What the Hell’s a Jigawatt?

“I need a nuclear reaction to generate the 1.21 jigawatts of electricity I need.” ~Doc Brown The first time I saw the flux capacitor I was like a kid in a candy store, eyes wide open, mouth drooling, frozen in place, hoping to hell that it didn’t go anywhere. I thought that if that thing … Continue reading What the Hell’s a Jigawatt?

Lost in Translation

Today I had an interesting interaction with a woman who was in Target holding a copy of the movie, The Hobbit. I noticed it and told her how wonderful the movie was. She seemed shocked, even though she was in the process of purchasing said film, because she was buying it sight unseen. I asked … Continue reading Lost in Translation

We Are Sparta! (or #300)

That movie’s supposed to be about how a small band of warriors can overcome the humungous force against them with sheer willpower, strength of mind, and some pretty ripped abs too, right? Well, I’ve never seen it, but pretty much everyone I’ve talked to who has seen it told me some variation of the above. … Continue reading We Are Sparta! (or #300)