2.22.2007

Dear Symantec: Why do you suck so much?

I just finished installing Norton Internet Security 2007 (Suck Our Balls Edition) and I can safely say that I am less than impressed. It's like they don't trust the intelligence of their customers anymore. The new version has been stripped of 2006's features almost entirely. All of it has been replaced with a dumbed-down interface that would be insulting to iPod-toting frat boys. Ad and popup blocking have been removed, not to mention parental controls (not that I needed parental controls, but it's a very dumb idea to take out something that was a major selling point to most people).
Only after scouring the site for 30 minutes (search: where the hell is Ad Blocking!?) was I able to find the very well-hidden Add-on pack that restores at least SOME of the functionality of previous versions. Why it wasn't on the damn front page is beyond me (maybe they were afraid the terr'rists would get it??) Gawd, Symantec. I just don't want to see that effing masochistic monkey and his free electronics anymore.
Also:

Zack is having fun in the 'rado.

2.06.2007

new stuff


So I like a softer world. They're good. A lot more good than bad, anyway.
Amanda got a new phone, woo! Cause the old one died. Samsung sucks balls.
I really like Samurai Champloo. It's not new, but the soundtrack is really really good. Like all the way good. Good to 11.
Guitar Hero is fun, but I wouldn't get into it enough to be able to beat my rivals. Which is a bad reason to get into anything. Leads to the Dark Side, or something.
Possibly getting a new desktop, cute little miniature uberfast one. For like $500. With vista and a decent monitor, that's like $50 for the system. Not too shabby. I'd still use Gilliam*, though.
Cleaning up a bit, and I feel much better for it. Eff you, clutter!
I forgot to take Shaolin Soccer back to Hastings. Dammit. Also not new, but a great movie nonetheless.
I think WoW is fun. There, I said it.

*Gilliam is my current PC. I changed the name from Ryo-Ohki after the hard drive cratered.
Gilliam need RAM. And a new video card. Poor old Gilliam, we love you anyway.

2.02.2007

happy new years! (late)

Sorry it's been so long. I'd like to say I've been pretty busy being constructive, but that'd be another lie. The place is a mess, I haven't really drawn anything, and I'm still only thinking about tracking music. I'm pretty much a big bum.
On the other hand, though, work really takes a lot out of me. When I get home, I just wanna veg out and try to relax. Is that really that bad? On my days off, I feel like I have to run around so much that I can't think straight. I feel like I'm just waiting for things to cave in around me. And maybe I want them to. Maybe after everything falls apart, there will be something new that I've never seen before. But then again, maybe I'm just ready to let everyone down, and get it over with. I'm not going anywhere. And I don't even know where to begin to fix things.
I'm ready, world. What are you waiting for? Take your best shot.

(Also, the pic is from New Year's Eve. I'm completely smashed. Woo!)
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