Ode to Geoffrey (the cat)

  Today is the birthday of the guy who wrote what is thought to be the best poem ever written about a cat.  T.S. Eliot said of Christopher Smart‘s poem this it is”to all other poems about cats what the Iliad is to poems on war.” What really interests me about this poem is the…

DIE-Tunes

I believe I have just witness the beginning of the death of iTunes.  As much as I’ve tried and tried to like iTunes, I can’t express how happy I am to see a true and valid competitor emerge to thwart them.  And, I think this will DESTROY them. Amazon, you rule. Now you can buy…

Interview with A Virus

SW101: I’m sitting here today with Herpes Simplex Virus, type 2.  It has agreed to answer a few questions for SW101 Nation.  Thanks for joining us today, um, is it…Mr. Simplex? HSV: “Mr.” Simplex.  Sure.  I’ll go with that.  (rolls eyes, muttering “humans”). SW101:  Tell me, what do you regard as some of your greatest…