Archive for January, 2013

McAfee Is For Muggles And Norton Is For Naifs

Posted January 31, 2013 By Mom

If you’re like most people who have an antivirus program installed on their Windows computers, you’re running McAfee or Norton. These programs come pre-loaded on most Windows computers with a free trial period, and since most non-tech-savvy consumers know they need antivirus protection and recognize the Norton or McAfee name, they take the path of […]

Dear Post Cereal Company:

Posted January 31, 2013 By Mom

Honey Bunches of Oats Greek. With Greek Yogurt clusters. Because the one thing I’ve always felt was lackingĀ in my breakfast cereal enjoyment was sourness.* Up till now, the only way I could have that ay-em taste sensation was to use spoiled milk. And o lucky day, I also get to pay about 25% more for […]

Digital Video: It’s The Last Video Format You’ll Ever Buy As a matter of fact, it’s the only video format you’ve been buying since the days of Betamax tapes. The only difference between Betamax and Blu-ray and everything that came between is the media the digital video was copied to: tape, disc, and higher-capacity disc. […]

Music Review: Favorite Movie Soundtracks

Posted January 30, 2013 By Mom

I love movies and I love music too, so every film I see has two opportunities to win me over: with the movie, and with the soundtrack. Here are some of my favorite soundtracks, old and new. These are albums I listen to over and over again, in some cases long after any memory of […]

Movie Review: Margin Call

Posted January 30, 2013 By Mom

Here in the Prime Screening Room, I highlight Amazon Prime Instant Videos that are not only currently free for Prime members to watch, but definitely worth the cost of the rental or purchase for everyone else as well. Today’s pick: Margin Call. Margin Call tells the chilling, fact-based story of the first 24 hours of […]