Author: darksigh

Your Kung Fu Is No Match

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 02/01/06 @ 02:53:00 pm using 261 words, and has 3756 views
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Diggin' the Philosomatika Sound

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 12/15/05 @ 08:40:00 pm using 228 words, and has 8212 views
I've been listening "almost" nonstop to the Philosomatika stream on netradio using the PVR system I built around a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-250 TV Tuner. Since I haven't been watching television for going on 5 weeks now, I figured a good alternate use of my… more »

Lack of Television Yields a Clear Head

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Random Musings
Published on 11/25/05 @ 12:40:00 pm using 911 words, and has 20650 views
I hadn't turned on my television in almost 2 weeks. I remember seeing several commercials, specifically on the Spike Channel advertising the Spike Channel, which went something like "There's no reason to think. Just sit down in front of this box. It… more »

The 0 point 7 percent of the world... series

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 10/28/05 @ 01:06:00 am using 286 words, and has 1240 views
Well, it's that time of year again in which we all ignore obvious math and get caught up in the silly madness of crowds. I'm refering to that display of American arrogance that is the "World" Series. I won't go into my thoughts on how mind-numbingly… more »

New species of lizard discovered

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 10/10/05 @ 09:02:00 pm using 292 words, and has 1369 views
There's a news story that just showed up on Yahoo about an hour ago describing the discovery of a new species of tiny geckolike lizard. This new and apparently endangered species of lizard is about 1.5 inches in length, and was discovered in the… more »

New Orleans floodwaters can't wash away racism

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 09/02/05 @ 12:13:00 am using 154 words, and has 3837 views
Boing Boing is pointing to a few flickr photos depicting flood survivorr. The photos were originally carried by the (AP) Associated Press. Both images depict flood survivors carrying/dragging what appear to be bags of food scavenged from local grocery… more »

Stick a flag in me... I'm done

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 08/31/05 @ 09:58:00 pm using 325 words, and has 1352 views
Just a quick observation on the extreme saturation of American flags in all aspects of life these days. I've seen them on hot dog vendor carts, on web design company websites, and pasted to the sides of garbage cans. Am I to believe that those hot dogs… more »