Monthly Archives: September 2018

New shirt from WizWorld #2: DuckTales! Woo hoo!

This tribute to The Disney Afternoon and now a new ongoing series on Disney XD with David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck and Kate Miccuci as Webbigail! It was a gift from my friend Ayako and I couldn’t wait to wear it. … Continue reading

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The Happytime Murders: Just Awful

I’ll start with this, if you want to see something involving puppets acting in a raunchy manner, Team America did it better. Happytime is terribly disappointing and simultaneously boring. Somara and I already knew there was an adult-side to Jim Henson and … Continue reading

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RIP Gary Kurtz

This Sunday the one man who could tell George Lucas no and make Star Wars better passed over last weekend. I can only imagine how much stronger the stories could’ve been with Episodes I, II, III and VI. However, he bailed … Continue reading

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New shirt from WizWorld #1: The Krusty Krab!

I haven’t had a Spongebob-related shirt in a while (the Metallica one) and I also scored it because there’s a co-worker who likes to swear via the word “barnacles!” as a joke. The reference to pizza is from an early, … Continue reading

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Over 1000 miles in a year!

Thanks to my right knee being problematic I have switched to the in-door bicycles at work’s multiple gyms. The every day goal for earning my virtual September badge is either: 30 minutes (non-stop) At least 7.5 miles (the distance between … Continue reading

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What follows in a Google search…

Allegedly, these are the first adjectives to follow the names of various Texas cities. I take issue with a couple of them. Firstly, Wichita Falls is “hot”? Compared to where Houston, Austin, Laredo, etc are located, I find that odd. … Continue reading

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Now in “uncharted” territory

Yesterday I set a new record on the Activity app. I have now “closed the rings” 20 days in a row. It’s the longest streak I have achieved via the Apple Watch. My actual streak before the Watch was 70. … Continue reading

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Remember it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Sadly, I don’t have pirate-themed shirts or a good hat but I did read a book many years ago that dispelled all the myths around them. Despite the book, I can still have fun doing the funny voice amongst my … Continue reading

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2008: Lehman Brothers ushers in the Great Recession

If you’re into Current Events like me (I have always been long before the Small-Fingered Vulgarian) there has been a flood of stories on the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and how it was the beginning of … Continue reading

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Half way there on my perfect month

Not bad, as of today, I’m well over the 50% mark toward achieving a perfect September on Movement, Exercise and Workouts over 15 minutes! I also earned the 1000-mile badge from the exercise cycle I tend to use and I … Continue reading

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Doug Jones

My final GACC Brush that I’m finally getting done because I’m going to Wizard World next week and I really, really don’t need the backlog in this department. I did save the best for last, Doug Jones! You won’t recognize him … Continue reading

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The Summer of 84: Worth Seeing

I managed to catch this when it blew through Alamo for a week. Now it’s available for download and I figure Summer will be on a streaming service soon, the question is which. Given the success of It and Stranger Things, there will … Continue reading

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RIP Burt Reynolds

Alas, here is my overdue obituary for Burt who was really the king of Action and Comedy-Action movies for my generation’s childhood. He still had quite a career in the decades following but the Seventies were when Burt was in … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Hank

This week my friends had to put their dog to sleep (he was getting on in years, illness) and although I’m a cat person, dogs make me nervous since I was bit in the ass by my own dog in … Continue reading

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Modern Enemy Monthly featuring the Blue Morpho

I signed up for the subscription for this season of The Venture Brothers because I wanted to make sure I didn’t miss out on any OSI designs for Somara, she loves anything involving Brock. Above is another cover from the imaginary … Continue reading

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