I am predisposed to liking Marvel movies; I'm a nerd who grew up on superheroes and comic books and video games. I've seen almost every MCU movie in theaters, usually within the first few days of them coming out, and I've had a great time with just about every one of them. I say all … Continue reading Captain Marvel is an Excellent Movie
If you know what a thermal is, and especially if you think of them wistfully, there's a good chance you read the Animorphs as a kid. There's a lot of things in this series that left an impression on me, but the idea of pillowy cushions of warm air letting a kind, sweet-hearted red-tailed hawk … Continue reading Thermals: A tribute to pillowy cushions of warm air in The Animorphs
Yesterday my wife and I drove from Central Oregon to Seattle. It took us just over 7 hours, with only a few stops along the way. We pretty much entirely avoided traffic, and didn't speed. Even on the expressway of Highway 97 through Bend, OR. Where the speed limit is 45 miles per hour. Through … Continue reading Speed limits are important, even if they are frustrating.
Holy smokes, y'all, it's the end of August already! I am so glad that I heard about Blaugust Reborn on the Geek to Geek podcast this year, as it's led to probably the most productive month of my life! Originally, I just planned to challenge myself to produce some sort of content each day that … Continue reading The end of Blaugust Reborn
I've talked before about podcasts about video games and Star Trek and the Animorphs... but let's talk about some more! These podcasts all function as digital book clubs (like the Animorphs podcasts), in that they look for both the hosts and the listeners to have read the same content before each episode in order to … Continue reading Digital Book Clubs: Podcasts to read to