Category Reviews

How Did I Let This One Slip By Me?

Album title: Legion of Boom Artists: The Crystal Method Released: January 13, 2004 I’ve been a Crystal Method fan ever since first hearing Vegas and was a little disappointed in Tweekend, their sophomore effort. Legion of Boom more than makes…

“Forced” Firefox Usage

I’ve recently upgraded my primary desktop at work to a rather beefy AMD FX-55-based box (running the recently-released RedHat Enterprise Linux version 4) and while I love the speed gained by moving to a 64bit processor and scads of RAM,…

WordPress Review On Newsforge

WordPress 1.5 scored a glowing review over at NewsForge today, with author Chris Lynch labeling it “open source as it should be done”. High praise indeed. Personally, I’ve really enjoyed my WP experiences and am eternally grateful to all the…

Holy LEGO Animation, Batman!

What do you get when you cross: a filmmaking school’s animation project, Adam West, Mark Hamill, Courtney Thorne Smith, Dick Van Dyke and the Batman universe? Why, Batman: New Times, of course! The quality of the resulting piece far exceeds…

Quick Movie Review

The wife and I had a couple of people over last night and watched Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. I enjoyed it greatly and would highly recommend it to those looking for a quirky movie. If you’ve seen any…

Review Of The Baroque Cycle

Glenn Reynold’s review of Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle trilogy of novels is online. Go and read the whole thing, but in summation, Reynolds opines: One cannot help but feel, after reading the long passage in which the princess, Newton, and…

Best Movie Review Title Ever

I’m generally not the biggest fan of Slate, but I do have to admit that they, unlike say, Salon, actually make attempts at balanced left/right coverage every once in a while. However, there’s one thing that they tend to excel…