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Matt Toomb

Matt Toomb is a blogger, professional writer and game reviewer. Matt currently lives in Eugene, Oregon.

The Ducks Claim Insurer Stiffed them Over Bonuses

The University of Oregon claims its insurance broker sold them a policy to cover coaches’ bonuses for the 2012-2013 season, only to have the claim denied when the Ducks went on to rank #5 in the nation.

The Babadook

More than just a bump-in-the-night thriller, the Babadook explores the corrosive effect of grief on a widow and her troubled son.

Sonic Highways: The World According to Grohl

In HBO’s new mini-series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl takes us (and his bandmates) on a tour of eight recording studios across the United States, and in the process gives us a look into how different artists in different cities shaped the musical landscape of America.

HBO Go, Netflix, and The Beginning of The End?

As television channels and movie studios move toward stand-alone streaming services like Netflix and HBO Go, mass media in America is slowly beginning to wake up and smell the new millennium.

Comcast’s $2 Billion-a-Year Secret

Comcast’s high-speed internet modem rental service is a $2 billion-a-year business, and the only thing keeping it going is the fact that most people just don’t know. Buy your own modem, and skip the rental fee for good.

Order Eat Repeat

I caught up with the owner of HungryDucks.com – Darren Rabie down on the UO Campus in the middle of a student merch frenzy.

The Food Fight

If you’ve never heard the couple in the next aisle arguing about what to eat tonight, it’s probably because they’re using Paprika, a meal-planning app that’s saving marriages one stupid argument at a time.

Upgrading to an iPhone 6 – More Phone, More Money

Upgrading to the latest version of Apple’s iPhone will cost consumers more on their monthly bill than they’ve been led to believe by wireless carriers.

Cutting the Cable: Week 2

The true cord-cutters test will come this Sunday evening when we have friends over to watch the Walking Dead and we’re able to pull it off without a hitch. On the other hand, I am starting to believe that I was only afraid of losing cable because cable wanted me to be afraid of losing it. With the set up we have going now, and thanks to some late-night homework on my part, I believe I’m more than prepared for any of my family’s audio/video entertainment needs.

Cutting The Cable

How much is your cable bill? How about when you let it slide for a few weeks? Ever pick it apart and read the fine print? Now let me ask you this: Do you know what Stockholm Syndrome is?

Toomb’s New Blu Rays (and DVDs)

Toomb’s New Blu Ray’s.

Toomb’s New Releases for 5/13

Toomb’s New Releases for Friday the 13th!!

Thor Review

Toomb takes on the God of Thunder.

Toomb’s New Blu Rays (DVDs too)

Toomb’s new releases on Blu Ray and DVD

Toomb’s New Releases for 5/6

Toomb takes a peek into new releases in theaters.

Toomb’s New Releases for Friday 4/29

It’s Friday again, Toomb takes a look at what’s new in theaters.

Doug Benson Cracks up the WOW Hall

Doug Benson lit up the crowd at the WOW Hall last Thursday, and Toomb was there to see the sparks.

Bilbo Baggins is Back as Peter Jackson Returns to Middle Earth

Peter Jackson returns to Middle-Earth, and boy is it expensive!

Toomb’s New Blu Rays (and DVDs) – No Release Day Edition

With no new DVDs or Blu Rays this week, Toomb takes a look at one of the best ways to stay entertained… Netflix.

Toomb’s New Releases for Friday 4/22

It’s a slow weekend at the movies, so after the sun goes down check out Toomb’s new releases for what’s in theaters.

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