An Ode to Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

I’d been dying to see Scott Pilgrim vs. the World since I saw the first trailer for it last March. I didn’t get to see it in the theaters this summer, but I last week I finally got to sit down and watch it on Amazon streaming. Since then, I’ve watched it at least 2-3 […]


Cutting the Cable Part 2: Hello Roku.

Our family dropped our cable subscription last year, and I’d consider the change a success on most accounts. With just one or two reliable over-the-air channels available, our living room TV stayed quiet for months except for kids’ movies and PBS programs. Casey all but stopped watching TV except for the occasional disc from Netflix, […]


8-bit Marching Band

You’ve got to love a marching band that can not only play the Tetris theme, but create the game while marching (direct link): How many songs do you recognize? Also, previously, Nintendo A Capella (direct link):

Web 2.0

Quick Look at the Hulu Beta

Earlier this evening, I received my invitation to join the private beta for Hulu, the new video joint-venture between NBC Universal and News Corporation. I’ve played around with it for a few minutes, and here are my first impressions. First, it’s obvious this isn’t intended on being a direct competitor to YouTube. There’s no way […]