The 80’s will never be known as television’s finest hour. Sure there were some legendary shows like The Cosby Show, Night Court, and my favorite 80’s show Sledge Hammer. But those were sitcoms. I think the real evil of 80’s TV lay in the crappy hour long shows.
Just a couple of years ago it seemed like all I ever watched on television was HBO and 24. With shows like Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, Rome and The Wire, HBO seemed to elevate television into something much higher quality. Continue reading
I have spent the past few months working on a very search centric CMS that I could offer clients, and use myself. So the idea of upgrading my WordPress is something I didn’t want to deal with. I admit that WordPress 2.5 looked to be a great step up, especially since I was 3 versions behind with my personal blog. But I have a custom theme and some custom plugins that I didn’t want to break, and WordPress is not exactly well coded when it comes to upgrades. But as fate would have it, the upgrade became more a necessity than a luxury. Continue reading
An author named Thomas Kohnstamm just admitted that while he wrote a guide book to Columbia for Lonely Planet, he has never been there. Somewhere Arthur Frommer is having a good laugh.
It’s Friday night and I’m not out at a club, or a movie, or even the Olive Garden. No, I’m at home watching the biggest geek show on the planet, Battlestar Galactica. This is even worse than my fight against WoW addiction. Well…maybe not that bad, but it’s not good either. I have to admit that I love this show.
I have had a few flame wars online, but I can honestly say that it’s never even come remotely close to physical violence. But then again few of my flame wars are with teenage girls on MySpace. Continue reading
The world is embracing the challenge of reducing greenhouse gases as evident by the Kyoto Agreement. Biofuels are substitutes for fossil-fuels that are developed from renewable green plants. However, when governmental monies are in play, some programs get funded that otherwise would not or should not. (guest post by Elizabeth Rathgeber) Continue reading