Welcome to Salinas, California. It’s a community of only 150,000 people and the owner of the military assault vehicle seen here. That’s right, a city of less than a quarter million owns a rolling death machine complete with a machine gun turret on top. Now what the hell would they need that for?
By providing only mediocre Internet for all, you prevent better services for some. That sounds well and good until you realize, as gamers should, that they NEED better services. This isn’t a random, fleeting desire. This is an absolute necessity.
One of my favorite bands is out with a new track. Top Notch, the new single from the upcoming album Cope is out now. Take a listen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nswP4ydGYzo. They’ll be playing dates around the US this spring. Get dates here.
For my friends not in DC, let me explain the city’s tendency to fold like a cheap suit in the face of potential snow. It has noting to do with ACTUAL snow, but rather the potential impact on traffic.
Two years ago April and I had to go into downtown DC at rush hour. The government
This video from “The Robin Hood Tax” in England is a perfect example of how an idea that sounds perfectly reasonable is actually an insidious cancer on society, and why you would be a moron to vote for it.
At the 2013 Tecate Score Baja 100, driver Adrian “The Wildman” Cenni pulled off a 360 degree barrel roll in a truck. The video is simply awesome.
The Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today struck down the FCC’s attempt to enshrine ‘net neutrality’ principles in law. Net neutrality is like much nanny state policy – it seems like a great idea on the surface, but when you dive in, it’s a giant mess. Today’s decision is a big win for online gamers.
My friend Anne reminded me of a great short story the other other day. She suggested that someone should write a story with both zombies and vampires. I immediately recalled this excellent piece titled “The Extinction Parade” by World War Z author Max Brooks. In it the vampires have to come to terms with
1964 brought two things to America – my brother, and The Beatles. Only one of the two would go on to greatness.
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Introducing the Beatles. Celebrate by spending a couple of minutes enjoying “I Saw Her Standing There”.
Out in April, Mad Max looks to bring one of my favorite movie franchises (minus Thunderdome, which was just stupid) to the game console. I’ll be keeping a close eye on this one.