Article Archive for July 2010
Posted in Things We Like on 31 July 2010
Stats: 3,101 views and No Comments
Down on the mean streets, some chumps are about to get what’s coming to ‘em. Meanwhile, in Japan, some dazzling celebrity chumps are about to get what’s coming to ‘em.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 30 July 2010
Stats: 6,910 views and 4 Comments
I’m tired of having my great do-it-yourself ideas shot down. Who doesn’t want to build their own one-person hot tub, knit their own money or have their very own floating plastic island?
Posted in Seattle on 29 July 2010
Stats: 4,193 views and 2 Comments
If you have a major league jones for a ballgame but find your finances dipping below the Mendoza Line, consider a jaunt to check out the plucky Everett AquaSox.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 28 July 2010
Stats: 9,177 views and 12 Comments
As I pored over the stack of photos from the 1980s, I realized that I’ve never been happy with the way I look in pictures … and that I used to dress like the world’s worst superhero.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 27 July 2010
Stats: 9,149 views and 7 Comments
I want a good night’s sleep. Not a drug-induced kind of sleep. Just a natural, quiet, uneventful type of slumber. But outside influences too often get between me and Mr. Sandman.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 July 2010
Stats: 9,441 views and 2 Comments
While running an errand at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, something caught my eye: smiling clowns and wolves pacing through the woods. Oh yes, the paint-by-number aisle!
Posted in Things We Like on 24 July 2010
Stats: 5,942 views and 1 Comment
Straight outta Indonesia, it’s a sexy killing machine! Also: The makers of “Wallace and Gromit” pay the bills with style.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 23 July 2010
Stats: 6,669 views and 3 Comments
I have been to my share of nerd conventions. There are entire subcultures of nerds that aren’t into the stereotypical sci-fi/fantasy mishmash, and I have confronted them all and survived.
Posted in One Million Watts on 22 July 2010
Stats: 5,426 views and 4 Comments
My smartphone use is through the roof. It isn’t rude or unsafe, but I’ve come to depend on that handheld interface in ways that almost shame me when I say them out loud.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 21 July 2010
Stats: 11,686 views and 2 Comments
I love malted milk, malted milk balls and all related products. I love then enough to want to sing their praises in public, because it seems like the flavor of the malted is disappearing.