Today, April 18, 1938, mark’s the 80th anniversary of Superman’s publication in Action Comics 1. The character launched an industry. Now at issue 1,000, Superman is still fighting for truth and justice. He lives on in comics, TV, movies, games and our imagination, reinterpreted and retold over and over. Part of modern mythology,… Continue reading Happy 80th Superman
This list is prompted by a long road trip I recently took. While driving I endured several of the places listed below. These are the most dehumanizing, soul-crushing, depressing or bleak places that I believe we've created for ourselves in the modern world. Enjoy!Traffic jams - sometimes far removed from recognizable human habitats, highways can be a… Continue reading Bleak places
We had a bit of a family medical emergency here and so my attention has been elsewhere lately. Also been very much enjoying Leviathan Wakes. I'm right in the heart of it now, and it's pushed aside some of my other reading.
Breaking the chain of updates due to unforeseen events; one sick kid and one sick dog. Too tired and it's too late to put any coherent thinking together tonight. Feels like a defeat. Going to read a bit of On Writing before falling asleep.
What's this? Oh, yes, right, I have a blog and I've been ignoring it in a huge way. I've also been doing very little writing since early August. No excuse other than pure laziness. I am working on a comeback.
When the apocalypse comes, I've got the shoes for it; a pair of Wolverines. I've had them now for about 7 years and they show no signs of wearing out. I'll be striding across our post-nuclear, or post-zombie, or post-nuclear zombie wasteland for years to come, because these things simply will not wear out. I… Continue reading Shoes for the apocalypse
Still setting up shop, ironing out the kinks, fixing, formating and frakking around.
Came across this link today and wanted to share. http://gizmodo.com/349929/best-lego-sets-in-history I remember so many of the LEGO space set box covers and LEGOLAND town, and Technics. Anyone else recognize some of the sets they owned?
Here's an excellent tour through memory lane for those of us who owned LEGO as kids and still have fond memories of it. http://gizmodo.com/5018990/lego-secret-vault-contains-all-sets-in-history I recognized several of the sets in the video including the space LEGO and the Technics Jeep. I remembered the pictures on the fronts of those boxes even 25 and 30… Continue reading The vault of Heaven
Overheard in the lunchroom over foosball, "Shut the frak up and play."