Kathleen Sprowl Cheney

In 2004, restaurants in Peachtree City became smoke free, thanks to the passage of legislation passed through the drive and determination of Kathleen Sprowl Cheney. A year later, Georgia General Assembly adopted similar legislation for the entire state. Seventeen years earlier, my stepmom was diagnosed with throat cancer. It’s a common cancer for smokers. Kathie, […]


We’ll catch up later

You tell friends that you’ll catch up with them later. Sometimes, there isn’t a later.


Why are you wasting my time then?

Hi Tom, Thanks for getting back to me. Upon further review of your site, I don’t think it’s relevant enough. Kind Regards, Rob ### On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:57 AM, Tom Cheney wrote: What’d you have in mind? TjC ### On Oct 24, 2012, at 12:09 AM, Robert Lobitz wrote: Greetings, I’ve been […]


Snapping Sparks The Rescue

idobi Radio sponsored RaleighPalooza 2012 last weekend, and I thought I would try something different. I strapped a ContourRoam to my Canon and brought it along as I shot a couple songs from Sparks The Rescue‘s set. Here are the results:

rob reid copyright math

The $8 billion iPod

Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists.


Sci-fi movie about nazis and Sarah Palin?

The year is 2018. The nazis have been hiding out on the dark side of the moon for 70 years. They have returned to conquer the earth.

Sarah Palin is the president to fight them off.

“All presidents that start a war in their first term gets re-elected.”

Iron Sky opened in limited release last week. No word on when the invasion hits US shores.

BBEdit turns 20

Happy Birthday BBEdit

Bare Bones’ BBEdit turn 20. BBEdit’s trademark, “It Doesn’t Suck” was the inspiration for idobi Radio’s tagline – Music that doesn’t suck.


Ten Years and Running

(With apologies to MxPx…) This came out 10 years ago And it’s almost been 9 years since I’ve met these guys. I went to see this girl: And watch this guy perform magic tricks: And then I met this guy: He was working the merch table, and said, “Go back to the bus and talk […]


China’s state police seize iPhone-branded stoves

Now here’s something you don’t often hear about. Two warehouses containing iPhone branded gas stoves got seized by the state police at Wuhan, after discovering they are not real Apple products. More photos after the break.   A total of 681 gas stoves that do not come with protection to prevent flame-out were seized. Some of […]


Matt Vogel: Top 10-ish albums of 2011

In no specific order: Taking Back Sunday – Taking Back Sunday I am indeed a self-proclaimed Taking Back Sunday fanboy, and when I found out the band was returning to their Tell All Your Friends-era lineup, I may have shed a tear or two (or more) of joy. It turns out, that change was precisely […]


Playing with Siri

Just wondering what happens if I ask my iPhone to play some good music…


RIP Steve

One day in 1981, my math teacher rolled a beige contraption into the classroom and introduced us to Oregon Trail on the Apple ][. We had very limited time playing with this new “toy”, but I was captivated.