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Olympic fever

I admit it: I love the Olympics. Yes, the IOC is a hyper-politicized entity that makes a lot of bad decisions (Beijing and Sochi among them), and there’s all kinds of controversy, and the TV coverage sucks on toast, but … Continue reading

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Walgreens must pay

There are worse things than having a Creedence Clearwater Revival song stuck in your head. There are not many. So when an instrumental cover of one gets used in an entire ad campaign, it pushes my buttons just a little … Continue reading

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A halftime lament

On Sunday I watched my other football team bomb out of the playoffs. Actually to be correct, I had to watch the game on a delay because I was otherwise engaged earlier in the day and time ran over, and … Continue reading

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Compensate this

I’m a programmer, and as such it bothers me when I see other programmers doing a crappy job of it. Now it’s easy of course to get overly judgmental too; after all, I know from experience that some bugs are … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Super Bowl XXXI had the best halftime show ever

The Super Bowl, hereafter spelled Superbowl because I’m lazy and I also think that’s the way it should be spelled anyway, has had an alarming number of truly terrible halftime shows. Looking through the history of them on Wikipedia is … Continue reading

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I know just where to put that Idol

When I said I made no resolutions for the new year, that wasn’t entirely correct. I did resolve something, but I resolved it about a year ago. It was that I’d be giving up on American Idol. I tried to … Continue reading

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Christmas movie musing

This Christmas season started off kind of slow for me, in that I only just got the tree up and my shopping is way behind. But one thing that has gone right is that my wife and I have watched … Continue reading

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