When I was a kid, I read books. LOTS of books. I regularly knocked out the Texas Bluebonnet reading list, and even volunteered at my local library. As a grew up, I slowly lost this pastime, like many others do. So in January 2015, I used my Christmas money to purchase a Kindle Paperwhite forContinue reading “Books I Read In 2015”
POLIS, today’s Wednesday Watch, is just over five minutes long, but it’ll grip your attention immediately. It’s also thankfully on its way to becoming a feature film, so you may get to see more at the theatre soon.
Trip out with today’s Wednesday Watch called “Zerogon”. It’s about a dude-spider alien thing that…well…you really need to watch to the end.
In today’s Wednesday Watch, our friend Andrew here is having a great evening, and is about to get lucky with Maria, who he’s just met. But don’t worry – he doesn’t get too far before he straight up dies. Luckily, Reginald is there to help him get his life back……sort of.
If you’re a parent, you’ve been there: your kid asks a question, for which you would normally answer something along the lines of “because I said so”. However, it’s the fifteenth time your kid has asked this question, and you’re in a bit of a creative mood. Unable to resist the temptation, you craft anContinue reading “Wednesday Watch: Tall Tales Part II”
Old becomes new in today’s Wednesday Watch called HENRi. This short film features an intelligent spaceship (played by Keir Dullea, known as 2001: A Space Odyssey’s Dr. David Bowman) decides that it should build itself a body, so it can feel more alive. Bonus appearance by Margot Kidder, of Superman fame.
Today’s Wednesday Watch focuses on a cyborg who travels in time to repair his ship. However, he has a bit of trouble finding the right materials, and has to be creative to get it done. Enjoy Time Trap, which is from director and VFX artist Michael Shanks.
I’ve always been pestered by a bit of wanderlust – that nagging desire for something new, something unseen. Today’s Wednesday Watch is called Wanderers – it’s a short view of some real places around our solar system, narrated by Carl Sagan, reading an excerpt from his own reading of his book ‘Pale Blue Dot: A VisionContinue reading “Wednesday Watch: Wanderers”
This January, I started a podcast, the Paterfamilias Podcast. I’d actually been trying to start a podcast for a few years. I tried with my good friend Rita El Khoury, but trying to match schedules around the globe just didn’t work out. I tried again with my friend Jason Harris, but even scheduling across twoContinue reading “What I’ve Learned After 21 Podcast Episodes”
One of the [few] things that I miss about working at RadioShack is the endless samples of new gadgetry. Towards the end of my career at “The Shack”, we were really focused on audio, so I got new Bluetooth speakers all the time, like the SOL REPUBLIC DECK (a personal favorite), the Skullcandy Air Raid,Continue reading “Shower Rocker – I-Venstar S406 Speaker Review”