Why I Watch The Mentalist

For several years I have watched The Mentalist. Other than my wife and myself, I do not know anyone who else who watches it. This disparity is interesting, considering that The Mentalist has been one of the most watched shows on television in the past few years. It is also currently winning the largest audience [...]

An Esoteric Discussion of Blogrolls, Friends, and Website Changes

For a while I've been pondering whether or not I should delete the "Friends" section of my website in exchange for a traditional blogroll. After considerable thought, discussion, and investigation, I've decided that I'm going to eliminate the Friends section of my website. I'm also going to forgo replacing it with a blogroll. Instead I will be trying something else that I think will be of more value to me, my friends, and my readers.

Peter Pan Peanut Butter Greenwashing with “Earth-Friendly Jar”

I recently bought some Peter Pan peanut butter. Being the environmental nerd that I am, I was quick to notice the brand’s new label. Rather than describing their new jar as something that didn’t sound quite as good like “eco-friendlier,” they just went ahead and described their new jars as “earth-friendly.”

Funny Commercials from Peru

Whenever my wife and I come across a television program that highlights funny commercials from around the world we usually watch because they are good for a few laughs. In that spirit I'd like to share several old Peruvian commercials I found on YouTube. I'm sure there are more that I have missed, but I think these are pretty good.