Monthly archives: December, 2009


The 2009 Boilr Zeitgeist: A Statistical Look Back

Another year, another dollar bunch of stats collected. 2009 was quite a year…for the world, and for Boilr.
Starting with a spike in traffic before, during, and after President Obama’s Inauguration back in January, this little site that could has seen a lot visitor growth and multiple WordPress theme changes and updates during this last …


The gift that keeps on giving: Santa’s Little Helper

Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays!


Star Wars: The Phantom Adidas Originals Collection

Generally speaking, I’m not a big shoe person. I often forgo “style” for the sake of comfort, and tend to wear shoes until they are worn through. Nonetheless, after a friend informed me of a new series of Star Wars-themed Adidas Originals sneakers and apparel, I couldn’t help but share some of my favorite shoes …


Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox is, well…pretty fantastic

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge fan of Wes Anderson flicks. Starting with Bottle Rocket all the way through The Darjeeling Limited, I have enjoyed each and every one of his movies very much (some more than others). With that said, it should come as no surprise that I had really …


OnlineEducation explains what A Day in the Internet looks like

Created by Online Education
This infograph…well, it’s pretty self-explanatory.

Shirt of the Day: The Fastest Hunk of Junk in the Galaxy

This fabulous tee can be yours is up for pre-order from the official Star Wars Shop, but you better act fast as this is the ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs…


Security First: A Short and Sweet Primer on Passwords

The more I talk to friends and family about “Web safety,” the more I realize that most people generally under estimate the importance of having a strong and somewhat abstract password (formula). For whatever reason (or perhaps due to the increase in family/friends chatter during the winter holiday season) now seems like as good a …


Great Comic: How a Web Design Goes Straight to…

If you haven’t stumbled across The Oatmeal before, it’s definitely worth a look. The site offers a mix of comics, quizzes, stories, and other eye-catching work. Comics such as How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell (the first section of which is posted above) and 20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer are both good …



LOST returns to ABC on February 2, 2010 for its final season

The return of LOST…how bittersweet. On the one hand, I am really excited for LOST to return and to theoretically answer many of the looming questions the series has raised over its first five brain-twisting seasons. On the other hand, as one of my favorite TV series of all time, I am going to miss …