Itty Bitty Rants

Infrequent posts about stuff.

  • The Brunching Shuttlecocks present The Geek Hierar…

    The Brunching Shuttlecocks present The Geek Hierarchy

  • These days it seems like just about everyone that …

    These days it seems like just about everyone that I know is doing something on Live Journal. A problem is that I really don’t like Live Journal, and it has nothing to do with the basic service, it has everything to do with what happens when people start using it. I have a relatively well realized rant about why this is, and I’ll spare everyone from it now but the core of the problem is that I really do not like clique’s and Live Journal seems to facilitate both the formation of clique’s incredibly well as well as interaction between clique’s which only seems to cause turmoil.

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  • From an okay article about Ion Storm in Salon – “I…

    From an okay article about Ion Storm in Salon: “I thought some of the members acted like — to use their own parlance — whiny little bitches; they obviously saw themselves as the arbiters of Good Games Everywhere, much like the new breed of film geeks on Ain’t It Cool News.” hehehe.

  • Would my blog resemble anything like it’s former s…

    Would my blog resemble anything like it’s former self if I didn’t link to a Dara Moskowitz column? I didn’t think so: “Did I forget anything? Oh yes, the suspicious eyeing of the house pets for tinsel-related illnesses.”

  • On Monday (Dec 31), Betsy and I stopped by the Toy…

    On Monday (Dec 31), Betsy and I stopped by the Toyota dealer and picked up her new car. It’s a gorgeous blue Toyota Prius. So far, we’re really happy with it. There aren’t many options available for it, so we basically took almost all of them: 6 disc CD Changer Onboard GPS/Navigation System Alloy Wheels A/C Cruise Control Floor Mats Cargo Net for the trunk There are quite a few things to get used to with it though since it is a Gas/Electric Hybrid.

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  • Web logs are one of those funny kinds of things

    Web logs are one of those funny kinds of thing. They tend to have either very interesting stuff or tend to bore the pants off of people. Whatever my intent, I figure that this will probably end up being the later rather than the former. Let’s take care of a couple of things first: Q. When will this be updated? A. Dunno. Q. Why are you doing this? A. Dunno.

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