Category Archives: Entertainment

Life After Getting Rid of Cable TV

So in late February or early March (I don’t remember which) we got rid of cable TV completely. I wanted to share the services we use in lieu of cable TV, the quality of service, the  technology behind what we … Continue reading

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Review of “Hole in the Sun” by Night Ranger

The teenager in me was ecstatic to find out that Night Ranger’s new album “Hole in the Sun” was finally available in the U.S.   It’s been available in Japan for a while, but not here.   While I’ve loved … Continue reading

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Change to iTunes

Since I’ve had my iPod (almost three years now!), 10000 Maniacs “Like the Weather” had the distinction of being the first song in my iTunes list (when sorted by Artist, the default) and on my iPod.   I just upgraded … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Ironic?

My wife, who is an amazingly smart woman, called me the other day as she was driving to pick up my step-daughter from volleyball practice.   She had the radio on and “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette was playing.   She … Continue reading

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Suggestion for Sheryl Crow

Since Sheryl Crow thinks we should only use one square of toilet paper for conservation purposes as well as use a “dining sleeve” instead of a napkin, I have a suggestion for her: She can eat her used toilet paper. … Continue reading

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Funny Country Songs

Much is made of country songs and their penchant for trucks, heartbreak, prison.   These sentiments are probably best typified (parodied?) by the song “You Never Even Called Me By My Name” by David Allan Coe.   Country songs often … Continue reading

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Great songs…

One great thing about the iPod is the random feature.   Sure, it may not be totally random, but sometimes it just hits a great song.   This afternoon it picked a great classic rock song “Rev On The Red … Continue reading

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Moral Relativism in Movies

I love a good movie.   I love it when the story pulls you in and you’re really entertained. An example of a great movie is “The Italian Job”.   It’s got a great story, a guy you love to … Continue reading

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