September 2009
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Album: “The Extremist” by Joe Satriani

If you don’t already own this staple, you should be taken out back and shot.

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Words to live by…

I was reminded of this little gem last night as I was driving home from work… after dark…

If you’ve never read this commencement speech by Neal Boortz, you really should.  Take a few minutes and read it all the way through.  If you have read it before, it doesn’t hurt to read it again.

I [...]

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New Copyright Czar, Background in Trade and Education

Victoria the Not-so-Terrible

On Friday, President Obama appointed the first “Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator,” a new position created last year by the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (a.k.a. the PRO-IP Act).  While many criticized that legislation as further enlisting U.S. law enforcement to do the dirty work of the RIAA and MPAA, [...]

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Album: “The Shade of Poison Trees” by Dashboard Confessional

I bought their digital box set a while back, and this album was definitely the best of the bunch.

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Video: Stormtroopers’ 9/11

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Album: “All That You Deserve” by Signal the Escape

If you dig on any of the post punk acts that are around today (e.g., Fall Out Boy, 30 Seconds to Mars, Hawthorne Heights), then do yourself a favor and check out this little-known group.

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Album: “Details” by Frou Frou

Electronica with training wheels.  This album should appeal to most everyone.  The singer, Imogen Heap, is better known for her more recent solo albums — which are also pretty good.

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Album: “Phobia” by Breaking Benjamin

Definitely one of the better NuMetal bands out there.  If you’re already a fan, you may want to know that their next album is set for release on September [...]

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@Left-wing Nutjobs: Disagreeing with the President does NOT make me a racist

An extremely disturbing trend has started to develop in the U.S. political landscape, which needs to be addressed sooner rather than later.&nbsp It seems that the the left would like to start playing the "race card" every time someone disagrees with President Obama.&nbsp Not only is this behavior irresponsible and childish, it only serves to [...]

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Album: “Vampire Weekend” by Vampire Weekend

Resolved: best driving-to-work music ever

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