Heading into a two-week vacation, one gets certain expectations, Han Solo might have described them as delusions of grandeur. Besides all of the non-working, there are a ton of things one wants to get done for themselves. Whether it’s cleaning the house or seeing friends or maybe reading a book, every vacation comes with a plan and then vacation hits and that plan goes out … Continue reading The Joys of Powering Down
Have you ever watched a movie or television show with a fake band and go, “man, I’d love a whole album of jams from these guys.” I’m talking bands like Citizen Dick, which is essentially Pearl Jam with Matt Dillion so I’m all in, or The Lone Rangers who’s first single slapped. How about Stillwater, you know, the band from Almost Famous. Fictional bands are … Continue reading Parks and Rec- Mouse Rat The Awesome Album Is Coming
Nobody likes working in silence. There’s nothing worse than coming to work to sit in the office and hear nothing but the phone ringing or the gum-snapping of your co-workers. Hey Lauren, I get it, you can make loud noises with your gum. You better cut it out before I shred the rest of that pack and your access card. Those who have worked in … Continue reading Movie Scores The Ultimate Work Backdrop
Confession time. My wife and I have now watched season two of The Umbrella Academy twice and I miss it so badly. We finished the finale last night and both looked at each other like we didn’t know what do with our lives. Sure, we’ve got season two of The Boys in a few weeks and the premiere of Lovecraft Country on Sunday but those … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy- The 43 Sparrows Found!
Happy Birthday to you/Happy Birthday to you/Happy BirthdAAAAaaaaaay The Office/Happy Birthday to YooouUUUUUUUuuuu I hope you heard the end of that in Michael Scott’s falsetto that he uses when he sings Happy Birthday to everyone. You can see an example of said falsetto when Michael makes his dramatic return to the office in “Survivor Man” to sing the concluding notes to Creed as he gets … Continue reading The Office Turns Fifteen- Here Are 15 Episodes To Watch To Celebrate
After taking a year and a half off, Westworld returned to our screens on Sunday and picked up right where it left off… in confusing the shit out of me. I don’t say this in a negative way, maybe frustrating, but mostly not negative. There’s just something about Westworld that leaves me with that furrowed brow feeling but inside my head where I can’t unfurrow it. Either that or … Continue reading Do We Watch Westworld With the Intention of Being Confused?
A good portion of my day is comprised of trying to figure out what I want to write for the day. Some days are easier than others. Those are the days where trailers drop, there are big topics to discuss, or something really sticks in my mind. One of those things where if I don’t talk about this I might just pass out. These topics … Continue reading I Am Geek & The Column That Could Have Been
Geeklings, hello hello! I know we kind of had ourselves a bit of a short week last week and that’s on me. I was dealing with that head cold Thursday and then the weekend happened, and honestly, I wanted to save some column ideas either for this week or to shape up for later this month. I’ve got the brain always in motion my friends. … Continue reading Week In Geek- Making the Best Of A Slow Content Week