Monthly Archives: December 2006

The Quidditch Quarrel

In this edition of The Blurb, we are debating whether or not it is OK to change a book a lot to make a movie of the book shorter.  We took the example of the new Harry Potter movie that … Continue reading

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Houston, What IS the Problem?

NASA has announced a plan to build an office on the moon.    This office will be used to carry out special research of the moon and to observe our planet from space.  NASA also hopes to use this office … Continue reading

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And the Answers Are….

We had a great feedback comment yesterday from Jake, a listener who wrote: I was listening to Fred and Bob and I am pretty sure they are in Bolivia, but how do we know that we are right or wrong?  … Continue reading

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Louie the Lobster Says…..

Happy Holidays! Hey guys, tis the season–the Blurb is going to slow down over the holidays. Us kids in cyberschool will be spending most of the time with our families. This won’t mean there will not be any more future … Continue reading

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Scotland Calling….

Recently, we asked our UK listeners about the term UK.  We got a reply yesterday from Vikram in Aberdeen, Scotland.  Vikram wrote: "Most of the old folks in my family refer to the UK as London. I live in Aberdeen … Continue reading

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What Holocaust?

Recently, in Tehran, Iran, there was a meeting of Holocaust Deniers hosted by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  Holocaust Deniers openly question whether or not the Holocaust actually occurred.  The meeting was held to express the feelings and the beliefs of the … Continue reading

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Donde Esta Fred and Bob?

These little "mocos" are starting to make us "furiosso" and once we get our hands on them we will have a warm conversation. Check out the rockin’ music and use a set of ten clues to help us find them. … Continue reading

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One Stop Shopping…

So, one of the things we’re asked often here at the Blurb is "How can I subscribe to your really great news program?"  The answer starts with finding a good "feed reader" service, sometimes called aggregators.  Feed readers are programs–almost … Continue reading

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Robbing the Hood

A few weeks ago the Bolivian president ,Evo Morales tried to pass a new law to take unused land from the rich and give it to the poor native people. First the senate did not like the law so they … Continue reading

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It’s Just a PS 3

Many of our Blurb reporters have been closely following a local current event, which saw a teenager named Peyton Strickland killed by police, who had come to arrest him for reportedly stealing a Playstation 3 video game system from another … Continue reading

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