Entries by AlexKrasny

Girls Gone Wild

I watched my 40,000th Girls Gone Wild commercial on Comedy Central when it finally occurred to me. Girls Gone Wild has been around for over 10 years. I remember those commercials playing when I was in high school. Probably even before that! I always hated them. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against women […]

Ammunition, Tension, Gameplay

Ever since I read the article “Restate Assumption: Out of Ammo” on Gausswerks blog I have been giving ammo a lot of thought. Coincidentally, at the same time, BioWare abandoned thier “infinite ammo” system from Mass Effect 1 in Mass Effect 2. Why would they make this change? (Quick recap: In ME1 your guns overheat […]

Marketing Fail: Sun Chips

What idea are they going for? Maybe I am the one that missed the boat but does anyone actually take “bag decomposition” into consideration when buying chips? When buying any food product? When did this become a selling point? Answer: it NEVER DID. What kind of a person throws the bag on the ground anyway? […]


angry and sleepy? everything is overcast tea isn’t helping miniature cookies why did I take so many to eat only one? empty restaurant ipod plays my radio heard it all before

Spellcheck Dilemma

My computer thinks the word cunt is a typo. This is one of those rare cases in which I know my computer is wrong and I am right. Cunt is indeed a word. I right clicked on the word and clicked on the “learn spelling” command. SUDDENLY I froze! My fingers firmly holding the mouse […]

“Shoot for the Moon … “

Nitpicking? Absolutely. “Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.” -Les Brown I hate this quote. I think it’s stupid, tacky and 100% cliche. It’s just a wordy way to say always try your best. The problem with this quote is the totally absurd premise that if you […]


I remember an event in my young life, in middle school, we had to make some kind of art project relating to the Oregon trail. Well back in elementary school for an art project the whole class made a little rocking chair made out of clothes pins. It was perfect I thought. A perfect hand […]


smokey poker room I sit reluctantly —lose predictably seek comfort in food the Bellagio buffet got my money’s worth

Touchdown Vegas

two hours backward fifty degrees warmer touchdown in Vegas hundreds of people crank slot machine handles unhappy faces

The Battle

common cold syndrome nothing a sauna can’t fix two hundred degrees each room in the house contains a stale cup of tea I still have a cough “I’m glad we are friends.” text hits like a sledgehammer reads like a curse