Year: 2011

  • The Best Most Listened-To Albums of 2011

    I use Last.fm to keep track of all the music I listen to, and every year I like to look back and see which music I listened to most, then post the top 10 here for all to see and judge. I’ve bolded ten albums throughout these lists. Call these my consciously chosen top 10, […]

  • Book Review: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

    [Very minor spoilers lie ahead] The Hunger Games tells the story of a teen girl living in a future, post-post-apocalyptic world, where an obviously-evil government keeps the people in line by throwing a handful of them into a televised fight to the death in an outdoor arena once a year. Although it doesn’t happen right […]

  • On Complaining About Technology

    I don’t complain much, but when I do, it’s usually about technology. I have an unfortunate combination of bad luck and high standards when it comes to gadgets. Literally, whenever I buy anything with greater complexity than lettuce, it has some flaw, either minor and only noticeable to my hyper-critical eye1 or a major defect2. […]