The Martian Movie (A Quick Review)

Most people who follow me on Twitter or Facebook (or know me in meatspace) are familiar with my excitement regarding, “The Martian” book and movie. I still think it’s my favorite book of all time. And that’s saying something. So how did the movie compare? Surprisingly well, and not surprisingly, it was less awesome than… Continue reading The Martian Movie (A Quick Review)

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The New Ride

My beloved 1994 Chevy S-10 unfortunately drives very much like a 1994 pickup truck with 200K miles on it. Don’t get me wrong, I love my truck. The thing is, now that we’re in the city, when I commute to work in the morning it feels very much like I’m going to die at any… Continue reading The New Ride

Shawn’s Super Quick Netflix Wii-view

Got my disk in the mail, and thought I’d stop home at lunch to try it out. Here are my thoughts, shot out into quick bullets: The interface is the best Netflix interface I’ve used yet. It’s easy to navigate your queue, similar titles, recent additions to the streaming library, etc. Activating your Wii is… Continue reading Shawn’s Super Quick Netflix Wii-view

J. J. Abrams’ Kobayashi Maru

I won’t give you spoilers, because you need to see this movie. You really do. All I will say is that it’s amazing. Some people will be angry. And the reason they will be angry is because they know they can’t be angry. Amazing. Go see it. Really.

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