Archives for: August 2008

Lies, damned lies...

August 26th, 2008
On the way home from work last night, I listened to a few minutes of NPRs coverage of the Democratic convention. Just before I got bored and switched to my ipod, a female reporter/commentator/random voice asked a male r/c/rv about Hillary Supporter supp… more »

Things that I strongly do not like

August 26th, 2008
I've long disliked BMWs rather intensely, based on the behavior of the vast majority of BMW drivers. Recently, however, that knee-jerk dislike/annoyance (it's hardly up the level of a good, sincere "hatred") has shifted to Priuses. I really, really… more »

Advice for homeowners

August 25th, 2008
Or anyone doing repairs, really. It's something that I've had to learn multiple times before it finally sank in: Do not screw around with the annoying crap that you can replace easily, just because the annoying crap is there, and a trip to the hardw… more »

Appliance gymnastics

August 20th, 2008
Our dishwasher is almost dead. At this point, it just sprays some water towards the dishes, and does a half-assed job of that. Any specks of food on the plates will remain on the plates. And since this appliance came with the house, one can safely assum… more »

RTP Music Recommendation: Week 1B

August 19th, 2008
And moving from funk to synth-pop: Ladytron. Who decided that sticking with the Witching Hour formula was a good idea, and I'm not going to fault them for that. And darned if I don't agree with Pitchfork's review of the new album. (As a geeky as… more »