Finish Him!!!

Had a brilliant idea today: a “Mortal Combat”-style fighting game in which all of the combatants are not particularly noted for being physically intimidating, to the point of downright milquetoastery. Playable characters include: Eddie Deezen Mr. Bean George Costanza Pee-Wee Herman Paul Lynde Rick Moranis (as Louis Tully from “Ghostbusters”) Larry David Woody Allen Dr.…

A Pitcher of Gimlets

A Pitcher of Gimlets Originally uploaded by andyi Another HDR. I seem to be in some sort of color-profile hell. I wanted intense colors, but while it looks great on my desktop. in Safari it’s a little too intense and in Firefox it’s too weak. Why is it that Firefox doesn’t give a damn about…

Shimmy Shimmy Shake

Shimmy Shimmy Shake, originally uploaded by andyi. “NO! BAD dog!!!” I heard from behind me. And I hadn’t even paid the lady $20 or anything. No, she was calling after her pooch, who had bolted away and lept into the pond. I helped her haul the beast out and gave him an approving glance as…

Me on the CBS Early Show

I Amtrakked my way to a quaint little Dutch trading post over the weekend to do another bit for the CBS Early Show. Check ‘er out…I’m there to talk about my ideas about back-to-school tech for high schoolers: Ach, it was a four-minute segment, I had about six minutes’ worth of stuff to say, and…

Soya Lechthinin (an emulsifier)

Well, let’s just break in this new WordPress blog. Observe as I make blogging history by writing this sort of thing without invoking one of the (hang on, let me count ’em up) seven different phrases that normally must be invoked under such circumstances. First off, you’re to be commended for reading this post. It…