Welcome to MisterDude.com – A bolt from the blue.
May your journeys be filled with opportunities to stop and eat an apple.
– Brett Thorson
What you’ve found is nothing more than the ramblings of a guy who doesn’t have time to write a blog, but does so anyway. If it doesn’t fit into any of the other Cranial Thunder properties, and sometimes, even if it does… It ends up here.
I don’t always drink coffee, but when I do, I put A LOT of cream and some sugar into it.
Real Dairy Creamers – My Brief History
Now, even though one of my favorite actors one day discovered non-dairy powdered creamer (nope not meth), I never got the taste … Continue reading
Here is an idea I submitted to PNC bank. Why PNC? Well, they don’t seem evil to me like some other banks. They also seem to have a better relationship with their customers. I actually know who is the branch manager at my PNC bank. I am greeted at the … Continue reading
We have an independent coffee shop in town called Beanetics. I went there when they first opened, and have been going back ever since. After one of the visits, I noticed all these things that I thought would be helpful. I sent them to the owners, and got a … Continue reading
I’m starting a new category. I’m not sure if I should call it Ideas Nobody Asked For or Bolts From The Blue. If you happen to read this and have an opinion, let me know what you think.
Here’s the ‘gist. I get these ideas for businesses that I think … Continue reading
Continuing our mistranscriptions by Google Voice of our UPS package notifications, we’ve got some more. Enjoy.
Hi. This is Dan from U. P. S, store and I know I’m just calling you know that there was a pesky predebate earlier this morning. … Continue reading
I typically only spend time in the CustomerUnService category writing about companies that are doing customer service incorrectly. That’s not good to focus just on the bad. So today, let’s talk about a company that does it correctly.
The story begins as I arrive to work wearing jeans … Continue reading
I had the opportunity over the weekend to attend an event called “Physical Graph Hack Day“. It was sponsored by SmartThings and held at iStrategyLabs in duPont. I’ve got a lot of respect for both of these companies and here is why.
I just got my second Blue Yeti Pro Microphone from Amazon. The first one was used, and packaged strangely. It smelled like mold, and the cables were in purple lined zip lock bags instead of the normal clear kind.
Props to Amazon though for replacing it immediately.
The installation documentation … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Oregon Scientific products. I’ve been purchasing their stuff for over 15 years. I’m impressed with every single one of their products, but they always (of course) have that one little bug that prevents them from being perfect. I’ve written to the company 3 times over … Continue reading
So if you are counting on the Mayan calendar to wipe out all your debt, obligations, and the rest of the Earth, well, I don’t think you are going to have much luck (or unluck depending on how look at it.
However, if you can hold out until 2029 or … Continue reading