Archive: February 2002

“I, Claudius” on DVD (February 23, 2002)

So I’m halfway through the DVD set of the BBC’s 1976 miniseries adaptation of “I, Claudius”, and boy, is it good stuff! Schemes, intrigue, history, and an appearance by a VERY young-looking Patrick Stewart (with a full head of curly hair, no less!) make this a must-see. The DVD set ain’t cheap (almost $80 at […]

Aww, Dave… (February 21, 2002)

Dave Winer’s Scripting News is one of the most consistently interesting and useful sites on the Web. (Heck, I link to it from my home page!) His highly clueful observations, even when they seem a little off-the-wall, are almost always on the mark in one important way or another. So what’s up with his boneheaded […]

Day of Defeat 2.0 is Here! (February 10, 2002)

Do you own a copy of Half-Life? Do you have a fast Internet connection? Are you ready to surrender most of your free time? If so, this Bud’s for you, fella. Day of Defeat 2.0 is finally here. It’s a free (you heard right, free) mod that transforms Half-Life into an insanely intense World War […]

Bruno Rocks! (February 6, 2002)

Here’s a little something to suck up your time: the Bruno Daily Times, one of the most insightful comic strips anywhere (and I mean ANYWHERE, not just the Web). Kudos to author Christopher Baldwin for managing to come up with such great stuff, every single day.

Finally, a super Super Bowl! (February 5, 2002)

My congratulations go out to the New England Patriots, whose 20-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams in Sunday’s Super Bowl XXXVI showed us all how determination and creativity can overcome all sorts of handicaps. Consider: here was a team that was universally considered a sure loser, whose coach even admitted in pregame interviews that […]