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world cup notes

On this, the rest day between the end of the group competitions and the beginning of the knockout round, here are just a few of the notes I’ve been making as I watch the (“association football”) World Cup.  Sportscasters say … Continue reading

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this blog joins the robot skeleton army!

“A cartoonist in Kekionga”, complete with Josef from the header, has been mentioned on the Robot Skeleton Army website, home of daily headlines about Craig Ferguson and The Late Late Show!  As a ridiculously adoring fan of this profound, silly … Continue reading

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at the movies: x-men: days of future past

(Yes, yes, so many colons.  It is not my fault that people who make movies insist on putting colons on the title.) I actually saw this flick a week or so ago, when I was in the middle of posting … Continue reading

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at the movies: the amazing spider-man 2

Well, it was a movie, and it did have Spider-Man in it.  (It was the new Andrew Garfield One, not the big eyed Young Tobey Maguire One, so that’s about a half point in its favor.)  It was the second … Continue reading

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let’s watch tv: marvel’s agents of s.h.i.e.l.d earns its keep

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been blowing hot and cold for me all season– flashes of brilliance, long passages of boredom, never quite as good as it should be but never close to bad enough to dump.  And then Winter … Continue reading

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“keepin’ it classy, all the way ’till christmas”

It’s never pleasant to be the breaker of bad news, so I  hope that all you fellow fans of the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson have already heard it.  If you haven’t, the show will be ending in December … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– the deadline fairy

Here she is: the obscure monochrome fairy of Natural Media Inking, who comes in the night as you sit there stippling and listening to NPR and gives you the inspiration to finish your comic in time.  You shall, she says.  … Continue reading

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at the movies: captain america: the winter soldier

I had been looking forward to Winter Soldier for a long time, went to see it on opening day, and was most relieved not to be disappointed. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is my number one fangirl guilty pleasure, but the … Continue reading

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at the movies: non-stop

A lot of year’s firsts today– first warmish day, first full length long walk with some very happy corgis, and the first trip to the Cinemark to see a movie in the theater.  (Several movie days were lost to winter … Continue reading

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olympic notes

No notebook for this, just a folded sheet of scrap paper with the channel numbers of all the NBC outlets that are running Olympic coverage written across the top. It’s been sitting on the coffee table drawing board all week, … Continue reading

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