Monthly Archives: February 2010

Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008)

Lame. I’m a fan of Futurama, and wasn’t happy with Fox’s cancellation of the series. Although I didn’t like the 1st movie that Matt Groening’s team put out, Bender’s Big Score, I thought I should at least watch the rest … Continue reading

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9 (2009)

After much anticipation, I finally remembered to rent 9, a film based on a story by Shane Acker. It’s an animated story that I first noted back early last year, that looked like a great story and cool animation. It … Continue reading

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Car repairs and being sick

The first bit of news is that the police report has been issued, and the other driver was cited with careless driving. I’m relieved, but I’m not all that thrilled. Don’t get me wrong — I’m glad the police officers … Continue reading

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We survived a major traffic accident

[Note: I’m not going into all the sordid details of the accident itself, as I’ve got a open claim with my insurance agent, and am awaiting the final police report. I’m sticking to the simple facts.] On Monday night, the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day (2010)

We had the day off for President’s Day again this year, so we wanted to grab a quick lunch, and see…… The Blind Side starring Sandra Bullock. We were in a rush, so we scarfed down fast food as we … Continue reading

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Dreamgirls (2006)

Our next movie in the Netflix queue was Dreamgirls, a 2006 film about a trio of black female soul singers making into the music business in the 1960’s, focusing on the inevitable rise and fall of their careers. I was a … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of 2010, or just a helluva lot of snow this season

It’s strange how during some winters in the Northeast, we barely get any snowfall of significant accumulation. In other winters, we get a lot. In 2010, I would say we have had a helluva lot. First, we had a big … Continue reading

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Bioshock is one freaky game, yet I can’t stop looking at it

Last Father’s Day, my thoughtful-and-smoking-hot wife surprised me with a copy of Bioshock for the PS3. The game originally debuted for the PC and XBox 360 in 2007, and later ported to the PS3 in 2008. It’s a first-person shooter, … Continue reading

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Why do kids sleep so strangely?

Based on our parenting experiences raising both a boy and a girl, I have many witty observations to share.  I’m not going to share them all with you now, because really, I need to save some material for boring dinner … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to find a decent HDTV?

Short story – I can’t find an HDTV that I like. Each model out there has both rave reviews and serious complaints. Also, I can’t trust CNET on their reviews as my sole source of trusted information anymore. Long story – In December … Continue reading

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