Mar 28


Posted by Matty

A few months ago, I may have written a post on this site about how I wanted a Nintendo Wii. About how I wanted the Wii so much that it made my belly hurt. In retrospect, maybe the post came off a little whiny.

If you’re expecting a retraction, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Because I got one.

“But Matty, was it really worth all of your molly-coddling, lilly-livered whinery in that other blog entry?”

Oh, yeah.

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Mar 27

Deep inside the intercom

Posted by Matty

I hope the title doesn’t make you think that this post is about some kind of weird electronic pr0n or something.


Maybe it is. There’s really only one way to find out. Ickclay the inklay.

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May 24


Posted by Matty

So, I haven’t put up the next silk screen article yet, mainly out of sloth and laziness. Of course, there has been another pet project that’s been taking up most of my free time. I just finished it, and Nanc suggested that I share.

I will warn you that it’s not for the faint-of-heart. So, gird your loins, then come on in and get a look at my new Theremin.

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Oct 23

A new attitude

Posted by Nanc

If you happen to see me about and I’m dancing around, mouthing words, and acting pretty loony, don’t call out the men in the while coats. Nope, I’m probably just listening to my new iPod. Yep. I couldn’t hold back anymore. I fell head first into the masses of consumer humanity. And it only hurt a little.

And I fully admit that I didn’t not perform hours of research or comparisons. I didn’t search the interweb(s) for the best price or deal. Mainly, I like the sexiness of the iPods. That’s pretty much it. Of course, Matty has done his research and knows that it really is one of the better mp3 players out there. The quality, interface, and usability put it in the tops. Today, the price was right and this girl needed a little bling.

Of course, the painful part wasn’t paying for it, like some might assume, but getting the friggin’ dorks at Comp[insert country acronym here] to help me. Hell, they didn’t even need to *help* me, so much as just grab a box out of their lockup behind the counter. Oh, I was patient and kind for about 10 minutes (of just standing there… pointedly waiting… directly in front of the case – huff!). And no, they weren’t busy.

Without ruining the rest of the story (or getting me all ticked off again, lets just say that I got my toy and we were outta’ there. No thanks to them. [grumble, grumble] I got the new 20GB iPod. Although the minis are too cute, they’re kind of small (4GB); and the 40GB was a bit too big.

My first ditty uploaded to my friend, the iPod? Why the Indigo Girls first album, of course. Because C. and I will be seeing them in concert on Monday! Yippie! (Second set was ABBA Gold Greatest Hits, cause there’s no telling for taste in music.)

Aug 20

Happy Mac — and Matt

Posted by Matty


One of the items that came back from New Hampshire was a Macintosh SE. Manufactured in 1990, this little computer is made of hearty stock. It’s my newest computer project.

This is the first Mac that I’ve encountered since college (Windows/Unix boy), so I am looking forward to figuring out what exactly to do with it!

I’ll be updating this article as work progresses, so check back often.

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Jun 28
the MediaMVP sittin’ on top of the TV

We’ve been playing with the Media MVP for a few months, and now I’ve finally decided to write about it. What is it? hrm… well, it streams media files (like music, images and video) from your computer to your TV over a home network. How cool is that?

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May 10

There is a bond between a man and his cell phone. This bond is sacred and must not be broken.

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Mar 28

Archos MP3 Recorder

Posted by Matty

20 gigs of music, a text viewer, games, video player and more. Be honest, now you want one, too.

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