Monthly Archives: April 2019

Children of Men: a cautionary tale we’re ignoring

I think this movie did pretty poorly at the box office because Dystopian films tend to fail when they’re released between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Can’t even remember why I didn’t see it sooner but it popped up on … Continue reading

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1969: Charles DeGaulle resigns

After his referendums were defeated in a public vote, the WWII hero left office unlike many French predecessors (Napoleon, Louis Napoleon III). However, I don’t think DeGaulle walking away was (or is) a surprise in the late 20th Century. Despite … Continue reading

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Slut in a Good Way: Worth Seeing

The message of this Quebecois comedy is the double standard between the sexes. Namely how women get labelled sluts and men are congratulated for the exact same behavior. Let me rewind to the movie. Charlotte is a teenage girl enamored … Continue reading

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One hundred days at the gym!

This year is really shaping up, too bad my body won’t follow the lead, I’m continuing to struggle with getting my weight down in to the low 250s. Regardless, I’m back in the zone a la several years ago when … Continue reading

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Joe “Foot-in-Mouth” Biden joins the mess

The picture I swiped from Splinter sums up my opinion of the former vice president and his quixotic plans to “rescue” America from the Shitgibbon. I’m confident the failing and rapidly aging leadership of the Democrats has a boner with Bilary … Continue reading

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Kitten rescued at work!

With all the negative news given that we live in the Stupid Ages, it’s great to know about an ugly situation ending happily as it did for this kitten. I have nicknamed the uncommon female orange tabby Mela! It’s Italian … Continue reading

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1989: First Grammy® for Hard Rock/Heavy Metal goes to…

…Jethro Tull! I can’t remember exactly when the ceremony was 30 years ago but it’s a solid memory of the year the Eighties closed out. I do clearly remember that the inaugural award went to an act which was neither … Continue reading

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The Big Mouth Club

I think the artist who did this shirt is one of those people that focuses on a couple themes and then does them to death. However, this mashup of the Big Mouth crowd with The Breakfast Club is rather fitting. Although Nick, … Continue reading

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Showing off my inner Millennial

An awesome nod to two of the biggest cartoons of the Nineties. Rugrats from 1991 and for a while, the longest running cartoon on Nickelodeon and The Powerpuff Girls which debuted around 1998 to the Cartoon Network their first, original hit show; … Continue reading

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Princess Cutie & the Round Rockers’ debut…for Penny!

This is a long overdue project I have wanted to do when Ben was a baby and learning to speak. His own personalized Sesame Street! Thanks to my procrastination, Ben is in kindergarten but thankfully he has a baby sister, Penny! … Continue reading

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1999: Columbine…and how the US remains paralyzed

The world knows this story all too well. Somebody or somebodies go into a school, shoot up the place and kill a bunch of people. Often the shooter(s) commit suicide or the cops kill them. Sadly, this event happens continuously … Continue reading

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Caracas Achieved!

Today was the third milestone via in-door bike! Being more aggressive in 2019 was how I managed to cover the 893 difference. I would this year is certainly shaping up to be the one I really get back into the … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2019!

It’s time for the annual Nerd Holiday season which is always kicked off with Record Store Day! Despite this year’s ambassador(s) being Pearl Jam, or as I call them Led Zeppelin for dumb Gen Xers, I found some great treasures … Continue reading

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Two jokes below, one in the sign and one I thought of

Conan’s Pizza rocks, along with a couple other locals, but this place has a sense of humor as you may see in the sign. Give up on the first one? The italicized text works if you sing along to the … Continue reading

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Splat Attack!

Initially, I would be wary of a game based solely upon licensed characters because most aren’t very good. Others are just another game with the IP glued on top (Clue, Monopoly, Risk). I do have to give credit to Love Letter … Continue reading

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