Category: video

Movie Review: The Hobbit

Movie Review: The Hobbit

My sister (Anne) had her birthday this past Saturday and as part of the celebration a few of us went out to see Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey. I was eager to...

Some Humorous Entertainment.

Some Humorous Entertainment.

Here are a few entertaining videos I’ve stumbled across recently. Enjoy! First off is John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reuniting for an interesting music video. I’m not sure whether to laugh or cry while...

A Few Suggestions for Hulu.

A Few Suggestions for Hulu.

Hulu is a pretty nifty service that I use in combination with Netflix and other free services to eliminate television / cable from our home. We use the internet or DVDs for anything we...

Movie Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen.

Movie Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen.

Today I watched one of those movies that I kept thinking, “I should watch that” but never quite felt in the mood. A foreign-language (German) biographical drama about a twelfth century nun, Hildegard von...

Outcasts (TV Show).

Outcasts (TV Show).

The TV shows I really like always seem to get canceled. Does that mean I’m bad luck for those TV shows? Or that I have bad luck in choosing TV shows? Most likely it...

O.C. Supertones – Little Man (Song)

O.C. Supertones – Little Man (Song)

It has been a few years now since ska was on the scene…longer for those who are younger than I, shorter for those who surpass me in years. In any case, today I was...

GigaOm’s Ryan Lawler on HDTV Adoption in the U.S.

GigaOm’s Ryan Lawler on HDTV Adoption in the U.S.

The short bite… Ryan Lawler (GigaOm) has written a fascinating post on HDTV adoption within the U.S. – what demographics are adopting it, how frequently, and so on. No, I’m not a big TV...

Occupy Wall Street: A Visual Introduction.

Occupy Wall Street: A Visual Introduction.

Recently I posted a bit of a primer on Occupy Wall Street consisting of quotes, links, and summations. I’m a reader – so I prefer textual materials. I can’t stand watching non-fiction video (e.g....

Safari InformIT – For the IT Crowd.

Safari InformIT – For the IT Crowd.

One of my long-term favorite services that I’ve subscribed to as a paying member on-again, off-again is Safari Books Online. Safari offers access to a vast library of hundreds of IT related books for...

Hulu – Watching Video Online.

Hulu – Watching Video Online.

I grew up in the middle of nowhere. We didn’t have a television for a number of years. Cable was not available. Satellite was the only (and expensive option). Local TV channels were sparse....