In the Bossig household, there is no “summer slump” in between TV seasons. Summer is the time when we start catching up on shows we’ve missed or re-watching old favorites. Why suffer through endless reality shows when you can watch a quality show, uninterrupted, at your own pace? Time it right, and you can watch […]Read more "No Summer Lull Here"
I’m a big fan of Kickstarter and other crowdfunding services, but I think it’s time the internet started to enforce some real-world economics on the idea. Yes, raising a five-figure sum to make potato salad is a great story, but that’s not a sustainable event. Too many people see crowdfunding as an internet-powered money machine. […]Read more "Kickstarting Common Sense"
Like most MST3K fans, who still haven’t come to terms with the fact that their favorite TV show ended 15 years ago, I love RiffTrax. While I can’t turn on the TV and see a new episode, I can at least download a movie or a short featuring the same talent. So imagine my […]Read more "Long Live Shiny Discs!"
Can I confess something? I absolutely, positively hate the word “cosplay”. I prefer calling it just plain “costuming”, since that’s what it is. Call me old-fashioned, but I like actually using the full word, and it’s not right to call it “play” when it involves this much work! Now having said that, I’ll still use […]Read more "My Starfleet Wardrobe"
If I have one major weakness within sci-fi, it’s time travel stories. Consider that sci-fi itself is my weakness, then time travel stories are a weakness within a weakness. Catnip, even. So I felt the need to write “Going Home” more than anything, just to tell myself a time travel story. I hope you like […]Read more "Going Home"
So I want to write the inaugural post to this blog, which I intend to use to keep track of all my geeky projects, and WordPress suggests I start with “Hello World!” If you’ve ever taken a programming class, that’s almost always the first constructive thing you ever do– learn how to make the computer […]Read more "Programming Class Flashbacks"