Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving ya'll.

Due to my job, I don't always get to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family.  I hope everyone out there gets to spend time with someone that they love, or at least someone that they appreciate.

Since I get to work, I'll have to settle for a phone call from my family later this evening.  But it will work out.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Mark Steyn's Night of Terror

I did not get around to posting any more Halloween videos on time.  Things got busy.

But, this one appeared in my news feed and it made me laugh.  Enjoy!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Let's start the  Halloween music videos by the Hammer Studios inspired "Thriller."

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Anime I've gotten around to watching so far.

I'm rather excited that they are now producing a second season of Seraph of the End.  I was going through my Hulu watchlist and saw that there was a new episode last night!  Normally I drop a series from my Hulu watchlist once I've seen it, but I kept that one in hoping that I'd catch extra episodes.

I'm really hoping that they make a second season of Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend.  It was a nice series without too much fan service.  I didn't care too much abou the story line for Michiru.  But I felt it portrayed high school relationships a bit more realistically, part no interest and part no clue.  (Well, that was most of my experience anyways.)

Pretty much I'm only watching stuff on Hulu.  I was watching Daredevil on Netflix but it's been difficult for me to fit in an hour long series due to my life being busy.  Heck, I've had to take two days to watch some 30 minute series.

What all am I watching right now?  I'm glad that The Awesomes is back for a third season.  Not anime but it's a great series for those of us that grew up with Marvel and DC.  Aoharu X Machinegun is actually a neat series, but my mind keeps wanting to relate it to paintball.  Seiyu's Life is not grabbing me, but I love that I'm learning about Japanese Voice Actors.  I think I just finished Overlord.  Interesting concept about a person who gets stuck in a video game, but rather than the hero trying to get out of the game he is just trying to explore it.  Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace is very interesting and it kept my attention but I'm almost at the end and it seems to be loosing it's story telling.  I think I have one more episode to go to finish the series.

I've got a lot of other anime in my que, but I haven't gotten around to watching it as of yet.  We'll see.


Tuesday, October 6, 2015

We Are Giants ft Dia Frampton - Lindsey Stirling

Of course you may have noticed that I appreciate music videos with an animation aspect.

Therefore I am presenting to you "We are Giants" by Lindsey Stirling.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Johnny Optimism: Jello

I forgot to link the Johnny Optimism comic that I partially inspired. 

Johnny Optimism: Jello

Long story short, I made a comment that I'd been at a kids birthday party and one of the adults thought it would be a good idea to bring jello shots for the other adults.  Of course some of the kids saw jello and went after them.  Fortunately someone stopped it before any damage was done. 

I've noticed a number of Jarlsberg's comics that I've inspired tend to have Tickles in them.  That's starting to spook me. 

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The invasion of the pumpkin spice products.

Fall is coming.  And thus all the stores are bringing out their "Pumpkin Spice" treats.

I used to love all the fall foods.  I even enjoyed the pumpkin spice treats.  But now they have become a "thing" and I don't appreciate it so much.  Also, I swear that they don't taste like they used to.  They have that specific smell to them, but the taste is off.

For example, Wawa used to do a pumpkin spice something-or-other that came out of one of the machines.  Originally I loved the taste, but somehow they changed the formula.  I stopped drinking it about three or four years back because the taste turned me off.  They are not stupid, they are changing the taste in order to get millions of dollars.  If I don't like it, well I'm not the one that they are making millions off of.

I do like fall.  Apples are a big thing around here, but no one makes real apple cider any more.  It is all mass produced junk.  Growing up in a farming environment spoiled me as to what real food is.  Now all the food has to pass inspections and be FDA compliant and all that.  Yes, some of it is a good thing but I miss what I used to have.

Friday, August 14, 2015

A month and a half without a post?

Things have been very busy on my end.  Very busy.  I'm not getting much accomplished in my hobbies or job.

But I've got a very happy home life.  I've been making a lot of blueberry pancakes recently.  That makes me happy.  That makes Adorable Preciousness happy.  The wife tolerates them.  It's all good.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Mon Coeur Se Recommande À Vous - Owain Phyfe - Voice & Vihuela

Owain Phyfe was a beautiful musician.  I first heard his music on Renradio.  I was intrigued by the sound of his music, even though I was a bit frustrated because I didn't understand the words.  (This was back in the olden ages of the internet, and the music wasn't always identified.)

I found him by accident playing at the North Carolina Renaissance Faire.  (Now defunct, I believe.)  I was in love...  with his music.  I bought some of his tapes (CD players were very expensive back then.)  I actually planned out some of my RenFaire trips just to catch him when he was playing at certain faires.

Owain passed away from cancer just over two years ago.  Please go to Nightwatch Recording and buy his "new" album, "Voice & Vihuela."

On an aside, I need to get some cash scraped together to pick up the last few CD's by Cantiga that I don't own yet.  I had always planned on buying them when I saw them in person, but I have not seen them in person for a few years.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Very interesting incident out of Alabama.

First, read here.  Alabama police officer handcuffed, Maced fellow officer in front of confused Mayor. 

The follow up is here.  Lipscomb cop fired after handcuffing, Macing fellow officer in front of shocked Mayor. 

I'm glad to hear that there are more agencies and local governments more fouled up than the one I work for.  It's depressing to say that it makes me feel better about my job.