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“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” - Dr. Seuss

Content Posted Elsewhere

1. Saiunkoku Novel Translation Guide, posted to (where else?) . Has gotten a positive reception from the community, which makes me happy as I enjoy being useful. :D Thinking about reposting this as a webpage on the main site. 2. School Story Discussion Post, posted to . If you know ...

Last week's media (plus one from this week)

Watched a few episodes of this absolutely horrible anime last week: The Wolf and the Spices. That review (of the light novel series) and the story's premise (medieval tradesmen meets pagan wolf goddess of wheat harvest, attempts to use her to increase profits) make the anime sound like it could ...

State of the Media Consumer

Books: I’m between books at the moment. Any recommendations? Movies: Over the weekend I saw Backstage, M, and The Pursuit of Happyness Television/Anime: Still haven’t seen the second episode of Nobuta no Produce (but I will!) or the end of Darker than Black. Watched to episode 8 of ...

lazy days

Watched Nobuta wo Produce 01. SOMEONE IS GOING TO DIE. I don't know if I can stand to keep watching this show. -_-; Let's see, Nobuta's wish for Bando to disappear was canceled, and Akira's which for world peace was canceled, so that leaves the Vice Principal's ...

Linkblog 7/2/07

Links! If you're an Avatar fan, you've seen this already. If you're not an Avatar fan, why not? Male superheroes drawn in female superhero poses. I'm linking because of the undeniable feeling I got when I saw the cyclops pose: haven't I seen this in Jojo's Bizarre ...

June 23rd 2019
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We bought a house

Two bed one bath, 15 year fixed rate mortgage with 20% down, the whole adult package :) Not something I ever thought I'd be saying... Some pictures behind the cut because it just looks so awesome and I'm proud that we got such a sweet deal, can you believe ...
January 1st 2013
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My 2012 In Review

I didn't write much this year - or not much fiction anyway. I wrote my masters thesis, and though it could have been much better I am content with the way it came out.  In nonfiction land, I signed on as a contributor to The Hooded Utilitarian. Though I don't have ...
November 12th 2012
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Big Bang @ Prudential Center, 12/9/12

As promised on tumblr. This is very long, so I apologize in advance. ^^ BTW, I'm sitting in a cafe in New Brunswick next to someone using "Fantastic Baby" as a ringtone, and it turns out she was also at the show on Friday. Small world! The New York ...
September 12th 2012
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I turned in my master's thesis. It's kinda weak - I wrote the conclusion in 24 hours including searching for supporting references - but it's a personal milestone for me since it's the longest thing I have ever finished, more-or-less on time. It's 50 pages without references or appendixes (but ...
July 19th 2012
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Olympics, etc.

I am so totally out of the Olympic loop - though I heard there's an outdoor screen at the Castle Museum gardens in York that's doing public screenings of Olympic events, so I might go to that. I missed the torch when it passed through a few weeks ago. ...


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