December 29, 2002

I'm disappointed I didn't get a Lexus for Christmas like all those people in the commercials. I guess nobody loves me.

Posted by pinkerton at 8:28 PM

December 25, 2002

I'm dreaming of a white

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...
There have been only nine "white Christmases" in the last 100 years in the DC area, and this year was one of them. Leave it to the weatherman to be 100% wrong. I've got pictures, which is good because the snow should all be gone by the weekend.

I've found there is something better than cheerleaders in HD: Anna Kournikova in HD. Yummy. She pretty much sucked in the match on HDNet, but who watches her for the tennis these days anyway?

I watched Minority Report on xmas eve and I don't see what everyone is raving about. Sure, it's nice to see Tom Cruise in a movie that isn't pure crap (both installments of the Mission: Impossible series come to mind), but it's really nothing spectacular. The computer interfaces are interesting, however. Why can't AOL be more like that?

Posted by pinkerton at 9:50 PM

December 8, 2002

While watching The Practice in HD tonight, the most fascinating thing I've noticed (besides being able to tell all the men are wearing lipstick) is finally being able to see people's eyes: the colors, the detail, the way the light reflects off them. People's eyes are real, not fuzzy and subtle. It's as if they're standing in front of you.

Posted by pinkerton at 10:48 PM

I got my Zenith HD520

I got my Zenith HD520 yesterday (after a very long story about how much FedEx Ground sucks donkey) and a $40 Silver Sensor antenna for the local HD channels.

Two words: Holymotherofgod IfuckingloveHDTV.

You have no idea how spectacular HD is until you've seen it in your own living room. It's worth every penny I've spent on it. Tonight will be the seaon finale of Sopranos in HD and I never wanted a day to be over so quickly. I'm giddy.

Posted by pinkerton at 11:34 AM

December 5, 2002

A measly 5" of snow

A measly 5" of snow seems to be too much for FedEx. They're holding my HD receiver hostage because they're afraid of a little white powder on the ground. For the love of god, even my trusty postal worker made it to my house! If I miss the season finale of Sopranos in HD because they won't deliver tomorrow either, I'm going to...to...well, I'll do something.

Posted by pinkerton at 9:01 PM

December 2, 2002

How do I have cat hair inside my refrigerator?

Posted by pinkerton at 2:42 PM

December 1, 2002

No wonder XUL is slow.

No wonder XUL is slow. Ben only got a "B-" in Embedded Real-Time Systems. Sheesh.

I'm so glad the Skins lost on Thursday. I'm not a Cowboy apologist by any stretch, but I just can't stand the Redskins.

Posted by pinkerton at 1:48 PM