A death can impact as greatly as a life and you can spend your own living days trying to make a connection. That's what usually happens with celebrities.
Pssst - If you have a dollar, I have a pixel for you
Housing prices are lower now than they were in the 1980s, but costs continue to creep up.
It is New Year's Day, and many people are just waking up (but some will probably sleep until it gets dark outside) with hangovers.
We have been hiding behind what we are supposed to do for each other for long enough now. Isn't it time that we grew up and learned how to have a conversation?
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for January 01, 2006
Some resolutions I really, really think I can keep this year. Frankly, I'm quite excited. It'll be a good year.
New Year's Eve and I have had some interesting showdowns over the past 11 years.
Kelly Clarkson tells off her insensitive boyfriend in the vehement "Walk Away."
The Robinson Brothers and the rest of the band have lost nothing during their breakup as a band.
These are my favorite indie rock, electronica and hip-hop tracks released in 2005 in one solid block of sounds.
Holopaw have delivered on of the most beautiful and understated albums of the year with Quit +/- or Fight.
"And in the closing stages/ The adoration you appropriate/ Is equivalent in regard to the adoration you generate"...hmmm--Nah!
An overview of the best mash-up releases of the year.
I'm grateful that I was alive during 2005. Breaths of fresh air were plentiful, especially in music.
Sakkara is the story of 2 families, one high-class Egyptian, and the other high-class British.
A History of the American-Japanese Campaign of 1931-33, by Hector Bywater
"No event more illustrates the failure of the 'Just Say No' campaign than a rave."-Peter Jennings
Not the same old grind: Beans, business, and Byzantine plots--for those who take a little 17th-century mystery and economic history with their coffee.
Bill Maher is like Loretta Castorini slapping Ronny Cammareri across the face, yelling “Snap out of it”
Even after an apocalypse where this is the only video game left, you still won't want a copy.
The realism is stunning for a system this weak.
Surprising and playable, this is one of the console's best.
Square wrestlers fight in a square ring. Irony?
Dick Clark had a stroke to account for his performance, but what was Mariah Carey's excuse? Basically, Mariah Carey was doing karaoke- and not especially good karaoke at that.
If you constantly have to tell me how fabulous something is, it probably isn't that good to begin with.
50-something films rated from 2005, with links to the full reviews. Let the best-of-2005 lists roll!
The single worst giant ape movie ever created.
There are courses, resources and actions that can save lives when an emergency strikes. Don't be without them.
The Best Of The Onion, and Blogcritics' Satire selections
As the 19th century came to a close, Great Britain stood as the premier country in the world.