The blog formerly known as The Dobbs Method

Infomercial 2.0

Posted in media by Taylor Dobbs on 06/02/2009

Like nearly every other eighteen-year-old guy in this country, I am nearly obsessed with cars. Unlike many of them, I am more interested in the driving piece than the car piece. I’d rather take a Honda Civic out on a track for a day than drive a Corvette around on the streets for a month. As a driving enthusiast, I’m naturally drawn to rally racing. I won’t say that there isn’t a great deal of skill involved in driving NASCAR – doing anything at speeds upwards of 120 miles per hour takes a lot of skill – but I will say that I get much more of a thrill out of watching cars go 90 through trees sideways.

What brings me to this on a tech/media blog? Well for one, I love this stuff too much not to write about it. But second, I saw an unprecedented piece of media today that I thought I would share. (more…)

Nostalgia: High School Edition

Posted in Personal by Taylor Dobbs on 03/06/2009

Wayne's WorldSo spring break has officially begun for me. With this new freedom (or boredom), I’m sitting at home remembering high school – fondly. I know, I never thought I would say that either. The problem is, I’m the classic broke college student. I’ve got no money and, when I’m home, very little to do. So it’s got me thinking back to the old days.