My final entry in 2013 movie reviews. Now I can start in on the new movies from this year. Minor spoilers ahead. This Is The End – What happens when six pampered pussy actors get trapped in a house during the apocalypse? This is a bittersweet movie about actors like Seth Rogan, James Franco and Jonah Hill… Continue Reading →
This video is a work of literary genius.
About a year ago I placed a small piece of thick cardboard over the webcam in my laptop. I felt very funny doing it. A strong part of me was saying “Oh, come on, there’s no way anyone could/would actually use this to spy on me. You’re being a paranoid, self-absorbed nerd.” I did it… Continue Reading →
I’ve recently moved back into playing racquetball after many years of being away from it. I’m on the courts twice a week, either playing or doing drills. My goal is to improve my speed and reaction time, something I feel I’ve always been lacking, being a bigger-built guy. Racquetball is very fun, very exciting, great… Continue Reading →
The Index of Economic Freedom has just released its 2014 numbers, ranking all the countries in the world based on the overall freedom level of their citizens. The criteria they use are rule of law (property rights, lack of corruption), limited government (government spending, government waste, tax rates, etc), regulatory efficiency (business, labor, and monetary… Continue Reading →
More 2013 movie reviews! Fair warning, minor spoilers ahead. Wolverine – Fantastic. I’m actually looking forward to seeing it a second time to pick up all the details I missed the first time around. Great direction, great cast, great villains (except for one of the female villains who was pretty boring), great classic comic book story… Continue Reading →
Uh oh! Former U.S. drone operators are starting to spill the beans. Peace loving Barack Obama’s drones kill hundreds of civilians in other countries based on the phones they happen to have near them. The NSA “geolocates” the SIM card or handset of a suspected terrorist’s mobile phone, enabling the CIA and U.S. military to… Continue Reading →
Pew research has this news IQ quiz to see how knowledgeable you are. Go take it; it only takes about 5 minutes. I scored in the top 3% of the nation. See if you can beat me.
There’s not much more I can say about his death than Arron Sorkin said here. That is, that if you’re addicted to heavy drugs like heroin, the odds are decent good that you will die. It’s part of the territory. I have never had a drug or alcohol addiction, so I can’t relate to that… Continue Reading →
The latest thing everyone is supposed to be mad about is billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins comparing the demonization of the 1% to the that of the Jews in Nazi Germany. In the last week everyone on the internet has been freaking out about this. People who lean left (which are most people on the… Continue Reading →