Posts Tagged ‘ story ’

Spectre: what happened to the Bond genre?

Nov 9th, 2015 | By

I was suspicious when I heard the title. Perhaps when you name the villain in the title, you lose the will to, die another day….well, the energy of the story. You have already popped a hole in the balloon. There was not much left after that. Music (sub-par, generic suspense-thump plus chase-clashing and, almost entirely
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How to waste an hour trying to fix your keyboard (A.K.A., Hold on! there must be another screw!)

Mar 31st, 2011 | By

Yesterday, for the first time in my life, I spilled tea on my keyboard. Don’t worry, my desktop keyboard, not my laptop (phew!). Anyway, Roger, with his panther-like reflexes, immediately grabbed and flipped my keyboard upside down, so the tea would drain out of it. I got towels, wiped everything, tested the keyboard, everything seemed
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