The Diaries of a Cable-less Home, Day 1

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I know it’s easy to blame everything on “the economy” these days, but honestly, who wants to pay $55 a month for basic cable service, even in a good economy? In an effort to reduce our monthly bills a bit while we ride out the poor economy, we decided to axe the cable television service. Our rationale is that we …

New Guns N’ Roses… Meh.

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Two GNR-related posts in one week? Let me see… yeah, there’s my picture… there’s my logo… this is definitely my website. Huh. Whaddayaknow? My initial reaction to hearing the new Guns N’ Roses tracks was a definitive “meh”. I wasn’t impressed, and my expectations were close to zero. I heard about it, coincidentally, on the night that my cousin’s GNR …

Mr. Brownstone on the Late Show with David Letterman

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Last week I got a message from my mother, saying that she had talked to my Aunt Pam. The big news was that my cousin, Drew, was going to be on the Late Show with David Letterman with his band! Now, Drew is in a project called Takka Takka, and my first thought – since I wasn’t specifically told – …

Commercials Need to Follow Program Standards

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I’m watching Nick Jr. with my three year old daughter right now, and I have a question. Since when is it okay for the between-show commercials on Nick Jr. to market hair care products on the premise that they will make your hair “sexy”? Now, I’m no prude. I don’t think that children of all ages need to be shielded …

Watching: The Incredible Hulk on DVD

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Buy it at Amazon I’ve been a comic book collector for over twenty years and I love a well-done comic book movie – but it’s rare that I buy new movies on DVD these days. I don’t have as much time for movie watching, so it’s becoming more economical for me to rent. I have watched Star Wars enough times …

Reading: Millennium Falcon

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This new novel takes place two years after the Legacy of the Force series – forty-three years after the original Star Wars trilogy.

Or does it?