Preventative Maintenance
Posted in One Million Watts on 27 December 2010
Stats: 23,465 views and 2 Comments

There will be changes made, but I’m not giving them the power of Resolutions. As non-resolutions, these reminders won’t induce guilt when they are inevitably broken.

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 December 2010
Stats: 17,437 views and 1 Comment

People take great pride in their Christmas trees, whether they be real or artificial. Colored or white lights? Bows and ribbons, or strings of beads? The possibilities are endless.

In Defense of “Tron: Legacy”
Posted in Things We Like on 21 December 2010
Stats: 64,310 views and 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.

Things That Don’t Need to Be Pink or Floral
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 6 December 2010
Stats: 5,980 views and 3 Comments

It amazes me that there’s a demand for making “manly” household items pink to theoretically make them more appealing to the estrogen set.

What’s That? You Need Holiday Presents?
Posted in One Million Watts on 29 November 2010
Stats: 4,625 views and No Comments

You say it’s the holidays and you need presents for your friends and family? We have a few suggestions. Turns out this site is sponsored by Archie McPhee!

Crime Prevention Tips for a Dangerous World
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 12 November 2010
Stats: 5,173 views and 1 Comment

You probably live a state of constant fear, and with good reason: The world is full of blackmailers, robbers, printer cartridge mailers and other “ers” far too terrible to mention.

Marshmallow vs. Marshmallow: A Halloween Throwdown
Posted in One Million Watts on 26 October 2010
Stats: 8,491 views and 4 Comments

Two chocolate-covered marshmallows, both of them shaped as pumpkins. Russell Stover and Peeps. One will be declared victorious, and the other will face internet scorn.

Fifty Things That Cause Me to Geek Out
Posted in One Million Watts on 25 October 2010
Stats: 13,937 views and 2 Comments

This is exactly what you think it is: A list of 50 things that tickle my geek reflex. The scary part is that I could probably make 50 more lists like this one.

The Shoe-Petter Incident
Posted in Seattle on 28 September 2010
Stats: 5,419 views and 1 Comment

For a number of years, my favorite shoes were a pair of slip-on Vans. These were not just your average Spicoli-styled Vans, but leopard-print cowhide Vans. They, um, attracted attention.

The Ultimate Sales Letter
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 24 September 2010
Stats: 5,337 views and 3 Comments

I have merged all the sales emails I have received in the last month into one super email which is guaranteed to sell your product. Use it wisely.