Monthly Archives: September 2009

You can’t stand in the way of progress

In New Jersey, the NJ Dept of Transportation has already started working on the widening of the NJ Turnpike.  The Turnpike itself has separate bus/truck and car lanes, but southbound at exit 8a, they all merge.  The merge causes huge … Continue reading

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Apple Genius Bar says iPhones’ 30% call drop is “normal” in New York

I don’t have an iPhone, but I know AT&T’s service can be pretty wonky. Gizmodo reported that one of their readers was getting around 22% of his calls dropped in the NYC area, and took it to Apple. The Geniuses said … Continue reading

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Conan O’Brien hits his head

I missed this (whenever it happened — last week, this week?), but I watched this follow-up between Andy and Conan where they played a replay of the clip.  Man, that was a bad fall.  I genuinely felt bad for Conan.  … Continue reading

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‘In a world…’ where movie trailers are awful

I’m officially tired of watching movie trailers in the movie theater.  I want the world to understand that is a big statement for me.  Traditionally, I’ve always enjoyed the trailers. Years have passed, and now, if I have to sit … Continue reading

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Indian actress Lisa Ray has Multiple Myeloma

Now this is a strange blast from the past. Try to follow the chronology: 1. Sunday night, I’m browsing through Hulu for the Sept 26th episode of SNL, which I forgot to record before we went away this weekend. While … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars is pretty cool

[I want to talk about the new Star Wars animated series. If you don’t wish to read about this, please cover your eyes, or move on to the next posting. This is your first and only warning. Star Wars geekiness to … Continue reading

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Celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary in Atlantic City

This year, we Ipes were celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary.  What to do, what to do? After much soul-searching, researching in dusty European libraries, and verifying our hypotheses through frightening lab experiments that no man should do, we decided on spending … Continue reading

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Joel & Josh visit NYC

I finally scheduled a day off, and take Joshua to the city.  I had been promising to take him to the city for the entire spring and summer, but the schedules finally worked.  At the moment, I’m leading an audit, but … Continue reading

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IGN Review: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves just posted their review (this early?) of the long-awaited Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, the sequel to the 2007 PS3 exclusive (and blockbuster) Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune game. IGN’s review was blisteringly good. To quote them: Naughty Dog delivers a stellar … Continue reading

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Oh Raj, stop talking about the mouth

So, I stumbled upon this 2006 clip from a radio show somewhere in the U.S. It’s similar to those prank calls done by some radio stations like New York City’s 103.5 KTU’s War of the Roses program. If someone has … Continue reading

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