Archive for June, 2006

Fireworks time – How to take great shots

June 30th, 2006 No comments


The Celebration of light is starting up at the end of July. (See earlier post for dates). I’ve always loved going downtown to watch these. It’s amazing to see the sky filled with fireworks and the crowds that come down to watch.

Here’s a link to a site that has some tips for taking pictures of Fireworks (I’ve taking pics/video of all 4 shows for the last 2 years so I’m always interested in this.

Top 5 tips for Shooting Fireworks

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Spider-Man 3 Teaser Trailer

June 27th, 2006 No comments

Here’s the link to the teaser trailer:

Teaser Trailer

Movie comes out May 4, 2007.

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Canucks make big trade before the Draft

June 24th, 2006 No comments

The Vancouver canucks have made a big trade just before the entry draft that starts this afternoon.

The Following Vancouver Canucks are going to the Florida Panthers:

Alex Auld, Todd Bertuzzi, and Bryan Allen.

Alex Auld Todd Bertuzzi Bryan Allen

Coming to Vancouver are:

Robert Luongo, Lukas Krajicek and a 6th round Draft pick from today’s draft.

Roberto Luongo Lukas Krajicek 6th round draft pick

What do *I* think of this? Well I knew Bertuzzi had to be moved, I wasn’t too sad about that. What gets me is tossing Auld into that mix. He carried the Canucks since Cloutier went out. I’m sorry to see Alex go, but I hope it works out as best as possible for everyone envolved.

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Winamp concept MP3 player

June 23rd, 2006 No comments

This looks pretty slick. Wonder if it’ll make production.



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Mighty Ducks get new Jerseys

June 22nd, 2006 No comments

The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim unveiled their new jerseys.


Tonight on CBC are the NHL awards and on Satruday is the NHL draft.

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A childrens legend is being retired

June 15th, 2006 No comments

Mr. Dressup will disappear from the CBC lineup as of September 3rd, 2006.

cl_mr_dressup.jpg The show started in 1967 and the last episode made was in 1996.. it’s been in re-runs ever since. Right now the show it on every weekday morning at 11am, but starting July 3rd it’ll move to Sunday mornings only.

This is sad sad. I remember growing up with Mr. Dressup, the tickletrunk, Casey and Finnegan.

Episodes will continue to be available on DVD.

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You know you grew up in the 80’s if …

June 13th, 2006 No comments

1. You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word “PSYCHE”.

2. You watched the Pound Puppies.

3. You can sing the rap to the “Fresh Prince of Belair ” …and can do the “Carlton”.

4. Girls wore biker shorts under their skirts and felt stylishly sexy.

5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club and tried to start a club of your own.

6. You owned those lil’ Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.

7. You know that “WOAH ” comes from Joey on Blossom.

8. Two words: Hammer Pants.

9. If you ever watched “Fraggle Rock “.

10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars… and “spokey-dokes” or playing cards on your spokes for that incredible sound effect.
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June 9th, 2006 No comments


The Transformers website has gone live.

Appears to be counting down the milliseconds till it’s release next year.

Can’t wait to see a trailer.

UPDATE: it’s been pointed out to me that this is the countdown to the first trailer, not the movie release itself.

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ABC promises no LOST repeats.

June 9th, 2006 No comments

lost_logo_240.jpg Because of the legions of pissed off Lost fans this year, ABC has announced that it won’t air any reruns next season.

“Lost” will kick off its third season with seven new episodes in a row before going on hiatus to give a new drama, “Day Break,” the chance to begin. “Lost” will then return, either in late January or early February — and will air continuous new episodes through the end of the season.
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