Chet Reads & Writes*

Category: Argh!

Rabble, Rabble, Rabble!

Three years ago I was introduced to The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber. If you’re not totally familiar with the tale, it’s a short story written by Ernest Hemingway. It’s the tale of a couple on Safari, and a chain of events that leads to the end of Francis. It’s a great story, and […]

Live Tech “Support” from Gateway

Nicole is the proud owner of a Gateway LT1004u netbook. A little while back it decided to pretend that it’s battery no longer existed. Today I tried to get this fixed. Here is the result of my final chat with Gateway’s online tech support. I had written a nice piece of customer feedback for them, […]

Homophones are Important

I’m tired of it. You’re tired of it. High school grammar teachers, and professors everywhere are tired of it. Some where in the last decade people have forgotten the difference in meanings, spellings and pronunciations of some of the most important words in the English language. Maybe the problem stems from the fact that they […]

Dear Rude E-Mailer:

Dear X,

I respectfully decline your invitation to communicate on the matter at hand any further. After your curt and grammatically erroneous response I’ve promptly decided that you’re an arse-hat who does not deserve any more of my time- beyond this response. Enjoy the rest of your existence.

X-Box 360 and Vista Ultimate: A Match Made in Heaven?

ChetG battles it out with X-Box 360 and Windows Vista Ultimate in order to create the ultimate home entertainment package!