Tag Archives: the_past

The Thirty-Years Troll

Last night I was looking at my web stats and I noticed that a new place had linked to my blog entry about Orson Scott Card. I went to check it out and soon my eyes were rolling all over … Continue reading

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Worse Than You Think: Putting the Star Wars Holiday Special in Historical Context

This morning I read an article about the Star Wars Holiday Special at The A.V. Club. It’s a funny article, and a good encapsulation of the first-rate weirdness about that special, but, as with pretty much every article I’ve read … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Nerd

I was going to post something else today but my cousin put this photo of my on Facebook and man, how can I not share it? Yes, I am wearing a towel.

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What Were YOU Doing on August 22, 1981?

Pal Dave T. has been counting down 31 Classic Doctor Who Monsters this month, and today’s entry features a bonus. Thanks to a website someone put together, he was able to identify the exact date he started watching Doctor Who. … Continue reading

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A Bully Never Forgets

Mitt Romney recently had a story circulating about him in which, as a young man, he took it upon himself to hold down some guy and forcibly cut his hair. Romney’s since offered a notpology about his youthful pranking and … Continue reading

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I Believe in Lafayette

My second attempt at college took me to Lafayette, Louisiana, which is about 2 hours away from New Orleans, and in the middle of Cajun Country. When you think of “cher” and alligators and swamps and such, this is the … Continue reading

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Digital Housecleaning

I’m in the middle of a big project in which I’m combining old stuff from my website, stuff currently on my computer, and stuff I have backed up onto CD/DVDs and seeing what of it I still want and what … Continue reading

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I’ll Explain Later 2


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