It can be cliche, but it’s oh so true. It’s becoming more and more commonplace for reality to become fiction. Witness the props of STAR TREK, or the futuristic inventions imagined by H.G. Wells. The latest example comes from none other than Ray Bradbury, arguably one of the finest Science Fiction writers to date. It [...]
Archive for November, 2011
Tags: Books, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
Tags: Childhood, Disney, Technology
It was listening to this weekend’s podcast that got me thinking about technology.. Well not really technology as a whole but the commercial I saw a few weeks ago that has been on my mind ever since.
Tags: B.B. King, Bucky Pizzarelli, Chuck Berry, Dick Dale, Django Reinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, John Pizzarelli, Keith Richards, Les Paul, Robert Johnson, Rolling Stone Magazine, SteveVai
Here we go with their lists again… So Rolling Stone Magazine has compiled a list of what they call the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. The magazine supposedly used guitarists in the music world to vote. Well what did Rolling Stone come up with might you ask? A bunch of hot steaming garbage if you ask me.
Tags: Amazon.com, Arnold Schwarzenegger, California, DVD, Ernest Borgnine, Film, Game of Thrones, Holidays, Kindle Fire, Netflix, Smallville, Television, Total Recall, True Blood, Walking Dead
The Podwits are back and this time it’s personal! While Dion, J. and Brian are more than happy to debate the virtues of the written word versus its interpretation in Hollywood, they also prove they’re not above shilling for everything from Amazon.com to Ahnold himself. We may even shill for you too…
Tags: Arnold Schwarzenegger, audio commentary, Paul Verhoeven, Philip K Dick
I guess no one really explained to Arnold what exactly the point is for an audio commentary track .
Tags: Action Figure, Christopher Reeve, DC Comics, Hot Toys, John Williams, Review, Sideshow Collectibles, Superman, Toys, Warner Bros.
Before I write a single word more, I have to apologize. I did not have my good camera to record this event, so the images contained from here on out are from my phone. Better images WILL come soon. When I say that Superman has RETURNED (all caps), I mean the one and only Christopher [...]
Tags: Anne McCaffrey, Dragonriders of Pern
Anne McCaffrey, the veteran SF author most famous for her Dragonriders of Pern series, has died of a massive stroke at age 85, at “Dragonhold-Underhill”, her self-designed home in County Wicklow, Ireland. She was a groundbreaking pioneer in the genre - the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (1968), the first woman to win a Nebula Award (1969), the [...]
Tags: Johnny Walker, Leisure, Product Review
Look, I like Scotch…(I also like Roman orgies and gladiator movies, but that’s for another post)! And I’m generally a Johnny Walker man, as well! I started on Black Label, never really getting mixed up with the Red Label…too pedestrian, pardon the pun! The Black is a 12 year old blended Scotch, but has a [...]
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Tags: Batman, Lego, Superman, Toys
DC Comics superheroes are returning in Lego form to defeat evil and defend truth, justice, and the American way! As we post this, DC Universe Legos are shipping around the world. Superman will be making his debut as a brick fighter as seen in the photo. He will be joined by Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, [...]