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About theragingcelt

Actor/Writer/Homegrown Pundit/Cranky Progressive/Sometimes Filmmaker. talesofthegeeknation.com

State of myself: April 13, 2014.

Okay, here’s how things stand right now. The bad news is I’ve been neglecting both this and the official book blog. Not good. The good news is that I’ve written five pages of a possible feature script.  I wouldn’t get … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned while blocked.

-Apparently, the less you write, the worse your writer’s block gets. -When you say that you are going to write a post a day, it would be a good idea to actually do that. -Video games are fun once in … Continue reading

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The wrongheadedness of #CancelColbert.

(The important part is at 5:06.) So let’s review. Stephen Colbert plays a character on the “Colbert Report” described by Colbert himself  as a “well-intentioned, poorly informed high-status idiot”. Said “well-intentioned, poorly informed high-status idiot” uses part of his show to “Defend” … Continue reading

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John Boehner: Cheaters never starve.

Via The New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — New York Democrats lashed out at House Speaker John Boehner Thursday after he accused New York and four other states of “cheating” and “fraud” for sidestepping billions of dollars in federal food … Continue reading

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Question for the group mind: Tip Jars.

Okay, here’s the skinny. If you’ve clicked on the WePay tip jar link, you have seen the following message. WePay Donations have been discontinued. If you were trying to make a payment, please contact the person you’re trying to pay … Continue reading

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“Captain America: The Winter Solder.” The first ten minutes.

Balls! Marvel has them in spades! Hell, I bet they keep them in a warehouse just outside of Pasadena. And on special occasions, slap them on a flatbed truck and drive them to the DC offices in Los Angeles. Just … Continue reading

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Sick and tired of being sick and tired!

I’ve had it! I’ve been wrestling with this writer’s block for the last couple of months and it’s still been sticking to me like a bad summer cold. And all that’s come from me trying to wait it out is … Continue reading

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Not drowning…but not quite waving.

Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning. Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he’s dead It must have been too cold … Continue reading

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A LULU of a situation.

-It appears that I have a profile on a dating app called Lulu. I did not ask for one.  I received no notice that there was one. It just seemed to appear out of the ether. Not unlike the Candyman … Continue reading

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An update on GLENGARRY GLEN STYX: REDUX.

I’ve been sitting on this news for about a weekend a half.  I already posted a brief note on my Facebook page but I do need to pass it on to my non-FB friends. I got the word from The … Continue reading

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