Waffanas (#1 in Adam’s “Cooking for the Lazy” series)

Almost but not quite perfect

tl;dr:  Want to save time and scrolling? Pour waffle mix. Throw sliced bananas on it. Wait ’til cooked. Eat. YUM! Today I made waffanas, my brilliant name for banana-stuffed waffles.  They were super delicious and very easy to make, even for cooking-incompetent and kitchen-lazy people (like me and, perhaps, you). NOTE:  I’m linking to Amazon products below* for… Continue reading Waffanas (#1 in Adam’s “Cooking for the Lazy” series)

An ode to universal music locators (let me take my playlists with me!)

I’m polymusical.  Not only do I have various music talents, but — more relevant to this post — I’ve “dated” quite a few music services in my time, and not all of them purely sequentially.  Heck, I even served as a volunteer community leader for one and a nicely-compensated community-UX designer for another. PressPlay, Yahoo!… Continue reading An ode to universal music locators (let me take my playlists with me!)

The fabulous jazzy score of Metropolis (and Napster vs. Rhapsody)

Have you heard of the movie Metropolis (the anime one)?  No?  How about film scorer Toshiyuki Honda?  No, again?  Well, you’re missing out!  It’s a delightfully quirky and surprisingly touching film, despite a somewhat slim plot and cursory characterizations.  And the Metropolis soundtrack is especially charming and catchy… in particular, it’s surprisingly jazzy, providing a… Continue reading The fabulous jazzy score of Metropolis (and Napster vs. Rhapsody)

Dying fan, tasty solution

Yesterday, one of the two fans (I couldn’t tell which) in my high-end PC started making very unpleasant sounds.  It’s like with cars… hard to describe, but you know trouble when you hear it. I got on all fours, shoved the computer out of the under-desk cabinet, and investigated.  Hmm… both fans were still seemingly… Continue reading Dying fan, tasty solution