Keenum: Seven Minutes To Midnight

So the impossible happened today. Gary Kubiak makes a move that goes against the grain of what you would have expected from him. There was some foreshadowing… Continue reading

When work takes over your life…

As I sit for what will be inevitably the 24th hour of work this weekend, I have to wonder, WTF am I doing with my life. I just gave up an entire weekend to babysit two technicians that are setting up the phone system at work. While I’ll probably stop complaining in 2 weeks when I get my check, I had things around the apartment I needed to get done this weekend. I got up Saturday morning and thought, “OK, I’ll go in, they’ll be done in 4-5 hours, and I’ll go home, do laundry, clean up, fix some things I’ve needed to get done for a few weeks”

Here I am, nearly 24 hours into my …!!!! THEY’RE DONE! I CAN GO HOME! I’M FREE!!!

…Sorry what was I saying? Gotta go. *Submit* *Shut Down* *EXIT*

Links – Anti-VD edition

These links are not contagious, you will not need to go see a doctor for clicking these links.

  • P1 Podcast – TyMo and Pretzel have started their own podcast revolving around the people and different things that make up the 1560 The Game experience.
  • The Somewhat Manly Nerd – An interweb acquaintance of mine who’s got some pretty awesome takes on baseball, popular TV shows, and hating Avatar. Check out his GIF section too.
  • 15 years ago today… – Dave Hardisty breaks down what happened on Valentine’s day, back in 1995, when the Houston Rockets traded Otis Thrope for Clyde Drexler. Great read.
  • NBA All Star Weekend 2010 – Friend of mine headed out to Dallas this weekend to take part of all the All Star festivities. Jealous? Yes I am.
  • Windows Phone 7 – Engadget’s live coverage of Microsoft Windows Phone 7’s press event. Details about the phones and the Operating System itself. Feb 15th – 8:00AM Central
  • Grooveshark / Pandora – Music sites to help speed the day along. Pandora will create a playlist based on song or band, while you can choose your own songs on Grooveshark.

in this economy… what are you gonna do?

So I essentially found out last friday that I may or may not be out of a job the last week of May. Essentially, the nameless company that may or may not employ me, lost the contract for the nameless account I may or may not support, to another nameless company. In other words, my current company (in my opinion) would have no reason to keep me, unless another spot came up at a different account. Which is entirely possible, but well, in this economy, you can’t assume you’re going to have a job when you wake up the next morning. Continue reading

Blogging, time to jump in “for real”?

Since high school, I’ve underrated myself as a writer. Not that I’m great at it, or even that good at it. I do enjoy it from time to time though. I’ve written all sorts of things. Yearbook page filler when I decided to make sure our yearbook wasn’t a piece of junk. Video game reviews, which did have a decent bonus of getting you in contact with video game PR/Marketing departments, and the occasional free game. Movie reviews, personal blog updates, wordy emails that ended up looking like books when all I meant to do was get a simple point across. I’ve never really put serious thought into it lately, but when I get an idea for an update (like now) I can crank out an update in like 15 minutes. (On a Blackberry no less) Continue reading

must. stay. awazzzzzZZZ…

So I get booked to do two conferences during the afternoon, setting up and supporting a laptop and projector that I set up for the conference. Luckily, I am in the far back of the room. I get to people watch while the conference is going on. This helps in keeping busy so I don’t fall asleep, as there is 0% that pertains to me. Continue reading

Digital Media OCD

So here’s one of my many weird traits. I obsess over the organization of a lot of my digital media, mainly, my MP3s and my DVD rips. Yes I own these DVDs, and rip them to my PC because I’m a lazy ass and I like the way Windows Media Center in Windows 7 handles the DVD rips. WMC and the MyMovies application combine to give one of the easiest archiving/presentation combos I’ve seen for any digital media. It basically turns your movie collection into a Netflix-y screen where you can scroll through all your movies. It automatically adds DVD art, actors, synopsis/plot, and links to trailers. With the media center PC hooked up to my TV, it makes being a couch potato that much more fun. Continue reading

Still alive…

So I decided I should probably update, cause you know, my ones and ones of readers demand that I write. So, I shall write.

It’s only fitting that my first update in over 3 months be about the same topic as the last update I had. Houston Dynamo faced the LA Galaxy last night in a sham of a game. Landon and Beckham were their usual douchebag selves, only furthering my anger at the ridiculous BS going on in the field of play. First of all, memo to the Galaxy. Before you sign a washed up player for 250 million, you might want to pay your light bill. Rolling blackouts? Is Ken Lay back from beyond the grave? Not once, but twice, the lights went out at Home Depot Center. It is rare to ever see the clock in a soccer game stop in the middle of a game, and it happened twice. Continue reading