Sudoku puzzles almost always deliver the reward that they promise, almost always follow through on their offer of satisfaction on a job well done.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

The movie seems happy enough to let its Christian subtext remain subtextual.

Assassination Vacation.

People, places, and things that merit little more than a footnote in the grand narrative of history are given more than their fair share of space in Vowell’s book.

Who wouldn’t like a nice prescriptivist usage guide in their stocking?

More evidence that Josh is a big dork.

Bleary-eyed and lazy-tailed.

I know I won’t get any sympathy for this, but it’s been a long time since I got up at 7:00 in the morning.

The lure of the exotic.

Apparently, late in the year 2005, people can do amazing things with their cell phones that I couldn’t imagine doing on my old 1998 model.

When “elitist” is a four-letter word.

Is there a subculture out there that’s more defensive and quick to anger than the gaming community?

Guitar Poseur!

Guitar Hero allows you to play like a rock star without having to bother with niggly little details like actually learning to play the guitar.

Buyer’s remorse.

Explain to me again why I bought a PSP? It wasn’t for the RSS reader, I’ll tell you that.