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I wrote before about the problem I have with showing my daughters the Star Wars series (well, some of them). It's difficult to decide what order to show them whichStar Wars Conundrum: Sorted

This is a follow-up to my previous, spoiler-free post. I have a few observations about continuity problems in Superman Returns. Spoilers below! If you want to read it, take your mouseReview: Superman Returns :: Spoilers!!

The same thing we do every day, Pinky. Try to take over the world! Yeah, okay, this blog is read by people in at least 17 different countries (though really 5What are we going to do today, Brain?

I just finished recording with my wife the inaugural edition of my completely new and wonderful conception: the "Things I didn't blog about but should have" podcast. That's right, you canComing soon...

Okay... that was one moody episode of Battlestar Galactica. Fair warning. If you haven't seen the first of the final 10 episodes, turn back now. There be major spoilers ahead. So...The fifth Cylon - say what? (w/spoilers)

If you thought he was gone, you weren't paying attention. He's back! He's opinionated! He's Australian! He's spent more time thinking about pop culture than is probably healthy! And that last bitTIDBABSH 2: Part 2: Return of The Australian

What is wrong with parents? Today, my wife and I went to see two vastly different films, Wall-E and The Dark Knight (reviews to follow). In both films, there were familiesKids in the movie theater

Bungie.net : Games : Halo 3 Oh, man. Go check out the trailer. Seriously. I want to play this thing, and I haven't even played Halo 2 yet. It makes me thinkHalo 3 trailer

(Well, I assume that the cost of internet access is taxed everywhere, but maybe not. If you don't get taxed for that... congratulations.) I was doing my taxes this weekend, soTuesday TubeWatch: You are being taxed to watch this

Ever since "Ikea" popped up on one of my Pandora stations months ago, it's been one of my favorites. Every time I hear or see words like "Ikea," "Thor," or "Norsemen"Tuesday TubeWatch: Ikea and Jonathan Coulton

I Googled my head off for help with this last night and couldn't come up with anything, so I thought I'd put this out there for those of you whoFixing published audio problems in Captivate 2

In the 7 day challenge, today’s topic is: Share a photo I took this week and tell you about it. This is actually getting out of hand. It's a little embarrassing. [caption id="attachment_1463"What I see every day - 7 day challenge

This is probably my favorite short film to date. I'm sure that says something about me. This really is an amazing job. My favorite is the Tetris demolition. Frogger was a niceNew York destroyed by Pixels!

Creating Passionate Users Risk aversion can take a good idea and make it useless. And risk aversion is rampant in corporations. That's one of the points in Kathy's post. It's aRisk aversion can hurt you

There's really nothing I can add to this, so without further ado... Star Wars on BanjoStar Wars Bluegrass

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?