Monthly Archives: October 2013

Italian #25: (Giovanni) Giorgio Moroder

Today is the final day of Italian Heritage Month. I may not have written about as many as I did for 2011 but I certainly beat out my terrible output for 2012. Just means more to cover next year! I … Continue reading

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Where my car gets her name, part two

I found several, good, comparative pictures of the super heroine I named my new car after. Currently her character is in limbo with DC, I had forgotten Vixen was a charter member of the rather bland Justice League International in the 52 reboot. … Continue reading

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Best Theme/Group Costume 2013

The Fracé Family never fails to impress!

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Best Costume of 2013 (in my opinion)

That image is burned into the collective memory of millions, including those who didn’t catch Cheers during its initial run; thank you Nick at Night, Netflix and syndication. Also, a big thanks to the site The Clearly Dope for bringing it … Continue reading

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A familiar piece of clip art from DG!

Twenty years ago, my then current employer introduced this piece of clip art to its customers (really subscribers). Whoever used this may have filled in the text because the core part is the ghost, bats and border. Whoops! I might be … Continue reading

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Thank you rain/temp drop for the relapse…

Filled me full of phlegm and preventing me from enjoying my new car’s debut at work. I feel way better now. Thanks to my doctor helping me balance the medication, mainly upping the Zoloft by 25 mg/day. All this time I’ve … Continue reading

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Thugs Bunny

He’s finally back on a T-shirt after the demise of the WB Stores. I found this design at the Ecko Store in the RR Outlet Mall. It reminded me of the hilarious Eight Mile parody on Robot Chicken.

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RIP: Lou Reed

The tributes are pouring in all over the media but to me, Lou was in the same company as Bruce Springsteen…great writer, boring performer. I’ll take the Cowboy Junkies’ version of “Sweet Jane,” Duran Duran’s “Perfect Day,” and Eurythmics’ “Satellite … Continue reading

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Say hello to my new car Vixen!

What began as a fact-finding mission turned into an adoption/purchase. I wasn’t really, completely suckered by a nice salesman Jon. We’re still nursing a frickin’ rental because our Honda Fit was finally approved for its repair, again, remember, it wasn’t our … Continue reading

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Gotta’ lay off the spicy, alien food

Purchased just in time for attending the Spaceballs quote-along at Alamo Ritz this week. Took my friend Jeff to cheer him up. He had been feeling a bit sad and he’s always been good to me. The chest-burster is one of the … Continue reading

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