Monthly Archives: June 2011

Happy Birthday Mark M

Here’s to my friend, co-worker and co-conspirator in the Austin music scene…a fancier way of saying he’s my usual bud with concerts, especially when Somara doesn’t tag along. It’s a “school day” for him so he has to work but … Continue reading

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Cars spotted around Austin

Nothing like kicking the day off with a spotted dick joke… That car was in motion while we were trying to get around accident on the way to work this morning. I had better luck with the latter since it … Continue reading

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Anime Cake, I think

A specialty cake Somara delivered this Friday for someone who is really into anime and/or videogames. I can’t recall which. I know it’s a Japanese character/villain. If you can explain it, please, post away to clue the rest of us … Continue reading

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RIP Gene Colan

He wasn’t as well-known to the general public like Jack Kirby, Neal Adams or Todd McFarlane but most comic-book readers/fans/aficionados recognize his name. Gene worked for both DC and Marvel drawing key characters: Batman, Daredevil, Wonder Woman; and sometimes the … Continue reading

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RIP Peter Falk

A pretty cool actor who managed to play off parts of his Columbo character into a couple great Neil Simon-written comedies: The Cheap Detective and Murder by Death, the latter is on Netflix streaming. In both, Falk plays Sam Spade … Continue reading

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Happy 17th Anniversary to the Jimenezes

I think this is the second-longest marriage I know from my circle of friends, I don’t count my parents because they’re family nor other, older couples since I couldn’t have attended the wedding. Let me go digging through the Internet to … Continue reading

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Flyers dump two players for Phoenix’s leftovers, again

As soon as the Bruins knocked the Flyers out in Game Four of the semi-finals this Spring, Flyers’ management fired the blamethrower at the team’s three goalies. Never mind the piss-poor efforts with the forwards. Never mind Chris Pronger being … Continue reading

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Exterminate! Exterminate…

…the trash at New York New York!

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Vegas 2011, Day 6: Gamblin’, swimmin’, gamblin’

This was another takin’ it easy day. The only deadline we held ourselves to was the 11 AM craps lesson at New York New York, a really cool and frustrating time. Thankfully the cool outweighed the frustrating which was really … Continue reading

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Busted!

I’ve seen our cats trying to imitate birds but this one trying to impersonate a dog, until he is caught is hilarious, especially with the sheepish look it gives before correcting himself.

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