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  Ah, August, Sextilis how boring you are. Here in Tennessee its pretty damned hot in August and with humidity often reaching 100% for weeks at a time I find myself wondering if there is really anything interesting about the month.  I researched and found that probably the most interesting […]

Sextilis an Unloved Month


I was doing some cyber shopping the other day and stumbled across a figurine of a xmas character I had never heard of before.  Now, I pride myself on being a custodian of REAL xmas lore since it has become such a convoluted and distorted tradition based on both secular / pagan […]

And I thought the Krampus was Creepy


galactica space
I know. I know.  The title of this article is rather salacious.  You will soon find that this has very little to do with space or the Stanley Kubrick film. This has been a terrible year for me.  I really feel like this was a throw away disaster of a year […]

2011 a Space Odyssey



I love movies.  Its no surprise that I just spent a large portion of my last week of vacation watching them.  i watched a movie a day for 9 days and on one day I watched 2.  i simply love the feeling of getting lost in a fantasy world.  I, like most other […]

Movie Sequels that WILL Get Made…Maybe


I post a lot about my computer adventures.  If you are a friend of mine or a regular reader you will find this post pretty standard computer fare. The tenants of Solipsism postulate that MY experiences are the ONLY provable experiences.  When you speak about pain, such as, you cannot really speak accurately […]

Laptopsolipsism


I am not just a computer geek but I am a geek on many levels. I am a beer geek, a music geek, a high-definition geek, a book geek, and I finally a movie geek. Lately I have been admiring the folks that bring the movies I love to life.   […]

15 Directors that Made me Who I am.


I became fascinated recently by the realization that we all take for granted the durability of computers now days.  In the early days of computers many parts, for example vacuum tubes, had to be replaced constantly, almost every hour and sometimes more often.  Later on spools of magnetic tape had […]

Durability of Computers






Ah, sweet October. Like so many folks October is my ALL TIME favorite month. In honor of October I wanted to gather some Octoberriffic interesting and fun facts you might not have known about this delightful fall time of year. Here goes. As you might already have deduced October gets […]

Isn’t it Octoberriffic?