The Walt Disney Company has agreed to purchase Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion in cash and stock. Wow… just… wow.  This is huge news in the entertainment industry, and just business in general.  Here is the official announcement: August 31, 2009 DISNEY TO ACQUIRE MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT Burbank, CA and New York, NY, August 31, 2009… read more

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August 30 2009

Over 100 Pounds Lost

I finally feel that my weight loss has settled, and I can officially tell you all that I have lost over 105 pounds. Ever since I took my first airplane flight in 1988, I have asked for exit rows due to my height.  Being just under 6’4″, I need the extra leg room, and so… read more

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Smaller week than the usual for me on the writing front.  I had some computer problems while in Boston and had to sacrafice some slots to other writers.  Next week will be back up to full speed. Rollei launches three new old school scanners Sony introduces full-frame digital SLR for the budget minded… read more

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Scattercast is 58… and I’m back from Boston! – A long and detailed explanation of my trip to Boston. – Links to pictures I talk about in the podcast: U.S.S. Cassin Young Famous Boston tombstones JFK Presidential Library TwitPic of me blogging outside – Things I’d like to change about my life. – Just some… read more

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It seems Houston, Texas schools wanted to make sure their students had heard of “sexting” by banning it. For those who haven’t heard the word endless brandied about it, “sexting” is the slang term for texting sexually suggestive text or pictures to someone else via mobile phone.  It has led to some embarrassing moments for… read more

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So, I am back from my journey to Boston, and all I can say is… it wasn’t nearly long enough. I got back from vacation last night around 7:30 PM and I just was not ready at all to be back.  Boston was a ton of fun, but of course the highlight was finally getting… read more

| | | can burn in Hell for all I care at this point. You are sure to have seen their ads all over websites over the years.  They always depict some lousy yearbook photos with some tag line such as “He married who?!?”  You know the ones. Well, two years ago, on July 8, 2007, I… read more

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I’ve always had an odd fascination with death, and more specifically famous deaths.  No clue why, I just do.  Typically I’m more interested in graves and stories that have to do with bizarre circumstances, famous murders, etc, but when The Diabolical Miss M offered me the chance to see the graves of famous people from… read more

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This is a weekly post idea I have been toying with as I write at so many different blogs now. I’m not sure if I will actually do this every week, but seeing as I’m on vacation, well, I needed an easy post at least one of the days! Samsung ST500 and ST550 offer… read more

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August 22 2009

The Vacation Thus Far

Yes folks, that is an actual picture of me in Boston. This photo is a rarity for two reasons: I can’t remember the last time I posted a picture of myself on this blog, and it is also serves as evidence of me being on vacation. I’ve talked about the vacation on Scattercast, but not… read more

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Scattercast is 57… and I’m actually not here! – I’m actually not t home, but I’m in Boston on vacation… spooky how I did this, huh? (not really, I just recorded 3 days earlier than usual…) – I ramble for an oddly long time about luggage… – Chargers and memory cards for devices need to… read more

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It was only a matter of time before Hollywood went to this property to give it the remake treatment. Lock up your daughters, folks! The classic story of an adult man having sex with an underage girl is back!  Lionsgate has announced its intent to remake Dirty Dancing. No word on who will star in… read more

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