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Monthly Archive for January, 2007

Crank: The Fun Doesn’t Stop

Last weekend a few of us got some Chipotle and watched Crank. There’s only one thing to say. Whoa. Before a Sparks Plus, the opening camerawork is a bit much on a 72-inch screen. Dizzying even. If you get motion sickness, stay in the kitchen for the first 7 minutes or watch on a smaller […]

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I use Mailman to provide mailing list services to friends, family, and non-profit groups in addition to running a few administrative lists. Doing so has recently exposed a problem with Gmail’s mail delivery.

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Get Your Wii At Wal-Mart

I had my first positive experience at Wal-Mart this morning. I called a friend last night to inquire about the night’s social calendar, forgetting that she and her hubby were out of town. Then she asked me a favor. Knowing that I despise Wal-Mart, she wanted to know if I could go pickup a Nintendo […]

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Financially Minded Gold Diggers

Pull up your carpet square kids. It’s story time! A guy meets an attractive woman out at a bar. They’re talking but before anyone even attempts to close the deal, she tells him something. She doesn’t want to be wasting her time, so she’s going to need to see a copy of his W2. Not […]

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The Ideal Trip to Wal-Mart

Load your car to the hilt with children who are incapable of caring for themselves. If you don’t have enough to fill your car, borrow some of the neighbors kids. Double park your car diagonally in between two parking spaces while you shop; your busted-ass Pontiac deserves it, plastic spinning rims and all. Toss your […]

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I recently received a promotional letter from Dish Network written entirely in Greek. Most everything on the envelope itself and the letter is typed out using the Greek alphabet, the exceptions being proper names such as “HBO,” “Showtime,” and “Cinemax.” You can’t tell someone’s first language by looking at their last name, so I’m a […]

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My annual Front Foot Benefit invoice arrived last week. For those unfamiliar, some of us Maryland peeps have to pay for the “construction & installation of water & sewer systems” that are connected to our homes. Do we pay the County? No. The State? No. I pay some company that paid the $7,200 up front […]

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Some friends from college and a few others came by last night to have a few drinks and revel. It had been a warm night, but there was a pleasant breeze. We had left a window cracked in the front of the house to provide some circulation. Same for the the sliding door in the […]

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