Archives for: March 2009

Things that make me happy

March 30th, 2009
We have a National Ignition Facility. Now home to the world's biggest laser. Obviously, big lasers are awesome things, of which I heartily approve. But I just really like the name National Ignition Facility. It's like nirvana for geek pyromaniacs. more »

Random Music Recommendation

March 27th, 2009
This week: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears. Will you like them? Well, do you like James Brown? Ha ha ha! That's a trick question! Everybody likes James Brown! Because if you don't like James Brown, you don't like music. (To be completel… more »

Alan Moore speaks the truth

March 24th, 2009
Sorry for holding out on you, but Wired has a good interview with Alan Moore. Near the end, he talks about the corrosive effect of too much money on storytelling: It removes artistry and imagination and places money in the driver's seat, and I th… more »

Random information about me

March 23rd, 2009
Whenever I see something about Capoeira fighting, I always read it both as "a Brazilian martial art," and as capybara, the rather large rodent. So a game named Capoeira Fighter is either about giant rodents kicking the crap out of things, or about k… more »

Classy, CNN

March 18th, 2009