I’ve never been a fan of The Wizard of Oz but Wicked is not only a clever re-imagination of the...

December 23, 2007

Barbarians At The Gate

The sewer project continues with a grotesque scar of a road cut through the woods adjacent to our gate. In...

October 3, 2007

And So It Begins…

With a single stake in the ground, the massive sewer project that I wrote about last year begins. Our local...

September 16, 2007

The Fiero Rides Again!

Since we moved, and I am no longer close enough to work to ride my scooter everyday, I have been...

September 5, 2007

Live Free or Die Hard

Few movie franchises make it to the fourth installment, and there’s a reason for that. By the fourth one they’ve...

June 29, 2007

Binary Clock

With the closing of all the Discovery stores in the St. Louis area, there are some great deals to be...

June 18, 2007

Vehicle Warranty Scam

After searching for the phone number that appeared on the postcard I received (1-800-376-7044), I discovered this site and this...

June 7, 2007

Knocked Up

My expectations for this one might have been higher than usual since I thought The 40-Year-Old Virgin was so good....

June 1, 2007

Spiderman 3

It’s probably been terribly over-hyped, although it’s still a good movie. I would say that some of the CG fight...

May 4, 2007


I finally took the plunge and upgraded from my 802.11b wireless router to the faster 802.11g. But this isn’t really...

March 4, 2007

Ghost Rider

It didn’t suck. I had set my expectations pretty low (as I do with all comic book-based movies), and it...

February 16, 2007

Epic Movie

Never has so much been spent on so little to entertain so few. The budget for this film was certainly...

January 28, 2007

The Good Shepherd

The acting is superb, and DeNiro’s direction is spot on, but don’t go see this movie if you are in...

January 7, 2007

Lego Designer

A while back I wrote about a really cool and addictive board game called Cathedral. Ever since I got the...

January 4, 2007