Monthly Archives: October 2006

Charlotte/North Carolina police ENCOURAGE law-breaking – eye witness!

I was traveling through Charlotte, NC this morning on I-77 South at 6:50am when I saw the most APPALING thing – a Police Officer in an unmarked blue Chevy Impala PROVOKING commuters into breaking the law!! Call me crazy, but … Continue reading

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For every taller wall, there is a higher ladder!

PC game copy protections have been getting defeated as far back as I can remember, starting with Sierra Games’ sector protection of their floppy diskette releases of games like Leisure Suit Larry and King’s Quest. A friend of mine spent … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Book Seven (7), Questions To Be Answered

(1) What of Percy, is he friend (undercover) or foe? (2) What of the remaining Horcruxes – the Hufflepuff Cup, Merope’s Locket (already destroyed by Regulus Arcturus Black?), something from Ravenclaw/Gryffindor, and ?Nagini? (3) What happens to Hogwarts – closes … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings – References in Rock Songs

I am curious if any LOTR fans picked up these references to the Lord Of The Rings in some popular Rock Songs: (1) Rush’s 1975 album "Fly By Night’ contains a song called "Rivendell" which plainly speaks of this elven … Continue reading

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“We Will Not Abandon You”, your reason to vote this November!

"The world saw you hold up purple ink-stained fingers, and your courage filled us with admiration. You’ve stood firm in the face of horrendous acts of terror and sectarian violence — and we will not abandon you in your struggle … Continue reading

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NOW AVAILABLE – DVD Burners for Blu-Ray!

I’ve noticed a few Blu-Ray PC-based DVD burners are already being marketed. Blu-Ray (and HD) discs allow burning of up to 50GB data or 4 hours 1080HD video per disc. This allows you to keep high definition video captures in … Continue reading

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NC/SC celebs & GREAT QUOTE

One of my favorite journalist-related quotes (why you need to take what you hear in the news WITH DOUBT):  "Don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story" Tom Cruise (born Syracuse, NY) – Recently restored an … Continue reading

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