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Inspectors

Inspectors

Some people believe the government should be very involved in our lives. Others believe the government is already too involved in our lives. Whatever side of this ideological fence you sit on, I sincerely doubt you have a problem with the government’s role in protecting the health and confidence of [...]

March 7, 2013 Jon Blog, Booze, Rants 1

Quoting

Quoting

The other night Kristin and I had a couple of friends over for dinner and beers. Kristin was chopping some vegetables for a salad and I asked if I could help. It was a one person job, fairly rote, and not conducive to assistance, so she just asked that I [...]

March 4, 2013 Jon Blog, Goofiness, Music 0

Bowl

Bowl

This is Geek Bowl wrap-up week. Every day this week, I’ll post something from our recent trip to Austin for Geek Bowl VII. Having now participated in our 3rd Geek Bowl, I think we realize for us to win, it will require a full 1.0 on the Slumdog Millionaire scale. [...]

March 1, 2013 Jon Blog, Travel 10

Geek

Geek

This is Geek Bowl wrap-up week. Every day this week, I’ll post something from our recent trip to Austin for Geek Bowl VII. When Geeks Who Drink does installments of their “Meet Your Quizmaster” segments, they always ask, “Do you consider yourself more Geek or Drink?” While almost no one [...]

February 28, 2013 Jon Blog, Travel 0

Speculation

Speculation

This is Geek Bowl wrap-up week. Every day this week, I’ll post something from our recent trip to Austin for Geek Bowl VII. What do you know? VS What do you think? Here’s what we know: After Geek Bowl, we couldn’t handle Sixth Street for a second night in a [...]

February 27, 2013 Jon Blog, Goofiness, Music, Travel 0

Roof

Roof

This is Geek Bowl wrap-up week. Every day this week, I’ll post something from our recent trip to Austin for Geek Bowl VII. “When you went to college here, did you have, like, a favorite place to go on 6th Street?” – Me, to Stephen, who went to University of [...]

February 26, 2013 Jon Blog, Booze, Travel 0

SoCo

SoCo

This is Geek Bowl wrap-up week. Every day this week, I’ll post something from our recent trip to Austin for Geek Bowl VII. February 9, 2013, 3:28 pm, Austin, TX. I Tweet this: “Walking down South Congress carrying a WC Fields record with Big League Chew in my back pocket. [...]

February 25, 2013 Jon Blog, Travel 2

Extortionist

Extortionist

If you’re looking for the most worthless, low-down, extortive, naked cash grab in the city of Denver, you’ll need to drive way the fuck east where it seems like you shouldn’t be in the city anymore. And here you thought the answer was downtown in those poor sad sack motherfuckers [...]

February 22, 2013 Jon Blog, Rants, Travel 4

Radio

Radio

In general, I don’t listen to but one radio station in my hometown, but while on the road, I scan the airwaves. I do this for the same reason I always try to catch a local newscast. Listening to whatever local radio keeps in rotation gives you a good sense [...]

February 19, 2013 Jon Blog, Music, Travel 0

Workout Song of the Moment #3

Workout Song of the Moment #3

Since my fat ass has actually been going to the gym consistently, I’ve had to add several songs to my workout rotation. What will follow is a periodic update of whichever song has given me added juice on the lifting machines or elliptical trainer. Download these yourselves and enjoy. “Hey” [...]

February 13, 2013 Jon Blog, WSOM 0