Mulder and Scully Learn Binary Code: A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 4 – Conduit

Recap: A poor mother is woken up from a relaxing slumber by some nuisance shaking her RV, pointing a flashlight in her window, heating up her doorknob and absconding with her daughter.  Understandably upset,  the mother, Darlene Morris runs around in circles with her son and howls at the moon. Mulder reads about this in... Continue Reading →

Mulder and Scully Learn About Airplanes – Retroactive Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 2 (Deep Throat)

  Recap: An Air Force pilot with really bad skin mysteriously disappears, most likely due to his colleagues' unreasonable hygienic standards.  Sympathizing with those with skin conditions, Mulder close-talks Scully into submitting to his plan of heading to Idaho. Mulder shows how to greet your colleague after a week of working with her. Before leaving... Continue Reading →

Robin Hobb terrifies me. I enjoy her books in theory. Parts of the Farseer trilogy were fantastic and I really liked the Liveship Traders (though her habit of dragging chapters on and on infuriates me). But most of my trepidation is due to the awfulness that was Assassin's Quest. Boy oh boy was that book... Continue Reading →

The 2017 NBA Eastern Conference First Round Retroactive Review: An Exercise in Raw Emotion, Awful Futility, Fraudulent Activity, and Competitive Boredom

Well the 2017 NBA Playoffs ended two weeks ago and, boy howdy, those were the worst playoffs I have ever seen in my life, thanks to courage Kevin Durant showed last offseason.  The 2017  draft was just last night but I've never been one to get all worked up about the offseason.  I don't follow college... Continue Reading →

Insights Into My Mind

When I was young I wanted to be an author. This was back when I had no idea the kind of hard work and creativity that is needed for that kind of a life. I mean, writer’s block is tough, man. Once I became more informed on the subject, I decided that a life of experiencing other people’s creativity (movies, television, books, video games) is more in line with my lazy outlook on life.

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