I Want to Save a Child's Sight!

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Sorry, I'm a nerd, but the title for the 7th, and final Harry Potter book was revealed today by author J.K. Rowling to be: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." [CNN] [Yahoo]

You can take Scholastic at their word, or go to the authors site, and try this:

"If you go to her home page, click on the eraser and you will be taken to a room -- you'll see a window, a door and a mirror.In the mirror, you'll see a hallway. Click on the farthest doorknob and look for the Christmas tree. Then click on the center of the door next to the mirror and a wreath appears. Then click on the top of the mirror and you'll see a garland.Look for a cobweb next to the door. Click on it, and it will disappear. Now, look at the chimes in the window. Click on the second chime to the right, and hold it down. The chime will turn into the key, which opens the door. Click on the wrapped gift behind the door, then click on it again and figure out the title yourself by playing a game of hangman."

Most readers are now fearing for our heroes' life. I for one feel that Harry will somehow make it through this, but many do not. I can't wait for the book to come out!

Monday, December 18, 2006


Ok, so now that the Christmas/Holiday/Kwanzaa/Hanukkah, et al, season is upon us, I would like to air a gripe.

Why does every f-*ing card have to be bathed in glitter??? I can't even tell you how high this is on my "things that piss Ben off" list.

So, I'm starting a petition. Leave a comment if you so desire.

I, the undersigned, hereby boycott and vow to malign all forms of glitter, that substance being so nicknamed whore or stripper-dust, or the bane of all existence. Any item received during this joyous holiday season that contains even a fleck of said glitter, will be immediately shunned, and all cards immediately burned. Those that support the giving and/or use of glitter will be stoned.

I, the undersigned, do solemnly swear, this 18th day of December, 2006:

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Win One for Bob

Time to win one for Bob.

UW-Whitewater faces Mount Union in the Division III Title Game on ESPN (3 PM Central). Whitewater head coach Bob Berezowitz will be retiring after the game.

Go UW-W! Since this is my alma mater, I'll be pulling hard for my beloved Warhawks!

Game Preview UW-W coverage