Author Archives: theragingcelt

About theragingcelt

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

Time to tie a bow on it.

Yeah, we’re done here. This blog started as an outgrowth of my MySpace page back in 2006. We migrated to Google about 2009 just after Obama’s election and then shifted to WordPress a couple of years later. And I’ve extended … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s been too damn quiet.

A couple of reasons. -I’ve been trying to get the opening trailer for the new YouTube channel done. I’ve shot two different versions that didn’t turn out. Mostly because I made the mistake of acually appearing in them which led … Continue reading

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Shaking out of my stupor and getting back to work.

Yeah, I know. But I have a decent excuse, honest. Actually, I have more then one. First off, the Labyrinthitis threw me for a loop more then I expected. While I didn’t have an attack as bad as the initial … Continue reading

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Into the Labyrinthitis….

Well, the year is barely a month old and your humble narrator has had his first health scare for the year. This past Monday, I was doing my regular routine.(Brewing coffee, checking my E-Mail and Facebook, etc.) When suddenly, my … Continue reading

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What I did on my blogging hiatus.

As most of you know, I shut down the blog in August. Half to focus on my filmmaking and the Blog for the website for my E-Book.  And half because if I didn’t stop blogging about politics, my head would … Continue reading

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#CharlieHebdo and the proper reaction to Satire. (Good or Bad.)

As a human being, I am shocked and appalled at the attack upon the satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” in Paris this past week. As a comedy writer…well, I won’t say the shit has been scared out of me. But I … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, Dog-footstool and loving the rubes.

So over New Years Eve, Sarah Palin posts a photo on her Facebook page of her son, Trig standing on the family dog to reach the kitchen sink. Because..why the hell not?  PETA blasted Palin for the photo in a … Continue reading

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This fucking year…

A Mother being killed by her two year old in a WalMart with her own gun is 2014 taking it’s crappiness to the Goddamn Hole! And yes, you can take this brief post as an Announcement that “News from the … Continue reading

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Turning down the lights and covering the couch with a sheet.

To those of you following along for the last several weeks, this may not be that big of a surprise. Posting has stiff been sporadic for the last several weeks. I’m still occasionally throwing stuff out I’m nowhere near my … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin and the limits of machoism.

Mostly, What Josh Marshall said…(Via Talking Points Memo.) The audio tapes posted by The New York Times might as well be from some future Russia-based version of Waiting for Guffman or Best in Show, a comical rendering of rustics and … Continue reading

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