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. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0467406/ If you’re a Nirvana/Grunge generation […]

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 Blubrry Podcasting and Tech Podcasts. 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 ]’, ”, $show_title); […]