Monthly Archives: June 2014

Obvious Child: Worth Seeing*

* — Some won’t find this movie funny because they’ll be too caught up in what the Right Wing movement tells them to think. I’ll go ahead and address the elephant in the room about Obvious, the main character (Donna) gets pregnant … Continue reading

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Belated two cents about the ouster of Dov Charney

Who? You may have heard of American Apparel which is a clothing brand I endorse and often buy as much as possible from. Their stuff doesn’t really cost that much more in the realm of shirts, especially when you see … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ben! We all miss you at Apple!

Today is the first birthday without my co-worker and comrade Ben Rasberry. It’s really a bummer that he didn’t live to see the local Stars win the Calder Cup or hang out with us in our new super-duper cafeteria. I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mark!

This year I remembered to get him a card and gift ahead of time! Since he has ditched his physical music collection, I scored him some cards to download stuff he’s looking forward to getting, namely singles from a new … Continue reading

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1914: Archduke Ferdinand and his wife are killed

What followed went on to be the worst conflict the world had ever seen. Little did they know the sequel would be nastier and every war that came after it, like Police Academy. World War I is such a horrible … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride rendered in Legos!

One of the Eighties’ greatest movies gets the magic brick treatment.

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Happy (super late) 20th Anniversary to the Jimenezes

The second-longest married couple I know celebrated a huge landmark last Wednesday. It made me think about that long weekend up in Milwaukee and how cold I was! I didn’t pack correctly, foolishly forgetting it’s still chilly, especially at night … Continue reading

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Duh nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh…Bartman!

For 2014, Converse and The Simpsons rolled out two new, additional designs. To coincide with Batman’s 75th birthday comes Bartman, the pesky 10-year-old’s alter ego first seen in “Three Men and a Comic Book,” as he tried to get a discount to … Continue reading

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Getting the (Trivia) band back together

It was a bittersweet homecoming for our Geek Who Drink team. We were missing a couple key teammates but we did have a great sub to cover for Anita. After the Geek Bowl (a super, super overdue story), our team … Continue reading

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A friendly health-weight-based wager with Jeremy

One horrendous thing I noticed after I trimmed down my Calder Cup beard…it was hiding my extra chins. Actually, I don’t have any jowls firmly present, I learned from Slate.com about how two-dimensional photography “adds weight,” by flattening the image. Tricks … Continue reading

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Happy RPG Day (yesterday)

Following the leads of Record Store Day (April) and Free Comic Book Day (May), June has Free RPG (role-playing/roleplaying game) Day. Every year, various publishers print “free” material for the numerous stores to give out in the hopes it will gain … Continue reading

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STARS WIN THE CALDER CUP

I know this was achieved Tuesday evening way up in St. John’s but it has been a crazy week and I wanted to throw in the highlights of the celebration from Thursday night. It would’ve been cool if they won … Continue reading

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The D&D version of Myers Briggs personalities

Lately I’ve been learning all about that Myers Briggs jazz regarding communication styles and how they relate to the different personalities around the world. It was part of some recent training I took in April. Then it got me reminiscing over something … Continue reading

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An interesting map app for iOS and Android

Lester sent me a link for this Kickstarter project to create/utilize maps on tablet-based systems. It certainly seems interesting. Would it be useful? For me that’s the nagging question. I enjoy my iPad but authoring a map for a game … Continue reading

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Congrats Spurs! Suck it LeBron and Miami!

Herb Brooks would’ve been proud since the Spurs took the smarter route on building a team that worked together, getting their re-match against the superstar model, depriving of them its three-peat. While the Heat relied heavily on James, Wade and … Continue reading

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