Category Archives: Commentary

An Open Letter to People I Know With Smartphones

I hesitate to tell people who I work for outside of this esteemed website simply for the fact that when they find out, they tend to ask me questions I am not really comfortable answering outside of work. So from now on, I will simply say, “No, I will not fix your computer or smartphone.” Read the rest of this entry

Fastrax Raceway in Albany Closes With No Notice and Their Paychecks Are Bouncing

You know that cool go-kart racetrack on Washington Ave, in the Crossgates Commons? If you’ve never been there, you won’t get the chance ever again because it closed without notice. Their location in Poughkeepsie also closed up. And to make things worse, their former employee’s paychecks are bouncing.  Read the rest of this entry

Tech Tuesday – Mac Users Are Less Snobby Then Linux Users

I get a lot of my ideas for stories from tech sites, like The Verge, and Slashdot. Lately more from Slashdot. But there was something I noticed while reading comments on stories they had posted. A lot of the Linux users were pretty damn snobby.  Read the rest of this entry

We Need To Stop Making Transformers Movies

In 2007 we got our first taste of what Michael Bay was bringing to the table for his “Transformers” films. All I can say is that this garbage needs to stop for the sake of Transformers fans everywhere.

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Do You Think The CDC Dropped The Ball With Ebola? [POLL]

Ebola is a scary word, and a very scary situation going on around the world right now. So do you believe that the CDC has done enough for the United States to prevent or prepare us for Ebola? Read the rest of this entry

Derek Jeter Sweater Is Worst Piece of Jeter Memorabilia Ever

Yes, Derek Jeter was great. No, this sweater is not.  Read the rest of this entry

Do Atheists Care About Carrie Underwood?

Carrie Underwood has a new song…who else is excited? I claim to be a huge fan…I only have all her CDs in my car and have been to 7 of her concerts…but that’s besides the point. Carrie is an amazing talent, an amazing woman (soon to be mom), and puts on an amazing show (just ask my husband who even enjoys her concerts and doesn’t mind coming with me). The question is do atheists care about her?

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Five Things We Need To See From DC In Their Upcoming Movies and TV Shows

Marvel has done a horrible thing to DC Comics. They jumped off the pages of their comic books onto the big screen and in a big way. Now DC Comics is attempting to play catch up, and they have a long road ahead of them.  Read the rest of this entry

Did Subway Go To Far With Their New Halloween Commercial? [POLL]

How exactly does a company that gets the country to fall in love with Jared and singing a catchy tune about five dollar subs get thrown into the “sexist” column?  Read the rest of this entry

Fall is the Most Bipolar Season of Them All

Fall is that time of the year when the leaves change colors, the air is crisp, and it’s apparently very acceptable to make every single part of your diet pumpkin spice. If this is true, then why am I freezing in the morning, and sweating in the afternoon? Read the rest of this entry