What's up with Weird Al?

OK. So I got the new Weird Al album from and I've been listening to it for a few days. This album is better than previous WA offerings, and some songs are really good, but there are some lingering niggles. First, the good. The lead track, White and Nerdy had several laugh-out-loud moments for me.… Continue reading What's up with Weird Al?

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Thank $deity that's over for another year, and I missed it at work because I was on holiday. Quite apart from my dislike of the pirate meme, I think Edmund Blackadder said it best: “Yes it is” not “That it be”. You don't have to talk in that stupid voice to me. I'm not a… Continue reading Talk Like a Pirate Day


Your new digital camera takes great videos, right? And you have a nice 2GB flash/SD/whatever card in there so you can take plenty. But there’s one problem: you have lots of movies in portrait format, where you were holding the camera on its side, because after all that is how the major axis of a… Continue reading RotateAVI

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Flagrant System Error

I don't know what you did, moron, but you sure screwed everything up good. What's going on with Livejournal lately? I'm warning you now, LJ, if you go “Best viewed with Internet Explorer” I'm outta here.