Chris Farley, 1964-1997

10 years ago yesterday, we lost comedian Chris Farley at the young age of 33.  Do yourself a favor and read this awesome retrospective in memory of the man.  It’s pretty easy to forget that celebrities aren’t actually bigger-than-life, that they’re human beings just like the rest of us, and articles like this help us to remember… Read more

Crocodile Club closes its doors

What is the Crocodile Club, most of you are asking?  It’s only the Seattle music club that helped spawn the whole “grunge” music scene in Seattle – and then nationwide – in the early 1990’s.  Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam…you name ‘em, they played there.  Later, when grunge wasn’t the big thing any… Read more

iFolks were fleeced

How are you iPhone early adopters feeling today?  Don’t worry, I’m not about to rub it in.  I know what it’s like to feel fleeced, especially by a company you really like.  You buy a favorite DVD title, unaware that the studio is planning a special edition with a newly restored transfer just around the… Read more

Summer pictures

Time to catch up on some pictures from the summer. Here are some pictures from a Father’s Day dinner Mia’s Girl Scout troop threw for the dads. The girls also recieved their badges and other commendations that day. This was Mia’s first year in Girl Scouts, and she had a lot of fun learning to… Read more

Great film trilogies

I just read an interesting article that makes the argument that the Bourne trilogy of movies is the best American film trilogy around: Why the Bourne Series is the Best American Film Trilogy Ever Made He makes a lot of good points, and I’d be closer to agreeing with him if any individual film in the series were… Read more