Category: Miscellaneous

Macs and Microsoft

Macs and Microsoft

With the flurry of news surrounding Apple’s “Boot Camp” release, which allows a Mac to run Microsoft Windows, a lot of folks (myself included) are wondering what it all means for where Macs sit...

Playing ‘Lost’

Playing ‘Lost’

A couple of local geeks were interviewed for an article on “Lost.” Or, on how “Lost” is like a video game. An interesting angle. “I love that a prime-time network TV show — usually...

Ear Cerumen, Away!

Ear Cerumen, Away!

From the Canadian Medical Association Journal: A novel method for the removal of ear cerumen: “He was surprised to note that it was able to deliver a superbly pressured narrow stream of water equivalent...

Bob Loblaw Law Blog

Bob Loblaw Law Blog

Tobias: “As much as I hate losing Lindsay and everything, I feel like I’m making a friend in you. So I was wondering if maybe tonight you just want to take in a movie…...

Video Whatcasting?

Video Whatcasting?

Over the last year, I’ve learned that the one thing Jen cherishes more than any other — including me! — is her 4G 20GB iPod. So when it came time to buy her Christmas gift, there...

Lost Our Minds

Lost Our Minds

“I kind of come from that hippie school for geeks — people who think the end of the world came when Web sites went commercial.” So says some dork in a recent edition of Pacific...

Tubed

Tubed

Look ma! We’re on TV! KITV’s Mahealani Richardson profiled Jen and I for our weekly ‘Lost’ podcast, “The Transmission.” They came over to get footage of us watching “Lost,” talking into our microphones and...

She’s a He!

She’s a He!

Courtesy Premiere Magazine, a list of The 25 Most Shocking Moments in Movie History. From “The Crying Game” to “Ghost,” there are spoilers only if you haven’t seen these (mostly) hits. A fun list,...

LostCast

LostCast

Boy it’s been quiet ’round here, huh? Well, continuing my longstanding tradition of juggling far too many “side projects,” I’m collaborating with my sexy wife to launch “The Transmission,” a “Lost” podcast. We couldn’t...

Wonderful World

Wonderful World

It was Todd the podcaster who first brought this awesome videoblog entry to my attention. It takes data from the global “vlogmap” and mixes it with Google Earth, and — with a dash of Louis...

So Help Me

So Help Me

Now that the Spike cable channel (“The Network for Men”) is airing blocks of CMT, Jen has been watching a lot of country music videos. (Check out her segment on the July 22 podcast.)...

Liftoff

Liftoff

Hard to believe it’s been more than two years since we last launched a shuttle into space. But after a few aborted attempts, STS-114 made it into orbit today. Let’s hope this team returns...

Wow

Wow

It was several months ago that Google unveiled its Google Maps beta incorporating the satellite imagery it apparently acquired with Keyhole. For most major cities, it was pretty snazzy. You could see individual homes,...

Zounds! Zzblog!

Zounds! Zzblog!

Man, why am I always the last to find out about this stuff? Former Star-Bulletin webmaster and unparalleled local Mac guru Blaine Fergerstrom has finally, finally launched his own blog. Thanks, Ian, for outing...

Link

Link

Woke up to news of terror attacks in London. My brother is in London. First trip abroad, a total lark that he ended up there at all, let alone today. I don’t know London,...

Marie Chantal

Marie Chantal

O, woe, my wife loves this site more than she loves me! Alack, alack, ’tis my fate, having past thwarted another lover with the black magic of firewall filters. Proud, tho, canst I be,...

iTunes Upgrade

iTunes Upgrade

Well, the much anticipated upgrade to Apple’s iTunes music software is out today, the one that adds built-in support for podcasts. There’s also an updater for iPods, making them the first piece of hardware...

Book Burning

Book Burning

Although there are many monstrous symbols of former Honolulu mayor Jeremy Harris’ devotion to waste, excess, misplaced priorities and ceaseless self-aggrandizing, few are… well, more portable than his glossy softcover book, “The Renaissance of...