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Keef’s Comic-Con Wrap-Up

Check out Keith Knight’s write-up of his visit to Comic-Con this year. We ended up at his booth while he was eating that lobster roll. SPELLING BEE FOR CHEATERS/INKPOT AWARD WIN/COMIC-CON WRAP-UP | The Official K Chronicles and Think Website … Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2010: Small Press

Probably my favorite part of Comic-Con is meeting the writers and artists in person. The best place to do that is the Small Press area and one of my first stops every year is to see Keith Knight, creator of … Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2010 Recap

I was only able to attend Comic-Con on Thursday this year, hopefully I’ll go back to all four days next year. There’s so much to see and one has to be selective and ignore some areas completely in order to … Continue reading

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Gray Eagles Film (great P-51 pilot story)

This is a great video documentary of a WWII Mustang pilot getting to not only see his own plane but fly another one 60+ years later. I was very glad to see his grandchildren so interested in what he had … Continue reading

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I love my window view: V-22 Osprey fly-bys

Boy do I love the view from my desk. I have about 18 inches of window that looks right out to the outbound flight path from MCAS Miramar. I’ve had this view for a few years and it’s mostly F-18 Hornet … Continue reading

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Don’t drink the Kool-Aid

Actually drink all the Kool-Aid you want, just don’t go around spouting the “Drink the Kool-Aid” cliche that’s so popular right now. Also please don’t say anything about “peeling back the layers of the onion”, I am so sick of … Continue reading

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Christmas Resistance

Thanks to John Cleese’s Cheese Podcast site for this one. Check out xmasresistance for more (or their Facebook page).

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Dangerous Ink magazine

I happened to see issue #2 of Dangerous Ink magazine at the store a few weeks ago [actually I had this drafted in July and never published it] and a quick flip through it interested me enough to buy it. … Continue reading

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Godspeed Sam

We laid to rest a high school friend of mine named Sam yesterday. That was depressing as hell and I was surprised at just how emotional I got. Godspeed Sam, we miss you.

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Prehistoric Yeast Used to Brew Fossil Fuels Beer – Slashfood

Prehistoric Yeast Used to Brew Fossil Fuels Beer – Slashfood Yes, someone did the old “extract some yeast from ancient amber and then use it to brew” trick. Kinda like Jurassic Park but tastier (hopefully). Now I have an excuse … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… at the Hall of Justice

Meanwhile… at the Hall of Justice: A Collection of Superhero Mishaps is a neat looking exhibition that Subtext is putting on the weekend of Comic-Con. Let’s face it, everyone has a bad day. Even superheroes. And this July, Subtext will … Continue reading

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4th of July on the deck of the Midway

I know this update is ten days late but we spent the $10 each to spend the evening of the 4th of July on the deck of the U.S.S. Midway floating aircraft carrier museum. We got there around 7:30pm, put … Continue reading

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What is it about New Jersey?

What is it about New Jersey that would make someone name their store Rag Shop?

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Good Night from Mr. John

I actually got a spam e-mail today that made me look twice even though on second look it was obviously spam. From:Mr. John <34saket@gmail.com> Subject: Good night Body: Hi, I am Back. Give me a call right now! If you … Continue reading

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Cthulhu bib for your little sprogling

For all of you with little sproglings at home check out what I found when searching for “Chtulhu” on Etsy:  NeedleNoodles :: Crochet Baby Bib Pattern PDF What’s really nice is that the artist released the pattern set under the … Continue reading

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