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Cocktails, Clue, and Costumes by DrinkPhilly

If the question, “was it Miss Scarlet in the conservatory with the revolver, or Colonel Mustard in the study with the lead pipe” immediately transported to your childhood gaming life, then the Drink Philly Cocktails and Clue party was right…

Introducing: TF Style

Just because you’re a geek doesn’t mean you can’t do business. And just because you’re all business doesn’t mean you can’t let your geek flag fly. The fun part is putting it together so it works as well in the…

Some Say Cosplayers are Ruining Con Sales, and Cons.

So I Read Sam Maggs‘ Mary Sue article about Denise Dorman (wife of Star Wars artist Dave Dorman) and how she posits that cosplayers and social culture at cons are killing sales for artists, and questioning why they even show up…

Doctor Who and Football – Why It’s Time We Grew Up and Get Along

Those who know me know I refer to my field of interests as multiclassing.  I enjoy sporting events as well as comic cons.  I like talking about the merits of strategy in sports as much as I do strategies for Final…

Is Microsoft Pulling a Fast One on Us with New Office Licensing?

As you may or may not know kids, I sometimes describe myself as a tech boss by day and nerd hero by night.  So rightfully so tech and the internet play a pretty heavy role in my day and I…

Technical Fowl Starts Crunching Numbers

“this is a pie chart describing my favorite bars.and this is a bar graph describing my favorite pies”-Marshall, How I Met Your Mother Data.  It’s what makes the world go ’round. Every aspect of everything in this world, and as far…

A Short Interlude: Lost Continuity

What’s up kids?  Taking a one post break to let you all know about a new side project I’m working on, teaming up with New Age Amazon’s Ashly Nagrant on a site called Lost Continuity.  It’s the brainchild of the both…

Microsoft’s New Mobile Phone-Style Xbox Live Contracts no Longer a Rumor

[Article first published as Microsoft’s New Mobile Phone-Style Xbox Live Contracts no Longer a Rumor on Blogcritics.] Over the years, especially in electronics, we’ve all seen changes in how companies charge users.  Fading are the days when a customer would by hard…

Technical Fowl’s 2011 in Review

As the year draws to a close it’s time for the technical fowl to look back on 2011 and tabulate the so-called “greatest hits” of the year in tech, news and hijinx.  I know it’s impossible for me to get…

100. no news, just a minor milestone

Greetings everyone! As we swing into the end of 2011 and get ready to start 2012, I came to the fun (and to be honest a little surprising) realization that I’ve hit post number 100 and actually have people reading…