Archive for January, 2011

How Shayne caught up to Tyson

January 29, 2011


There are no words.


Update: This is only available in the States, so I just checked the Coho schedule (no, I’m not joking), but it’s out of service until February 7th. I might just have to use my Clipper pass sooner than planned.


I win.

January 28, 2011


Any time now…

January 27, 2011

Songkick: Possibly The Best Website Ever

January 20, 2011

I’ve probably mentioned “Songkick” briefly in the past (I know I was raving about it to Rozie a few days ago), but it’s time to bring it to the masses! Or…you know…about five people. Anyways, this post is probably definitely going to seem like I’m on their payroll, I’m such a big fan. Here goes…

Facebook for concerts.

That’s the easiest way to describe it. Basically, here’s how it works:

  1. You track cities (for me, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, and San Francisco)
  2. You track artists (more on this later)
  3. You get notifications when one of your tracked artists announces a show for one of your locations
  4. You end up with a thorough database of your rock and roll lifestyle
  5. You also end up with resources for your concerts like setlists, photos, posters, etc.

To truly discover the awesomeness, you need to actually experience it first hand. Until you sign up, you can explore my profile.

As an added feature, you get “Concert Reports” at the end of the year as a fun review of your musical adventures of the year, and how they stack up to previous years. Here’s mine from 2010.

Oh, and it takes very little time to actually compile your artist list. You can “track your favourite artists instantly in three lazy ways”…by syncing with Pandora,, or iTunes. If you want to do it manually, it’s just as fast, because after one search, you get a ton of recommended artists based on your selections…and they’re pretty damn accurate, so, for the most part, you just end up clicking on the constantly-refreshing artists to add them to your tracking list.

OK, that’s enough Songkick-fellating for one post. Just check mine out and then sign up.


Update: I just got a Bud-esque error message after trying to format my profile:

Parks and Rec

January 19, 2011

There is a new intro to Parks and Recreation. You should watch it before the season premiere tomorrow night.  I can’t figure out how to embed the video so here is the link.


Jump! Box!

January 19, 2011

Big in the UK

January 15, 2011

Read the story and interview here.


This is me winning

January 14, 2011

I sure hope I don’t let my awesomeness go to my head too much…

no more bananas

January 11, 2011

Dear Emily,

Can you loan Shayne your bucket again?  Bananas might go extinct and he’s going to need something to cry into.


I’ve been had!

January 9, 2011

I bought a calendar yesterday….

“Antique Maps 2011”

When I opened it, I found out it was just a new cover on an old calendar…

“Current Maps 2010”.