Posts Categorized: I’m a geek

…Like the Moon and the Stars…

Back in 1979, Ellen Foley released her first album, Nightout. It’s a great album, and it’s lead single, We Belong to the Night is just awesome. I love that song to bits. Last year, I found out that it was going to be sung by Maaike Vos on X Factor, one of those countless “talent… Read more »

Take Cover

Today I noticed that the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport launched a campaign to inform the public that a) you’re required to have a medical insurance, and b) that they’re going to get you if you don’t. That’s all fine and dandy. There’s only one slight problem: the campaign uses comic fucking sans…. Read more »

How to Fix the Numeric Keypad in Ubuntu

For second time in a week the numeric keypad on my keyboard stopped working under Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat). And since I had to, once again, Google the solution, I might as well post it here as a mental note-to-self: CTRL + SHIFT + NUMLOCK

Webstats 2010, part two

Besides this weblog, I have this other website, which is basically something that started out quite innocently, and then got completely out of hand. I speak, of course, of The (almost) complete Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman lyric archive. Here is how that site did last year. In a word, compared to 2009, it was… Read more »

Webstats 2010

If you like long, boring posts with lots of numbers and more information about this site than you probably need, this is your lucky day. Webstats time! Last year there were 4,064 visits from 2,407 unique visitors to this website. With an average of 1.53 pageviews per visit, a grand total of 6,199 pages were… Read more »