Life On Mars Soundtrack

Posted by Drothism on Jan 13th, 2009

Life On Mars is one of the few good programs on the network channels at the moment. It combines SciFi with an excellent 70’s cop theme, topped with great music from the period. Somehow they not only make it all work, but manage to pull off probably the best new SciFi show since the short lived, but [...]


Opie for Obama

Posted by Drothism on Oct 24th, 2008

What would happen if Opie and Richie Cunningham had to ponder the 2008 election? Well now you can find out! Ron Howard dons a red wig to reapprise his roles as Opie and Richie, with special guests Andy Griffith and the Fonz.
Desperate times call for desperate measures!

See more Ron Howard videos at Funny or Die


Bird is the Word!

Posted by Drothism on Oct 18th, 2008

Several months back I found the 1963 song “Surfin’ Bird” by The Trashmen and couldn’t resist turning it into my primary ringtone. Since that day I have enjoyed informing the world with each call I receive that Bird is the word.
Then just a few days ago I was happily informed by an bemused coworker that [...]


Why are TV commercials so LOUD?

Posted by Drothism on Sep 22nd, 2008

People are always asking/complaining to me about how loud commercials are compared to the TV program they are watching. Well here is a nice succinct explanation as to the cause of this annoying TV watching experience.
Compression. Advertisers use compression so that everything in a commercial is about at the same (loud) audio level, close to the maximum allowable [...]


Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Posted by Drothism on Oct 16th, 2007


Caramello Koala Song

Posted by Drothism on Jun 29th, 2007


Of Squirrels and Men

Posted by Drothism on May 30th, 2007