Archive for August, 2009

  • It’s one of those films I’m very particular about. It’s not Batman or Batman II. It’s The Dark Knight. I get sensitive when people are so stuck with their Adam West memories that they mistakenly allow young children to watch it as something to pass the time. I remember once talking to an older gentleman about what he thought and he dismissively said “ Well, my grandkid liked it. He likes that kid’s stuff.” I don’t think he heard my teeth grinding but I can’t be sure.

    The Legacy of The Dark Knight

    It’s one of those films I’m very particular about. It’s not Batman or Batman II. It’s The Dark Knight. I get sensitive when people are so stuck with their Adam West memories that they mistakenly allow young children to watch it as something to pass the time. I remember once talking to an older gentleman about what he thought and he dismissively said “ Well, my grandkid liked it. He likes that kid’s stuff.” I don’t think he heard my teeth grinding but I can’t be sure.

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  • It’s that semi-annual time of year for me to dive headlong into the Ubuntu land of hippies, do-gooders, and folks who FLOSS regularly.   I was missing some of the interface […]

    Following the Penguin – Summer Edition

    It’s that semi-annual time of year for me to dive headlong into the Ubuntu land of hippies, do-gooders, and folks who FLOSS regularly.   I was missing some of the interface […]

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  • There’s a moment in one of my favorite movies, High Fidelity, that seems pretty apropos to my reaction watching JJ Abrams’s Star Trek… John Cusack’s character is the put-upon owner […]

    How Star Trek Stopped Being the Alternate

    There’s a moment in one of my favorite movies, High Fidelity, that seems pretty apropos to my reaction watching JJ Abrams’s Star Trek… John Cusack’s character is the put-upon owner […]

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