Okay, Rev Jackson has made another stoooopid statement.

Adidas had plans to made a midtop shoe called JS Roundhouse Mids. There were going to be “so hot you will lock your kicks to your ankles.” The shoes had jail house orange (rubber) chains and shackles. “The attempt to commercialize and make popular more than 200 years of human… Continue reading

Geek Pride Day

Okay, today is Geek Pride Day. It is a home run for geeks: It is Towel Day (You Dougles Admas fans), The anniversary of the release of Star Wars, Glorious 25 May from Discworld, and major geek factor for today’s date. . . 5 + 25 + 12 = 42… Continue reading

Is reality about to slap the shit out of Apple?

I know that some here are quite happy with their Apple products. It is also no secret my disdain for Apple, the typical Apple user’s attitudes, and Apple’s products. I think the only product that I have found useful and worth owning is the iPod.  After having being urged to… Continue reading

Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys

I am saddened to hear the passing of Adam Yauch. One less Beastie Boy. . . Their Album Licensed to Ill was an anthem during my high school years. “Now my name is M.C.A., I’ve got a license to kill I think you know what time it is, it’s time… Continue reading

SOPA version 2? Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Well this week it is expected that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act will hit the floor for debate and perhaps a vote. Folks, you do not want this act to pass. In my daily role as an Abuse Specialist, this act could provide me with further job security…. Continue reading

420 – certainly a much celebrated topic

. Before I start I want to take a moment to remember that this is the anniversary of the shooting at Columbine HS. God rest their souls.   April 20th, 4/20, 4:20… It has become such a strong cultural (perhaps just sub-cultural) reference. putting four and twenty together often causes snickers from… Continue reading

Rest in Peace Dick Clark

Rest in Peace Dick Clark Thank you for all of those years helping to form music as we know it. Thank you for helping bring News Years in with grand fashion and pleasure. You have been a fixture in the television/music industry for so long. Looking at the amount of… Continue reading


We are seeing a huge push to stamp out bullying. Bullying is human nature, is it good? I see no reason for it to be good for anyone, even the bullies. Do we need to add another layer of laws to address the bullies behaviors? Don’t the existing laws cover… Continue reading

Mega-metal show tonight

Tonight at the Back Alley, we are having six majorly heavy metal bands play. The cover is 5 dollars. Also appearing (but not on stage) is the best bouncer in Vancouver. We don’t know if I am working  the door or near the stage. Simon Says Die will be making… Continue reading