Monthly Archives: September 2017

Summer of 1982 IX: Blade Runner: The Final Cut in 4K

Better late than never? Well, five years late since I’m guessing Blade Runner‘s owners have a stake in 2049 being a hit by reminding us how incredible the first chapter is. It was disappointing  to end The Summer of 1982 festival with TRON. Firstly, … Continue reading

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New weight-loss plan…stop eating at night

Somara has lost a significant amount of weight. Enough that she needed to buy new clothes…and she has been rubbing my nose in it because she hates exercise, says it’s boring. Since I’ve ballooned back up after my leave last … Continue reading

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Marquette radio/stream is actually listenable

I truly cannot even remember when I hunted it down to add it to my iTunes’ radio but most days Marquette’s stream plays music from this century unlike the attitudes when I attended. One major difference is that the DJs … Continue reading

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RIP Stanislav Petrov

According to newspaper reports, Petrov may have passed away this May since real news out of Russia is difficult to get. You probably never heard of him until the reports of his death. I had heard of him indirectly over … Continue reading

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A candle to protect me from ignorant Trumpanzees

Can’t go wrong with today’s public spokesman for Science and just generally awesome speaker Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson. He’s another reason why I decided to go back to school, to help communicate harder concepts to others…well, and I want to … Continue reading

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Happy Batman…uhhh, Harley Quinn Day

Yesterday, DC chose to honor the 25th anniversary of Harley Quinn joining their comic-book universe through the awesome cartoon. Originally brought in to be the Joker’s number-one henchman and at times, love interest, Harley has since crossed over into the … Continue reading

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Dunkirk: Must See

Christopher Nolan returns to cover a real event instead of a hypothetical future he failed to impress me with his poor Astronomical knowledge (aka Interstellar). In this retelling of the Allied evacuation at Dunkirk, his style works and frustrates. I’ll go … Continue reading

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Power to another lady DM I met!

With Rogues Gallery having more room, I’m seeing more games happening and I had to applaud encountering another D&D game run by a lady! Right there with the Tech Industry, gaming both video and tabletop, has been the domain of … Continue reading

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RIP Grant Hart & Jessi Zazu

With these two great musicians/writers, I didn’t forget, I put them off so my site wouldn’t be just a long string of sad, sad obituaries. First was seeing Grant Hart passing. Most people my age know him as the drummer … Continue reading

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Cake!

It’s been a while since Somara has decorated a cake for a nice person. Which reminds me, we need to look into getting her kick-ass mixer repaired, if that’s possible. Meanwhile, I need to check into the leftovers Somara may … Continue reading

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Still getting an ‘A’ in my first course at SNHU

While fighting off my weekend-long stomach ache, I managed to get my work turned in before the deadline on Sunday. I’m thrilled that the teacher liked my breakdown on French Canada and the Southwest (where I live), what they have … Continue reading

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Farewell Cassini

Friday signaled the end for the Cassini probe as NASA crashed it into the atmosphere of Saturn. It will probably be months before we get a better idea what the ringed-world’s composition was before all contact was last. In high school I … Continue reading

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The Sklar Brothers

After seeing these guys around for years at Moontower Comedyfest (they’re staples, namely for a ping pong tournament), I finally caught a full set at our local club. Holy crap, they killed! I mean, I’d seen them in showcases, TV … Continue reading

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Frailty

Once again, getting removed from Netflix in September prompted me to bumping this up to the top of my bloated queue. It was a rare flick directed as well as starring the late Bill Paxton with help from fellow Texans … Continue reading

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I’m back baby…oh, and Futurama sort of was

It’s been a long week fixing things around the house, watering plants somewhere else and the usual back-to-school craziness throughout the North American continent. Plus a lot more people whose work I’ve enjoyed passed away but I didn’t feel like … Continue reading

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