Tag Archives: death

Well, He IS a Dog

Last week was a hell of a week, with a lot of ups and downs, but what helped really rocket it off was on Tuesday night, when I let Cappy out for a last call and realized he was up … Continue reading

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RIP Terry Pratchett

Author Terry Pratchett died yesterday. I never really read any of his books, but most of my friends have, and are devastated. It wasn’t unexpected. Pratchett was a victim of early-onset Alzheimer’s. The same disease that killed my mother, at … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Difficult Week (Note: It is Tuesday.)

Yesterday I was going to post about Broadchurch, the British drama we finished watching this past weekend. The Michael Brown news put the kibosh on that, as it seemed tasteless to talk about fictional murdered white kids when there was … Continue reading

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Scienceperiod.com

If you love scienceexclamationpoint.com, you’ll be wanting to fill up on it while you can, cause it’s not getting renewed. (Rest assured that Elvis Costello Dog is still safe.)

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Lou Reed

As he did with most people, Lou Reed changed music for me. But not directly. I tried in college to get into the Velvet Underground. So many bands I love were directly influenced by them, so it seemed natural to … Continue reading

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RIP Kim Thompson

Yesterday I put in my Previews order. Total damage was only about thirty bucks, even with my recent HeroesCon experience giving my comics enthusiasm a shot in the arm. Previews comes with a separate catalog just for stuff from Marvel. … Continue reading

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Ray Harryhausen, 1920-2013

When I was a kid, the Sunday Morning Movie was must-see TV. It was your delivery system for old horror and adventure movies. It’s where I first got scared of The Crawling Eye, Fiend Without a Face, Black Sabbath, and … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Bombing

There’s nothing I can add here. We’ll be back tomorrow, probably.

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