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CBGBs runs out of time

CBGBs runs out of time

The club CBGBs, which was the launching point for bands such as The Ramones, Television, Talking Heads, Blondie, and many others has reached the end of it’s time. The building that it is located...

Trekkies bid like confused Ferrengi

Trekkies bid like confused Ferrengi

Christies held an auction of star trek memorabilia and collectibles, about 1000 lots total of stuff from the actual making of the shows, including a captains chair and other interesting things. They thought they...

Corn Maze

Corn Maze

I have done this before, and it is really a blast.  This time of the year, when the corn has been taken in but the stalks still stand, some farmers will make “corn mazes”. ...

You Tube becomes Google Tube?

You Tube becomes Google Tube?

The internet land grab continues without stopping, I guess.  The snapping up of popular (sut usually very unprofitable) websites by the biggest companies continues.  It has been that long since Fox Companies / Rubert...

Dog Gets Tagged, bounty hunter gets bail.

Dog Gets Tagged, bounty hunter gets bail.

Okay, I am sure that many of you have seen the show on A&E TV called “Dog the Bounty Hunter”, basically following around a bounty hunter / religeous wingnut as he goes about his...

Why I hate flying

Why I hate flying

It seems these days that all the nutjobs and scewups can afford airlines tickets. This has made flying a very difficult deal. With all the security, checks, xrays, take off your shoes extra checks...

Katie Couric on CBS News

Katie Couric on CBS News

I spy, with the evil CBS eye… someone who isn’t a man doing the news at CBS. That’s right, starting today… Katie Couric (will she change it to Kate to be more serious) will...

Stuff Starting… New TV Season!

Stuff Starting… New TV Season!

Fall is upon us.  How can I tell?  Well, besides the strange fact that September came and it started raining, well, because the new TV season is effecgively upon us!   While most of the...

Hedgehog Humbles McDonalds

Hedgehog Humbles McDonalds

Seems that the McFlurry lids used in the UK happen to be a bad size for the local hedgehogs.  Seems they get their heads stuck in them, and becomes a trap that is fatal...

BP Investigates for Gas price fixing

BP Investigates for Gas price fixing

I guess this goes into the category of “score one of the little guys”. BP, already under investigation for potentially having manipulated the market price for propane is now under investigation for the same...

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

I guess I am lucky, because I don’t live in the south east, so I don’t have to deal with hurricanes.  But with the arrival of the first hurricane of the 2006 season, Hurricane...

Tom Cruise gone from Paramount…

Tom Cruise gone from Paramount…

Tom Cruise has been making moving for 14 years now. He is a big star with all the trimmings… but he is also weirder than even me! His outbursts on Oprah and some of...

Snakes on a Plane

Snakes on a Plane

I love this movie! I love the premise, which is pretty much as rediculous as the title suggests, and unlike most movies, the title tells you pretty much everything you need to know about...

Talking Politics is Fun

Talking Politics is Fun

Well, it’s is fun sometimes.  With the US midterm elections coming, and all sorts of bad things happening in the world, talking politics is pretty much standard water cooler stuff.  There is an online...