G4 drops TechTV Name

Looks like the ass clowns running G4TechTV G4tv have dropped all pretense of being a technology channel: Charles Hirschhorn, Founder and CEO of the network, announced the channel’s official name as G4 – video game television – earlier today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. The name change and new network look and … Continue reading “G4 drops TechTV Name”

Newtonian Swag

(from the I just thought up a name for the band dept.)

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction – the writers of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart
Pearls Before Swine : BLTs Taste So Darn Good – Stephan Pastis
Images & Words – Dream Theater
Metropolis Part 2: Scenes from a Memory – Dream Theater
Fountains of Wayne – Fountains of Wayne
The Yes Album – Yes
Going for the One – Yes
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends – The Complete First Season
Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends – The Complete Second Season

The Screen Savers

Out of morbid curiosity, I endured the premiere episode of the new incarnation of The Screen Savers. Here’s my review (I’m stealing a bit from a classic Bloom County strip): G4TechTV’s recently retooled The Screen Savers has brought the word “bad” to new levels of badness. This show just oozed rottenness from every bad segment… … Continue reading “The Screen Savers”

Just when I started thinking Saint Louis was a good place to live…

Something like this has to happen: Station to Rerun ‘Average Joe’ Segment ST. LOUIS (AP) – After Missouri’s own Dick Gephardt finished fourth in the Iowa caucuses, the local NBC affiliate cut away from network programming to broadcast his speech. That didn’t sit so well with the Average Joe. Viewers jammed KSDK-TV’s switchboard and Web … Continue reading “Just when I started thinking Saint Louis was a good place to live…”

Mr. Krabs would not approve

This would never have happened if Mr. Eugene H. Krabs was in charge of Red Lobster. From Joe Bob’s Week in Review: Edna Morris was booted as president of the Red Lobster restaurant chain after her all-you-eat crab dinner promotion triggered a sell-off of shares and wiped out $405.9 million of stock value in one … Continue reading “Mr. Krabs would not approve”

Doctor Who Returns!

From BBC News: The much-awaited comeback will be written by acclaimed TV dramatist Russell T Davies – a self-confessed fan. Davies’ credits include hit dramas like Bob and Rose, Queer as Folk, The Second Coming, Touching Evil, and The Grand. Let’s hope the new Dr. Who doesn’t suck. Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters … Continue reading “Doctor Who Returns!”

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