Funny


Just to weigh in on this craziness floating around the internet. I think Santa is a nice fantasy for kids. Just like the easter bunny and the tooth fairy. Should a child ask the direct question is Santa Claus real? The answer should be that he is a fantasy character […]

Nikolaos Thaumaturge




I was talking with a friend at lunch today.  We were discussing the various marketing strategies employed by restaurants to attract their assumed target customers.  The topic of older McDonald’s marketing in the form of funny characters came up.  They were supposedly intended to attract children.  Based on McDonald’s position […]

Why McDonald’s Really Should have Scared the Hell out of ...



I am a geek.  I like Geek culture. I like geek discussions.  I like Geek activities.  There are all kinds of sub groups of geeks.  I belong to several but one geek group I am very proud to be a part of is Movie Geeks. While some geeks might be […]

Do Geeks Dream of Electric Musicals?


The summer of June, 1993 was a wonderful time for me. Having finished high school the year before this was the first real summer spent knowing I did not have to go back to school if I didn’t want to. I worked almost my entire high school career so working […]

June 9th 1993





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    Data loss is something we all have to deal with in the digital age.  Cheap computers mean that equipment failures are a part of life.  PC component are not meant to last forever.  Who wants that anyway?   Backing up your precious data is very important and a process that […]

Backing up is Hard to Do for Some



You sure wore some funny clothes back then. In keeping with my new penchant for blogging about the holidays, which I think I really overdid at Halloween, I am going to post some info about Thanksgiving.  I don’t want to post the usual info though.  I already have a couple posts about […]

You Sure Wore Some Funny Clothes back then, Pilgrim


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    In Mexico they actually celebrate two creepy Fall holidays!  Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead began as an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl. This festival predates Halloween by almost a thousand years.  Halloween has also been celebrated in Mexico for the past […]

Mexican Halloween Los Muertos