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I have an iPod just like everyone else. It is not a big fancy one but when I need music on the go it’s ready to rock ‘n roll. I also have my entire CD collection on my hard drive as mp3s. I almost exclusively listen to music played on my computer or iPod. I […]

Another slow week for me at the comic shop. I only bought one comic: Jonah Hex #4. I also picked up Back Issue magazine #7. That came out in Dec 2004 before bought it regularly. I, once again, recommend Back Issue magazine.

I’ve been working on a mutli-year project to scan in all of the 35mm negatives of my photos. They go back to about 1985 or so and it has been quite a big project. It involves a lot of loading negatives one strip at a time into my scanner, labeling them and organizing them by […]

I only bought one comic this week. Red Sonja #5. Speaking of Red I give a thumbs down to last weeks Red Sonja vs Thulsa Doom #1 So what comics did you get this week?I just read Back Issue #14. It’s a magazine about old comics series and has interviews with the creators. Unlike all […]

Things that amuse me tonight. Barnett Newman the painter said, “More blue is bluer than less blue”. Of course it is. It is damn obvious too but no one ever verbalized it before him. If you want to increase the impact on the viewer of blue in a painting add more blue! How could everyone […]

Before people said, “That’s the greatest thing since sliced bread” what was the greatest thing? And has there really been nothing to replace sliced bread as the greatest thing? Ponder.

I just got back from the comic shop and I bought:Usagi Yojimbo #90 – I book I’ve been buying for over 20 years now and it’s stonger than ever. Amazes me with its consistent qualitySavage Dragon #122 – Solid super-hero stuff by a guy (Erik Larsen) who truly loves super-heroes.Local #3 – Good “slice of […]

Which super power would you rather have? The power to make flowers grow from couch cushions or the power to step in puddles without getting wet?

How come the number sign (#) is called a number sign everywhere except when it’s on a phone? Then it is called a pound sign (#). It’s the same symbol. The abbreviation for pounds is “lbs”. No one ever writes “He weighed 200 #s”. What is this all about? Ponder.

In my search for news and information I’m already tired of podcasts, audio and video. Just a six months ago I was regularly listening to and searching for podcasts on various topics. Just a month ago I was watching and seeking out video podcasts on a wide variety of subjects. Now I’m behind in every […]