Sep 24, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Books, Entertainment, Movies, Personal

‘The Princess Bride’ Monopoly [I Want!]

The Princess Bride is one of my all-time favorite books. Sure, the movie has its moments (“MAH-widge…MAH-widge is what bwings us together today. Wove, twoo wove…”), but as with most big screen adaptations of novels, I feel that the film version — while doing a great job of including most of the best parts of the book — misses some of the intricacies and biting sarcasm that makes “S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure” a must-read in this blogger’s opinion. (Fact: did you know that S. Morgenstern actually does not exist? He was made up by…
Sep 19, 2011  •  In Android, Books, Entertainment, Funny, Geek, Parenting, Reviews

3 Things I’m Digging Right Now

1. 7 Little Words This little app has got me losing sleep and seeing word combos everywhere! (Similar to when you play Tetris for too long, you start seeing Tetris shapes in your head. :-P) I’ve gotten a bunch of my friends hooked on it too, including J, who usually hates word games. I’m going to let the following screenshots do the explaining for you: I highly, highly recommend this game for all my readers…even if you normally don’t like word games! Get the Android version here. Get the iOS version here.   2. Divergent Last month, I fell on…
Sep 15, 2011  •  In Entertainment, Funny

CSI: Seems Legit

I remember reading that shows like CSI are doing no favors for the judicial system, because jurors are demanding the highly improbable (and oftentimes quite costly) technological hocus-pocus that is seen on the shows. I am often left having similar thoughts — “But they did it on ‘House’!” — during hospital visits and stays. Via Comixed.…