Entries from April 2007

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

The 21st Century Karma Test

I lost my cell phone on Saturday night. Left it in a freakin cab. I realized about 10 minutes afterwards and did the whole song and dance thing of calling the phone one zillion times. No dice. That never works. Like most technologically dependent drones, I’m a pathetic shell of my glorious self without my [...]

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Super Mario From Hell

Super Mario Bros. was the first game on the original Nintendo Entertainment System and I grew up playing it. In a way it is like riding a bicycle. I’m confident I can pick up a game controller fifty years from now and still remember how to play and where to get the 1-Ups and find [...]

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

Book Travel Online With Kayak & Friends

I’ve recently booked a bunch of flights for both business and leisure. I usually procrastinate on buying airline tickets and then have to search furiously to find fares at a reasonable price. The one benefit of this is that I’ve become good at finding deals online. Here are some of the websites that I use. [...]

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Thanks to Imus and the media, We All Get HO-sed

Don Imus said something stupid. He’s been doing that for years. I used to listen to Imus in high school. My dad would sometimes listen to the show and I guess he got me into it. I already listened to WFAN all day long so I didn’t even have to turn the dial in the [...]

Sunday, April 8th, 2007

One Shining Moment

By now you probably have had enough of my college basketball posts so this will be the last one for awhile. Part of the magic of the NCAA tournament, and arguably my favorite three minutes each year, is when CBS plays a video montage of highlights from the NCAA basketball tournaments set to the song [...]