Calling All Haters!

Join The Cause!  I must confess that I have only met a handful of language professors in my life. It’s difficult to make generalizations with only such a small sample …

The Worlds Funniest German Movie Title Translations

Having browsed through the German-translated titles of countless American films and TV shows, I really can’t think of a better example of the phrase “lost in translation.” Although Germany consistently …

The Mini Fast

Fasting has existed since biblical times and most likely before (I’m too lazy to do the research). Yet in today’s day and age the only time I hear mention of …

Top 5 NES Unsung Heroes

It’s been awhile since I fired up my emulator. After playing some classics from my childhood I figured it would be fun to share some of the games that don’t …

Why Bloomberg’s Attack on Soda Is the Wrong Approach

Daddy Bloomberg Slaps New Yorkers on the Wrist  I was upset to learn of Mayor Bloomberg’s decision to limit the quantity of soda sold in New York City as an …

How To Disable “The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure you want to run this software?” Pop Up

Do you want to stop Windows from displaying this annoying pop up window whenever you start your PC?   Follow the steps below: 1. Click on the Start button. 2. …

7 Things I Hate About Skype

  My Skype relationship has moved past the courting stage and is now a committed relationship. With the fun times over, Skype is starting to get under my skin a …

Schroeders Restaurant – San Francisco, Kalifornien

Von aussen sieht man einen relativ kleinen beleuchteten Schild mit dem Name des Restaurants darauf. Daneben befinden sich einige andere Schilder, meistens für deutsches Bier wie Paulaner. Aber wie ich …

Rising US Incarceration Rates – America’s Dirty Little Secret

Prior to becoming an east coast rap icon, Sean Carter aka Jay Z sold crack. While many in his situation would regret what they had to do to get by, …

Don’t Be Fooled, There is No Official Trailer Yet for Django Unchained

I was saddened to discover that a phony trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained has been posted on YouTube.  I’ll admit that the trailer was well done, leading many, including myself, …