We went to see Drag Me To Hell last weekend (Up was sold out, but I'm not complaining; Drag me To Hell was DRAG ME TO AWESOME!), and as we were walking to the theater entrance, I saw four different vehicles, all sporting different messages in the same aisle.
So I took some pictures. Larger sizes are over on Flickr if you click on the images:
As you can imagine, I have absolutely no conclusions about the town I live in that I can draw from these.
Now that recapping season is over (forever!), I've been able to immerse back into stuff like reading actual books printed on real paper, playing video games, watching movies and playing with tech items that have been waiting for my attention.
I'm still doing the NPR gig, which takes up a little piece of my weekend, but it's typically stuff I'm very interested in, like this week's All Tech Considered segment on the challenges of watching movies from the Web on your TV. ("Challenges" being a relative term. Some people seem to be doing it just fine.)
This is one of those segments where the script we went in with was probably twice as long as what we actually got on the air, so there's lot of info missing, like about Apple TV and on the challenges of having different boxes in different rooms (something we're constantly dealing with; we can watch Blu-rays in the living room only and Vudu movies in the bedroom unless we want to move hardware around).
There was also a blog entry with lots more links and research than we were able to fit into the audio segment. We'll probably return to the topic again at some point.
Other recent things happening that have nothing to do with tech: Lilly is addicted to The Little Mermaid on DVD. She says, "Mermaid! Mermaid! Li'l Mermaid!" and that's what we're watching. Again.
Yesterday was a very interesting day. I went to a board game Tweetup and played an excellent game called "Pandemic." I went to an end-of-legislative-session party at the Dallas Morning News bureau near the capitol and felt very out-of-place at first until Texas Governor Rick Perry made eye contact with me and gave me a little hair wave/salute that made me feel better. We're buds now, I guess!
And before all that, I went to Waterloo Records to see one of my favorite bands, San Antonio's Girl in a Coma, do an in-store performance. The women in the band are incredibly sweet and humble and deserve stardom. Looks like they might be on their way.
Their new album Trio B.C. is out today and what I've heard so far is fantastic. I also shot a video. The first half is sideways (I'm SORRY! I was holding the phone wrong!), but it rights itself at about the midway point. Hope you enjoy!