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The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Daleks

This delighted me:

There really should always have been an entry for them. Spotted at BoingBoing.

I ponder the Western

This evening it will be movie/tv night, as it is most Mondays.  Our regular crew has just finished watching the BBC miniseries Jekyll (my assessment in brief: many lovely moments, and is good watching up till the last episode, when a number of things come apart.  Oh, and don’t watch the last five minutes . . . → Read More: I ponder the Western

Lovecraftian Listening

Love him or hate him, most people have strong responses to H.P. Lovecraft.

“Who?” I hear some of you asking.  Well, there is always his entry on That Wiki if you are so inclined.  But here is the short version:  H.P. Lovecraft was a writer who published mainly short fiction in magazines like Weird . . . → Read More: Lovecraftian Listening

Close, but not quite

Sometimes, one can learn the most interesting things when something doesn’t quite work.  Last weekend, during a D&D session, I was reminded of this.

First, a little background: Approximately a million years ago, I was an undergrad taking theatre courses.  I didn’t know whether I wanted to be an actor or a techie, but . . . → Read More: Close, but not quite

The most dangerous website on the internet

There is…this website.

When it is linked to in message board threads, cries of “NOOOO!” can be read for posts and posts thereafter.  People speak of it in hushed tones and warn people away from clicking links to it.  I once sent a link to a single page on this site in an email, . . . → Read More: The most dangerous website on the internet

Where have you been?

The short answer is:  Away.

The longer answer is that I have been doing a number of things pertaining to a) finishing my graduate school and b) hunting for a job.  (Still working on the latter, though I have also been volunteering, freelancing, and otherwise doing my best to keep busy while I am . . . → Read More: Where have you been?

Rise from your grave

…What?  That is what we’re doing here, isn’t it?  Resurrecting an old blog?

I expect things will be a mess here for the next while as I figure out how things ought to  look and work.  Stay tuned, cats and kittens.

Heartless

Spiffy short film of the backstory of the Tin Woodman from L. Frank Baum’s Oz books. A grim little saga many people have never heard.

Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man from Brandon McCormick on Vimeo.

Found . . . → Read More: Heartless