Category Archives: General Ramblings

Oh, the outrage! Sony cancels the release of ‘The Interview’

Today Sony announced they would not be releasing “The Interview”, the new comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, which was supposed to open in theaters nationwide on December 25(Christmas Day).  Rogen(who directed the film with Evan Goldberg) and Franco … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Randolph Tavern fails to wow, especially in terms of its craft beer

The Randolph Tavern may call itself a tavern, but it certainly aims for a more yuppie upscale environment. Plus, a tavern usually has a more small-town feel, complete with attentive service behind the bar(I’ll get to the service momentarily). The … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on office politics

Office politics are inevitable. The key is recognizing the point when they begin to develop, mitigating them, and removing them altogether. People have both unique skill sets and a unique personality. Inevitably, these traits will end up clashing when they … Continue reading

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Classic Catch-Up: “Sunset Boulevard”

Well, I can scratch another one of the IMDB Top 250 off my list.  I just finished my first ever screening of “Sunset Boulevard.”  I will now take pause to let the more prestigious film buffs(a.k.a mostly everyone else) verbally … Continue reading

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The Video Game Scapegoat

I have a fresh copy of Grand Theft Auto V waiting for me.  All I need to do is remove the shrink wrap and get to playing, but I have something else on my mind. Yesterday saw another mass shooting … Continue reading

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Thieves and Hypocrites

I read a blog post on LinkedIn that I have been meaning to respond to for quite some time. I won’t say the name of it or who wrote it, but apparently the guy is somewhat famous and an author. … Continue reading

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Delusions of Grandeur: Business Travel

I recently returned from a trip abroad on a Wednesday afternoon. Feeling a little tired but still wired from finally being back home, I decided to run a few errands.  My first stop was to the local Starbucks for a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Ah, a new year is upon us all! 2013 has arrived, and you know what that means: it’s time to promise one thing we’ll change about ourselves this year until we either forget, abandon or feel we’ve accomplished it far … Continue reading

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Watching a TV series via Netflix…DVD style!

By early next week, I will have finally finished a project I started early last year: going through a television series from start to finish via Netflix. The series? The Wire, the outstanding HBO series about the Baltimore drug trade. … Continue reading

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