Monthly Archives: July 2012

Mental Floss Eighties theme-song quiz

As Summer hits its final leg, the good people at Mental Floss have posted a theme-song quiz. I nailed nine out of 10! See if you can beat me.

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Happy 54th birthday to Kate Bush

The Irish chanteuse gets a nod this year because she finally released an album of original stuff in 2011. Fifty Words for Snow wasn’t exactly great but it certainly beat out the alternatives her peers have gone with…covers or “re-imaginging” their … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Kate!

I’m surrounded by female Leos! Maybe Christina and Kate are bookends? Wasn’t there a show on PBS called Between the Lions? I’m too lazy today to search via Google and Bing to find out, surely somebody with small children knows … Continue reading

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Happy 44th Birthday to me

Due to having a great time with Nancy & Jose being in town, the posts have been bupkes. I will catch up later since I do have the following Monday off. I like to keep the tradition of taking a … Continue reading

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Happy 72nd Birthday Bugs Bunny

If the Looney Toons Show is as successful as I hope on Cartoon Network, Bugs might be enjoying a brief resurgence in his popularity. He looks good, more three-dimensional lately. Thanks to digital cel painting, there are no more cel … Continue reading

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Nine years of marriage today!

As the old joke goes…who said it wouldn’t last? Actually, probably my parents and maybe some people I share a mutual dislike of. Next year will be the bigger shindig. We’ll be celebrating 10 years and returning to the scene … Continue reading

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Bon anniversaire Christina!

My polyglot friend from the DG era celebrates her birthday! As I’ve droned on practically every year, at least for the last eight. Christina is in great company since she shares this with the imaginary character Bugs Bunny and our … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises: Worth Seeing

The Nolan Batman run conclusively ends here but a friend told me it was supposed to as The Dark Knight closed; oddly, I failed to ever finish my review about Dark four years ago thanks to procrastinating. After Prometheus, Rises is … Continue reading

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My FBI/CIA/NSA/DOJ file conclusion

In light of the recent fight between the rather lazy NYC DA’s office versus Twitter, I decided to get off my duff and post the results regarding my government record. I did receive various letters from various branches a couple … Continue reading

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Thunder…thunder…Thundercats shooooooooes!

My Summer of 2012 additions to the Chucks collection. I’m a bigger design fan than I am of the show; it was new when I was in high school, hence my nostalgia “gap.” I do have to trade them for … Continue reading

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