Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Archie Renaissance part one

The universal response to Archie comics tends to be annoyance since they were rather formulaic and as one comic-book store employee states it best, they’re stories of what younger kids think teenagers are like. Well, maybe if we were living in … Continue reading

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RIP: Carrie Fisher

I really thought she was going to make it when Carrie was moved to stable condition, but hey, 2016 didn’t think it was craptacular enough. Like most people my age in Gen X, I first encountered Carrie as Princess Leia … Continue reading

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The Red-Headed Stranger…Willie Nelson!

Of course it’s when Willie was younger, I’m willing to go with the Seventies before he started graying. Willie is also wearing his reading glasses because I couldn’t find a Lego head with the reddish beard in other capacity. Now … Continue reading

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Rogue One: Must See

A Star Wars movie without a Skywalker focus was a rather risky move but holy crap, the people behind Rogue One pulled it off! The main impetus to the film’s success was pursuing a different style. While Star Wars tends to be a … Continue reading

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Christmas reunion with my group

Yesterday, I had lunch with two of the three people in my group over the Summer in getting well. It was awesome to see Tiffany! Amy too but I see her more often in a follow-up matter. We all caught … Continue reading

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Our Lego avatars are ready for Rogue One

Well, they’ve been ready for a few days. We saw the movie Thursday night, review coming without spoilers. Somara is dressed as Captain Andor and I am the U-Wing pilot which I found out is really General Merrick/Blue Leader. It’s … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Worth Seeing

This was a nice spin-off from the Harry Potter series which I found boring two movies in but I will always have a favorable attitude to the novels because getting children to enjoy reading is critical. Somara told me the “book” … Continue reading

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The googly-eye “bandit” strikes Chuy’s RR

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Girl drink drunk spotted!

A great running joke from The Kids in the Hall

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Nerdland: utter disappointment

This animated feature starring Patton Oswalt, Paul Rudd, Garfunkel & Oates and a plethora of [Adult Swim] standbys via production company Titmouse (The Venture Brothers) should’ve been funny, it had everything going for it. Then again, The Star Wars Holiday Special … Continue reading

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