2012: A Space Odyssey (almost for real)…

I love space.  Not personal space (though I enjoy that, too, from time to time) but outer space, interstellar space, the sparkle-filled, infinite near-void that surrounds the little rock we call home.  I’ve always been a fan of sci-fi that discussed space travel, nonfiction that detailedspace exploration, and day-dreaming about what’s out there that we […]

Cease-and-Desist Done Right

http://mashable.com/2012/07/22/jack-daniels-trademark-letter/   Jack Daniels Properties is my Hero of July for such a wonderful letter.  If you read the Mashable link above, there’s a great story about JDP not only being polite to the nth degree, but explaining why they needed to send the cease-and-desist letter, and even then offering to help cover some costs […]

Double Fine? Double AWESOME!

  Double Fine Productions, spearheaded by Tim Schaefer of Day of the Tentacles and Psychonauts fame, has launched a Kickstarter funding project to produce a modern, reenvisioned point-n-click adventure game called “Double Fine Adventure“.  If you aren’t that old, are new to video games, or somehow just missed out on the trend, check out games […]

Zynga, I Loathe (and Love) Thee so…

Zynga, the company behind the atrocity that is Farmville, is a company that most gamers despise.  Their claws latched into casual gamers around the world, the bilk people of hard-earned dollars with micropayments for silly things like orange pigs and green alien cows. Sadly, when looking for a Scrabble-like game on my iPhone a long, […]

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If you have an iPhone and need a case, I recommend one of these: http://www.redbubble.com/people/burbskate/works/8280100-steve-jobs-in-carbonite I almost got one last year, but the maker got a C&D from Apple. They are back on the market now, and if I hadn’t just spent a bunch on another sweet case, I’d go for this bad boy. If […]