You know you are a geek when…

You have a serious debate with your husband over what order is the proper viewing order for Star Wars when it is time to introduce them to your children. Do you go with the traditional viewing, Episodes 4,5,6,1,2,3? Do you show them chronology and run the risk of the special effects of the newer ones […]

Eventful and The Bards

I have heard a few things about Eventful in passing recently. Eventful is a place where you can advertise or find things going on in your area. It is a very interesting service. This morning I received my Bard Crier, a semi-regular email from Marc Gunn of the Brobdingnagian Bards, which included a use of […]

Sixteen-year-old v the Record Companies

Robert Santangelo, a 16 year old, is being sued for illegal downloading. He is in turn suing the five records companies for anti-trust violations. This is a good case to keep your eye on as the results could impact how all of us get music and other content online. –Jane, tries to be a good […]

CD Release Party in Second Life

The Sarah Mac band is releasing their new CD, Countdown to Silence, in Second Life. According to the Sarah Mac website (see previous link), they have a large following in Second Life and wanted to give back to the community. The CD can be purchased in a variety of formats using Linden dollars, the currency […]

The Brobdingnagian Bards

The Brobdingnagian Bards Originally uploaded by Wandering Eyre. With the Bellhaven and Guinness in hand, Mr. Rochester, assorted friends, and I listened to the music of the Brobdingnagian Bards last night. They came to Houston for a house concert. There were songs about drinking, the man they call Jayne, Jedi nights, Hamlet, Frodo Baggins, kissing […]

Sir Paul

Two years ago I heard something I thought I would never be blessed to hear: Paul McCartney singing live. It was the most amazing, surreal, indescribable thing I have ever seen. Every time the chords to a new song would fill the concert hall, I thought I would cry. Now if you are not a […]