Ebertfest 2012: Day 1

As mentioned in previous posts, I am currently at Ebertfest in Champaign, Illinois. Ebertfest is a fine little event that I first visited two years ago. Roger Ebert gathers a schedule of 12 films, a mixture of new and old, which he considers to be overlooked by the public. Many …

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Road Trip: Days 5 – 6

The last two days have brought me from Morgantown, West Virginia to Champaign, Illinois. The relaxing part of my vacation has ended. Bring on Ebertfest! Here are a few photos I snapped along my travels:   Morgantown, West Virginia: “Ladybong Graffiti” will be the name of my reggae Ladysmith Black …

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New Episode of The Geek Life: Half a Crew

A new episode of The Geek Life is up! Richard and I talk across the USA about videos and asteroid mining and stuff. Whee!

Road Trip: Days 3 – 4

I’m still hanging out in West Virginia, relaxing as much as possible before the flurry of Ebertfest. Thus, I don’t have a whole lot to report, except for the fact that the movie Lockout was better when it was called Escape from New York. Here are some random photos: Canonsburg, …

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PowerPoint Karaoke NOW and LATER

Announcement the First: The next PowerPoint Karaoke show will land upon Tuesday, May 1st! Four contestants give a presentation to a live audience, even though they have never seen the slides before, and the slides are complete nonsense! This month’s show will feature the comedic stylings of Ben San Del, …

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Road Trip: Days 1 – 2

I’m in the midst of spending around 10 days on the road, visiting friends around the country and, eventually, Ebertfest. Right now, I’m hanging out with my dear friend, Poe, in Morgantown, West Virginia. The first two days mostly involved driving, as there is a lot of highway between Minneapolis, …

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Cabin in the Woods, and Why I Shouldn’t Be a Movie Critic

Let me start out by saying this: I love Cabin in the Woods. I love it unabashedly. I’m not a Whedonista by any means, so I’m not being a dittohead just because Joss worked on this project. I simply love the film. I love horror films, but I’m extremely picky about …

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New Geek Life: In Which I Am a Zombie

The latest episode of The Geek Life is online! Check out episode 148: Our Co-Host Is a Zombie. You can, of course, also follow The Geek Life on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and iTunes. All the info can be found on the home site. Enjoy!

The Guitar Wolf Saga Concludes

Remember when I was a horrible fool and lost that guitar pick? Well… I got home yesterday to find this taped to the inside lock on my apartment door: !!! Then my head exploded. Apparently, Fes Works tracked down the tour manager, explained what happened, and asked if he could buy …

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Wine and Dexterity

If this is the wrong way to hold a wine glass, I don’t want to be right.