Monthly Archives: December 2007

Movie Juno and band Rose Hips

Two topics to talk about, the movie Juno and the rock band Rose Hips. Juno Last night Heather and I saw a screening for the movie Juno. I’m not going to talk about the plot of the movie, if you want to learn more, go to the IMDB page. If you’re a Nirvana/Grunge generation […]

Will be on the 24hr podcast Friday at 2pm

I will be on the 24 hour podcast event planned for Friday, December 21 at 2pm.  I’ll be discussing download Statistics, web programming and answering questions anyone may have. More information is available at the Geek News Central.

Quesadillas for Dinner – Not Bad

We got a quesadilla maker as a wedding gift. We made some earlier in the year but this was the first time we got the ingredients to make good ones. How do they look? This was the first time I tried rice from a can. It was horrible and will never be doing that again. […]

Hum Stars in Cadillac CTS TV Ad

Apparently the song has been in the CTS commercial for over a month now and I was unaware of it. I just saw the commercial for the first time tonight and practically flipped out. Oddly, it’s as if the cars finally caught up with the music, the riff was placed in the ad at just […]

Using Gmail outside of the web browser – Eudora 8 and IMAP

I saw a few weeks ago the announcement that Gmail now offers IMAP support. For those who don’t know what IMAP is, it is a protocol that allows E-mail applications such as Outlook, Thunderbird or Eudora to store copies of E-mail on the server. IMAP existed before webmail and was the ideal way to manage […]

PHP code to format Program Name for 1-click zune subscription

I added the Zune 1-click subscription option to the RawVoice properties at and I ran into an issue where show titles that contain special characters, such as quotes, would break the rest of the web page. Below is the solution I implemented for the problem. Fix <a href=”< ?php $title_for_zune = ereg_replace(‘[^A-Za-z0-9 ]’, […]

Web Site Redesigned

I am happy to announce my personal blog and web site has been re-designed. The previous theme was well over 2 1/2 years old. What do you think of the new design?

Added Twitter Updater to WordPress

This is a test. I sure hope this works. This is a second test. beep! This is final test, sweet it works!