FiOS dissected

The Verizon FiOS commercial has been bugging me for weeks — I mean, really, spectrums (plural!?!)  — but I had resisted writing about it. Then I found this post, which totally eviscerated the commercial at a level I could scarecely … Continue reading

Oh, yeah, I’m guilty of this

It is spiteful and immature, but I’ve done this: placed pseudoscience-y books in more appropriate sections of the library/bookstore. I remember when Behe’s magnum opus came out, I would casually sneak it over to the Fantasy/Sci-Fi section. Unfortunately, it would … Continue reading


A nifty name (Ollie Kottke works, really) and a neat trick (I managed to do one once when I was 11, then puberty hit and I could never balance again).