Monthly Archives: June 2012

SCOTUS on ACA: A surprisingly good day.

I won’t lie to you.  Today, I was expecting a to eat a shit sandwich of Dagwood proportions. I actually chose not to log on today until I was able to get some food in my stomach.  So while I … Continue reading

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BLOG FILLER: Mel Brooks and New “Dredd” Trailer.

Still working through my sudden chemical aversion to writing about politics. However, this has caused me to neglect the blog for the past week. So what the hell, here’s a quick streaming Netflix recommendation and trailer review to tide us both … Continue reading

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Middle aged lament. The “Veggie Burger”.

So here’s the thing. Sunday, I had to go down to the Hardware Store to pick up some stuff for the apartment. Because I work graveyard, I woke up in the middle of the afternoon.  And because there were just … Continue reading

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In which your humble narrator throws up his hands and pitches a fit…

It’s not that I don’t care anymore. I do. It ‘s not that I don’t believe my voice counts, it does. Every voice does. It just that…wait. I think I’m getting ahead of myself.  Let me start over. It’s been … Continue reading

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A few (Half Assed.) words about “Prometheus”.

I have only two things to add about “Prometheus”. 1. When I saw the film at the Ashland Street Cinema the weekend, the screening was marred by the fact that the picture was just ever so slightly out of focus, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin and the pain.

There’s no way to sugar coat this. A lot of progressive hearts got center punched Tuesday night. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) survived a furious campaign seeking his recall on Tuesday, emerging as the victor in a bitter fight over … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: June 5, 2012. (General Housekeeping Edition.)

-After some tech finagling, I can announce that the official Web Site for “Tales of the Geek Nation” now has a new address. It’s now at… TALESOFTHEGEEKNATION.COM  Yeah, I know. Original.  But it will make it easier for it to … Continue reading

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Before I get started, I need to get the following disclaimer out of the way. I’m a huge Sidney Lumet fan. When we talk about gritty seventies New York films, “Serpico” and “Dog Day Afternoon” are essential parts of the … Continue reading

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Why I have not posted this weekend.

The internet is making me feel like this. I’ll try to be better this week, I swear.

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