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I've realized something about myself. I hate changing state. That's at the core of my being. I don't like the act of changing my current condition. It almost doesn't matterChanges of state

Looks like I am officially blogging. I am too cool for words. (Ironic, isn't it.)Check it out...

As I off-handedly mentioned, I went paintballing on Saturday. This was a group outing with a bunch of men and teens from our church. It was also the first timeBattle wounds

I've posted before about the Green Lantern movie(s) in the works. No cast has been announced, no real information has come to my attention at all about the live actionNathan Fillion as Green Lantern? - Tuesday TubeWatch

Well, I had planned on another retrospective post to celebrate 5 years of typing random things into this blog, but the day passed a few days ago and it doesn't5th Blogiversary

Wink - [Homepage] Just ran across this free application that could be a replacement for Adobe Captivate, if you're looking for a quick and dirty way to create software demos. DidReplace Adobe Captivate for free?

Got caught up on some stuff tonight: Chuck: Entertaining. Pretty light. I'll see if it pulls me in more, but it seems like one of those shows that I'll catch ifInitial thoughts - Premiere week pt 2

[caption id="attachment_1745" align="alignleft" width="224" caption="From last year, but the same pose."][/caption] It's "rest time" at our house.  It used to be "nap time" but the naps have given way to justMy daughter gives concerts to no-one

[This post was scheduled to go up last week, and I just realized it never posted. Anyone know how that could happen with WordPress' schedule function? I'm not waiting anotherMake a silent noise unto the Lord - Tuesday TubeWatch

This is one of the "prettier" explosions I've seen. Love the compression wave. [kml_flashembed movie="http://embed.break.com/Mjc1NjI4" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] The sound of the shrapnel flying past through the end just completes theThat blowed up reeeel good

How should I spend my economic stimulus rebate? Over at Gather Little by Little (link above), Glblguy reviews his decision with his wife about what to do with his economic stimulusMy economic stimulus rebate is going to...

My company has recently shut down all access to YouTube. I get that. I completely believe that many people are using company time and bandwidth to watch all sorts ofI'm a casualty of war

Here's a tip from my sister-in-law. Pretty impressive savings. This is the perfect time to shop for next year's winter clothes. We shop at department stores like Macy's andShop Ahead

How many major "cons" are there in a year (that's "conference" for the un-geeked)? New footage is spilling out like water from WonderCon, held recently, and Green Lantern is pouringSeeing Green... Lanterns

Hey... just a quick note to anyone following this blog in a feedreader or email that if you don't get any more posts from me by Tuesday, you might wantMigrating feeds

Super-Review: Cancelled shows

Lots of series finales showed up this year. Some of them were only supposed to be season finales, but the shows were cancelled. Most of the time, they didn’t know they were being cancelled when the finale was filmed, which leaves us fans in a bit of a pickle, dealing with completely open-ended stories – and even full-on cliffhangers. But this is where we find ourselves, and there’s nothing to be done about it except . . . → Read More: Super-Review: Cancelled shows

Review: Superman: Doomsday

I read somewhere recently that comic books do superhero fights better than movies because things happen too fast in the movies. I understand where that’s coming from, but I’m not sure I buy it completely. Spider-man’s fights were pretty cool in the movies (especially vs. Doc Ock), for example.

Superman: Doomsday, being the animated version of the “Death of Superman” comic book series, had the perfect chance to prove that sentiment wrong. It was a . . . → Read More: Review: Superman: Doomsday