It’s The Picture, Stupid

Thumbs-up to TechTV for their coverage of the entire MacWorld keynote [hereafter known as the 2002 Apple Lovefest]. Thumbs-down to TechTV commentator and long-time PC columnist John C. Dvorak for whining afterward about Steve Jobs’ extensive demonstrations of...

Coffee Unwrapped: Sigh

Well… Coffee Unwrapped was pretty much a bust. The host was irritating, and the show’s coverage was pretty weak, and all too often inaccurate. My FoodTV evening would have been a complete waste of time were it not for the surprisingly good showing of Keith...

Must-see TV…

Must-see TV…Tonight on FoodTV’s Unwrapped: Coffee. That’s 9pm EST, 8pm CST, etc. etc.

Tech TV Tivos MacWorld

TechTV is covering the keynote of Steve Jobs from MacWorld, where the *really big* new thing is to be announced. They just cut to a commercial but assured viewers there was no chance they’d miss the big announcement, because… “We’re Tivo-ing...

Taste, taste, taste

You’d think I would have learned by now…I build a mental model of the blend I want to create. I know the profiles of the beans that I’m building with — this one’s got body out the wazoo, and a soft, tannic finish; that one’s got a...

The Blending Habit

Much of my home-roasted coffee lately finds its way into a blend of one kind or another. That’s not necessarily what I had in mind when I fired up the roaster. I wonder, is blending habit forming? It’s a neat bit of creation, certainly. Coaxing flavors out...

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