The Jays Have Real Radio Broadcasts Again

Sportsnet restores Ben Wagner as radio play-by-play voice of Blue Jays, for now Thank god. Dan Shulman did his best, but anyone with a clue knew that this simulcasting garbage was never going to work especially with him not calling every game. Buck is what he is, but what he clearly isn’t is a radio …

Can I Get Me A Beer?

99 Bottles Of Beer On The Touch Screen: The Spread Of Self-Serve Taps As a blind person, I really hate this idea and hope it doesn’t find its way to Canada assuming it hasn’t already. Touchscreens are pretty much the bane of my existence. The damn things keep popping up in more and more places …

I Know You’re A Phone, But…

Hi there, Apple. Me again. I know you haven’t fixed that speakerphone thing for me yet, but I’m going to lay another longstanding gripe on you if that’s alright. Can we please have a feature that makes the phone treat the phone part of itself as a background app instead of always taking focus from …

Today In Things I’m About Sick Of

Just a couple of unrelated things I’m annoyed by right now. If I’m paying to subscribe to your website, why is it still absolutely caked in ads? Short of trying to force harmful software onto my system or hitting my very modern computer with so many things to load that it falls over and dies, …

Finger…On…The Button…

I am so tempted to delete every Raw, Smackdown and main roster WWE PPV from my never ending wrestling watchlist. What in the actual hell is this retribution shit? For weeks these goobers have been running around like a lame version of the Nexus, messing with the broadcast feed, menacing employees and misclassified independent contractors, …

The Coat May Not Be Fleeced, But You Will Be

I realize I’ve asked this a thousand times, but why does everything need technology in it? Why, for instance, do jackets now require batteries to power their built-in heating systems? Isn’t the coat combined with your own body supposed to be the heating system? I just get so furious when I read things like this. …

Don’t Forget The Dolly. I Want To Bring The Portable TV Along

For the low low price of $250 in 1959 money (around $2200 today) plus another $5.25 ($47 now) for the rechargeable battery, you too can own your very own battery powered television. Imagine being able to watch your favourite programs on a plane or train. It’s as handy as a camera. It only weighs 15 …

Let’s All Dance The Three-Step

Because apparently we have no use for the two-step around here. Waterloo Region’s top public health doctor says the area is on track to move into Step 3 of Ontario’s reopening framework along with the rest of the province next Friday. “That’s the plan,” medical officer of health Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang said during a weekly …