// Things We Like

In Defense of “Tron: Legacy”
[21 Dec 2010|6 Comments]

It’s nowhere near an instant classic, but “Tron: Legacy” is an enjoyable and strong popcorn movie, and it doesn’t deserve much of the abuse it’s getting. Let’s break it down to the bits.

// Lies and Entertainment

An Excised Portion of the Official Biography of Kim Jong-Il Removed for Mysterious Reasons
[31 Dec 2010|One Comment]

After inventing the computer in 1958, the most exalted one looked out over his work and declared it good. He then ate 146 eggs for breakfast.

// Seattle

Adventures in Seattle Jaywalking
[15 Dec 2010|3 Comments]

When I was growing up, jaywalking was easy. You wanted to cross the street, there were no cars, you went. Here in Seattle, the same act is fraught with all manner of psychodrama.

// Stories and Appreciations

Just One More Thing
[29 Dec 2010|4 Comments]

I’d like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to four words on a television screen that have brought a thrill to so many the world over: “Peter Falk as COLUMBO.”