So Microsoft hasn't been cool since Windows 95 went obsolete on December 31, 2001, right?
All the hip kids have been buying Macs and MacBooks and Mac OS and iPods and iPads for over a decade. Basically, ever since Steve Jobs (RIP) and company started building desktops that looked like gumdrops. You ... More >>
Remember your first computer?
Ours was a rather unflattering, bulky Packard Bell Legend with horrid speakers hanging off the monitor. There was also a flimsy microphone that we could use on the integrated "telephone answering system with full-duplex speakerphone."
But a digital phone system was ... More >>
Matthew Weiner's commitment to authenticity is second to none. His Mad Men series is a televised portal back in time, a weekly peek into 1960s Manhattan, the advertising industry, and all it entails--booze, cigarettes, depression, submissive wives, etc.
But the 1960s were also a time of celebri ... More >>
Photo by Bleeding PalmJust wait till you hear the racket Rat Bastard has planned for this year's I.N.C. Some people really get their panties in a twist over noise music.
Every year, producer-musician Rat Bastard throws his globally acclaimed International Noise Conference at Churchill's Pub. And ... More >>
To some, laser light shows are like watching a Windows 95 screensaver on repeat for an hour. Those people are, clearly, not high.
The tokers and tab-droppers of the world, meanwhile, know that laser shows are awesome and come second only to peanut butter-marshmallow-banana sandwiches.
But at g ... More >>
On Monday, we met Bobby Kent, former San Diego Chargers musical director, and the man who claims he's responsible for 'da da da da da da... CHARGE!' However on Wednesday, Tony Fox, director of the USC Trojan Marching Band, told us that former USC student Tommy Walker came up with the stadium ditt ... More >>