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... you're probably not alone. But it's really good! I love hearing songs performed in an unexpected way, especially when it doesn't diminish the song. Parodies are one thing, butIf you've never heard Bach on a mandolin... - Tuesday TubeWatch

The majority of senior executives and managers are stressed at work. Eighty percent of senior executives and managers are stressed at work, with a third saying they are highly stressed,Stress: Executives and managers feeling the pressure

There is nothing more perfect than the punch line of this Dilbert strip. Who among us cannot relate? I actually considered making that my new theme on this site. There areWhat futility doesn't feel like

I wanted to follow up on a couple of posts I made (long ago) about web conferencing. Figured it was about time I got back to it. I had the occasionFree web conferencing - ups and downs

High Voltage: Lightning Bolt Hitting Plane Taking Off Osaka - Gizmodo With all the times I've flown during a storm, I'm surprised I haven't seen this happen before. And the blogger asksVideo loop: lightning hitting plane

It's possible that you've noticed that I don't post a lot here anymore. This blog has admittedly fallen mostly into disuse. This should not be a surprise to anyone. It occursWhere I've been

Last year, I reviewed the first two seasons of the revived Doctor Who series. At the time, I said the second season finale out-did the first's, and that was aReview: Doctor Who 2007

I mentioned last week that I was a guest on a podcast over at Lee and Dan's Midnight Movie Club. The show has now been released so head over andGreetings, Program!

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!

YouTube - Batusi Ah, the days when Batman was picking up chicks in bars, while Robin watched from the car. Smooth moves, Batman... smooth moves. [tags]Batman, YouTube, dancing, 1960's[/tags]Batman: Smooth Operator

Back in January I wrote a bit about Randy Pausch's "Last Lecture": Everything about this recording is interesting to me: From a technology standpoint, what he has achieved and set in motion FromRandy Pausch passes on

I've been quiet on here for a couple weeks due to some time pressures. Lots to do during the lead-up to Christmas, as I'm sure you can all understand. IWhat I've been thinking

I knew that I knew it from somewhere. It sounded familiar, but I couldn't place it. Now I know. The Olympics stole their theme song from the opening credits ofWhat do Bruce Campbell and the Olympics have in common? - Tuesday TubeWatch

I could go on about the Academy awards snubbing Australia, or talk about the challenges CDs face in nature, but why should I make you wait for this just soAustralia's Best Sound Reproduction Expert

Don't be alarmed if this page looks horrible. I'm currently learning how to create my own theme, and I'm too lazy to create a development site for myself, so this isCaddickisms undergoing theme testing

Star Trek – title recitation record

So this guy named all the episodes of classic Star Trek in 1:39 at a World Record Appreciation Society event… apparently setting a record.

Eh… no big deal. That’s just relatively simple memorization (albeit a long list). I’ve got a friend who can name the title of every episode within 13 seconds of the start of the teaser – usually way faster – which is just about long enough for the planet to show . . . → Read More: Star Trek – title recitation record

Tuesday TubeWatch: Death Star Trek Wars

That is some seriously well-integrated CGI. I love it.

The Stormtrooper’s “Boo-ya” at the end kills me.

To be a total geek, here, I gotta say that a beam meant to take out a planet would not stop at taking out one ship, though. And what’s the Enterprise doing just sitting there? Fishing? Totally unrealistic.

. . . → Read More: Tuesday TubeWatch: Death Star Trek Wars

Review: Star Trek

The Enterprise leaving the station

Reviewing Star Trek (2009) is a bit of a difficult task. There is so much that has gone before, both good and bad, that it’s hard to not place this film within the context of everything “Trek.” It has a rather difficult job to fulfill in that it must honor that larger context while at the same time completely reinventing the franchise for a new time and a wider . . . → Read More: Review: Star Trek

Star Trek (2009) full trailer released

Kirk and Spock over the Enterprise

First off, if you haven’t yet, go see the trailer. This one is worth the HD download. It’s pretty.

Okay, back already? Good.

Looks pretty good, don’t it?

I’m not going to obsess over the details here. I’ll do that at other blogs. Just wanted to put my quick two cents in: I can already tell from the trailer… I’m gonna like this movie.

Apparently, I’m an easy . . . → Read More: Star Trek (2009) full trailer released