I’ve been wondering about this for a while. I’m not really a gamer, but that’s only because of lack of time. (And I’m still waiting for Star Wars: Galaxies to finish downloading updates. I installed it on Sunday night, and it says it’ll be done Wednesday afternoon. Damn dial-up.) But there’s something about good science [...]
I hate to sound cynical, but isn’t it a sweet deal for Senators that they blocked the unreformed Patriot Act last year, thereby seeming to be on the side of civil liberties, but are now set to pass it almost unchanged, thereby staying on the Administration’s good side? The bill still lacks basic protections for [...]
I’m so excited! Yesterday Sarah got me the Star Wars Galaxies Starter Kit. I’ve been dying to play this game for ages, and now I can. Well, when I can carve out some time. Which I will. Soon. The only question is whether I can play it on my excruciatingly slow connection. Until I can [...]
Never discuss religion and politics. Yeah, right. Rogers Cadenhead points out that Wikipedia is now embroiled in the mess over the Mohammed cartoons. I undestand that Muslims don’t want people to make images. I understand that they don’t want to see images. But when I read a comment like “Every time I enter the page [...]
Well, things are finally starting to settle down, thank goodness. Enough for me to catch my breath a little, at least. Here’s a bit of fun: The 10 Best Sci-Fi Films that Never Existed. I’d put Firefly on that list, but I’m not over Serenity yet.
Oh sure, everybody TALKS about the week from hell. But this has got to be it. Reality check: Sunday: The father of the two children my wife and I care for is rushed back to the hospital from the nursing home. Monday: My son Sean announces that it looks like he’s going to Iraq. Tuesday: [...]