November 2008

MMOtaku's first taste of Rohan

MMOtaku’s first taste of Rohan

I was supposed to post this article under a different title, somewhere along the lines of “What’s next on MMOtaku‘s plate,” or something like that. But it just didn’t jibe with my current thrust to make future stories more search … More »

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    Non-Paying Bidders Can Leave Negative Feedback on eBay

    Non-Paying Bidders Can Leave Negative Feedback on eBay

    How can this possibly be fair? This situation happened to me a few weeks ago. 1) Customer purchases $85 item. 2) Customer does not pay. 3) Unpaid item dispute opened. 4) Customer still does not pay. 5) UPI closed. Final … More »

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      New 'House of Payne' Episodes Begin December 3

      New ‘House of Payne’ Episodes Begin December 3

      Heads up, Tyler Perry fans! The highly anticipated third season of House of Payne is almost here. It kicks off at 10pm EST on Wednesday, December 3, with a pair of brand-new back-to-back episodes. The hour of comedy is a … More »

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        Dexter bobble head line expanded to include Deb, Rita and Doakes

        Dexter bobble head line expanded to include Deb, Rita and Doakes

        The creative folks at Bif Bang Pow! have added on to their Dexter-inspired line of bobble-head dolls. The new additions include 7-inch-tall versions of Rita, Deb and the late, great Sgt. Doakes. Those of you who already own the Dexter … More »

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          Guillermo del Toro: "We'll be pushing the Goblin Kingdom"

          Guillermo del Toro: "We’ll be pushing the Goblin Kingdom"

          I was thinking the other day that the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy is probably my favorite trilogy ever. And that’s saying a lot, when you think about “Indiana Jones,” “Star Wars,” and all the rest. LOTR had everything in … More »

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            Machine Head's Rob Flynn Says 30 Year Olds Don't Listen To Metal

            Machine Head’s Rob Flynn Says 30 Year Olds Don’t Listen To Metal

            Machine Head Front-man Rob Flynn was interviewed by Shockhound recently. You can review that entire interview here. What I don’t understand and is the statement below where he said: “30 year-old people don’t listen to fuckin’ metal. They really don’t. … More »

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              Reggie Wayne Reebok Commercial

              Reggie Wayne Reebok Commercial

              National Football League Blogcast, NFL Blogcast Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne appears in a new commercial for Reebok Hexride running shoes which debuted Thanksgiving Day on NFL Network. Reggie appears to be running through a tire drill on top of … More »

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                The Lost Art Of The Power Ballad

                The Lost Art Of The Power Ballad

                In this metal age of “More Brutal Than Brutal”, there seems to be a lost art. There used to be a time when metal/hard rock bands actually wrote power ballads, showing their softer sides. Granted a lot of the bands … More »

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                  Heaven And Hell Recording Update

                  Heaven And Hell Recording Update

                  Heaven And Hell, pretty much the Ronnie James Dio version of Black Sabbath , have entered the recording studio and the new release is expected out in the early part of 2009. They will also be touring in support of … More »

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                    Mr. and Mrs. Awesome Visit 'Chuck'

                    Mr. and Mrs. Awesome Visit ‘Chuck’

                    The forthcoming December 1 episode of Chuck called “Chuck Versus the Sensei” is going to be a good one, guaranteed. Now that it’s almost time for Chuck’s big sister Ellie to get hitched to awesome Devon, let’s meet his parents, … More »

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                      Beauty & Style 2008 Holiday Gift Guide

                      Beauty & Style 2008 Holiday Gift Guide

                      All around b5media’s Beauty & Style Channel, the Splendicity bloggers have put together some amazing holiday gift guides. Everything from makeup and skincare products to little black dresses and accessories, we have it all. Let’s go shopping! Beth at Aging … More »

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                        Use Dual Monitors

                        Use Dual Monitors

                        Dual monitors are all the rage these days. People whose work is closely tied to the stock market use dual monitors: the Bloomberg/Reuters terminal and the work monitor. In other workplaces, especially where there aren’t too many restrictions on the … More »

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                          One year of Asian MMO goodness on MMOtaku

                          One year of Asian MMO goodness on MMOtaku

                          Whew! What a year! Indeed, it’s been one hell of a ride for me and, hopefully, for MMOtaku‘s loyal followers. What started out as a mote of light in fellow b5media Technology Channel blogger Jayvee Fernandez‘s brilliant mind is now … More »

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                            Is there anything Tyler Hansbrough and the Tar Heels can't do?

                            Is there anything Tyler Hansbrough and the Tar Heels can’t do?

                            Now he and his teammates are saving lives according to this story earlier today from Yahoo Sports. “Tyler Hansbrough has always been known for his points and rebounds, but on Thanksgiving Day in Maui, North Carolina’s All-American forward came through … More »

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                              Noel Gallagher Claims Oasis Are As Big As The Rolling Stones

                              Noel Gallagher Claims Oasis Are As Big As The Rolling Stones

                              Noel Gallagher has never been short of a thing or two to say, some of which are intelligent, well-meaning things, and others which aren’t quite as sensible. On this occasion, what he’s said in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine … More »

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                                Lockdown: Panthers Keep Chris Gamble

                                Lockdown: Panthers Keep Chris Gamble

                                National Football League Blogcast, NFL Blogcast The Carolina Panthers signed cornerback Chris Gamble to a six-year contract extension today. The deal is worth $53 million and includes $23 million worth of guaranteed bonuses. This “early” signing will keep Chris off … More »

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                                  NeoSteam China to shut down

                                  NeoSteam China to shut down

                                  And another Korean-made massively multiplayer online game bites the dust in China. According to China-based online games portal 17173, NeoSteam China operator T2 Entertainment will shut down the game on December 28 due to undisclosed reasons. This bit of news … More »

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                                    Michaela Conlin at a Premiere

                                    Michaela Conlin at a Premiere

                                    Michaela Conlin attended the Los Angeles Premiere of the Universal Pictures release Frost/Nixon held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills on November 24. I don’t know about you, but I love, love, love the … More »

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                                      Iron Gym Vs. Everlast Multi-Function Home Gym

                                      Iron Gym Vs. Everlast Multi-Function Home Gym

                                      You’ve had to have seen the commercials by now. Sometimes you see them 3 or 4 times a day. The Iron Gym pull up bar that mounts in your door way and uses leverage instead of having to mount it … More »

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