I watched the TNT mini series “Caesare” tonight. Its too much story to put into two episodes. Hell, just Caesar and Cleopatra took 2 hours in the movie Cleopatra and that didn’t deal with anything prior to the defeat of Pompey. The mini series does appear to use a fair amount of CGI in the … [Read more…]
One of the things I’ve noticed in my travels that that nations which drive on the left hand side of the road tend to be islands. Most of the island nations I can think of all drive on the left: UK, Ireland, Australia (an island for the purpose of this discussion), Singapore, New Zealand, Japan, … [Read more…]
This months Wired Magazine has a column by J. Bradford DeLong discussing the productivity of computers. He writes: In the spring of 1994, I wiped the game Civilization off my office computer. I wiped it off my home PC. I wiped it off my laptop. I threw away the original disks on which it had … [Read more…]
According to Slashdot, cursive writing is going the way of the dodo. I’ve been talking about this for a few years now. I haven’t written in cursive since 3rd grade, save for my signature. It appears from the comments that I’m not alone. I have easily written more in Graffiti than I have in cursive … [Read more…]
Ladies and Gentlemen. After a great deal of experimentation, I give you to and the world my contribution to the science of mixology: Gary’s Sour Caesar. 1 shot of gin 1 shot of lemon juice 1 can of diet coke Enjoy and remember to drink responsibly!