The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind reviewed

I was very excited and anticipated the release of this novel by Terry Goodkind like no other. I have read a lot of books, approximately 200 most of which were in the fantasy genre, and Terry Goodkind’s Sword of Truth saga is the only one that I have ever read all of the books twice and is by far my favorite series ever. So as you can imagine I really was anxious for a new Goodkind book but a little nervous that it wouldn’t be within the framework of the story and characters I have come to love s...
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NFL MVP Race is narrowing down and getting interesting!

Last week in my Monday Morning QB article I had made a pretty strong case for Brett Favre for MVP if he keeps is story book season going the way it has thus far. After yet another superb week where Favre led the Vikings to a 38-10 victory over the Chicago Bears Favre put up season best numbers of 392 yards passing and 3 TD’s brining his season totals to 2874 yards passing, 24 TD’s, 3 INT’s, a 69.3 completion percentage, and a passer rating of 112.1 which is by far the best of his career. The Vik...
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Monday Morning QB – Brett “Cinderella?” Favre

It’s hard to imagine after yesterday’s performance and frankly the entire year thus far that Brett Favre is 40 years old and has been in and out of retirement the last couple of years while playing for 3 different teams. Part way through the 3rd quarter with 213 yards passing, 88 completion percentage, and 4 TD’s the Vikings chose to rest Favre in a blowout of Seattle. Brett Favre’s performance this year is simply astonishing whether you have been a long time Favre fan or have recently jumped on...
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U2 360 Tour with Muse Concert Review

I will start off by saying U2 isn’t my favorite band but they do have a lot of good songs that I listen to when they come on the radio so when tickets were offered to me to see the 360 Tour in Washington D.C. at Fedex Field I of course accepted. The night started off bad with some of the worst traffic I have ever witnessed in the metro area, taking us over 4 hours to go 40 miles and get to the concert. Needless to say we were a little bit late for the concert but stopped into Hooters at Fedex Fi...
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5 Must Have Android Apps for Guys…

Apple and the “i-gadgets” have ruled the roost for a long time when it comes to apps and they have done it brilliantly. It’s hard to argue with the success of Steve Jobs. But there has been a lot of hype brewing in the wireless world over Google’s Android operating system for wireless phones and in my opinion if there is any brand out there that could rival Apple’s stranglehold on cool devices and apps it’s going to be Google. The iPhone’s exclusivity with AT&T has worked well and been very ...
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How to enter and participate in the World Series of Poker WSOP

Over the past few years poker and especially Texas Hold’em has become a phenomena, primarily because of the widespread tournament coverage on ESPN of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Rotating poker nights in the mancave have been going on forever but this televised Texas Hold’em play has wet the appetites of many aspiring poker players to win those big main event pots worth as much as $12 million and the much coveted WSOP bracelet which is no slouch by itself with all that gold and diamond stud...
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Fantasy Football draft using CBS Sportslines Draft Analyzer tool – results mid-season…

Well it’s almost halfway through the fantasy football season and I though it was time to discuss the CBS Sportsline Draft Analyzer tool that I used for the first time this year. For the past several years our leagues have been operating on ESPN but this year we made the switch back to CBS Sportsline. After getting re-acquainted with the site and league information I was looking around and found the CBS Draft Analyzer tool and thought it sounded pretty neat, I am definitely a gadget junky. We run...
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The Ghost Lab TV show on Discovery Channel is pretty good! Do you believe in Ghosts?

It’s the night before Halloween and my family stumbled across episode 1 of the new TV series on Discovery Channel called Ghost Lab. It’s rated PG and sounded like fun for the occasion so we decided to watch it. Now I am a pretty skeptical guy by nature and don’t have a lot of faith in things that are hoaky or can’t be proven but I have to admit, I really like this show. It is very well done with what appears to be a big budget and plenty of gadgets, real history, and theories to keep you interes...
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Review of the Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

I have been a voracious reader of science fiction and mostly fantasy literature for the past 2 decades and recently picked up Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb because it was being offered free on Amazon Kindle. It is the first book in the Farseer Trilogy which I have come to love. In a world with such great authors as R.A. Salvatore, Terry Goodkind, the late Robert Jordan, Raymond E. Feist, David Eddings, Tad Williams, Melanie Rawn, J.R.R Tolkein, and many others I haven’t named it is with gr...
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How to make money online and work from home – Pt.2

Guys, if your spouse is a stay at home mom this might just be the way to get a little extra income flowing into that Mancave of yours! The allure of being to make money online and work from home is strong and every day more people are chasing that dream by searching the Internet and following unsolicited e-mail offers for opportunities to do just that. One of the most common spam or junk mail advertisements that I receive is how to work from home by being a medical transcriptionist. Typically th...
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