Month: January 2013

Lincoln – Haiku Review

I’ve decided to watch all nine Best Picture nominees before the Academy Awards on February 24th. I’ve also decided to provide you dear readers with reviews of the films in the form of haikus. Please do not judge me if I incorrectly counted syllables. Tapping the desk with your fingers as you pronounce each line may not be the most…

New York New Year – Part 2

We had good reason to be hungry enough for multiple servings of Korean BBQ (See previous update!). Between Saturday and Monday, we toured the Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History, which contain, collectively, 127 billion miles of hallways. Among the more memorable items: Dozens of horrifying, immense statues that loomed unexpectedly around every corner. The recreation…

Dremel 8220 Product Review

From our esteemed colleague in the field, Ian Bowden, we’ve received a tender and juicy product review of the Dremel 8220. Never before has a high-performance cordless rotary tool been subjected to such scrutiny. “This tool is not for pussies” – that’s the vibe you pick up when holding the Dremel 8220. The painted exterior box boasts “33% more run-time.”…

10 Better New Year’s Resolutions

Somewhere, right now, someone is failing at a new year’s resolution. Whether it’s a cigarette he swore he’d give up, a second slice of pie she really doesn’t need, or the one guy who’s giving in to that urge to strangle a cockatoo while naked in a children’s pool filled with mushed bananas – it’s been three days and people…