Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The Year 2009 in Review!

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Anatomy of A Brain Fart!

Anatomy of A Brain Fart

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"When your brain gets bored, it unleashes the stupidest of all stupid mistakes."
Leeaundra Keany

I love this article. It turns out I am not stupid, my brain is just bored!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Childress Wanted Favre to Come Out of Game!

Favre irked that Childress pondered pulling him

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Now the fun begins. I have the sounds Prima Donna from Phantom of the Opera ringing in my head!
Wrong time of the year for this childish behavior that might of even cost them the game, and what is the point of having a Head Coach if the "Star Player" can do whatever he wants(he's earned that right remember).
It is entertainment after all and after the Packers choked at Pittsburgh this helped tremendously!

Update: 12/24/09
Sources: Favre, Childress at odds over audibles

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

The Hey Jude Flow Chart!

From http://www.spreeblick.com/2009/10/29/flowchart-hey-jude/

Jackson's 'Captain EO' to return to Disneyland!

I was a teenager when this came out, and while I was never a big Michael Jackson fan along with his pretty poor Captain Kirk impression, I remember enjoying this short film that I recall seeing at Epcot Center in Florida.
The 3-D imaging was different than anything 3-D I had seen previously, and the music was pretty good(for the time).
So if you are planning a trip to Disneyland a little moonwalking diversion could be fun!

Jackson's 'Captain EO' to return to Disneyland - Yahoo! News

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Dude, They're Putting Pot in More than Brownies!

This is a good article from The Wisconsin State Journal about a new medical-marijuana shop called Ganja Gourmet in Denver.
I guess as the old saying goes anything that uses oregano could be substituted with that wacky weed.
But $89 for a pizza is a little steep. Especially if it works because afterwards you are going to want 4 more of them!

Dude, they're putting pot in more than brownies

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Tiger Woods Agent: Paper 'Falsely Reported' Doc's Connection To Golfer

Tiger Woods agent Mark Steinberg is falling for I am calling a media bait by linking Tiger to a Canadian Doctor Anthony Galeawho who is suspected of dealing HGH(Human Growth Hormone).

The bait is by attacking Tiger professionally that he will be forced to(finally) have a press conference or interview where he will be forced to answer questions about his personal life.

Stay tuned because this maybe covered on television someday.

Tiger Woods Agent: Paper 'Falsely Reported' Doc's Connection To Golfer | RadarOnline.com

Rebuilding 1 World Trade Center

Rebuilding - The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

They have reached the 4th floor of 94!

Update 12/28/09: Subway Restaurant Rises at WTC Site
Subway Restaurant Rises at WTC Site

Time names Bernanke person of the year!

Time names Bernanke person of the year - MarketWatch

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Really? Was it that bad of a year? No one else in the World made a significant contribution to be considered except a man who pretty much did nothing. Didn't raise interest rates, didn't comply with Congress over audits over bail out money, didn't smile, etc.

Didn't someone in this country win the Nobel Peace Prize? What about those people running that collider in Switzerland, they haven't destroyed the Earth yet they should get some votes. Brett Favre coming out of retirement(again) should get some consideration, and the voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for letting in Abba over Supertramp surely get my vote.
I guess when I really think about it I can't come up with anyone better, which is probably why Time Magazine has been doing this for many years. I should learn to trust them.

Susan Boyle Most Popular YouTube Video of 2009! Video of Me Punching Brett Favre ranked 4,167,132!

Maybe I will have better luck in 2010!

Susan Boyle tops most popular YouTube videos of 2009, from the BBC.

Video of me Punching Brett Favre!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Yes! ABBA's Induction into Rock Hall of Fame Gives Me a Supercramp!

Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, & ABBA Get Rock Hall Of Fame Nods | Billboard.com

My annual discussion about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is here again as another round of inductees are let in while others have not being let in for one reason or another.

My usual debate is that I have no problem of gets in, but who gets left out. I guess that happens to all "Hall of Fames".

I love ABBA, I have all their albums-- I mean a "friend of mine" does. But c'mon man. ABBA, Blondie, Jackson Browne, John Fogerty(while with CCR),THE STOOGES(!!!!) are in, while founders of progressive rocks groups like Yes, King Crimson and Supertramp still wait for an invite.

I fail to recognize this organization until it finds a better method for their flawed induction process.
(There I showed them!)

My true feelings are expressed in last years Radioaffliction vol. 7.5

Al Gore shoots self, climate summit in foot?

More inconvenient truth for Al Gore

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Another perspective in this article from Tech Generation Daily.

Once again Mr. Gore is taking some data and cherry picking for effect some great catastrophe(and yet to prove if losing the ice caps would be a catastrophe).
At least he didn't say the "science is clear", but I was disgusted with his tone of the speech.

I believe that climate change is real(it's been going on for billions of years), and that humans may have some(SOME!) influence.
The science may be clear, but it is not clear how we all perceive that science and data and who is using it and who is profiting from it(Gore!).

Monday, December 14, 2009

New Disturbing Trend: Baby Wigs!

New Disturbing Trend: Baby Wigs | The Frisky

At first I thought this was kind of cute and something different for young children. But do a Google Image search for Baby Wigs and it gets kind of scary!

Italian PM Berlusconi struck in the face after strident rally!

Italy's Berlusconi struck in the face after strident rally

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This is why we shouldn't make light of the White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi!
If they hadn't just been media whores and had a real agenda it could have been a disaster.

Update: 12/16/09
Berlusconi aides blame Facebook, internet after attack

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Countdown to Re-Gifting Day!

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Free Calls for a Drum Set!

Here are my links for the week and possible topics for the next Radioaffliction!

  1. Free Drum Set: Interesting set of sounds set to the Qwerty keyboard. You can click or type a sound. Nothing fancy and on some operating systems there is a little bit of a lag, but some of the sounds are so cool that you can forgive some misgivings.

  2. iCall: Free VOIP calls and they really mean free(voipbusters lied to me!) calls for five minutes and really do you need to talk for more than that(most times!). They have three versions, a download(Windows only), a web version(that I haven't had work yet, but maybe because I was on a Linux platform, plus it is still in beta) and a iPhone version. Even though there is a quick 20 second commercial before it connects your call you do get 5 actual calling minutes. Could be better, but it really is free(voipbusters lied to me!) and it gets the job done.

  3. Hey, It's Free!: Great site that lists a bunch of free stuff, samples, surveys, contests, etc. so you don't have to search all over for them. I have gotten free samples, calenders and music from Amazon. I like this site so much I put it on my blog roll on the left side of the web page!

For more stay tuned or follow me on Twitter!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Don't Leave Me

You should watch my movie and review it so I know what you think.
You can download it by clicking here

A man deals with the loss of his father, son and the woman he loves all at once and has to find the will to move on.

Inspired by the award winning short film "Leave Me".


Monday, November 09, 2009

Radioaffliction 1 on 1: Pop Singer Ryan!

Here is my full interview with Pop Singer Ryan about his debut album "Blue Day".
You should click here to download or you can click on the button below to listen.

On the full interview we discuss what it's like being a performer in the new media, his relationship with Amy Grant(he covers one of her songs) and life as a performer on a cruise ship!

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Tweet Radio Makes a Good Soundboard for a Karaoke Bar!

Here are my links for the week and possible topics for the next Radioaffliction!

  1. Tweetradio: Have you heard the bird? Speaks out twitter posts(tweets). Needs a little work on translations, but that's what kind of makes it fun. Plus it sounds like an old radio and since this is The Radioaffliction. We love it.

  2. Google Dashboard: Yes Google knows a lot about you and while some people are freaked out about that, others(like me) give it freely. With Dashboard you are at least given the illusion that you have some sort of control over what information Google has about you.

  3. Free Soundboard!: With this fun site you can play one sound at a time or play different sounds at the same time. You can challenge your moral compass on some of them together or you can actually make some useful sound effects.

  4. Gong!: Ever wanted to Gong someone or something or just needed to release some energy. Well now with the Free Gong button you can Get it ON!

  5. Create Karaoke: Interesting Wikihow post about how to take an .mp3 file and take out the vocals to make a Karaoke track. It does involve using Audacity which has made me cry sometimes, but if you follow the instructions you can use this to enhance your next party!

Quote of the Week: From Fox Sports announcer Thom Brennaman from his old colleague Harry Caray regarding the Brett Favre/Green Bay Packers divorce.
"There are three sides to every story. Your side, my side, and the truth!"

For more stay tuned or follow me on Twitter!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Bummin Cousins 2: Don't Talk About Dead Celebrities!

Episode 2 of The Bummin Cousins with Peter A. Clay & Jim Reid.

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In this episode the Bummin Cousins will not talk about Dead Celebrities.
What Santa Maria California was like during the Michael Jackson Trial.
The Bummin Cousins Definition of what Bummin is.
The Bummin picks of the episode and all the great ways to listen to music.


Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Radioaffliction TV is on the Air!!

Radioaffliction TV is available at our new site at The Videoaffliction

Videos I've made including "Good Morning Madison" and Radioaffliction quickies, all wrapped in one beautiful Internet TV channel.


Monday, October 12, 2009

Set Bobby Bowden Free!

Here is a comment I posted on Kody's Sports Korner!, and his feeling that people are overreacting to calls for Head Coach Bobby Bowden to end his long coaching career because he deserves to coach for as long as he wants(regardless for what it is doing to the team) for what he has done for the program.

From Star Trek:"The needs of the many, outweigh the needs of the few or the one!"

Yes Bobby Bowden saved Florida State football, but that was a very long time ago.

You can't move on to the future or live in the present if you keep holding on to the past.

Looking at the Georgia Tech loss the other night and his interview at the end of the game, he looked totally lost.

Yes in Utopia it would be great if you we could decide for ourselves everything we wish to do or don't whenever we want.
However and fortunately we are not always the best analyst for our decisions.
We are programmed to think that getting fired or dismissed from a program or project is a bad thing, when it can be a realization that we can be whatever or where ever we want to be and that there is more to life than any one thing or place.
Florida State will live on, and I fear Mr. Bowden will go the way of Bear Bryant and won't last long after he would retire. Set him free, and enjoy what you have.

Have a great day!

Update 12/1/09: According to sources Bobby Bowden is expected to announce his retirement.

Update 1/5/10:
FSU penalty upheld; Bowden stripped of 14 wins

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Happy Columbus Day!

Welcome to the worst Holiday ever invented!

To give people a day off to honor a discovery of occupied land, and spread disease over the area, while most of his crew were slaughtered by the natives, not to mention the fact the Vikings(and others who weren't narrow thinking) had already made the voyage!

Enjoy your day off!

Thursday, October 01, 2009

This is What Happens When Brett Favre Signs With Minnesota!

Thanks to The Sports Bobo for linking the video on their site!

UPDATE 10/2/09
This is what happened to the Brett Cutout

No hard feelings!
Have a nice day!

Update October, 8th 2009
Leave it to The Onion to come up with this clever story entitled "ESPN Completely Misses Brett Favre Vs. Green Bay Packers Storyline"

One more note for ESPN: Less talk, MORE SPORTS!! Less Sportscenter, MORE SPORTS!!
Thank you,
Have a Nice Day

Monday, September 28, 2009

Radioaffliction Classics Vol.4: Stu Griffin Loves the Nasdaq!

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The best of Stu Griffin on The David Williams Radioaffliction.

Highlights include:
*Stu's brilliant analysis of The Nasdaq Market.
*The Fall TV Season being pushed back two weeks.
*Feedback of The Oscars and The Raspberries awards.
*Review of Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.
*Rick Harrington's Weather Promo!
*Discussion of Halle Berry turning herself in for a Hit & Run charge!
*James Bond movie rights lawsuit dropped.
*Discussion of who David Williams is.
*60 second newscast with Rick Harrington playing guitar in the background.
*Steve Allen takes a full page Newspaper ad complaining of TV violence.
*Plant Doctoring is Fun!
*Random Thoughts with Peter A. Clay and Rick Harrington


I am a Blip DJ!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Radioaffliction One on One: Ryan!

Here is part one of my interview with Pop Singer Ryan about his debut album "Blue Day".

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Ryan's website is http://www.myspace.com/rjblueday

Update: You can pay $.99 for the Interview on the album if you want to, or you can just click on the link above! Please enjoy the album!

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Not Everything Needs to be Bigger in Texas!

I actually admit that I was quite impressed with The Dallas Cowboys new stadium in Arlington, Texas while watching a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans on Fox Sports the other night.

The stadium is huge. I mean really, really big. Something that you would expect from a big State and an owner with a huge ego.
The stadium has something for everyone including the corporate fan, casual fans, and fans that just want to be at the stadium and be a part of it.

There is one flaw. One HUGE, BIG, MASSIVE FLAW!

Hanging from the roof which looks slightly familiar from the old stadium is a HD Scoreboard measuring 160 feet wide and 72 feet tall! It's really big, huge!
In fact it's too huge, too distracting, and it's becoming part the game itself as described in this article from Engadget.

If you are spending huge money(and you will be to go there unless you go to the "party" deck on each end zone) to go to a game, you want to be able to watch the game and not be distracted by a huge television. I have a HD TV at home and that was a one time cost(that my girlfriend paid for) that is spread out over a number of years over thousands of ball games, rather than spending a ton of money for tickets, parking, food and having to sit with Cowboys fans to basically watch HD TV for one game. I know there is a game on the field, but you can't help but watch the screen, even on TV!

I know they won't take it down, there is talk they may raise it. But the point is once again. Bigger is not always better and should not overtake the action on the field. Other than that the stadium looks great, I wish the Cowboys well in their new home(not really), I just wish they would wear their Blue uniforms at home like 90% of NFL teams do!

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009

More Bummin Cousins

The raw feed of the "Bummin Cousins" podcast with The Bummin Cousins, Peter A. Clay and Jim Reid is up and running at Bummincousins.com

Monday, June 29, 2009

Radioaffliction Classics: Match Game 1990

Way back in the archives to dig up the final episode of Peter and Peck Old Time Radio from 1990.
Click here to listen or right click it to download.

First we have a brief version of KSFO/KYA's Noah Griffin show, where we meet a worn out sex doctor, then we follow him as a panelist on Match Game 1990.

My extreme thanks to Darren Peck and Steve Zavattero for helping develop my creative side when I was really young, for taking my direction and for putting up with me when I couldn't stop laughing.


Sunday, June 21, 2009

Radioaffliction: Bummin Cousins

Debut episode of the podcast Bummin Cousins on the Radioaffliction Network with hosts Peter A. Clay of The Radioaffliction and Jim Reid of How to Make and Eat a Raw Beef Sandwich.
Two cousins just bummin and talking about the latest issues of the day.

Click here to listen or right click it to download.

In this episode the discussion includes, Leo Laportes tirade on "The Gillmor Gang", David Carradines Death, and has Twitter changed the World or are people wanting to change the world using Twitter, Plus our Bummin tips and albums of the week, and much more.

Don't be a bum! Go Bummin with The Bummin Cousins!

You can also listen, download or subscribe to the raw, uncensored feed of Bummin Cousins here!

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.5: Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By!

Fun with podcasting as technical difficulties affected the first segment of the show.

Click here to listen or right click to download.

But we pressed on with host Peter A. Clay joined by Adam B. Clay, Marilyn Coy Davis and Jim Reid.

Topics include:
The Worlds toughest stone and it's not a diamond!
Fran Tarkenton wants Brett Favre to fail!
GM should fail!
Marilyn Launches into Jim over Susan Boyle!
O.J. Simpson wants to appeal and Conan O'Brien takes over The Tonight Show!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Radioaffliction Quickie: Just Testing Skype-It's a Match!

Did a test using Stickam to record video and Skype and the same time.
Please leave a comment to tell me how you think it went.

Click here to listen or right click to download the audio portion.

With Co-Host Jim Reid of "How to Make and Eat a Raw Beef Sandwich" our topics include:
Using Ubuntu as an operating system.

Using Hulu and the Saturday Night Live Sketch doing a take on "Match Game".
And more,

Now playing: Europe - Superstitious
via FoxyTunes

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Just Testing the Speed of Night!

Just a quick video to test my new connection and some new settings. I am mostly just acting like a dork and a quick visit from Tyche Tiger!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.4: Star Trek Will Lead You To Your Best Life Now(The Game)!

With host Peter A. Clay joined by Jim Reid of "How to Make & Eat a Raw Beef Sandwich" fame.

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Topics include:
My "Thanks but No Thanks" review of Star Trek.

A Preview of the slotRadio music player.

Our definition of Bummin', and how to shop at second hand stores, because you could score for a $1.99 Joel Osteen's "Your Best Life Now" The Game!


Now playing: Adam Curry & John C. Dvorak - No Agenda -097-2009-05-14
via FoxyTunes

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.3: Missing Bea Arthur Gives Me The Swine Flu!

With host Peter A. Clay joined in conversation with his brother Adam B. Clay.

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In this episode:
Swine flu and the panic it's trying to cause, while the number of cases in ratio to the number of people in the world are not adding up.

A fond farewell to Actress Bea Arthur and a trip down memory lane to our favorite television shows.

Plus much, much more!


Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Death is Still the Leading Cause of Death!

Swine flu has hit! Everyone stay in your homes, don't go to work or school or do anything, don't even breath.
150 people in Mexico, mainly Mexico City have died due to the flu and the time to panic is now!
Wait a minute! My Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy still says "Don't Panic" on the cover.

At last check Mexico City had almost 9 million people living there, do I really have to explain the ratio of people who have died or even suffering from swine flu to the whole swarm of people still living, and didn't we just go through all this with Peanut Butter and Tomatoes.

Yes flu is serious, and I don't intentionally take people suffering or dieing for granted, but the fact of the matter is people die. Everyday so far, and more will today. Some from swine flu, some from another form of flu, others from traffic accidents, electricity and I think there is still at least couple of wars out there, and I'll bet some where in the world a circus clown was trampled by an elephant.

I know it's the job of Local or National newscasts to find a way to make you crap your pants, but the numbers suggest that you will make it through the day okay. In fact I read a book(I'll find it and mention it on the next Radioaffliction podcast)that stated you have a better chance of winning the lottery than being killed by a terrorist. I read another book that stated you have a better chance of being killed by a terrorist than getting married after 40(joke).

So there you have it. You are going to live. Until you don't and then you won't have anything to worry about. You will be another statistic for something and a bunch of people will send their thoughts and prayers to your family.

Enjoy your day!

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Radioaffliction Quickie: Maddens Succession Leads to a UFO Sighting!

With Host Peter A. Clay with Robert King and Intern Ivan.

Click here to listen or right click to download.

Topics include:
Dreadful post from Drudge Retort on UFO's in Roswell, New Mexico.

Ron Paul's video about succession and Texas and it's okay to talk about(?).

The retirement of John Madden and more!


Now playing: Doobie Brothers - Eyes Of Silver
via FoxyTunes

Monday, April 06, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.25 The Sound of Inevitability!

Special edition of The Radioaffliction with host Peter A. Clay this time joined once again by CK.

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Follow up to Vol. 9.2 without the snarkiness of Robert King!

Topics include:
Follow up on knowing when Tiger Woods is going to win.
The renaming of The Sears and Freedom Towers.
And a continuation of our discussion on how you would handle success if you knew it was inevitable.

Now playing: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Souvenir
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Thursday, April 02, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.2 Slap Chopping a Sham Wow is Inevitable

The latest edition of The Radioaffliction with host Peter A. Clay joined by Robert King.

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Topics include:
A special thanks to Leo Laporte, and Archive.org for inspiring and supporting The Radioaffliction!

We respond to a comment from our last show from Laurel Kornfeld about Pluto being a Planet(in Illinois)!

How I celebrated Earth Hour!

The Sham Wow Guy Slap-Chopping a Prostitute in Florida.

How can a non-sports fan get interested in Golf if you know Tiger Woods is going to win?

And we dare to answer the question from Elyse Hope Killoran, "Would you function differently in your business if you felt success was 'inevitable'?"
Plus much more!

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol. 9.1: Twittering With $2 Dollar Bills will Make Pluto a Planet(in Illinois)!

Special edition of The Radioaffliction with host Peter A. Clay and guest Robert King.

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Topics include:
Why aren't you using your $2 dollar bills?
A mini review of the Podcast No Agenda.
****Segment supported by 1 & 1 Web Hosting*****
Using social media and my addiction to using Twitter.
Pluto is a Planet(in Illinois).
And the Vatican Hates Dan Brown plus much more.
Join us and enjoy!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

For the Love of God Use Your $2 Dollar Bills!!!!

Years back I wrote an article entitled No Love for the $2 Dollar Bill in which a Taco Bell manager refused to accept a $2 dollar bill from a customer.

Now comes an article from the Kitsap Sun(?) about a 15 year old boy's collection of $2 dollar bills "allegedly" stolen from his room. $550 worth of $2 dollar bills!

I have said this before and I will say it again until we get it right.
The $2 bill is an active form of currency and is meant to used NOT COLLECTED!!!
Hopefully the money was taken from an estranged parent, who took the money and put into some sort of fund gaining interest and not sitting in a shoebox under the bed waiting to see if they are worth something someday. The fact is they are worth something.

Just think if everyone in the USA that is stashing away their $2 dollar bill took them out, dusted them off and used them, we would probably save the economy. And retailers take notice too. You have room in your cash drawers. That last slot is not for checks or big bills. They are to go underneath the drawer or that secret compartment behind the drawer where you keep rolled coins.
Let's look at the benefit of the $2 dollar bill in a retail environment.
If you are giving the customer back $9 dollars in change it is easier to give the customer back a 5 and two 2's than a 5 and 4 one's. Using the $2 dollar bill helps you use less $1 dollar bills and you make less trips to the bank and that saves energy.
That's right folks, using the $2 dollar bill will not only save The United States economy but it will also save the planet!!!

Take action everyone, get out today and get those $2 dollar bills rolling, keep calling it The Sears Tower and Pluto is a Planet(in Illinois)!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

What You Talkin' About Willis!

They say that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, and I guess when a building changes names it smells the same too.

But when I heard the news that The Willis Group was purchasing The Sears Tower in Chicago and then renaming it The Willis Tower, I thought to myself something stinks.

I shouldn't be that surprised, nothing is sacred anymore. Sports stadiums change names all the time, so often in fact that I've missed a few and others need to pick one and stick with it. Does anyone really know the name of the football stadium in Baltimore? Candlestick Park has changed names so many times and still nobody cared to the point that they finally gave up and started calling it Candlestick again.

But that is an entertainment venue that relies on advertisement as a means of income.
Does the Willis group really need to show off the fact that they spent a ton of money on a building that they need to re-write the history books?
You wouldn't rename the Golden Gate Bridge, The Empire State Building, The Moon or Lambeau Field would you? Or would you?

Of course there is the arguement that Sears hasn't owned the tower in years and why should they get the free advertising!

The truth is The Willis Group can do whatever they want with their money and call it what ever they want.

I will still call it The Sears Tower and Pluto is still a planet!
So there.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Radioaffliction Classics Vol.2: Fertile Soil Makes Great Lima Beans!

Volume 2 of Radioaffliction Classics takes us to late 1999 with Hosts Peter A. Clay and Richard Harrington.

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In this episode:
Rick takes exception to Lima Beans(????).

A quick market update from Stu Griffin(love those pork bellies).

And Rick and Pete get philosophical.

Bonus, an interview with the late Gary Allyn about retirement and being replaced by Rick as weather forecaster, plus he tries to sing a disco version of "Bridge Over Troubled Water".


Now playing: Cat Stevens - Moonshadow
via FoxyTunes

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol.9: When Satellites Collide! 10 Ways it Can Be Contagious!

With Host Peter A. Clay along with C.K. and Robert King.

Click here to listen or right click to download.

Topics Include:
U.S. and Russian Satellites Collide and nobody believes my conspiracy theory, but it did lead to a comment by the Prince of Centraxis.

We review the website "Life With The Boys" and the article "10 Things I Hate(then Love) about Your Blog."

A message from our sponsor 1 & 1 Web Hosting and Domain Names!

"I Love Him and I can Change Him!"

A comment about the post from "Avert Your Eyes" titled "Annoyances".


New and Improved?

Well a new look for the site at least.
I hope you enjoy and that it is easier to navigate.

Please feel free to let me know what you think!

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Cold War 2 or Ooops Didn't See Your Satellite?

I'm not one for conspiracy theories, in fact since I have been sitting in on a wonderful course on Physics from the University of California Berkeley I have pretty much ruled out any conspiracy with 9/11, Man on the Moon, The Earth being Flat and Roswell, New Mexico.

When I read the story about the United States(U.S.) and Russian satellites colliding and got the details of the story, it was the Physics that made me go, "Wait a minute, something isn't right here."

Maybe I've been listening to a little too much of Adam Curry on No Agenda or maybe I am just really bored, but when I read that the satellites were in a low Earth orbit bells started ringing in my head and red flags are waving all over the place.
You see if these were "communication" satellites, one would think they would be in a geosynchronous orbit, meaning almost in the same position as if it is almost falling back to Earth(as I understand it). The only things that are usually in low Earth orbits?(Drum roll please)

Now I really get to thinking. What if I am a future President of the United States, better yet let's say we have a new President(we haven't had one of those lately have we?), and he is getting to meet his Joint Chiefs of Staff and they present a report to him saying that they believe that a Russian satellite that was rumored to be non-functional is in fact functional and taking pictures of the United States. Not that there is anything really important for them to be taking pictures of, but it would just send a strong message that we know what is going on and that we mean business, and since sending a missile to destroy the satellite would send too strong of a message. We have Johnny Physics guy here who says we can take one of our communication satellites and bring it into orbit with their satellite and kabooom! No one will suspect anything since it has never happened before, and to make it more interesting we will make it sound like the International Space Station(which I hope is in a higher orbit) is in danger of the debris.

Well that almost sounds too good to be true. But since each side is blaming the other for the "accident", it seems like happy days all over again.
I'll go with the official story for now. But watch out I might write about it on my blog. Oh wait.

Anyway food for thought, and that's always healthy.

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol.8: I Went to the Doctor and Had my Blagojevich Removed!

Host Peter A. Clay is joined by Chris Korhonen(C.K.) and Robert King.

Click here for volume 8 of The Radioaffliction.

Topics include:
The Impeachment conviction of Rod Blagojevich(we just love the name, and the hair!).
DTV Delay(again!).
How bad is the economy(really).
No Love for the $2 bill.
Getting questionable advertising through committee(aw, nuts!).


Friday, January 30, 2009

Radioaffliction Classics Vol. 1: Coffee, Tips and C.R.A.P.

Breaking into the vaults of the original Radioaffliction.

In this episode, future fill in Co-Host Adam Clay makes his first appearance and his only appearance in studio.

Click here for Vol. 1 of Radioaffliction Classics.

Topics include:
Coffee and Coffee Shops between California and Wisconsin.
Tipping Coffee Shop Employees.
Bad Songs.
How to have a good "safe" first date.
Canadian Conservative Reform Alliance Party!


Friday, January 23, 2009

Radioaffliction Vol 7.5: Radioaffliction Hall of Fame!

Who is in, who is not in. Who is not in, in comparison to who is in.
The results are in for this years inductees for The Rock N Roll and Baseball Hall of Fame.
We Discuss.
Click here for the latest edition of The Radioaffliction!

Host Peter A. Clay is joined by Chris Korhonen(C.K.) and Robert King for this discussion.

Add to our list of groups not in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame(in comparison to who is).

Thursday, January 15, 2009

How I Met Albert Einstein!

Click Here for a Radioaffliction Quickie!

Topics include:
  • Recap of the latest episode of "How I Met Your Mother" and how the end might be sooner than you think.

  • Albert Einstein's 3 rules of work and how they might get us out of this "bad economy"!

  • A fond farewell to two great actors, and more!

  • Enjoy!

    Monday, January 05, 2009

    I'm O.K.

    I discuss my little incident with ice on my front steps.
    Oprah on the cover of a Sirius/XM brochure.
    And a quick visit from my kittie Kjaele!(see photo below)

    Turbo Tagger

    Radioaffliction Classics with The Bummin Cousins: Delightfully Weird Streaming!

    The Bummin Cousins Peter A. Clay and Jim Reid are back with a wonderful podcast about the things found in Thrift Stores and Flea Markets. Cl...