Listen to me rant about various things


I Am The Lorax

I am not a fan of Ameren. Ever since I spent seven days without electricity in the throes of a...

June 11, 2011

Hey Airline Industry!

Recent surveys have indicated that the airlines are getting worse instead of better when it comes to customer satisfaction, one...

August 19, 2010


This is addressed to those who routinely mispronounce the name of my home state. Some of you, inexplicably, are from...

June 15, 2010

Bye Bye DirecTV!

Earlier this year, I documented my Home Theater PC project. My primary motivation for this endeavor was to find a...

June 3, 2010

The Big Box Office Bamboozle

It looks like my prediction about Avatar is on track to come true, but the box office reports today reminded...

January 8, 2010

Whither Tobacco

This is the halfway point in this year’s 30 Days of Blog, and I thought I would devote at least...

June 15, 2009

Wanna Play Monopoly?

As I write this, there are still over 500 people in the St. Louis area without electricity, according to AmerenUE‘s...

August 12, 2006

Why AOL Sucks

Almost exactly ten years ago I wrote my first rant on this web site entitled “Why AOL Sucks.” It is...

August 4, 2006

Take My Identity, Please

I just can’t win. Between my employer and the Veteran’s Administration, and their penchant for storing my personal data on...

May 28, 2006

Why Movies Suck

So it’s been almost five years since I last ranted about this topic. But recent developments have forced me to...

July 29, 2005

Why Netflix Sucks

In April of this year, I received an email from Netflix informing me that in June they would be raising...

October 25, 2004