So I've just gotten back from seeing Prometheus. Ridley Scott is still the man! Loved the movie.But...Questions! Lots of them! I tried to pay close attention, so maybe I missed some stuff, so please…Continue
I wanted to open a discussion to discuss book publishing, writing, etc... we've got a good number of geek dads and geek moms who are published writers, and I'm hoping we can get some of our questions…Continue
Dear Barnes and Noble,
I'm one of your most loyal customers. I think I've been buying books from you since I was around 15 or so (I remember getting the catalog in the mail!)... almost 30 years. I've been to some of your smaller stores and to your largest locations. I appreciate that you try to have a section for just about every taste. And I love that I can always count on your staff to have all the new releases out before the doors open on New-Book-Tuesday. Your stores…Continue
As a kid, it seemed my dad always had a Memorial Day Weekend project planned. Sometimes it was assigned by my mom, but most of the time it was something he had come up with on his own. Now that I'm a dad, I'm trying to continue the tradition.
My son loves LEGO. A lot. And I encourage him to tinker as…Continue
Many of the games I've been playing on the iPad are not the games I actually want to play on the iPad. The games I want to play don't actually exist. Mainly because they're paper-and-dice games that haven't yet made the transition to digital.
My best example? Car Wars. I cannot stress this enough -- I absolutely LOVED Car Wars. When it first came out, the original game and the few expansion packs came in these little black boxes that snapped closed. I still have all my Cars Wars…Continue
I visit a LOT of different websites and blogs -- they run from generic news sites to very specific forums dedicated to all sorts of hobbies I follow. And what do they all have in common? Commenters.
Lately I've been giving some serious thought to totally ignoring comments for a half year... maybe even a total year. While I love reading comments (good ones), it just seems that the Internet has really taken a nosedive in terms of civility and common courtesy.
I won't throw…Continue