Lamebrains, Lurkers & Monsters

I'm afraid I might be watching too much of The Walking Dead these days, because when I got to work this morning and two coworkers were complaining about being sick my first thought was, I hope this isn't the start of the zombie apocalypse. They're both sniffling, sneezing, coughing, and lethargic. So far there is no blood … Continue reading Lamebrains, Lurkers & Monsters

I Am Lion, Hear Me Meow

I've been on a passive-aggressive hot streak these days. Normally, I am not keen on confrontation. But I also have a hard time biting my tongue. In order to resolve these conflicting emotions, I've elevated passive-aggressiveness into an art form. In case you are unfamiliar with the term, it is defined thusly: The unassertive expression of … Continue reading I Am Lion, Hear Me Meow

No Bright Colors in the Zombie Apocalypse

I was watching The Walking Dead last night and made an interesting observation. Not sure if I ever noticed it before, but for some reason there are no bright colors in the zombie apocalypse. Everybody is cloaked in gray. This lends an eerie ambiance to the show, but a one-dimensional wardrobe is not very realistic. I … Continue reading No Bright Colors in the Zombie Apocalypse

Pedaling Past Zombies

I watch a lot of zombie movies, and am a huge fan of The Walking Dead. But there's one glaring oversight in every single zombie movie and TV show that bugs me to no end. The characters spend an inordinate amount of time trying to escape zombies in cars and trucks. Automobiles are great, except for … Continue reading Pedaling Past Zombies

Mr. DeMille, I’m Ready for My Closeup

My life has been unusually balanced lately. In the past, it has seemed like there were hardly enough hours in the day to get everything accomplished - even being out of work. I'd felt like I was too busy online to watch any TV, too busy watching TV to read a book, too busy reading … Continue reading Mr. DeMille, I’m Ready for My Closeup