Friday Finds – Jumping the Shark

Solid week, things are easy at the office.  Here are the week’s posts: Movie Review – Captain America: The First Avenger – Cap rocks, even if the Red Skull didn’t. Old Game Tuesday – Heroes of Might and Magic – Got me playing this again (III Complete), at least until my wife plays me and… Continue reading Friday Finds – Jumping the Shark

Friday Finds – Free RPG Day and more

It’s Free RPG Day tomorrow, similar to free comic book day where you can go to your favorite local RPG game store (the board game, pen and paper kind) and pick up a free game.  Most of what is available is the basic stuff, a good way to introduce your kids if you think they… Continue reading Friday Finds – Free RPG Day and more

Child's Play Donations!

Hi all…taking a break from hockey, movies and pictures of my kids to ask for donations to Child’s Play.  I’ve been a huge fan of the charity that Gabe and Tycho put together, which sets up Children’s hospitals the world over with books, toys, game systems and cash to improve the experience of the sick… Continue reading Child's Play Donations!

Time Warner Raising Rates…Fight Back!

Many of you have probably heard by now, TWC is raising rates, as much as 12% depending on what you have. You can point straight at crap like the recent Fox nearly being pulled due to pricing negotiations running right up to the deadline, and (locally) the Channel 4 craziness. tron legacy, HD, full movie,… Continue reading Time Warner Raising Rates…Fight Back!

Time Warner Raising Rates…Fight Back!

Many of you have probably heard by now, TWC is raising rates, as much as 12% depending on what you have. You can point straight at crap like the recent Fox nearly being pulled due to pricing negotiations running right up to the deadline, and (locally) the Channel 4 craziness. So what can men do… Continue reading Time Warner Raising Rates…Fight Back!

Cuil Search Not Ready For Primetime

Cuil search engine needs work: We didn€™t find any results for €œbuffalo sabres€ Some reasons might be… a typo. Please check your spelling. your search includes a term that is very rare. Try to find a more common substitute. too many search terms. Please try fewer terms. Finally, try to think of different words to… Continue reading Cuil Search Not Ready For Primetime

Cheapskates: $1 Bus Fares to NYC, Toronto

Megabus has started service between Buffalo and Binghamton, Toronto and NYC, in case you were not aware. The trick is, you can get tickets as low as $1 each way depending on when you search and how much demand there is for the trip. I just did a search, and could go round-trip to Toronto… Continue reading Cheapskates: $1 Bus Fares to NYC, Toronto

Office Spaced

A California man used an automated script to sign up for more than 58,000 Google Checkout, Paypal, brokerage and other online accounts that use deposit verification techniques, and got sent $58,000. Think Office Space. It would’ve worked, except: However, Largent used false names, including cartoon characters, as well as false addresses and social security numbers,… Continue reading Office Spaced

Croc Attacks Backpacker in Australia

It was a near-miss for the Darwin Awards in Australia’s Northern Territory, as a man was nearly disarmed by a 16ft saltwater crocodile. He and his friends wanted to get a picture with the apex predator, and as he leaned out over the water to point at it, it leapt at him. My favorite part… Continue reading Croc Attacks Backpacker in Australia