Category Archives: Entertainment

Rotten Bitter Apple

Update: Word from comiXology now after many hand-wringing updates overnight is that Apple didn’t prevent comiXology from pushing to iOS apps, but comiXology made the call.  In a letter on their blog page, comiXology CEO David Steinberger noted: After hearing … Continue reading

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Savino Wine Preservation System Unboxing

Sometimes we have to put the tech, and the presenting and the other stuff geeky aside and just enjoy a glass of wine. But maybe we can combine a few of these. The latest tech in wine storage. The geeky … Continue reading

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Love of Books – An Unboxing of “The Fifty Year Sword”

I’m a big fan of books. Not just the stories, but the book construction as well. From bindings, paper choice, typeset, typography, layout, it’s all interesting to me. Mark Z. Danielewski is most famous for House of Leaves, an inventive … Continue reading

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The value of writing reuse…

Every now and then I start off a blog entry with “I really don’t write often enough…” But that’s not really true.  I write a ton of stuff, it just doesn’t always end up here.  The articles I write very … Continue reading

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And about that moon…

Sometimes you just do things for fun. For the last four years I’ve produced a weekly podcast and occasionally written articles for a web site called Fanboy Planet. There’s no money in this, but usually it gets you into conventions, … Continue reading

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Lestat

Big Fun Yesterday.   San Francisco is becoming the place for muscials to do their pre-Broadway opening night runs – tuning the show, adding and deleting songs, all the things that need to be done before a live audience to get … Continue reading

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Home

Justin and I are home alone this weekend.  Deb headed off to take pictures of tombstones in Oklahoma with her cousins. We’re pretty much at our leisure.   Similar "boys only" weekends have been occasions for marathon movie sessions:   – … Continue reading

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Parody

Yeah, I’m a sucker for a good parody.  At first sight this book had me fearing it was an actual sequel, and then upon closer examination laughing at the cover.  By the time I’d read the inside flaps, I knew it was going … Continue reading

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