a comment where I was just trying to prove that I couldn’t enter on my own blog. The second one was today, on Dan’s Race for a Million blog (which, btw, is pretty good – check it . . . → Read More: I won again!

What’s your wish for today?

Traveling across the ‘net as part of this commentluv contest, I ran across this really interesting site that went around to different cities asking 50 random people on the street: “What do you wish to have happen by the end of the day?” Then they edited together the video and here it is:

Fifty People, One Question: New York from Crush & Lovely on Vimeo.

Such a great, simple idea. Just a tiny peek . . . → Read More: What’s your wish for today?

Will you win?

For the first time ever, this blog is involved in a contest. This isn’t like a “who’s got the best blog” kind of thing, but one that gives you the chance to win a prize. I know, I know… that’s mighty nice of me, isn’t it?

Well, to be honest, I’m not really the man behind the curtain on this one. The contest is actually being run by Andy over at commentluv.com. That’s one of . . . → Read More: Will you win?