Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 June 2010
Stats: 7,043 views and 2 Comments
It’s difficult to imagine, in this Age of Internet, what it would be like not to know what the members of your favorite band looked like — but in the days before the Internet, it was a very real possibility.
Posted in One Million Watts on 14 June 2010
Stats: 4,958 views and 3 Comments
This isn’t a Facebook revolt. It’s a diet. I’m only cutting back, because I’m concerned about what the now-ubiquitous social media portal might be doing to my brain.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 13 May 2010
Stats: 8,111 views and 2 Comments
On May 5, 2010, my LiveJournal account turned ten years old. I completely failed to note the occasion — not even on Facebook, which is a big part of the reason I’m neglecting my LJ. Won’t do at all.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 28 April 2010
Stats: 3,746 views and 1 Comment
My penmanship may not be completely lost, but it is sinking. The first casualty of the Internet Age may be privacy, but handwriting is a strong second.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 23 April 2010
Stats: 30,056 views and 9 Comments
I’m sure tons of celebrities have a Google Alert set up to look for their own name, but not all of them have time to follow up on all the blog mentions. Still, Mr. Wheaton, can you let us know if you dropped by?
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 20 April 2010
Stats: 9,848 views and 1 Comment
For some moments in time, there are no words. But we’ll fix that. We’ll do it for Oprah.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 15 April 2010
Stats: 3,427 views and 1 Comment
Your neighborhood record store is operated not by a surly, disengaged elitist, but by someone who chose art over commerce. You should give them your business.
Posted in Things We Like on 10 April 2010
Stats: 21,749 views and 1 Comment
This week: A different kind of Godzilla movie, a valentine to the art of invention, and a bizarrely funny cartoon starring a boy and his pug.
Posted in One Million Watts on 17 March 2010
Stats: 8,908 views and 2 Comments
Whenever you say “Webby,” I think only of DuckTales. The phrase “I’m Internet famous!” has no legal significance. And I never, ever tire of being Rickrolled. The song’s just so darned catchy.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 12 February 2010
Stats: 6,106 views and 1 Comment
The idea for the iPad came to Steve Jobs in a dream that featured Ricardo Montalban in a Jamba Juice uniform riding a unicycle while juggling Bea Arthur’s dentures.