Gaze into the void…

And the award for the most awesomely creepy album cover on the planet goes to... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndOR_E1kWJ4 Void Mother, by Obscure Sphinx. Their music is pretty darn good, too. Give it a listen. (Fair warning: Get ready to settle in and let the let the music envelop you. There are no singles here.) The album cover... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Why the “progressive” left de-platforms contrarians

I ran across two quotes today that perfectly encapsulate why the no-platform response is a go-to for the technocrats of the "progressive" left. “Though argument does not create conviction, lack of it destroys belief. ... What no one shows the ability to defend is quickly abandoned. Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains... Continue Reading →

Dissenter part 3: The thought police poke back

Replying to a comment on my post about the Dissenter browser extension, I remarked on how the Left always projects the darkest parts of itself onto its enemies: They’re all in a tizzy looking for fascists under every doormat because fundamentally they ARE fascists; that’s the essence of their cozy relationship with Google, Facebook, Twitter,... Continue Reading →

The most powerful bass lines in the world

The bass guitar is at its best when it's played like a weapon. Don't agree? Well, listen to these songs and you'll see what I mean. If you don't agree after that...well, fight me. We'll start with one of my all-time favorites. A song that always makes me want to whip out the ol' bass,... Continue Reading →

5 indie authors you need to read UPDATED: 6!

There's no way to fit these writers into the same box, other than to say that they're fiercely independent-minded and they're all swimming against the stream in one way or another. They all write speculative fiction -- sci-fi, fantasy, alternate history, horror -- but in very different styles. And more than anything, they all aim... Continue Reading →

Just leaving this here

Take a look and a listen -- and pay attention to the lyrics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFxsnOm2kLg Dave Mustaine knows WTF is going on. Talk about a song that takes no prisoners... The only thrash outfit that can hold a candle to Megadeth is Testament. (Next time I spin up some Testament, I'll probably start thinking I got... Continue Reading →

Punching 2019 in the face: March edition

Well, it's time to recap the month of March. It's the end of the first quarter...let's check the punching-2019-in-the-face score! Goal 1 Make a useful profit from the Hufflepuffery Etsy shop. When we checked in on February, things weren't going so well. In the shop's fourth month of existence, the initial trickle of sales slowed to... Continue Reading →

They lied. It’s up to us.

In the wake of the New Zealand mosque massacre, I've been thinking about how these things repeatedly play out in the same sad way. I've been thinking about what transforms people from an atomized collection of terrified individuals into people who realize that they have power over the moment -- that they don't have to... Continue Reading →

Menagerie (aka the Amazing Elephant Girl) – An origin story

After the second session of our superhero roleplaying campaign, my daughter decided to write something about her character's background. That old-school TSR-developed game system really helps fire up the imagination. Janey Nevitt turned into an animal for the first time when she was six years old. She had been walking hand-in-hand with her father in... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: