On Random Video Silliness for a Late Sunday

Three recent video discoveries on YouTube… Vader Sessions, a Star Wars fanfilm that takes classic Star Wars scenes and remixes them with James Earl Jones’ dialogue from other films: A Young Sherlock Holmes fanvid. Okay, yes, it uses Evanescence’s “My Immortal,” which is a song that I tired of, oh, five years ago, but it’sContinue reading “On Random Video Silliness for a Late Sunday”

On the Sarah Palin/Larry King Interviews

About two months ago, the Internet was abuzz with a computer-generated video of a feline-woman who went into a story to buy an iPhone 4, even though she had no idea what it was. Having worked in retail for more years than I would like to mention, I can tell you that these conversations happenContinue reading “On the Sarah Palin/Larry King Interviews”

On Writing Silly Short Stories

I Tweeted this morning that “I woke up with the feeling that I dreamt a short story, but the feeling doesn’t tell me what it was or anything about it, just that it was.” What that story was came to me, somewhere around 11:30. Unsurprisingly, my immediate thought was, “Wait, I dreamt that?‽!” Clearly, Sunday’sContinue reading “On Writing Silly Short Stories”

There is one thing I never do, never ever do, when I complete a Sudoku puzzle. I never guess. Sherlock Holmes famously said in The Sign of Four that a guess is “destructive to the logical faculty,” and I am not inclined to disagree. When it comes to Sudoku I puzzle it out, I thinkContinue reading

On My Steampunk-Style

Seen on others’ blogs… If I were to dress in a steampunk-style, what would I be? Hmm… Your result for The Steampunk Style Test… The Ragamuffin 25% Elegant, 41% Technological, 30% Historical, 24% Adventurous and 46% Playful! You are the Ragamuffin, the embodiment of steampunk playfulness.  Chances are, you approach the genre from a muchContinue reading “On My Steampunk-Style”

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