Go, Falcon, Go – I Am A Breaking News Junkie

“This is a Special Report from ABC News.”  There was a time when those words could stop the world. I spent hours today listening to every detail from Wolf Blitzer and the CNN crew. I waited with fear and anticipation, only to learn that some little snot (probably not unlike the two who live with ...

Buy.com Email – Not A Fan

Buy.com Email - Not A Fan
This is an article I actually hate to write.  I like shopping at Buy.com.  I have always received great service, and the prices on things I have purchased have always been greatly reduced.  Buy.com has run social networking programs in the past that I have written about.  The programs were edgy and exciting.  So, I’ve ...

Do You Woot?

I see the word Woot! all over the place online.  We just scored some tickets to the concert…Woot!  Tomorrow is Friday…Woot!  I just won the lottery…Woot!…Woot…Woot!  I know the word “woot” has origins dating back to the Dungeons and Dragons days.  Woot is a combination of “wow” and “loot,” for the non-nerd inclined out there.  For me, there ...

The Toys “R” Us Fabulous 15 Holiday Toys for 2009

The 2009 Toys”R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List, outlined below, features 36 total items, including the “Fabulous 15,” which represents the best toys of the season. All items on the list are available at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com/HotToys. THE TOYS”R”US “FABULOUS 15” Following are the Toys”R”Us “Fabulous 15,” representing the best new toys ...

Dial-Up Internet Still Exists? 2

Dial-Up Internet Still Exists?
Today I went to my actual mailbox.  You know, the one outside on the pole with the flag on the side.  In the mail was one of those coupon mailers.  I like to thumb through those for the stray restaurant coupon that we might use.  Normally they are just chock full of home siding, lawn ...

e-Blast Is Not A Good Name For An Email Newsletter 1

e-Blast Is Not A Good Name For An Email Newsletter
Blast, Blast, Blast.  What do I think of when someone blasts something at me?  That I had better duck out of the way?  That I’m about to get a blast from a shotgun with hundreds of individual pellets coming at me?  That I’m about to get hit with huge blast of water that’s going to leave me soaking ...