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Vinyl

My friend Braden used to claim his favorite thing was to sit on the floor and listen to records. I always figured he was just a quirky hipster and didn’t think much of it. Then I got a bunch of records, a record player, and a proper receiver to play all this shit (yes, in…

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Madness

Back when I was way more of a dick, I used to shit on March Madness. Why, I have no idea, but that was just sort of who I was. March Madness resided in that not-so-rarefied air also occupied by people who liked to dance, 95% of all mainstream music, snowboarders, people on bikes, fans…

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Nag

I have a hot wife and a hot car. One of them nags me, the other doesn’t. Can you guess which is which? Here’s a question hint: Who wouldn’t shut up about her goddamn rear driver’s side tire having pressure slightly below normal every fucking time I turned her on? It wasn’t the one with…

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Bundle

I pay Xfinity something like $200 per month for home phone service, digital cable television, and high speed internet. And this is ri-goddamn-diculous. If you’re not a telemarketer or working for a political campaign of some sort and have called my home phone in the last two years… well, hi Mom! Thanks for reading. I…

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Spoiled

I went to the Avalanche game on President’s Day. They defeated the Nashville Predators 6-5l in a wild game that saw the Avs seem to do their best to clutch defeat from the jaws of victory as they so often do. As I watched thinking about how I knew jackshit about most of these players,…

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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 the American public through the…

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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 hang out and talk to…

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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. The dweebs who win this…

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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 is entirely one or the…

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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 row. Since we’re all in…

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