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Minecraftian Slip

There are two types of people in the world  Those that lead, and those that follow.  That is, until you enter the strange world of Minecraft and realize that there are many blocks of gray.  Freud would have a field day in this blocky world full of neurosis.  All the hidden obsessions you push deep inside of you are methodically brought out, block by block.

Block one.  You are obsessive.  Sure, in your daily 3 dimensional world you function fine.  You go to work, perform your menial tasks, then come home to watch reruns of Twin Peaks and eat Pringles.  You’re so relaxed, you don’t care that your shirt is pink because you stuck a red sock in the wash or that there are now Pringles crumbs all over the couch.  Is that gas you smell?  Did you leave the burner on?  Meh, not worried about it.  But then Continue reading

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The Stork Returns for a 7th installment

A new episode by Peter Mack.

We’ll be back to posting regularly at roboheart again soon.

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!

Well, we’re not actually leaving.  But we really DO appreciate the fish.

www.RoboHeart.com will be taking a short break while our lovely and talented NickQuest works on his various artistic endeavors and sings Kumbaya around a campfire with fellow artists at The MacDowell Colony.  But in the meantime please enjoy some Sean Connery in a mankini, courtesy of Nick.

THE FUTURE IS HERE

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I do not want what I think I want

I want the future.  I want flash-bang twirly things with lots of glitter.  I want machines to tell me in a Kevin Spacey voice that they want to help me.  I want clean energy, allergy free cats, and a little umbrella in my coconut drinks.

I think I want a Roomba.  The Roomba is the future.  You place it down in a room, twirl your finger, and it vacuums your floors.  Just like that.  After it is done slaving away for you and avoiding the stairs, little Roomba spins around and makes it’s way back home to charge itself.  Because that’s what things do in the future, they work wirelessly and then charge themselves.  Contrary to what I want, I’m pricing Dyson Vacuum cleaners.  Even though the Dyson is more expensive, heavier, and – most importantly – I have to do the manual labor myself, I’ve started pricing Dyson’s.  And I’m not alone.  Everyone I know has a Dyson.  It doesn’t matter that the Roomba does everything everyone has ever said they have wanted in a vacuum.  They still go with the large machine that does more or less the same thing as the other large machine they already have, only it does it slightly better.

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