Month: August 2007

The power of the Dark Side

Every once in a while, I get rather frustrated with M$’s lack of style and GUI options (usually after watching friends play on their macs or linux machines). After doing a little research on the “interwebs,” I came across a rather simple, but somewhat dramatic alteration for Windows XP users.
Have you ever said to yourself, …


Superbad was easily one of the funniest movies I have seen all year. The story was great, the casting was excellent, and the performances were even better.
This is a “Seinfeld” humor kinda movie; funny because its premise is so true. Created by many of the guys who brought us The 40 Year Old Virgin, …

Rock the Bells – SF

Rock the Bells 2007 – San Francisco was an exciting and entertaining hip-hop festival. For someone like me, who enjoys good hip-hop, but isn’t generally all that “into it,” I was definitely impressed with the quality of music played.

My highlights included: Sage Francis getting down (and do some silly dancing); The Roots are incredible musicians …

Space Holiday

Let’s go away for a while
You and I
To a strange and distant land
Where they speak no word of truth
But we don’t understand anyway
Apparently by 2012, those “lucky” people with $4 million laying around will be able to spend 3 days in space in the world’s first space hotel. Galactic Suite highlights: “During that time …

The Bourne Ultimatum

The 3rd installment of the Bourne series is entertaining and action-packed. Returning as Jason Bourne, Matt Damon does an excellent job of portraying this smart, a$$-kicking, ex-CIA agent who is searching for information about his life before entering the Treadstone project.
The movie left open a number of major plot-lines surrounding key characters and events; …

Virgin Festival – Baltimore, MD

In spite of the 100+ degree temperature, the 1st day of the Virgin Festival at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD was great.
We saw half of the Incubus set (Garber’s “guilty pleasure”), all of Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, all of the Beastie Boys, the first 30+ minutes of The Police (+ Roxanne), …