Coffee of 2013

San Francisco Roasters Ritual Roasters – Seersucker Espresso, Sweet Tooth Espresso Martha & Bros – House Blend Philz Coffee – Julie’s Ultimate Blue Bottle Coffee – SFMOMA Blend Four Barrel Coffee – Friendo Blendo Espresso Purchased Locally, Roasted Elsewhere Northbound Coffee Roasters – Tiger Rose Espresso (Puchased at Stanza, roasted in Mt Shasta, CA) Handsome Coffee…

Pumpkin Ales 2013

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews And so it continues for the third year running. We’re at a whopping 32 and we’re not done yet! The Great Pumpkin Ale – Cambridge Brewing Company 6/10 Claims to be New England’s first pumpkin ale, which, having just seen the plethora of pumpkin ales in New…

Pumpkin Ales 2012

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews The tasting continues for 2012! Our rating scale relates to the pumpkin beer as a whole. We rated the beer itself on a 1-10 scale and then added or subtracted based on the overall “pumpkin-ness” of the beer. (Imperial) Pumking – Southern Tier Brewing (7/10) Crisp IPA…

Super Duper Itunes Analysis

Fair warning, I’m a bit of a data geek. And I’m stubbornly persistant when I come up with an idea that I’m curious about seeing through. So when I thought about the growth rate of my music collection within iTunes, I simply had to figure out a way to graph it.

The Call of Cthulhu For Beginning Readers

Having just read Lovecraft’s Call of Cthulhu this past Christmas, combined with a deep-seeded love for Dr. Seuss, I was thrilled to come across a mashup earlier today. On DeviantArt, DrFaustusAU makes all sorts of Seussian illustrations, but it was the complete rewrite of the 86 year old horror classic that caught my eye. I went ahead…

The Great Pumpkin Ale Tasting of 2011

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews It’s been a tough month. After going through a few various Oktoberfest six-packs, we moved on Pumpkin Ales. For science! And the betterment of pumpkin-lovers worldwide. Our rating scale relates to the pumpkin beer as a whole. We rated the beer itself on a 1-10 scale and…

Mixed Technology

I’ve had a package of Polaroid type 59 instant 4×5 film in my fridge for five years now and decided to use it today. After picking up a set of Photojojo iPhone lenses from Doc Pop (courtesy of a Postagram contest), Kristan and I headed to Glen Canyon to have a picnic and shoot some…