This is a subject that won’t win me any fans I figure, but it has been eating at me for awhile, so…deal with it. I despise tipping. There, I’ve said it. Let me say first though, that no matter how much I may not like it, I still do it as it is expected by… read more

It seems two English folks wanted to live out their Star Wars fantasies, and thought filling a fluorescent tube with petrol (gasoline to those of us in the USA) was a darn good way to make a lightsaber. And as with any stupid act nowadays, they video taped it. Mark Webb (20) and Shelley Mandiville… read more

My little town (Kirksville,MO, for those who don’t already know) has one major problem: Wal*Mart. Wally World has been here FOREVER, since pre-1979 for sure when I moved here. We were an early store for sure as our store number is 189. Around 1992 we were upgraded to one of the first Super Centers. Even… read more

For those of you with Ebay or Pay Pal accounts, you have probably seen these stupid emails that tell you things such as: Become an eBay Power Seller You have added a new credit card home address! Account Access Limited! When you open them up, they look official (some more than others) and they will… read more

Absolutely nothing to report. Slept for 10 hours, which is unheard of for me, but boy does it feel good to be rested for once. Otherwise nothing really to report. Several entries planned for this week though.… read more

If you haven’t seen Star Wars Episode III:Revenge of the Sith, spoilers follow: This is not so much a review, as a nitpick session. 1. Why did Padme name the twins Luke and Leia? Did the names mean something to her? She didn’t know she was having twins (in that advanced of a society?), so… read more

I watch CSI each week, and normally I don’t say anything because it’s not THAT exciting of a show. (sorry folks, it’s the same thing each week) Well, I had some reservations about the scheme of Quentin Tarantino directing the season finale, but boy did it work. Following the story of CSI Nick Stokes (played… read more

So here we are folks, time for Donald Trump to pick his third apprentice. As with last week, it was of course down to Kendra, from the original book smarts and Tana, from the original street smarts team. Well honestly, there is not much to recap this time. It was pretty obvious from the opening… read more


E3 is rocking the video game world this week with announcment galore! The console wars are back, and badder than ever. Microsoft – Nothing new here, we already know all about the Xbox 360, so you may move along. The only update being that it is backwards compatiable to Xbox 1. Thank goodness. Expected release… read more

So much to write about this week! YAY! Let’s start with one of my favorite subjects though, bad journalism. You all know I must be talking about the Newsweek article that reportedly led to 15 deaths in riots in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now, Newsweek is retracting the story, and commenting on the why of what… read more

Well, Survivor Palau is over, and what an ending! The final four consisted of Ian, Jenn, Katie and Tom, and backstabbing flew! Ian told Katie and Jenn that if Tom lost immunity, they should vote him out. Well….he won. So good-bye Jenn. But on her way out, she let it be known what Ian had… read more

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The lid is off, the details are out, and the Xbox 360 appears to rock my socks….with one exception. …still no word if it is backward compatiable! What the…?! Oh well, let’s look at some of the spiffy features: Memory:512 MB of 700 MHz GDDR3 RAM This is going to make a HUGE difference in… read more