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Federer Wins 16th Slam

Federer wins Australian Open 2010. Credit: STF/AFP/Getty Images
Federer wins Australian Open 2010. Credit: STF/AFP/Getty Images

Federer won the the 2010 Australian Open over Andy Murray in straight sets last night (or early morning). That’s his 16th slam and he doesn’t show any signs of letting up at 28 years old. I love how 2/3 weeks ago people were saying it’s wide open and that there are 5-8 guys who could win. Actually that’s true, which just makes it so much more amazing that at the end, it’s still Roger. At 28, he’s still beating the young guns and winning slams. It’s just amazing, this guy is the most dominant athlete of the last decade.

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Australian Open 2010

The AO is killing me. Some of the best matches are played at night at the AO which means they start at 3:30 AM here. It’s crazy, I am not getting a lot of sleep these days. Last night I wanted to watch the Murray/Nadal match but barely made it through the first set. So I went to bed but boy what a shocker this morning.

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Video Games

Mass Effect 2: Epic

Mass Effect 2, the much anticipated sequel is releasing next Tuesday, Jan 26. Mass Effect is one of my all-time favorite games and Mass Effect 2 is the only game I’ve ever pre-ordered or bought at full retail price. I mean, just check out these trailers:

Launch Trailer (mostly in-game footage)
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Asides TV

Chuck is Better Than Ever

So I finally caught up to the first 3 episodes from the new season of Chuck, and I gotta say it’s better than ever. There were several moments where I laughed out loud and I always take that as a sign of a good show, because most shows rarely make me do that. And the ratings were pretty good too so that’s a relief to Chuck fans. To think, Chuck was was in danger of getting cancelled last year. If you didn’t know fans organized a huge “Save Chuck” campaign and NBC listened by green lighting 13 episodes. But since NBC primetime is in the crapper, I read sometime ago that they’ll probably give Chuck a full season. If anything it’s just nice to look at Yvonne Strahovski.

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New Year’s Resolution: Get More Sleep

I would say I’m failing miserably at keeping my new year’s resolution. In fact I’ve been on the verge of insomnia the last 2 weeks. It’s bad. Last night was the worse thus far. Need.. to.. sleep..

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2010

Well, we’re already a couple days in but Happy New Year! One of my resolutions this year is to get more sleep on a regular basis.

I’m still in a holiday slump, not feeling like working even while the work is piling up higher and higher on my desk. The tennis season is back in session again so that’s good. Another diversion.

As a kid I always thought the year 20XX seemed so futuristic (20XX, not 200X). Like by then we’d have clean energy, flying cars, and cool gadgets. Now that we’re here, it’s not all that exciting. We just capped a decade where this country, as a whole, basically accomplished and learned nothing. Sorry if that sounds depressing. At least we’re starting anew (sort of).

Well, gotta run. Hope 2010 is great year for everyone.