July 2009

The Closer: Cynthia Watros Is Next Brilliant Guest Star

The Closer: Cynthia Watros Is Next Brilliant Guest Star

TNT’s The Closer has been on a roll this season when it comes to outstanding guest stars, and the August 3 episode “Identity Theft” will only continue the trend. Among the shining talent viewers have been treated to thus far … More »

Bruce Bowen Released by the Bucks

Bruce Bowen Released by the Bucks

Bruce Bowen was acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks earlier in the offseason in a trade that sent Richard Jefferson to the San Antonio Spurs. As expected, Bowen was released by the team on Friday. The Bucks had until August 1st … More »

Setting Default File Locations on SQL Server

Setting Default File Locations on SQL Server

I’m in SQL just about every day of the week. Supporting multiple clients with multiple SQL servers in operation, we’re regularly working on databases. Part of that process is to backup and restore databases on our local machines for development. … More »

No Intro on Sims 3

No Intro on Sims 3

The “new’ of the Sims 3 intro hasn’t warn off on me yet. With Sims 2, the second the game goes to the load screen, I hit the space bar and then sit there and twiddle my thumbs while I … More »

Alex O'Loughlin at TCA's

Alex O’Loughlin at TCA’s

Alex O’Loughlin and his fellow cast members chat with the members of the Television Critics Association about their new CBS series Three Rivers at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA on Friday, July 31, 2009. Idents: l-r, Justina Machado, Daniel Henney, … More »

Is Rust a Real Factor in Poker?

Is Rust a Real Factor in Poker?

Once you learn Texas Hold’em, it’s not really something you forget, but can you get rusty at poker? I think in the sense that you lose your “feel” for the game, you can. By feel I mean the relationship between … More »

Choosing A Broker: Charles Schwab

Choosing A Broker: Charles Schwab

Today, I will continue my coverage of the discount brokers by introducing Charles Schwab. As always, remember: the level of services you need will help you decide whether to go with a full-service broker or a discount broker. How To Trade: Charles Schwab … More »

Comic-Con 2009: Around the Exhibits

Comic-Con 2009: Around the Exhibits

Booths, displays, celebrities, and oddities! Here are literally tons of photos from the Exhibit Hall of the infinite wonders at Comic-Con 2009… Be aware that if you click through the “more” link, the page you will get is HUGE with … More »

Chelsea Sues Mutu For 17 Million Euros

Chelsea Sues Mutu For 17 Million Euros

Adrian Mutu was fined $17.2 million euros today after a long dispute between him and his former club. It was supposed to be one of Cheslea’s best additions to their team but things quickly went sour. Mutu used to play … More »

The Matrix Online Closes Down For Good

The Matrix Online Closes Down For Good

Even MMORPGs eventually come to an end, a fact that The Matrix Online is in the process of reminding us. The game is still active, though within the realms players will find the world around them disintegrating before their very … More »

High-tech wallet protects from RFID theft

High-tech wallet protects from RFID theft

You are looking at “the next generation of wallets” — a money holder made of high strength polymers, black aluminum, that locks itself shut, flips itself open, and shields and protects your credit cards from RFID theft. It’s called the … More »

Fitness for Healthy Skin

Fitness for Healthy Skin

We all know that exercise is great for losing weight and toning muscles, but did you know that exercise can also be good for your skin? Staying fit with exercise helps to improve your circulation and thus the delivery of … More »

Spartacus Show Coming to Starz Network

Spartacus Show Coming to Starz Network

Spartacus: Blood and Sand will be coming to the Starz network in January 2010.  Follow the life of Rome’s most famous gladiator as he’s betrayed by his country, beaten into slavery and returns as a warrior.  It’s the ultimate story … More »

New Californication poster art

New Californication poster art

We know Hank Moody’s headed to campus this fall, but just what kind of professor will he be? If the Californication Season 3 poster is any indication, anatomy lessons will definitely be on the syllabus. Check it out: With Karen … More »

The Best Time to Lift Weights

The Best Time to Lift Weights

Several years ago I asked someone when the best time to lift weights was. They replied “anytime I can get in the gym.” It’s true that when you have a hectic schedule, you’ll take a solid workout when you can … More »

Las Vegas Sands Loses More Money

Las Vegas Sands Loses More Money

If you own Las Vegas Sands stock, it may be time to panic. On Thursday, the company announced that its second quarter finished with a total of $175.9 million in losses. Compared to the second quarter of 2008, that’s more … More »

The Washington Post: Revamped for Mobile!

The Washington Post: Revamped for Mobile!

The Washington Post has revamped their mobile site allowing seamless access to tighter information when you load the site from a mobile phone or a portable device such as the iPod touch / iPhone. The header sections are compressed to … More »

'The Cabin in the Woods' Snarky Poster Campaign

‘The Cabin in the Woods’ Snarky Poster Campaign

Here are the awesome new posters from the Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard flick, The Cabin in the Woods due out February 5, 2010. Joss Whedon hits the nail on the head every time so I’m really looking forward to this … More »

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