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”
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Wednesday Watch: POLIS
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.
Wednesday Watch: Zerogon
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.
Wednesday Watch: Don’t Call It A Comeback
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.
Wednesday Watch: Tall Tales Part II
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”
Wednesday Watch: HENRi
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.
Wednesday Watch: Time Trap
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.
Wednesday Watch: Wanderers
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”
What I’ve Learned After 21 Podcast Episodes
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”
Shower Rocker – I-Venstar S406 Speaker Review
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”