Saturday, July 19, 2008

The only people I allow to talk during movies.

Just watched Cinematic Titanic: Doomsday Machine the other day. Cinematic Titanic is the latest venture from MST3K alumnae Joel Hodgson, Trace Beaulieu, J. Elvis Weinstein, Frank Conniff and Mary Jo Pehl.

Now, being a fan of MST3K, I might be a little biased, but I watched this by myself and still ended up laughing out loud, which almost never happens.

I highly recommend you pick these up, so go to their site and order now. You won't be disappointed. You can see trailers for the first two releases here.

I can't wait till the next one. Hopefully it will be out in time for my birthday.

I also recommend Rifftrax, alternate audio tracks featuring more MST3K folks. I have yet to subject myself to their riffing of Batman and Robin, but having them with me is sure to make the experience less painful.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Get your motor runnin'

It's Friday night, and that means YouTube video fun. Tonight, we've got an hour of classic car commercials. Just try not to think of how little gas was per gallon back then...

Thursday, July 17, 2008


Every now and then I get struck by inspiration. While talking to a friend at work yesterday about the natural splendor of Count Chocula, I had an idea.

Make Rice Krispies Treats, but instead of Rice Krispies, use Count Chocula. So I took the standard recipe, swapped in the best cereal ever, and voila, the greatest snack ever conceived.

The recipe calls for 6 cups of Rice Krispies, but since Count Chocula is bigger, I didn't use as much. I just kept pouring the cereal into the melted marshmallow mixture until it looked about right.

I brought some to work, and the unanimous opinion was that they are damned tasty.

I foresee some more cereal experiments: Fruity Pebbles, Crunch Berries, and Cinnamon Mini-Swirlz are a few of the candidates. I'll keep you posted.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


As of today, if you don't feel like typing in, you can get her by just typing

Yep, I finally went and got a domain. That's just the first part of things I'd like to do with the blog this year.

Special mad props to pal Dorf for helping me set it all up. W00t!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Why I'm not employed by Topps

When I was in junior high, I spent a great portion of my lunch money on the old third-series Garbage Pail Kids, and I've picked up some of the new ones every now and then.

On the official Web site, you can make your own Garbage Pail Kid. I decided to get in touch with the 11-year-old me and come up with the grossest kids while still capturing the spirit of the series.

This was the first one I thought of.

My parents must be so proud...

The two that didn't make the cut: Uri Nate and

...Jack Ulate.

So ashamed...

Monday, July 14, 2008

Crossword revisited

Well, this one went a lot quicker than the first one, even staying with my no-Internet rule. There was one brief moment of horror when it appeared that the answer to "An adjective for Cher" was "erotic," but it turned out that I was a letter off. Whew.

How did you fare?

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Sunday, July 13, 2008

Three years and counting...

I somehow missed this last month, but this blog has been going strong for three years now.

Thanks to everyone who comes by to read my pointless babbling and reminiscing.

Back to the usual crap tomorrow.