The NY Times has a nice travel piece about Phoenix, AZ. As a native Phoenician I only have two problems with it. 1) It talks down to the tourists who might visit and insults Phoenix in the process: "Even long-timers have a tough time explaining the city's appeal. Phoenix has left no firm mark in […]

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Scott's plaid tanks will roll into Tempe, AZ, which everyone knows is the center of the universe, and place his sights on the Changing Hands Bookstore (6428 S. McClintock Drive) at 1900 hours. Those who survive shall crawl to the nearest pub for a pint of refreshment with the Siglerisimo, before he rolls into another […]

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I just got some BACN from Palm about their "new" Centro phones that have the long-awaited Google Maps My Location feature (which would require an update for my "older" Centro) are now on sale. So I checked to see if the update was available yet for my phone. Sure enough it is! Dude, this was […]

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Netherbeast, Incorporated Ronalds Brothers Productions Playing at the Harkins Valley Art theatre in Tempe for one week only starting tonight, Friday Sept. 12, 2008. Rating 4 out of 5 stars NetherbeastMovie.com This fun satire gives us a look behind the closed doors of Berm-Tech Industries, a phone manufacturing corporation based in Arizona. What we find […]

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I bought the hardcover of Cory Doctorow's new novel Little Brother today. Then as I tend to do, I was wondering if an audiobook was going to be released, and then I bumped into this. Not only is the audiobook DRM-free, but there's a remix license that goes with it. Brilliant. Rock on, craphound.

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.flickr-photo { } .flickr-frame { float: right; text-align: center; margin-left: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } You are what you eat, originally uploaded by danielshaurette. This shows what a software developer's diet really consists of. OK, so yes I love Fritos, Tab and Mountain Dew. But I do loves me […]

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.flickr-photo { } .flickr-frame { float: right; text-align: center; margin-left: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Chiacchiere and sanguinaccio dolce, originally uploaded by danielshaurette. Chiacchiere and sanguinaccio dolce is an Italian dessert that is served at Carnevale. Chiacchiere is a pastry and sanguinaccio dolce is a chocolate sauce or pudding […]

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