Entries Categorized as 'culture'

Anakin Skywalker Will Not Attend Jedis’ Tatooine Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 11th, 2012 · No Comments

To: The Tatooine Hall Of Fame, Jedi Fans and Whom It May Concern, When the nominations for the Tatooine Hall Of Fame were first announced I had mixed emotions but, in an effort to be positive, wanting to make the most of things for the fans and with their enthusiasm, I was honored, excited and […]

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thanks for the free kindle

November 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I won a free Kindle, and I just wanted to say thank you. Yes, this sounds like one of these spammy posts where you see banner ads saying “CLICK HERE FOR FREE GIFT CARDZ*” with the fine print indicating you need to take a three-hour survey, get twenty other people to sign up too, sell […]

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geekspirtations.com – life advice through a geeky lens

November 16th, 2011 · No Comments

So I’ve been busy launching another new blog called Geekspirations. Essentially, it’s life advice told from a geeky perspective, and there will be a new “Geekspiration” every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Check it out, and enjoy!

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closing down awesomeopolis.com

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

A few years ago, a few friends and I set up a website called Awesomeopolis. It was meant to be a home for sharing great stories from the Internet, in addition to creating original content.  We started off with a lot of momentum in 2009, but in 2010 the posts slowed to a trickle. We […]

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why thinkgeek is awesome

December 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

ThinkGeek is pretty awesome. However, I had a defective geeky toy that I bought for Christmas, and I used the live chat functionality to talk with a service rep named Evin. ————— Me: [Describes problem with item] ThinkGeek Customer Rep: Alright I can get this set up for you, would you like us to send […]

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tmobiti – tonight’s final jeopardy

April 14th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Each day I am becoming more and more of an old man, because I find that if I miss Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, I am usually very grumpy for about three hours afterwards.  This is one of my primary reasons for not getting a job in investment banking out of college because I know […]

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machines that destroy things

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on April 13, 2009. I hope that I am like most people in saying that I enjoy playing with the paper shredder at work. Sometimes, when I’ve printed out something that I don’t need anymore, I COULD just put it in the recycling bin. But no, it definitely […]

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new project – awesomeopolis.com

April 11th, 2009 · No Comments

For the past month or so, I’ve been working on a side project with a group of friends. The idea was to provide a platform to accomplish two things: Share great things that we find on the Internet Create original content based on topics that we’re all interested in (like video games, science, food, etc.) […]

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relay for life at penn liveblogging

March 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Full Disclosure: The rain started falling pretty hard after midnight, so in order to keep my phone from getting soaked, I stopped liveblogging after the 1:30am update. However, after I got back home I updated the rest of entry for what did happen that night.  Enjoy! 4:00am: Closing Ceremonies.  Allison and Michelle, The Chairs, get […]

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html tag visualizer

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments

I stumbled upon a really cool website which will visualize any webpage into a graph. It’s called Webpages as Graphs and it’s wicked cool. From their page: blue: for links (the A tag) red: for tables (TABLE, TR and TD tags) green: for the DIV tag violet: for images (the IMG tag) yellow: for forms […]

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