Dropbox Referrals

In recent weeks, I’ve started using Dropbox. It’s a nifty little web app that allows you to store crap online. Now, you might be saying to yourself, “Self, that’s not all that great, the Internet is full of people storing crap online; just look at YouTube.” and you’d be right. . .

Best Fish Fry in St. Louis?

As a lad, I grew up in and around the village of Millstadt, Illinois. Millstadt is a quaint little town; most of my recollections of growing up there bring back memories of classmates who loved 4-wheelers and didn’t really approve of black people. I also recall a Golden Dipt factory that was neighbor to one […]

Charter Communications to File for Bankruptcy

This story has been out there for a few days now, but saw this in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Basically, Charter is filing for bankruptcy. I mention this, because if you have service through Charter, including a charter.net e-mail address, you may want to consider using an ISP Independent E-Mail Address. I haven’t heard […]

How to Automatically Download Audio from “The Morning After” on KSLG 1380 AM in St. Louis

I am a large fan of the radio program “The ITD Morning After” on 1380 AM in St. Louis. 1380 AM has a terribly weak frequency. To compensate, the audio content from each show is put up daily on www.insidestl.com. (Sidenote, I’m a believer that every radio program ought to be available online. This would […]

Lunarpages Referral

UPDATE (2/4/2010): Lunarpages didn’t turn out so well for me. Read more here. If you happen to be looking for a web host, and don’t to pay a lot for it. Then check out Lunarpages. I moved all my sites to them a while back and have been impressed with both their value and support. […]

A new nephew. . .

Congrats to Matt, Carrie, Jackson & Annika on Ike’s arrival. UPDATE: Pics are available here: http://shirkdogs.blogspot.com/2009/01/isaac-william-shirkey.html

Happy Birthday to Me: Free Redbox Codes

I am celebrating a birthday today. And I found some Red Box coupon codes that I know I won’t use before the end of the year when they expire. So it’s my birthday, but you get the gifts. If you use one of the codes, please leave a comment to let everyone else know which […]