Thursday, June 4, 2009

Psychedelic Noir

I've gotten a hold of a bunch of noir-ish type movies (mostly neo-noir I guess) so expect some pretentious film discussion in the next few days.

The title refers to the tone of the new Batman and Robin series. After reading the first issue, it certainly seems apt. Although Superheroes David Lynch Style would also be appropriate I think. Even the art is a little creepy.

Monday, June 1, 2009

$200K Power Outage

We lost power on campus for a little over an hour today. Normally this wouldn't be that big a deal, mostly people just went home. However, when the emergency generator on the giant electromagnet fails to turn on... we have a big problem. I'm guessing the generator wasn't connected properly which is awesome because it'll cost upwards of $200,000 to recharge the magnet, not to mention the repairs to the amplifiers and the cost of actually connecting the generator.

I'm guessing this is going to delay our projects a bit as well.