Archive for November, 2006

{XBOX 360] Halo 3 news

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Thanks again to Kotaku for bringing this to my attention! And now, I pass it along to my fellow readers — Starting December 4th, 2006, you can log on to to sign up for your chance to be a part of the Halo 3 Online Public Beta test. Cast your lots then and make […]

Weekend Wii Watch

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

There is a buzz in the gaming world that Circuit City will have a national restock of the Nintendo Wii on Sunday, December 3rd. Supposedly, every store will have a minimum of 15 systems in stock – however, your mileage may vary. If you feel lucky, check out your local CC this weekend. I foresee […]

[RUMOR] New Alabama Head Football Coach

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

According to a reliable source, Chuck Norris has accepted the position of head coach at the University of Alabama. He is scheduled to arrive in Tuscaloosa by fiery chariot at 3:00 pm tomorrow. Although he has no prior head coaching experience, Norris is believed to have used his patented roundhouse kick to travel back in […]

[UPDATE] Purple Tomatoes

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

I wrote about purple tomatoes last month and really hadn’t thought too much about them since then. That was until last night… when I got home from running some errands, Brandy had dinner waiting on the table. What did I see in the delicious pasta dish in front of me? You guessed it — PURPLE […]

I’m an underachiever.

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

After reading this remarkable story about a teenager who created nuclear fusion in his garage, I feel I have to declare myself an underachiever. If this story is true, and this kid is the 18th amateur to produce fusion, then it is truly something amazing. Read it for yourself… TEEN PRODUCES FUSION

Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale

Monday, November 20th, 2006

I have been known for my taste in things off the beaten path. And for those who shared a frosty adult beverage with me also know that my taste in drinks is also a bit eclectic. This allows me to taste new brews and discover some true gems, as well as unearth some horrid concoctions […]

The Konami Code Returns!

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

I downloaded Contra for XBLA last night. Te game is just like I remember it… online play, notwithstanding. It is a fun game and for 400 points, I couldn’t pass it up. And, yes… the code that brought cheating to the masses works like a charm. I’m off to destroy Red Falcon with my 30 […]

Microsoft PhotoSynth Tech Preview

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

I just saw this nifty little tool put out by Microsoft Labs. It is called PhotoSynth and it looks to do some cool stuff with your photos. This nifty little app will analyze a large set of photos for common points attempt to synthesize a 3-D environment from those photos. So, imagine you have cataloged […]

Contra [XBOX 360]

Monday, November 6th, 2006

I’ve heard the rumors floating around the intertubes about this, and it looks as though it is finally coming to fruition. COme Wednesday November 8th, Contra will be released on XBLA for 400 points. Oh the many fond memories I have of this game. I only hope that this release doesn’t taint those joyous times. […]