Nights of Talent

It is easy for one to marvel at the grandeur of New York City, the world-class plays of Broadway, the gourmet restaurants of 57th Street, the dazzling spectacle that is Times Square. However, few may realize that an incredible scene lurks just beneath the surface of what is the common New York experience. I’m speaking, of course, of the local art scene.

Much to my benefit, I happen to have befriended one such artist a number of years ago and had the privilege to attend an exhibition of her and other artist’s work. The pieces I had the privilege to see that night were extraordinary. Continue reading

Official Voice of Reason app published for Droid

The official Voice of Reason app for Droid has been published to the App Store and is available free of charge. This is an easy and convenient way to read posted works on this site while on the go.

See the app’s description and a video demonstration here.

AVG 2011 infinite loop bug on 64-bit Windows

AVG Anti-virusIf anyone was affected by AVG’s bad update yesterday where the system gets stuck in an infinite loop, ignore AVG’s needlessly complicated fix. Just boot into repair with a command prompt and rename C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgrs*.exe and C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgchsv*.exe. To get to the command prompt, hit F8 as Windows begins to boot and choose Startup Repair -> Command prompt. These files will disable AVG’s resident shield and allow Windows to boot. Afterwards, boot into Windows and repair the installation of AVG. Problem solved.

Official Information from AVG for computers running on Windows 7 64-bit platform – latest update

This is the latest information on the AVG fix for computers running on Windows 7 64-bit platform

  • Updates have been issued for both of these issues and are currently being propagated to the AVG user base.
  • For the next 48 hours, we are offering free technical support to our entire user base; anyone who has been affected by either of these issues.

PAID CUSTOMERS: Support for System crash after the recent AVG 2011 update 3292 (BSOD)

  • If you have encountered the abovementioned issue with the latest AVG update and FAQ 4079 didn’t help you, please contact our English support team by dialing the following numbers:
  • Home and Free customers: 24/7 support  +1-877-367-9933
  • Business customers: 9:30am-6:30pm EST +1-828-459-5436 or skype:avg-nc
  • You can also email us at emailupdateissuehelp@avg.com.

FREE CUSTOMERS: Support for System crash after the recent AVG 2011 update 3292 (BSOD)

  • If you have encountered the abovementioned issue with the latest AVG update and FAQ 4080 didn’t help you, please contact our English support team by dialing the following number:
  • 24/7 support: +1-877-367-9933
  • You can also email us at emailupdateissuehelp@avg.com.
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