Category Archives: Random

Christmas Resistance

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

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Random | Tagged | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Random, Science | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Random | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

What is it about New Jersey?

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

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Random | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Talk about minis…

I used to think that I painted “minis” because I do Warmachine models but this guy takes the word to a whole other lever. Imagine the Statue of Liberty carved so tiny she fits inside the eye of a needle. … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Changing from Chicks to Dicks

Well, I guess I left out a couple of apostrophes there. We have a chain out here called Chick’s Sporting Goods and I just heard a radio ad that they are closing with 10% to 50% off everything but then … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Worst Selling Girl Scout Cookies

My wife sent me this image from The Onion so I will have to find the actual article but for now here’s the image for you to enjoy.

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

I went to Google something this morning and discovered that today would have been Dr. Seuss’ 105th birthday. I am a huge fan of his work and he did some really amazing stuff outside of his children’s books. Image links … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Am I channeling an ancient Egyptian today?

I feel like I’m channeling an ancient Egyptian today since I keep typing “horus” instead of “hours” in my trouble tickets. It’s either that or I’ve been listening to Powerslave too much lately.

Posted in Random | Leave a comment

Heart Attack Grill, here I come!

Damn, after watching this video I may have a trip to Chandler, AZ in my future.  Just imagine a place with a Quadruple Bypass burger (four 1/2 pound patties) and an all-you-can-eat french fry bar (they are cooked in real … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Leave a comment