Archive for the 'fun' Category

Sending an iPhone into Space… or at least 1312 feet closer to Space

November 10, 2008

I met Michael Koppelman a million years ago in the Bitstream offices discussing hosting rates for a ridiculous online dating service project I was on (the client eventually chose Protocom across the river). He came off as not so much of a nerd. He’d worked with some pretty cool bands and the vibe at Bitstream made me not want to leave.

Turns out, Michael Koppelman is a nerd — of the highest caliber. He’s into astronomy, iPhone programming and model rocketry. Dan Grigsby interviews him on his latest launch over at MobileOrchard.com in T-Minus ten, nine, eight, seven…

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Mad Libs: Just like 6th grade all over again

September 10, 2008

Just spent the last forty-five minutes doing some Mad Libs (Test Your Relationship I.Q.) with Ang. I’d have been just as much in love with her in 6th grade as I am now. She does a mean Mad Lib.

“Goodnight doorknobs, see you in the moistened broccoli.”

People have asked where to get them. Certainly at Barnes & Noble, but Amazon is also a good spot. Here’s the one I just ordered: Best of Mad Libs

I’ve got a couple for the kids in the shopping cart too. EXCELLENT way to teach your kids adverbs, adjectives, nouns, verbs, and exclamations — even if they’re all “poopily”, “poopish”, “poop”, “poop” and “Poop!”

Sharapova gets Clijsters in Aussie Open

January 24, 2007

I hear that’s a bitch to clear up. Thank heavens for the new anti-biotics on the market these days.

700 Hobo Names

April 14, 2006

This made my day.Please listen.

Yours,
Tailstump Gunther “The Vestigial Man”

Two things…

January 18, 2006

I’m hopelessly addicted to green tea.I held my breath for 2’03″53 (got a new watch) this morning before I got out of bed.

I do believe this is the first time in my life that I’ve ever cracked two minutes. It’s nice to know how much time I’ll have to settle my affairs if I’m ever trapped on a sinking ship. It’s a real load off the ol’ mind. How long can you hold your breath?

New Goal: 2’30″

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