Classics, Media, Movies and TV, Social Media, television, Videos

Guy on a Buffalo

Recently, I happened upon one of the greatest series of YouTube videos and I just had to share. They are drawn from a 1978 film called "Buffalo Rider" but the bluegrass band Possum Posse has mashed up clips to original tunes. The result is "Guy with a Buffalo" and it is worth fifteen minutes of… Continue reading Guy on a Buffalo

computers, Definitions, General, History, Media, Movies and TV, software, television, Things We Shouldn't Discuss

Do not fear the ‘tech’

Thanks be to God, we have here neither free schools nor printing presses, and I hope we will not have any for a hundred years, for education has sent into the world doubt, heresy and sectarianism, and the printing press has propagated, in addition to all these evils, attacks against governments! -Sir William Berkeley (1605-1677),… Continue reading Do not fear the ‘tech’

Media, Movies and TV, television

Han Solo’s Greatest Lines

Before dating me, my wife Nichole had never seen the Star Wars movies. After watching them with me, she noted, "Now I know where you got all those lines from." Han Solo is, to me, the ultimate smooth operator. He has all the great lines in the movie, and although Vader's declaration of paternity might… Continue reading Han Solo’s Greatest Lines

Media, Movies and TV, television

Top 5 Westerns of All Time

I have been posting quite a bit of serious stuff the last month or so. Today, I thought I'd do something for fun. Some of you know that I am a movie nut. I love to watch them. One of the lost genres of film is the western. There hasn't been a really good western… Continue reading Top 5 Westerns of All Time

television, Things We Shouldn't Discuss

Officially the Most Ridiculous Commercial Ever Made

This is the most ridiculous "green" commercial I have ever seen. Okay, you want to save the environment so you drive an electric car (which is charged with electricity produced by burning fossil fuels or nuclear reactions, but I digress). But if you think a) the polar bears care one iota about the environment and… Continue reading Officially the Most Ridiculous Commercial Ever Made

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The British just do it better…

Those of you who know me also know that I do not watch live television if I can help it. I make an exception for football, and if I can do it, I often do that with an hour of lead time. Lately, I have discovered two great shows from the BBC that have shown… Continue reading The British just do it better…