Summer Vacation

8/11/2011

 
Will be posting less frequently the next week or so: check RSS feed for updates!
 
 
How Science Will Shape Our Human Destiny and our Daily Lives by the Year 2100. Haven't been this excited about the future since Carl Sagan's Cosmos. To sum it up, make sure your children and grandchildren are good at the two things that computers and robots are bad at; common sense, and pattern recognition. http://mkaku.org
 
 
You can find the movies without my links: right? They shouldn't have raised their rates...
 
 
Slight delay in movie notes as I'm reading Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 by Michio Kaku.

http://mkaku.org
 
 
From the brilliant mind of Vincent Bugliosi: a funny, well-written, scathing denouncement of both Christianity and Atheism. The Agnostics Handbook.

Official Site: http://divinityofdoubt.com/
 
 
Been reading the book Divinity of Doubt, The God Question by Vincent Bugliosi: excellent.
Will post later today about Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst.
 

Roku: finally!

6/2/2011

 
The end of high cable bills is in sight: adios Time Warner Cable TV. As long as our high-speed internet access doesn't fail, this is going to be the beginning of a beautiful relationship!
 

Roku

6/2/2011

 
The Roku has arrived, but I'm going to finish viewing Biutiful before I set it up.
 
 
A Roku will be delivered this week: no more waiting for movies in the mail...
How adorable was Ryan Gosling (and Rachel McAdams) in The Notebook? Sweet movie.
If you haven't read anything by Stacey Schiff, start here; Cleopatra: A LIfe. Great writer, fascinating book.
 

Read a book!

5/13/2011

 
Why did I put Blue Valentine in my queue? Gave it a shot, but quickly realized that this was two hours that I'd rather spend reading a good book: Cleopatra, A Life, by Stacy Schiff. Makes me want to watch HBO's Rome, again! Although I wasn't enamored with their casting of Cleopatra...