Monthly Archives: January 2016

Still on hiatus…

I’ve been a tad under the weather so it has eaten into my energy/enthusiasm levels on posting. Much has been happening in the world around us too: David Bowie passing away, Glenn Frey and Alan Rickman too. I’m confident others … Continue reading

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Underwear inspired by the South Chicago accent

Southsiders as they’re called, would pronounce this “PIE-cage.” Then again, the product could be a Southerner thing because it’s misspelled. No wait, I’m going to have to go with neither due to both cultures having a great dislike of exercise. It … Continue reading

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RIP David Bowie

What a crappy way to start the week and just when his latest album came out. Given his nature, I think he may have timed it this way. David’s material was pretty impressive too. Namely with how readily the more … Continue reading

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Why Image Comics is the new “number three”

Lately I’ve been shifting around my comic book buying/reading habits after how much DC’s 2011 hard reboot fizzled out. One major reason is how the clueless Hollywood division is now meddling with the editorial staff on what to publish and … Continue reading

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Vampire walks into a tavern…

…and tells the barkeep, “I’ll have a blood lite!” Paizo’s new line of minis called The Rusty Dragon Inn came out over the holiday and unlike past set in which the unique, more expensive thing you can get being a scary … Continue reading

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Happy Epiphany 2016

Bearing gifts of Gold (really Chuck E Cheese tokens), Frankenstein and Myrrh! This will be as good as it gets in Texas. To modify an old mean ethnic joke I remembered as a kid from the Eighties… How do we … Continue reading

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Better late than never I guess

Taken on January 2. Not sure if the Christmas card I sent to Sonia in Switzerland necessarily beat this to my in-laws and nephews. In the end, it wouldn’t have mattered much, they spent the holiday stretch in Denmark. I … Continue reading

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RIP Robert Stigwood

Not a household name but Robert was the man synonymous with the late Seventies due to all the music he helped promote, produce and proliferate. The most famous act he managed was the Bee Gees yet he was also involved with Cream, David … Continue reading

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Dana Gould for 2016!

Not a political endorsement but given the choices, why not an Emmy®-winning comedian with a pretty impressive resume! At least he’s a good generation younger than the two old farts running on my side. Dana returned to Austin to ring … Continue reading

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Laziest NPC generator…ever

But even I sometimes need to put an NPC together in a dire emergency.

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