Big Brother Is Making Your Music Video

Spotted at The Telegraph The Get Out Clause, Manchester stars of CCTV Unable to afford a proper camera crew and equipment, The Get Out Clause, an unsigned band from the city, decided to make use of the cameras seen all over British streets. They set up their equipment, drum kit and all, in eighty locations […]

Telectroscope Day 3

Close telectroscope The Telectroscope has emerged. See my previous post for background. Close telectroscope Photo © Matthew Andrews Optical device connects New York and London in real-time


I recall reading about a performance by the Royal de Luxe during the Jules Verne festival in Nantes, France celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Jules Verne’s novel “Around the World in Eighty Days”. The performance included these giant marionette style creations that were controlled by dozens of operators. Check out this fantastic video… More recently […]

I For One Welcome Our New Ant Overlords

With another blistering summer firing up and an in-place population of any number of unpleasant bugs and critters, life in Houston may be getting just a little more unpleasant as we find ourselves being invaded by a species of ant that seems to be impervious to pesticides and has an appetite for electronics. Exotic Texas […]

Baby Loves Disco?

When I first read this I thought Baby Loves Disco must be a hoax or a prank but it looks like the real thing. Imagine your local disco filled up with parents and their toddler, preschoolers and pre-adolescents moving to the groove. The fun spills out from all corners of the club: bubble machines, baskets […]

41 Hours In An Elevator

Pilfered from Groovehouse’s blog. Time-lapsed video showing Nicholas White trapped in an elevator in the McGraw-Hill Building in New York City for 41 hours in 1999.

Darker Side Of LOLCats

For some reason this recent LOLCat cracked me right heck up. Maybe it’s the indirect reference to Jin-Soo Kwon because I am a total geek for that show. Still, it’s a little dark as far as LOLCats go. Reminds me of the one a created awhile back… I am sure this was a result of […]

Give Me Coffee

Close Give Me Coffee One good thing about these high end hotels where we hold our sales conference is the the hotel’s commitment to providing an abundance of coffee in the morning. Speaking of coffee, I had the oddest dream the other night. In my dream there was an online service where you could upload […]

Hi Ho Expired Inspection Sticker!

On my side of town they’ve been beefing up the police presence up ever since the various home owner’s associations took the city and Mayor White to task over the rise in violent crime we been experiencing ever since that fateful day in 2005. As a property owner and and old man, I am getting […]

Haul U-Haul Haul

Check out this recent news story from local ABC affiliate Channel 13: U-Haul chase ends in Brays Bayou Anyone familiar with my band, The Flying Fish Sailors, has likely heard the song Greg wrote called Haul U-Haul Haul which is a spoof of a sailor’s hauling shanty and is about moving domiciles using a dilapidated […]