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  • Amazon/Twitch merger
    Amazon absorbs the Twitch phenomenon
    It seems like every time a tech product gets large, a big boy comes in and takes over. Much like Oculus Rift being picked up by Facebook, these moves are equivalent to the New York Yankees scooping up the best player from the Houston Astros. There...
  • April 27 is National Prime Rib Day
    Celebrate National Prime Rib Day with a delicious cut of beef
    Since all steaks are not created equal, have no other steak than a prime rib today on since April 27 isNational Prime Rib Day.All steaks do not taste the same. Prime rib is a delicious cut of beef that is usually roasted and served as the main...
  • Amazon Prime Air Drone
    Amazon.com reveals flying drones to deliver your packages
    You heard right - On Sunday, December 1st, Online conglomerate Amazon.com's CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled to the world for the first time on 60 Minutes a revolutionary way of delivering your packages in an estimate 30-60 minutes after you click the ...
  • PAX East 2013
    PAX East 2014 completely sold out
    PAX East 2014, the upcoming Penny Arcade-sponsored gaming festival, started its ticket sales on October 24, and is officially sold out of any attendee passes.Less than an hour after registration opened, the event’s initial allocation of...
  • Prime BUrger
    Review of Prime Burger Bar
    You feeling lucky? When that lucky feeling strikes you may be tempted to hop in the car and drive to Elgin and pull a few slots at the Grand Victoria Casino. After a couple of hours of battling the one armed bandit you’ll probably garner an...
  • Fleming's Filet Mignon
    Fleming's Steakhouse has your special occasions covered
    Calling Fleming’s in Birmingham for a reservation, the hostess asked if we were celebrating anything. I told her it was our wedding anniversary.Fast forward to our visit-- at the hostess stand, they wished us a happy anniversary and walked...
  • Amazon brings their video streaming service to the PlayStation3
    Amazon brings their video streaming service to the PlayStation3
    People that logged on to Amazon.com saw a letter from CEO Jeff Bezos announcing a new deal that furthers the competition between Amazon's prime network and Netflix. The letter told of an agreement between Seattle-based and Sony to stream their...
  • Amazon adds the Discovery network to their prime line-up
    Amazon adds the Discovery network to their prime line-up
    Today when Jeff went to Seattle-based Amazon's homepage he was surprised to see a letter from Jeff Bezos announcing that they had just expanded the number of television shows available on their prime service. According to the letter Amazon has...
  • Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
    35 Secrets To Higher Credit Scores
    Although the current Credit Rating System needs to be abolished in order to get the U.S. real estate market and overall economy back on positive tracks, the fact of the matter is, that until it is, Americans need to understand how this...
  • PAX Logo. You'll learn to recognize it.
    Penny Arcade Expo (Part 2c): The end of this thing
    Exhibition (Expo) Hall The Expo hall is the most trod, packed and amazing place to visit at this convention. It's a whirling cacophony of lights and sounds, hawkers peddling their products, spinning in the ether, wringing their hands at the...
  • Gaming happens. Be careful.
    Penny Arcade Expo (Part 2b): More exposition on the exposition
    A continuation of the PAX series. Labeled 2b, this shall continue to break down the convention itself, and may provide a nudge in the right direction, which happens to be towards PAX. Console Gaming For those people who are not huge into PC gaming...
  • The line room at PAX 2009. Busy busy!
    Penny Arcade Expo (Part 2a) - Events, events and more events
    Now, as you may remember from the previous article in this series, PAX is pretty much amazing. The scale, the participation, the people, it all ends up in a huge fondue of gooey fun. Now that we've established a working knowledge of what PAX...
  • Penny Arcade Expo feels like home to a lot of gamers out there.
    Penny Arcade Expo (Part 1) - history and background
    Penny Arcade Expo is now, officially, bigger than Jesus. Okay, maybe not that huge, but still. PAX, as it is known colloquially, is one of the biggest celebrations of gaming in the United States. Penny Arcade started out as a little web-comic,...