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The Xtacles are here and they need your help!
November 13th, 2008 in Media > Television

From the creators of Frisky Dingo and Sealab 2021 (70-30 productions) comes the new series the Xtacles and they didn’t do so well in the ratings.

DBB – Flying Dog, In-Heat Wheat
November 12th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

In this edition of Drink Better Beer we review Flying Dog Ale’s “In-Heat Wheat”. This German Hefeweizen has a citrusy flavor and a light cloudy color, typical of the style.

DBB – Stone, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale
November 10th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

They aren’t kidding when they say it’s an aggressive beer, and you might not like it. It’s strong, it’s bitter, it’s like being hit in the mouth with a bedpost with every sip and I loved every minute of it.

DVD Pick of the Week 11/11/08
November 9th, 2008 in Media > Movies

In this week’s DVD Pick of the Week I’ll pick from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Chuck Season 1 and Scrubs Season 7.

DVD Pick of the Week 11/4/08
November 5th, 2008 in Media > Movies

Get Smart, Reaper: Season 1, and Futurama: Bender’s Game face off for this week’s DVD Pick of the Week.

DBB – Dogfish Head, 60 Minute IPA
November 2nd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

60 Minute IPA is Dogfish Head’s flagship beer, it’s a golden colored, dry, hoppy beer. Dogfish Head makes this beer by continuously adding hops every minute over the course of the 60 minute boil.

DBB – Dogfish Head, Palo Santo Marron
November 2nd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Palo Santo Marron is one of Dogfish Head’s newest beers. It’s a very dark brown beer (almost a stout), it’s sweet but not too sweet, which is balanced by a dry spiciness.

Will Windows 7 Be Any Better Than Vista?
November 1st, 2008 in Gadgets > Electronics

Microsoft announced details about its new beta release of Windows 7, their followup to Windows Vista. The question is “Is this release better than Vista?

Please Samsung, Give Me My OLED
October 30th, 2008 in Gadgets > Electronics

Samsung recently unveiled its prototype 1080p 40-inch OLED display. At 8.9 mm thick and with a contrast ratio of 1000000:1, all I can say is “I want one”

DVD Pick of the Week 10/28/08
October 28th, 2008 in Media > Movies

Admittedly, this isn’t the best week for DVDs but we’ve scoured the web to find a dvd worthy of your hard earned money.

October 28th, 2008 in Media > Movies

Kevin Smith, the acclaimed director behind “Zach and Miri Make a Porno”, has announced that he is developing a space comedy.

Mr. Beer Community Site Opens
October 27th, 2008 in Grub > Beer

Mr. Beer just opened their new community brewing site. It includes a forum, a news site and a brewer’s assistant section.

Friday the 13th Trailer
October 23rd, 2008 in Media > Movies

The new “Friday the 13th” trailer was just released. Check it out in HD on MySpace or watch the flash version below.

Cancer-Fighting Beer!
October 23rd, 2008 in Grub > Beer

We at love our beer. We’ve also always known that beer is good for us. It heightens the fun when times are good, it dulls the pain when times are bad, and it gets rid of that pesky headache the next morning

Watch the Final Zack and Miri Trailer
October 22nd, 2008 in Media > Movies

Zack and Miri Make a Porno is the next film by director Kevin Smith and is being released by the Weinstein Company on October 31.

Get Your T-Mobile G1
October 22nd, 2008 in Gadgets > Electronics

The Jay Leno of phones (the T-Mobile G1) has just been released in the US, and look at that chin.

DVD Pick of the Week 10/21/08
October 21st, 2008 in Media > Movies

Family Guy Volume 6, The Incredible Hulk, and The James Bond Blu-ray Collection duke it out in this week’s Real Man’s DVD Pick of the Week.

Dexter Renewed
October 21st, 2008 in Media > Television

Showtime has picked up the fourth and fifth season of Dexter, the serial killer who kills serial killers, after he threatened to become the serial killer who kills network executives if they cancelled the show.

BMW Announces Electric MINI Details
October 20th, 2008 in Motors

BMW just announced details of the the new MINI E. They will be available for lease in California, New York and New Jersey starting in 2009 to those with a lockable garage or area to house the high current charging station.

Guns N’ Roses set Chinese Democracy date
October 19th, 2008 in Media > Music

Gun N’ Roses (GNR) will finally release their long awaited sixth studio album on November 25, 2008. Recording for Chinese Democracy first began in 1994, it was then followed by 14 years of problems including a constantly changing line up of band members and most recently a studio change. GNR reached an exclusive deal with […]