Hoarders.

Posted in TV! with tags , , on September 18, 2009 by tikimexican

Just so you know, this is another television review. Hoarders is an A&E series that shows people who suffer from a pathological need to hoard stuff. It’s more than just watching packrats argue with their loved ones about clutter. A&E actually brings in professional organizers and therapists to help people deal with the issue. It’s fascinating how worked up these people get and the attachment they have to their stuff. I don’t suffer from any mental disorders so it’s impossible for me to imagine how their compulsion makes them feel, but watching how it manifests is amazing. Continue reading

Haircuts.

Posted in Buying Shit!, Fashion with tags , , , , on September 13, 2009 by tikimexican

Haircut GearI’m not a big fan of the barber/stylist/hair-butcher. They’re charging me for something that I could easily do on my own if my arms were a few inches longer or I had an extra set of elbows. I understand that they go to school and read a lot of magazines to keep up on trends for molding hair. Still, I harbor resentment for them charging me as much as the next customer. There should be a sliding scale for guys like there is for girls. There’s a difference between my 10 minute clipper trim and the guy sitting next to me who wants the metroest hairstyle he can find in a magazine. The worst part is I end up in the chair almost twice as often as other people because my hair grows back fast and is lusciously thick. If there were some time-fare box like you see in cabs I wouldn’t feel like I’d be getting screwed. I’d see the person working on me struggling with my head shape and I’d be fine seeing that price go up. Continue reading

Rebranding.

Posted in Food and Drink with tags , , , , on August 14, 2009 by tikimexican

I like a lot of products and I like some to the extent that they integrate into my routine. I buy the same canned soup every time I go to the grocery store, and I buy one of a few brands of beers. One of my favorites is Red Nectar made by Nectar Ales. It’s a quality beer with strong caramel and spice flavors with one of the sweetest finishes to a full flavored beer. Besides the ability for the alcohol to lift my spirits the bottle cap definitely gives me a smile. Look at it:

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August 2009 Movie Roundup.

Posted in Movies! with tags , , , on August 2, 2009 by tikimexican

I’ve neglected posting a while so I thought I’d jump back into it. Although I don’t have anything that interesting to report so I thought I’d reach into the generic blogger bag of tricks. After shoving my arm in and picking a topic I thought movie reviews. It’s easy, non-committal, and may be near readable. Either way, here’s some shit I’ve seen recently. Continue reading

Ultimate Timewaste.

Posted in TimeSink with tags , , on July 16, 2009 by tikimexican

I’ve unleashed horrible timesinks on people before. Tetris on family, Worms on friends, even just leaving interlocking metal ring puzzles. For you guys though I deliver a blogroll filled with the quicksand pits of the internet. BEWARE!

I thought about going through and giving a description of each, but it’s not really necessary. Click the scroll wheel on each link to open each one in a new tab, and then proceed to favorite and subscribe to all of them. You now have lost an hour of your life every day. You’re welcome.

Asteroids.

Posted in Movies! with tags , , on July 6, 2009 by tikimexican

In the latest bid-war-victory-news Universal Pictures has won the film rights to asteroids. I remember playing asteroids at a local card shop for at least an hour everyday after school. Apparently I wasn’t playing hard enough to grip the complex storyline that will propel this movie to box office history. In actuality this is probably another attempt by Universal to make a lot of money on merchandise based on the movie. I for one can’t blame them, it’s cashing in on your nostalgia. Continue reading

Juiced.

Posted in Computers! with tags , , , on June 28, 2009 by tikimexican

Yes yes y’all. Another satisfied customer rolling out their custom PC build. The overall goal was a PC that split gaming/productivity near 60/40. That means graphics that make a game enjoyable while still having enough horsepower to do some respectable computing. Unfortunately due to a shipping error the case didn’t arrive with all the other components but I have a spare steel case to assemble and configure new builds. Either way, here’s some pictures.

For the motherboard we went with one of my favorite brands Gigabyte. Specifically the GA-EP45-UD3P it rocks the Intel P45 Chipset and looks pretty damn cute.

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