Apparently this month is my month for slacking off in compelling blog content, so continuing in that vein here’s a nice little screencap I took while getting Adobe Reader 8 “rammed” to me (I’m nicking this phrase from Rob). In fairness, installation took “only” about 10 minutes, but that initial figure and progress bar did hang there for several of those minutes, inciting my rage and the pressing of Alt+PrintScreen. 2.4 GHz, 512MB RAM. Thankfully, since that time I’ve got a new laptop that can handle these modern, bloated document readers…

§373 · May 21, 2007 · Adobe, Technology · Comments Off on A Great, Big Sucking Sound ·


If you haven’t yet watched it, go grab “The Job” from iTunes or whatever. And go catch the first Deleted Scene too. Warning: Mild spoilers ahead. Read the rest of this entry …

§372 · May 18, 2007 · Entertainment, Television, The Office · 1 comment ·


Go Vote For Your Favourite Music Video.

Caught a whiff of this from Robert Scoble. Go watch some vloggers in a contest to make a music video and then vote for your favourites (each IP address is allowed 2 votes). My favourites:

And if you’re one of those who aren’t sure what a “video blog” is supposed to be or do, go watch this awesomeness and tell me you aren’t fired up about it by the end…

§371 · May 16, 2007 · Entertainment, QuickLinks, Technology, Video · Comments Off on Video Deathmatch ·


The last couple episodes of NBC’s Heroes have really been a let-down, with hastily written scripts, ridiculous plot holes and a nagging suspicion that the writers don’t really know what they’re doing – they’re just rushing to the finish line. Hey, I hope I’m proved wrong, but here are some of the many things that don’t make sense to me in the last two episodes. Warning! Major geek ramblings and spoilers ahead! Read the rest of this entry …

§370 · May 14, 2007 · Entertainment, Heroes, Television · 2 comments ·


This deleted scene from “Women’s Appreciation” is now, by far, the cleverest writing I have ever seen on NBC’s “The Office”. More Dwight and Andy jousting!

§369 · May 11, 2007 · Entertainment, QuickLinks, Television, The Office · Comments Off on A Mutual Love Of Cold Soups ·