Directv fails to deliver with NFL To-Go

(Note: That’s not me in the video, btw) Here’s my situation. I recently moved to where I can’t get a signal for Directv due to an abundance of trees. The fact that a national programming provider can be thwarted by a tree or a rain cloud is quite ridiculous, but I digress. I figured all [...]


As a normal human male, I can’t help but want a bigger tv, and while I’m at it, make it better, too. I’ve recently been looking at tvs (dreamily, not as a prospective buyer at the moment) and have been intrigued by the 3d tvs. I tried to get my wife interested in it by [...]

Arguing with the religious and other loons

Look, I think it’s a waste of time to try and convince anyone that their religious indulgence is silly and potentially harmful. It’s not based on rational thought but rather rationalizations to silence the doubts and the conscience in order to keep indulging, so logic probably won’t work. You could pull the same trickery they [...]

Fine Print

I think in general, people don’t pay enough attention to what they’re doing and their surroundings. We have plenty of sad tales of people texting and so forth when they’re driving, which is probably the worst example, and also an example that most people really can’t multitask. Well before you get self-righteous, how often do [...]

Functional Religionists

In responding to this NPR post, I found myself returning again to what I was saying last time and what I regularly say about religion, that it’s an addictive vice. I know nothing about the author, so I don’t know if he’s one of the religion appeasers (and thus, an enabler) but a couple of [...]