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  • March 14, 2014
    Today is 3.14, Pi Day -- a celebration of the mathematical constant. If you really want to get down, set an alarm for 1:59PM and then it will be 3.14159. Make sure to blow a noisemaker, then tear your shirt off and yell, "EAT SHIT, SQUARES -- IT AIN'T YOUR DAY!" At least th... / Continue →
  • December 25, 2013
    Happy holidays! I hope everyone is having a wonderful time with friends and family or calling around town to find the one bar that's already open. I'll be around for the next week writing a little when I can and fielding questions from my aunts about why I haven't settled dow... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2013
    This is a video of Dan Buckley singing The Nightmare Before Christmas's 'This Is Halloween' in all the character's voices by recording and assembling 66 separate vocal tracks. He does a great job. So great I'm not even going to say I could do better. Not because I couldn't, ... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2013
    Because the 4th of July is right around the corner (literally, I saw it poke its head around and scream 'FREEDOM AND BEER!') here's a video of a guy shooting off a bunch of different fireworks in slow motion 'bullet time' while the camera pans around him. Man, I love fireworks... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2012
    Happy Carl Sagan Day. It's his birthday -- he would have been 78 today. So go read 'Cosmos'. Then watch the TV series. Then go read and watch 'Contact' (the movie with Jodie Foster). Or just read the quote above, 'The Pale Blue Dot', in reference to the photo Voyager 1 too... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2012
    These are two different videos of Halloween light shows set to 'This is Halloween' from The Nightmare Before Christmas. The first one is actually the original song from the movie, the second one is Marilyn Manson's version. Speaking of -- have I ever told you about the time I... / Continue →
  • July 4, 2012
    I dunno, I kind of like the fireworks "you should never turn your back on." Happy Fourth of July everyone. Not to brag about how patriotic I am or anything, but I went out and celebrated the 3rd of July as well. Today I'm going to a pool party to work on my tan (I'm whitish-... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2012
    Consider this my requisite Happy Star Wars Day post. So...yeah -- May the fourth be with you. The tenth? The tenth is Camper's Day. ZING! I wanna die so hard right now. Wicked Lasers is now selling $100 lightsaber-y attachments for its line of Spyder 3 lasers (sold separa... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2012
    With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, what better way to celebrate that making a batch of piñata cookies (links to recipe tutorial) with a pocket of candy on the inside? "I dunno, polishing off a bottle of tequila, then smashing open a real piñata with even MORE tequila ... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2012
    Haaaaappy Pi Day! To think, in just three years we'll be celebrating a very SPECIAL Pi Day because it'll be 3.14.15. And then we'll all go buck-wild at 9:26 because it'll be 3.14.15 9:26!! I can hardly wait. Yes, yes I can. I could wait three lifetimes and then not care if... / Continue →