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At my house we have a bit of a push-and-pull relationship with time. My wife pushes, and I pull. Call me crazy, but I don't think we need to leave aRules for showing up

Look, let's just get right to it. If the movie is nearly as good as this trailer makes it out to be, it's going to be awesome... I was let downDeathly Hallows trailer released

Poorly!  *rim shot* So I mentioned before that I'd been writing some music for the last several years and some of it may show up here from time to time. ThisHow I write music

Andre Agassi survived his battle with 8th seed Marcos Baghdatis tonight to move into the third round of play. I only saw about half of the final set of this match,Agassi: Still alive

Ohio Board Undoes Stand on Evolution - New York Times (free subscription required) The Ohio Board of Education voted 11 to 4 Tuesday to toss out a mandate that 10th-grade biologyOhio Board Tells Students, "Thinking Isn't Important"

[caption id="attachment_1690" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Salt Lake City - distant storm at dusk (click for bigger view)"][/caption] Last week I went on my first trip to Salt Lake City, Utah. I willMy Utah trip, or how I could have died at 6400 feet

I managed to see a limited release of ABC's new show "No Ordinary Family" online yesterday. Not sure if it's still available, but if it is these instructions will getReview: No Ordinary Family - Pilot

Interesting premise for this one: two people live in the same lake house, one in 2004, the other in 2006, and yet, with the help of a mailbox-cum-time portal, theyReview: The Lake House

My kids have been watching Signing Time on our local PBS station here for over a year now. They love the show so much that we got them one ofTuesday TubeWatch: Signing Time

The Players: Dad - in the upstairs office, working Mom - ...indisposed 3-year old, aka "Little Mommy" - playing in playroom 2-year old, aka "Stinky" - playing in playroom So I'm sitting in my office,Little Mommy drops the... um... ball

Robert Downey Jr. has been touted as the perfect choice to play Tony Stark. When I first saw the trailer I was doubtful about that choice. I always pictured StarkReview: Iron Man

I was giving Heroes the benefit of the doubt. Sure, they'd stumbled. The brother/sister Mexican road trip last season was a big mistake. This season was an improvement for a"Heroes" hits bottom and grabs for the shovel

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

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

Quicktime trailerI post this in remembrance of a hapless rabbit in a very early Simpsons episode. (Mike, you'll know exactly the scene I'm talking about when you reach the endTrailer: Hancock

My marriage’s “Nemesis”

Last night, my wife and I watched Star Trek: Nemesis on Syfy (I can’t type that without thinking “dumbest name ever”).

For those who are a bit forgetful, I’ll remind you that this is the final “Next Generation” Star Trek film, starring Jean-Luc Picard and crew.

This is widely regarded as one of the worst Star Trek films. The intent was to create a villain to rival Picard the way that Khan rivaled Kirk. . . . → Read More: My marriage’s “Nemesis”