I went to every Dragon*Con between 2009 and 2015. One year, I was wandering around the convention by myself and decided to check out the Walk of Fame. It’s an area at the convention where celebrities have their own tables and can sell autographs and photos. I’m not an autograph collection, but I liked just […]Read More My last encounter with Vic Mignogna
There’s a lot of talk about Anime Matsuri recently in light of the convention’s recent attempt to silence a blogger for speaking out against sexual harassment which has prompted calls to boycott the convention. Although my interaction with the organizers or Anime Matsuri has not been nearly as dreadful as those reported by others in he last few years, […]Read More I was invited to Anime Matsuri, then ignored
It seems like every Star Wars fan has his or her own theory on any number of thing from The Force Awakens. I had not really given a lot of thought to possibilities of Rey’s parents…at least not until recently. I had hoped that she, like Ezra Bridger from Star Wars Rebels, would develop force […]Read More My Star Wars theory on Rey’s parents
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened a year ago and people have had plenty of time to form theories as to who “Supreme Leader Snoke” is and how he ties into the Star Wars universe. Snoke only appears in Starkiller Base as a hologram, so there’s no way to know for sure how large he […]Read More Top 5 Snoke Theories from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
In April 2016, Google Play Music added the ability to play podcasts through its Android app. “Finally,” everyone said, “Google has their own podcast feature like Apple added to iTunes ten years ago!” …and so, all was right with the world. Well, not really, because Google really screwed it up. First off, they only support […]Read More You shouldn’t use Google Play Music for Podcasts…unless you’re a podcaster
David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Abe Vigoda, Antonin Scalia, Harper Lee, George Kennedy, Nancy Reagan, Patty Duke, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Anton Yelchin, Kenny Baker, Gene Wilder, Leonard Cohen, Janet Reno, Robert Vaughn, Fidel Castro, Ron Glass, John Glenn… Every year, some popular celebrities die and people are upset. They’re entertainers, leaders, or historic figures that people […]Read More You think 2016 was bad? We’re just getting started!
I’ve lived in California for almost four years now and have come to realize that Californians can’t build good homes. There are three main reasons that have helped me come to this conclusion: Heating In my house, we have no air conditioning. (There’s only a couple weeks when we really need it anyway.) We have […]Read More Californians can’t build good homes
I’m seeing a lot of Trump supporters (I was going to say “Republicans”, but realize that’s not necessarily true) saying, “Your candidate lost! Get over yourselves!” NO. I will not simply roll over. I will fight for the values that I believe in and what I feel is right. I hope that people in congress […]Read More Stand up for What You Believe In
Two weeks ago, I went on a nice long vacation with my wife. While walking back to our hotel from a restaurant, I saw a QR code with a Lyft ad taped to a post. I scanned the QR code and got credits for Lyft. I think it was $50 in credit…or maybe it was […]Read More Lyft my spirits? Nope.
Godwin’s Law states that “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.” There’s a corollary to Godwin’s Law that states that whoever mentioned the Nazis has automatically lost whatever debate was in progress. …but when Trump is exhibiting such amazingly similar behavior to such a group, […]Read More Godwin’s Law and Trump