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Entries from July 2010

Pinging USA Stadium — Internet Baseball, Worldwide Ya’ll

July 26th, 2010 · Tags: Cities · Sports · Wi-Fi

The idea for my first blog, The Wi-Fi Guy back in 2002 or so, came to me when strangers continually approached me in Starbucks and asked how in the world my laptop was on-line — there among the coffee grounds and the pseudo intellectuals. Now I have a new icebreaker. Not since the infancy of […]

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Ain’t No Wi-Fi Within These City Limits — Pinging Nutbush

July 17th, 2010 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Wi-Fi

Back in my newspaper days, occasionally the editor would give me “Man on the Street” interview assignments. “Great! Where can you find 20 people who have enough spare time to comment on celebrity gossip, trade embargoes or a new strain of e-coli?” The first time I manned up on the street, it took me about […]

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Who You Be Lookin Like, PingWi-Fi? A Negative Tale

July 5th, 2010 · Tags: Satire

What celebrity do people say you resemble? That is my all-time favorite icebreaker question when I meet a stranger. I even prefer that question over “What is the best rock concert you ever saw?” I must say, I have a pretty high success rate when I meet someone and then guess to which celebrities they […]

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