Author Archives: Dave

I Had That! #40: Golden Nature Guides

I didn’t read a lot of fiction as a kid. For someone who supposedly liked science fiction, I didn’t read any of the classics. I didn’t really go for comics too much. I did the Hardy Boys thing briefly, and … Continue reading

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Not So Delicious

As the last person in the world who used Delicious, I wasn’t hopeful when a month ago it looked like something had gone wrong with the service. I don’t know much about XML or APIs, and asking for help with … Continue reading

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The Evil of Paper Lawn Bags

Lawn bags in their native environment, Hell. It’s leaf-raking time. It’s actually well past leaf-raking time, but that’s another story. It’s a time where I’ve been raking leaves. Forty-seven bags of them so far, and there are probably seven or … Continue reading

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Nisha Triumphant

This weekend, Nisha the Lawbringer completed an epic quest on Elpis, the moon of Pandora. In other words, I finished Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. I’ll not spoil anything for those who haven’t done so yet. I pretty much went straight down … Continue reading

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I Had That! #39: Dune Action Figures

Long-time readers will know how much I unflinchingly adore David Lynch’s Dune. A lot. Possibly too much. When it came out in 1984 I fell for the movie, even though I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it. I … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Stop Buying Dice?

I played my last RPG years ago. All of the materials I had, all of the books, are long gone. Some great memories and fun times there, but I just didn’t see myself regularly playing RPGs ever again. So far, … Continue reading

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Trashfest Northeast 2014

Has it been a whole year since the inaugural Trashfest? It has, and I was there on Saturday to partake. I headed down to Connecticut and met up with some folks I already knew, plus met some other folks. I … Continue reading

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I Had That! #38: Voice of the Mummy

(For this week’s entry I’m reposting something from a while back.) When I was a wee lad, my family had this awesome game called Voice of the Mummy. Honestly, I can’t remember a lot about the actual playing of the … Continue reading

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