On Christmas Day Tidings

Merry Christmas, one and all! Since I’m not around to blog today, I’m going to share with you two videos. The first, the trailer to what I’m most looking forward to today, Doctor Who‘s “A Christmas Carol”: The second, because I do love Elbow, the England FIFA World Cup 2018 bid video, which amounts toContinue reading “On Christmas Day Tidings”

On Gandalf and the Vuvuzela

How many times have I watched this? I don’t know, because each time I do I start rolling on the floor laughing. What happens when the World Cup is held in Middle-Earth? That provocative question is answered in… The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Vuvuzela. Not coming to a theater near you.Continue reading “On Gandalf and the Vuvuzela”

On March’s Greatest Hits

I haven’t done a search phrase round-up in a while. Let’s take a look at the top 20 of March. 🙂 20. “Jason Gronberg.” A friend of mine. He passed away in November. One of my favorite memories of Jason. 19. “Napoleon.” One of my favorite sparring partners in Age of Empires III. Except forContinue reading “On March’s Greatest Hits”

On Green Street Hooligans

Back in college I wrote an editorial for the campus newspaper entitled “I Want To Be a Soccer Hooligan.” The University of Richmond had at the time (and may well still have) a very good women’s soccer team. Only, no one knew because no one attended the games. One afternoon, with nothing else to do,Continue reading “On Green Street Hooligans”