Friday, January 25, 2008

Jonathan Coulton in the Lehigh Valley?

Geek musician/singer Jonathan Coulton lives in Brooklyn, New York, which isn't all that far from the Lehigh Valley. Yet to the best of my knowledge, he's never played here, which is something I'd like to change.

I've created a "demand" for him via Eventful:

Click the link and vote if you'd like to see him perform in the area.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Future Debt

So it seems like the federal government's going to go ahead and cut everyone in America a check, which is nice and all except for a) it will likely do little to stop a recession, seeing as how it's a tiny sliver of GNP and b) we'll have to pay for it later since there aren't any spending cuts elsewhere to balance the expenditure.

We're basically borrowing (stealing if you're of a more cynical mind) from our future selves to pay our present selves. But on the plus side, it will help me pay off my MacBook Pro...

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Radio Active #60: NaNoWriMo Wrapup, Zelda, Podcast Roundup

Radio Active returns from its holiday hiatus with a wrap up National Novel Writing Month and news about my new reviews up at I also talk about my family's adoption (finally) of a TiVo, ramble on about boys and their trucks, spend some time playing Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass and get caught up on a half-dozen different gaming and political podcasts. Get the Episode.