Why Technology Makes Me Want To Throw Things, Sometimes

How disappointing: Leo Laporte and the TWiT staff gave me clothes for Christmas. Oh, wait, I meant “how AWESOME!” And that, dear readers, is what I’ve been trying to post to Twitter for the past half an hour. What an terrific thing to unbox. I’ve been wearing it all afternoon; suffice to say that the…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-23

Back from the MIT Flea. Not the greatest, but any Flea where you fondle a Cray 6 logic board and score an OM-10 for $5 is OK. # Just realized: Jon Stewart is like Leslie Nielsen. Funny when he reads the joke straight, but DEATH when he tries to be funny. # Watching "House" season…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-16

Back in NYC, heading to Penn Station. Taxi's progress blocked by Jennifer Hudson walking to make a point about some damn thing. # Back home from MacMania 10. Final three additions to the Holsteins' Bermuda album are now on Flickr. » http://bit.ly/chH1yi # Recording MacBreak Weekly. Watch and listen live at http://live.twit.tv/ # It is…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-09

Ship is now moving! I suppose I ought to Tweet before we leave AT&T's network and enter open waters of ostentatious lawlessness. # Greetings from the MacMania 10 cruise. http://bit.ly/dclncF # In Hamilton. This is not a Bermuda Apple Store…it's just an incredible simulation: http://yfrog.com/83bgdfj # LazyTweet: In Bermuda, what day is New Comics Day?…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-25

At the MIT Flea. A good day to pick up an Atari VCS…I've seen 4 so far (including 1 in the original box). # Among the highlights of the MIT Flea so far: clean & fully loaded Apple ][+ system, & chassis for a communications satellite. # Email from the Apple Store this AM, more…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-18

I had a swell dinner with @jimlee00 and his family last night. Words (and sketch!) on Ihnatko.com » http://bit.ly/96dOTZ # I got ejected from the Boston Comicon. I guess my "convention center security guard cosplay" concept was way over their heads. # (Joking about the "security guard" comicon costume. But I bet people have tried…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-11

"Godspell" is only watchable if you pretend it's post-apocalyptic NYC & the holocaust drove these last few survivors to madness. # (On the plus side it's cool to see early 70's NYC shot in its grubby beauty. Like "Taking Of Pelham 123" or "Taxi Driver".) # Alert: "Easter Parade" starts on #TCM in five minutes.…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-04

Sitting in the back at @stepto's Xbox Enforcement panel at #PAX Keeping eyes peeled for @majornelson. # Good meeting with my publisher thus morning. My iPad book finally has a title. Stay tuned! # At most of the tech shows I cover, the audience at a feature preso are all uplit by their laptops. At…