Wednesday, August 27, 2008


I am going to the Bristol Renaissance Faire this weekend. And I am as psyched as a virgin maid on the cusp of becoming a robber princess! Aieee!

I am going with a fun group of guys and gals who are considering dressing in:

-Star Wars costumes.

I admit, being good-naturedly anachronistic at a Ren Faire is tempting. But I'll be damned if I can still fit into that Stormtrooper costume from back...never.

This guy wins:

Friday, August 15, 2008

Gaim ON!

Neil Gaiman is coming to Chicago for his Graveyard Book tour!

These are the only details available as of yet:

Thursday, October 2nd–
Chapter 3 Chicago, IL
6pm Tivoli Theatre, hosted by Andersons Bookshop
5021 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Contact: Becky Anderson Phone: (630) 355-2665 Note: The venue is a beautifully restored 1920s movie palace with seating for 1000. This will be a ticketed event, 1 ticket = 1 book. After the reading and Q&A, 'Stardust' will be shown.




(unicorn sex.)


Facts & Figures

# of times I banged my head on a pipe while doing laundry last night: 6
# of times I banged my leg on the dining room table while folding said laundry: 3
# of times I think about something I want to geek out/blog about but don't because I fear getting fired from my job for further extolling the virtues of Simon Pegg, examining the elation LARPing seems to bring to so many of my fellow geek people, dishing on shooting the latest ep of MTSS, or rambling aimlessly and gleefully about pop cultural milestones and yardsticks and thimblefuls of human experience, revelation, and progress---while at work: 1,000,000,0000000 yes an EXTREME MADE UP NUMBER OF TIMES.
# of times I realized I frakking love rambling aimlessly and gleefully about the goodness and darkness of people as expressed through the written & performed word, dramatic storytelling, the moving image, and/or via vampires, girl detectives, and Simon Pegg---and that I should ramble forth freely because any day my brain could be smashed in or my hands could be lost or my sight or my tongue or my internet access:

1 time. Last night.