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This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

Man, do I miss the 70's (in a round-about, crazy, not-really way)!

Man, do I miss the 70's (in a round-about, crazy, not-really way)!

I was doing my mandatory community service… er cleaning out some of my boxes of crap when I came across this: Yep, an old-school Battlestar Galactica coloring and activity book, circa 1978. I was amazed at the content of the ‘activity’ book. It ranged from…

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The Sun is spotless

The Sun is spotless

Scientists are curious as to why our Sun hasn’t had any spots for a good long time this year. 200 days and counting so far.Nobody really knows what this means, but the sunspot activity hasn’t been this low since the 50’s, so it naturally make…

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You heard me. Giant. Styrofoam. Robots.

You heard me. Giant. Styrofoam. Robots.

Oh I wish I could attend this excellent exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art. It only goes until October 19th, though. Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon features the work of many artists, including Michael Salter’s packing foam robot creations like this one:…

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Stories I had nothing to do with

Stories I had nothing to do with

The US Navy says they have found the wreckage of lost WWII submarine, the USS Grunion. An Austrailian boy broke into a zoo, killed some animals and fed others to a crocodile. The Ig Nobels are out. The Mob Museum will open soon in Vegas….

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The Super Friends get no respect.

The Super Friends get no respect.

The Super Friends were never allowed to play in any of D.C.’s reindeer games. Their stories weren’t a part of the overall continuity, and with pretty good reason. I recently stumbled on the trades of the SF comic series and found some things that would…

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Oh. My bad.

Oh. My bad.

I was very excited about this movie Tropic Thunder. Sounded awesome until I realized my mistake: I was thinking Tropic Thundaar. Come on! Jack Black as Ookla the Mok, maybe get your Gretchen Mol or your Amy Adams to play Ariel. It’ll happen my friends.They…

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Halloween's not far off

Halloween's not far off

Everyone’s seen your skeleton, stop boring them with this: Yep, Think Geek has a Steampunk Skeleton t-shirt! Pretty Awesome!

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