Month: December 2004

  • Canon 580EX speedlite

    I just bought the new Canon Speedlight 580EX, to use with my EOS 20D. Bought the flash on Tuesday. Took a handful of photos with it. Today, two days later, I turned it on… whirrrr, click click click click, dead. Something in the zooming mechanism is grinding. I have no idea what happened. It wasn’t […]

  • Central Station

    A couple new additions to my project studio. First, an inexpensive 100W/ch power amplifier, the ART SLA-1. This will be used to drive a second pair of speakers, Paradigm bookshelf speakers I’ve had for many years. These supplement my main monitors, Behringer Truth B-21 powered monitors. It’s a good thing to have a variety of […]

  • Updated weblog software

    I’ve just upgraded to WordPress 1.2.1. I’m hoping this will make more tools available to me to keep that lame-ass Poker Spammer from wasting any more of my time. If you’re reading this, asshole, note the following: none of your spam appears on any of my pages. None of it ever will.

  • The Grudge

    I saw the horror movie The Grudge (official site) last night. That is one relentlessly creepy movie! The sound effects are especially effective. It takes a lot of a movie to scare me, but The Grudge does it. And it’s not all cheap spring-loaded-cat gags, either (though it does have quite a few of those.) […]