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Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
11:59 pm

EDIT: I do not automatically friend back anyone just because they friended me – especially if I have no idea who they are and how they found me. If you're planning on hanging around in here, you might as well introduce yourself. If you add me and never say a word, I might not even notice you.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
5:27 pm
Jessica Jones
[Minor Spoilers]I’ve seen a number of people talking about MARVEL references and easter eggs in the new Netflix Jessica Jones series, but…
  • The first hint Jessica has as to who’s following her and taking pictures for Kilgrave (David Tennant) is that it’s someone with a striped scarf.
  • The first thing Kilgrave calls Jessica upon their initial meeting (in a flashback) is “noble,” with an odd emphasis on the word.
  • Exploring Jessica’s old house, Kilgrave peels off wallpaper to find writing on the wall underneath.
All of these are possible references to Doctor Who.
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
9:06 pm
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
6:57 pm
That's How I Roll

   I was recently given two solid copper dice in exchange for volunteering to roll each of them one thousand times, and report the results. Shire Post Mint are hand-making the dice, and have been receiving some questions from purchasers about their fairness. They weren’t sure what the standard methodology is for testing the reliability of random rolls. (It’s called a Chi-squared test.) So, I just finished rolling the dice (and providing analysis of the results for free).

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Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
2:36 pm
Hey, Roger, What Do You Call the Middle of a Song?

   I took these Saturday afternoon in Savage, MD. (Which, by the way, would be a good title for a TV show about a crazy doctor…) It’s one of those local landmarks that you completely forget about, until one day you drive past and it think, “Oh yeah, I remember that.”

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Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
7:14 am
Thursday, August 6th, 2015
7:18 pm
Saturday, July 11th, 2015
5:59 pm
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
4:59 pm
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
5:51 pm
LiveJournal в лицах (LiveJournal People)

   I just saw this Russian commercial for LiveJournal, which is basically a montage of different userheads to illustrate their slogan: “LiveJournal объединяет множество людей, уникальных и особенных, с совершенно разными увлечениями, и каждый здесь находит что-то интересное для себя. Присоединяйтесь!” (“LiveJournal combines multitudes of unique and special people, with very different hobbies; and here everyone finds something interesting for themselves. Join!”) Of course, what I find interesting is that one of the heads they featured was one that I designed and they picked up (allah sulu). It’s based on a character called Captain Feathersword (@capfs_wiggle), which you can see me cosplaying in my avatar.
Sunday, May 24th, 2015
6:11 pm
Friday, May 22nd, 2015
6:06 am
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
7:33 pm
Friday, May 1st, 2015
5:59 am
Spoiler-free FYI
There's only one mid-credits stinger at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Once you see that, you don't need to sit through another half hour of credits just to see "The Avengers will return" at the end.
Sunday, April 19th, 2015
2:31 pm
A-TEAM Grenade Vodka

   Q saw this the other day and picked it up for me. It’s small (a fifth, or 200ml) and cheap (under $10), but it’s in a cool container. Unfortunately, the coolest bottles always contain the harshest vodka (see also Crystal Skull Vodka); but fortunately, you can always re-fill and re-use the bottle with decent vodka.
Sunday, April 12th, 2015
2:16 pm
I Was Watching For a Kid Who’d Lost His Pets

   The frame above is from the very beginning of the new Netflix Daredevil series (not to be confused with the Affleck movie) where a young Matt Murdock is blinded after being hit by a truck and exposed to toxic chemicals that were being transported on it. Note the open manhole cover in the background, with the toxic chemicals spilling down into it. In the original (non-Marvel, BTW) Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles comic books, the Turtles received their powers during the same incident as Daredevil, from the same chemicals.
Thursday, April 9th, 2015
5:04 pm
Baby Flask

(Ganked from internet_sampo)
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
9:14 am
Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
9:53 am
Lego minifigures playing Munchkin

Just something I threw together after getting my Munchkin minifigure accessories from Kickstarter:

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
8:29 pm
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