On the last episode of Words with Nerds (available here on iTunes and Podbean) we debated sidekicks and henchmen. One argument has continued in the Twitterverse between Craig and a legendary antagonist (Jar Jar Hater) who insists that love interests can, indeed, be sidekicks. The first example, I have to say, does not support the […]Read more "Can a Love Interest Be a Sidekick?"
So earlier today I had the pleasure to go to both Target and Wal-Mart to try to get some things I needed. While at both stores, I realized something that makes me very sad. Basically, “Customer Service” is a lost art. And it’s not all the fault of the employees. It’s ours.Read more "Customer Service is Non-Existent"
So I’m up late (It’s just about midnight as I write this) and I go over to Mashable and do a quick scan to see that Stan Lee took to YouTube to comfort a kid who got hurt in a shooting incident. Watch the video below. I know that it’s not a cure for cancer, […]Read more "Bravo, Stan Lee"
Why do I love Downton Abbey? First and foremost, because it’s a great show. But also because I think there are a lot of things that American audiences—and hence American audiences— can learn from it and/or imitate to great success. Of course, I love the fact that it’s a history lesson. The research on the […]Read more "Why I Love Downton Abbey"
We’re prepping to move, and so we’re clearing a lot of junk out of our place. And we do have a lot of junk. I’ve gone on before about how possessions are fleeting and how clearing out my father’s house made me appreciate how useless so much of what we think useful is. And here […]Read more "That Sobering Realization"
Look, with the way I feel like I’ve been metaphorically run through the emotional ringer since early in November, I decided that with some saved up money I was going to treat myself. Not just a little bit either. And with something that would be useful to me in a lot of ways. So yesterday […]Read more "So I Got A New MacBook"
It’s an exciting time! The second episode of our well-received—some might say acclaimed—podcast is up online. In this episode, Craig defends his honor and redeems himself from the beating he took at the end of the previous episode. We get a little controversial as we explore what it truly means to be a geek, and […]Read more "The Latest Episode of Words With Nerds is Online"