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Forum: SLC 03 October 2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,690
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I was vaguely aware of the Reagan/Carter...

I was vaguely aware of the Reagan/Carter election. IIRC, I was pretty annoyed that Reagan’s name was not pronounced the way I thought it should have been. I remember Columbia’s first flight, but...
Forum: Book Corner 23 September 2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 403,749
Posted By Cure the Blues
I recently finished Ann Leckie's Ancillary Mercy...

I recently finished Ann Leckie's Ancillary Mercy and Brandon Sanderson's The Rithmatist. Ancillary Mercy finishes up Leckie's Imperial Radch trilogy and I thought it decently wrapped up Breq's story...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 September 2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 181,739
Posted By Cure the Blues
Chicken Watched Chicken People on Amazon Prime video....

Watched Chicken People on Amazon Prime video. It's billed as being like Best in Show, but for real. I liked it but there's definitely a surreal quality to it that kept making me think maybe it really...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 September 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Cure the Blues
Hello Kitty I will always associate Stanton with the search...

I will always associate Stanton with the search for Jones the Cat. "Here, Jonesy. Jones?" *hisssss....grrrr*
Forum: Book Corner 02 July 2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 403,749
Posted By Cure the Blues
I'm almost done re-reading Last Call by Tim...

I'm almost done re-reading Last Call by Tim Powers. This is part of a trilogy, which I was unaware of during the first reading, so I wanted to read it again to refresh my memory. This book is hard to...
Forum: Fun House 02 July 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Cure the Blues
InspiroBot - AI-inspired (de)motivation

InspiroBot (http://inspirobot.me/) knows you yearn for inspiration. The site seems to be mostly SFW, but there's enough variation that I can't be completely sure as to the photos/phrases in the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 July 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 181,739
Posted By Cure the Blues
Neill Blomkamp recently put the short film Rakka...

Neill Blomkamp recently put the short film Rakka up on Steam for possible greenlighting. Rakka's also on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjQ2t_yNHQs) for viewing. In a nutshell,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 July 2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 208,811
Posted By Cure the Blues
Yeah, I really loved GLOW. The casting is...

Yeah, I really loved GLOW. The casting is excellent. I started laughing when I realized Betty Gilpin is kinda/sorta in a similar role to her American Gods character, even down to the drunken slurring...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 April 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,308
Posted By Cure the Blues
The Myths and Legends podcast covered the...

The Myths and Legends podcast covered the original version of Beauty and the Beast sans the pages on fairy politics. Beauty's family is kind of dysfunctional. Her dad is well-meaning but weak, and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 April 2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,129
Posted By Cure the Blues
Clearly Spicer's only useful role is as the WH...

Clearly Spicer's only useful role is as the WH Easter Bunny.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 March 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,963
Posted By Cure the Blues
How about Jonathan Coulton's Still Alive and Want...

How about Jonathan Coulton's Still Alive and Want You Gone? I mean we don't have to do classic rock, right?
Forum: Fun House 12 March 2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 77,994
Posted By Cure the Blues
A Miami defense lawyer has set his pants on fire...

A Miami defense lawyer has set his pants on fire while arguing an arson case: http://loweringthebar.net/2017/03/lawyer-pants-on-fire.html

I seriously wonder if this was intentional. Granted,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 March 2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 208,811
Posted By Cure the Blues
It looks like season 1 comprises the first third...

It looks like season 1 comprises the first third of the book, so a readthrough is easily doable and will immunize me to TV cliffhanger syndrome. Moving the book up in my queue. Besides, I'm not sure...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 March 2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 208,811
Posted By Cure the Blues
I'm watching Planet Earth II. Like a lot of us, I...

I'm watching Planet Earth II. Like a lot of us, I grew up listening to Sir David's dulcet tones. The camera work as expected is impressive, but I wish there were some way to identify the non-featured...
Forum: Fun House 06 March 2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 77,994
Posted By Cure the Blues
Not so much about Florida Man but more about...

Not so much about Florida Man but more about things the legislature of Florida People have decided to confer Officialdom status on: http://loweringthebar.net/2017/02/official-state-crap-florida.html....
Forum: Wild Kingdom 28 February 2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,728
Posted By Cure the Blues
Don't mind him. He's from Barcelona.

Don't mind him. He's from Barcelona.
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 February 2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 76,920
Posted By Cure the Blues
Still playing through Oxygen Not Included....

Still playing through Oxygen Not Included. Hilariously, even though there is not yet an official way to make your colony self-sustainable, someone...
Forum: Book Corner 26 February 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 403,749
Posted By Cure the Blues
Finished Barrayar. Liked it a lot even though I...

Finished Barrayar. Liked it a lot even though I knew which characters were going to live or die based on the later books. I think somebody at one point asked if Bujold was interested in doing a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 26 February 2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,308
Posted By Cure the Blues
I agree with io9's assessment, Lying Cat...

I agree with io9's assessment, Lying Cat (http://io9.gizmodo.com/sagas-lying-cat-is-the-official-mascot-of-2017-1792451993) is this year's totem animal. "Lying" has been my best one-word summary of...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 February 2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 76,920
Posted By Cure the Blues
I've been fooling around with the alpha build of...

I've been fooling around with the alpha build of Klei's new space colony survival simulator Oxygen Not Included (https://www.kleientertainment.com/games/oxygen-not-included), and it's pretty fun!...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 February 2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 208,811
Posted By Cure the Blues
Bah, I meant Victor Fresco, not Vincent :-o. I...

Bah, I meant Victor Fresco, not Vincent :-o. I don't know why I keep conflating those two names.
Forum: Social Studies 13 February 2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,539
Posted By Cure the Blues
So after a year in the court system, the Utah...

So after a year in the court system, the Utah Supreme Court now says it's A-OK for you to sue yourself: http://loweringthebar.net/2017/02/utah-woman-right-to-sue-self.html

I did not know about the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 February 2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 208,811
Posted By Cure the Blues
I think you might be confusing Powerless with...

I think you might be confusing Powerless with Santa Clarita Diet. Better off Ted's creator Vincent Fresco is behind Santa Clarita. Powerless' creator Ben Queen doesn't seem to have any ties to Ted.
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Forum: Book Corner 12 February 2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 403,749
Posted By Cure the Blues
I finished Ancillary Sword awhile back and really...

I finished Ancillary Sword awhile back and really enjoyed it. It avoided most of the pitfalls of middle-book syndrome. It’s clearly a bridge book between Justice and Mercy, but there was still enough...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 January 2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,529
Posted By Cure the Blues
This might seem a bit strange, but I remember him...

This might seem a bit strange, but I remember him as the voice of Hazel in Watership Down. I watched the ever-loving daylights out of that movie when I was a kid and re-read the book to...
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