Heavy Lifting

Sat at my desk on the day Chris Hardwick launched his ID10T podcast and Elon Musk launched the Falcon Heavy test. Watching the latter side boosters return to earth and land in sync? Goosebumps.

Renting a camera

I read a review of the Leica Q camera by Craid Mod and wondered what it would be like to try one. I’d been to the store in San Francisco but they were out of stock. Turns out? You can rent cameras. So I did. (And LensRentals was an excellent service for that task.) The […]

Sony RX-100

Things I love about the Sony RX-100 IV — the camera that is almost always in my pocket: The size. I love that the telephoto lens collapses compactly. Plus? no large buttons sticking out to get snagged on things. Articulating screen. Goes all sorts of directions for low, high shots and self-facing shots. WiFi connection to smartphone. It’s […]

Megaman X

Hit up the arcade and got comfy with the extensive console collection.

iPad Pro

I was able to go into an electronics store and see three new Apple products and walk out empty handed. (For the record: iMac Retina, new Apple TV, and the iPad Pro – All impressive, but none justifiable.)

Kyle’s huge phablet

Kyle says he’ll keep getting bigger phones so he doesn’t have to get glasses. I really should have a hand in there for scale, but that HTC One Max phone thing is HUMONGOUS and kind of awesome for that single reason. Also awesome? The bacon flapjacks on Django‘s brunch menu. Get a side of bacon […]

Olympus OM-D

The new rig with my old lens: an Olympus OM-D. It’s no GF-1, but it’ll do just fine. I love the articulating screen and build quality. Full review after I kick it around a few months.


My laptop gets angry if I plug it in to an external monitor and unplug it or close the lid or something. The good news is that every once in a while it makes this neato pattern on the screen.