The girlfriend has now decided to get a bigger television screen. Her 47-inch LCD will be bigger than my 42-inch plasma. Suddenly, I feel small. Plasma televisions seem to be going the way of the dodo bird. Pioneer recently shut down production. Many experts and AV geeks consider plasma to be a superior technology for… Continue reading Nooooo!

And the number one reason why I want a basement

I would like to turn it into a Star Trek-themed home theater setup. Apparently, sci-fi man caves are the rage. I need to research this trend some more. Nice flash panorama here: The other parts of the basement will be an Apple Store and Best Buy, of course.

A scifi take on storage

The past month I’ve spent time organizing my garage with Rubbermaid Roughneck Totes and peg board. It’s looking pretty spiffy…for me. Roughneck Totes are pricey at about $7 a pop, but well worth keeping those action figures and comic books safe from moisture. They can easily be stacked to save space. Long before the Roughneck… Continue reading A scifi take on storage

On starting a new blog

I’ve started a lot of blogs during the past few years. They all seem to fall by the wayside. Part of the problem is selecting the blogging platform. Although I have played around with Movable Type, blogger, and various Mac-specific blogging applications, I keep coming back to WordPress. This blog is in the latest version… Continue reading On starting a new blog