Monthly Archives: February 2010

Obscure Heroes of History 2: Herman Hollerith

At least once a week, I find out about some dude that did something cool way back when. Last week was that Walter Wellman guy, and today I found out about *drumroll* Herman Hollerith. (That’s him, with the mustache.) Hollerith … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN AMERICA MOVIE NEWS!!!

So, Ain’t it Cool News has reported that they’re looking at a bunch of guys for the upcoming Captain America film, which I want to rock sooooo haaard I can taste it. I don’t know hardly any of these guys… … Continue reading

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For the Babies

I’ve heard of the March of Dimes, even though I wasn’t really sure what they did until I went to a Kickoff meeting today. Check this out: They save babies. This has immediately become the most important group in the … Continue reading

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Movie Monday 5: Shutter Island – 4.5-out-of-5 T’s

I don’t want to like Leonardo DiCaprio, and I’ll tell you why: in the 4th Grade, when “Titanic” came out, every single girl at Woodland Heights Elementary turned to butter when people mentioned the letters that constituted his name. “What … Continue reading

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This guy was the bomb

His name was Walter Wellman. He was born in Ohio in 1858, and he was an adventurer. I LOVE THAT TITLE. I want that title. According to dictionary.com, an adventurer is one who “has, enjoys, or seeks adventure.” How do … Continue reading

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Movie Monday 4: The Wolfman – 3.5-out-of-5 T’s

I frikkin’ love Werewolves, and the original Universal Studios “Wolfman” rocked my world. The current Wolfman, starring Benicio del Toro… rocked it less so, but there was still a bit of rocking to be had. First, I don’t like del … Continue reading

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The internet is hilarious

I love the internet. Really, I do. Every once in a while it will show me something new that is absolutely hilarious and makes me, literally, LoL. And I hate “lol”. Not laughing out loud, but when people put it … Continue reading

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BETRAYED BY NATURE!

What the crap, Nature? I do what I can to pimp you to the people of Darke County, and this, this is the thanks I get? UGH. I’ll rewind. In my last post, I extol the “virtues” of the tomato: … Continue reading

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Sometimes you’re wrong, and by you, I mean me

People have trouble realizing this, myself included. It’s the mark of either extreme confidence, or extreme ignorance (I’ll let you decide which). In college, I had a philosophy teacher who put it to me like this: “Who would know better … Continue reading

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“Welcome to real life” and “Lessons from Z-land”

Bah. Humbug. I was sick over the weekend. I’m still not firing on all 6 cylinders, but I can at least function, even if I sound like I’m talking through a tuba and occasionally hack up a lung. In case … Continue reading

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