Do CDs Sound Better Than Vinyl? | L.A. Weekly

“I’d just listen and go: ‘Jesus, after all that work, that’s all I get?’ It was sort of a percentage of what we did in the studio,” he says. “All that work and trying to make everything sound so good, and the vinyl just wasn’t as good.”Not only did records provide only a sliver of […]

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rePost:Critic After Dark: Best of 2016

Terrific films, terrible yearCan’t include any horror films because to my mind the entire genre has been rendered not only unfrightening but totally redundant by the world’s recent turn into fascism. Can’t in good conscience include any film that deals directly with aforementioned recent events because 1) there aren’t that many and 2) I suspect […]

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Musing 20160110 0134H

I just spent 3 hours trying to track down why my eureka clients cant connect to my eureka server whenever I change the user. It was a one line config. I love spring-boot but sometimes the magic is too hard to track. I spent an hour going through various config files. It was fun learning […]

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Kidnap cops | Inquirer Opinion

Mr. Duterte‚Äôs flagship campaign was also ostensibly about rooting out the corruption and criminality that have tainted law-enforcement operations. By smashing the drug syndicates, he was cutting off the supply of money and influence routinely used to make cops look the other way, or worse, to protect and participate in the drug business. But, as […]

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SSS hike: finance with no numbers | Inquirer Opinion

The SSS campaign is a stark contrast to the intelligent tax reform initiative of Sen. Sonny Angara and Rep. Miro Quimbo. They presented compelling numbers, such as how 84 percent of individual taxpayers do not pay income tax, leaving the 16 percent with an impossible burden. They pinpointed what items in the national budget could […]

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