• January 21st, 2014

Yes, Columbus, you must shovel your sidewalk

Most people I talk to don't know for sure whether or not they should remove snow from sidewalks on their property. Some say that you should, but it's not required. Others say that if you do and someone slips, then you're liable for their injury. For Columbus, Ohio, the truth is that you have to clear your sidewalks.

  • November 24th, 2013

Mirror Lake Jump 2013 promises new difficulties

The annual Mirror Lake jump has been a wet, rowdy, alcoholic and cold celebration of Buckeye spirit. Students and alumni alike striped down to bathing suits in cold water and near-freezing air, while police and university officials looked on. This year's policy changes that.

  • September 12th, 2013

Don't shoot! A tale of late-night adrenaline

Assault, zombies and muggers danced through my head this morning when I left work.

  • August 25th, 2013
  • August 19th, 2013

Contributing code makes projects better

I'm happy to say that Dropplets, the platform powering this blog, now contains code that I contributed. It's a very minor thing, but it adds the significant ability to style posts independently of each other.

  • July 13th, 2013

"Pacific Rim" astounds and amazes

Pacific Rim was over-the-top awesomeness. From an original-yet-familiar plot to stupendous visual effects, the film blew me away.

  • July 12th, 2013
  • July 9th, 2013

"Dirty Wars" is powerful, emotional advocacy

At what point does a documentary stop being a documentary and cross over into advocacy, or drama? "Dirty Wars" was thought-provoking, but it blurred the lines between documentary and docudrama.