Monthly Archives: July 2019

Travis Morin officially retires

This announcement wasn’t a surprise, it was when he’d announce his retirement because I doubt no other AHL team would pick him up. That is the downside of a development league but I’m more than happy to see the team … Continue reading

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RIP: Russi Taylor

Sad to hear that voice actress Russi Taylor passed away over the weekend. She had been the official voice of Minnie Mouse for over 30 years. To me Russi will always be the voice of Bart’s intelligent frenemy Martin Prince. … Continue reading

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Thanks for the wishes and all, mellow day

Took it mostly easy yesterday. Had to get up relatively early to have some finishing touches done to my new car, goop they put on the windshield to protect it from all the damned rocks and gravel here. Then I … Continue reading

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Firstborn: 35 years later, still great

Darned Hulu, finding favorite movies of mine with a looming deadline! I’ve also come to suspect that if the movie is getting yanked from the service in a few days, they’ve reduced its bandwidth or something. Every time, be it 1984 or … Continue reading

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La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Sensor

Firstly, as I’ve had to tell some strangers…this is not a camera! Walking around with a disguised camera without warning people is a dick move. Why do you think those other people were nicknamed Glassholes. This is a cool little … Continue reading

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I still got it with this machine!

Spent a good chunk of my day at the Classic Gaming Expo in downtown Austin. It wasn’t quite the 70,000 square feet of video games I was hoping for, more like 20K with 50K of vendors, mostly people selling legacy … Continue reading

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Another toy tribute to a Caffe employee

Originally I wanted to make a Playmobil figure of Carlo as I’ve done for two other people at the Caffe who are very nice. The problem is that this chef wear a black outfit, not white. Besides being super difficult … Continue reading

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RIP: Rutger Hauer

 Another Sci-Fi and Fantasy icon lost. Rutger was really the actor who made Blade Runner the memorable movie it was since Harrison Ford was just phoning it in. The film’s surprise ending with Roy’s speech is one of Sci-Fi’s greatest moments … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Far From Home: Worth Seeing

After a huge event movie (Aftermath) bringing 11 years of story to a close, one would think the trivial adventures and personal life of Spider-Man would be a letdown. Not so, Kevin Feige brilliantly found a way to give the … Continue reading

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Officially welcome my new car Harley Quinn

I want to officially introduce my new car I have officially dubbed her Harley Quinn because her exterior is a nice red and interior is black. As you probably forgot, my original Prius C was Vixen to match a lesser … Continue reading

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Farewell Oz

Our friends’ kitty Oz passed away today. He had been suffering from kidney issues and putting him to sleep was the best option sadly. Oz’s fellow house cat Mika will miss him too, even when cats aren’t BFFs, they still … Continue reading

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Something to add to my recent case of the ‘fuckits’

Every Dungeonmaster (DM) should be able to relate to that scenario in which the players ask to do the impossible. When they’re insistent you just have to let them fail since the odds are very, very bad when it comes … Continue reading

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D&D is now “cool”

Last week, The Guardian did a piece about how D&D has become more cool and/or mainstream. I was more fascinated with the castle rental and where did 42 gamers come up with four grand to play! Even my fellow contemporary players/friends … Continue reading

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Dental “water sports”?

 Somehow, I don’t think this GIF will encourage children to brush more often. My friend Jeremy said that even his young son could tell something was ‘off’ about this. But the toothbrush is smiling so I guess I’m guilty … Continue reading

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Overcoming another round of the ‘fuckits’

Believe it or not, I didn’t coin this word, it came from my therapist. I still get taken aback when she drops an F bomb but she was on the money when I went “on strike” with the world last … Continue reading

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