When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d

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Jul 22, 2012
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“Gee! It’s been a while since I posted an update!” Whenever I see the above sentence (or words to that effect) as the opening statement of a blog post, I know it’s only a matter of time before the entire site goes dark. But I’m gonna buck the trend. While it has been some time […]

The Curse of the Neocortex

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Aug 26, 2011
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A friend of mine sent me a great article, “Uncomfortable Questions: Was the Death Star Attack an Inside Job?“. It perfectly captures the “I’m just stating facts here” lunacy of 9-11 conspiracy theories. The best part is the shameless plug for the author’s “book” and for Jar-Jar Bink’s campaign for the Imperial Senate at the […]

An Incomplete and Annotated List of Things That Annoy Me

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Jul 7, 2011
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1. Fortune cookies containing not fortunes but aphorisms. I demand to know I will one day crush my enemies. 2. Mass emails irrelevant to me beginning with the disclaimer “Hey everyone! Sorry for the mass email…” If you don’t do it, you won’t have to feel “sorry”. 3. DVDs encoded in such a way that […]

Into Another: Band on the Borderland

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Apr 7, 2011
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I’ll never forget the liner notes for Seamless, Into Another’s last (released) album; one of the guys in the band mentioned how everyone was going to “high-five” each other when they stopped touring in vans and finally upgraded to a bus. I hope they made it on the bus. I wish I knew for sure […]

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