The Doom that Came to My Computer

The Doom that Came to My Computer

It’s been a while. I generally avoid shooters these days. Age has caught up, my reflexes aren’t what they used to be, and the disconnect between head-snapping turns and reality often left me queasy after trying Borderlands 2 for a while. So. I ran into this review of Doom 4 by the inestimable Razorfist. And immediately shilled out the twenty it currently runs. It. Is. Glorious. But first…. please feast on this headline… It’s taken me two years to finally face the new Doom. You see, violence makes him queasy. I can’t remember if it was…

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Skippy's List

Skippy's List

Some, no, make that most people, simply have no idea how mind numbingly boring much of military life can be if you don’t develop the ability to “self soothe” in psycho-babble. This of course is one reason why military people are usually far better read, much less educated (with or without a college degree) than most liberals would ever believe. See the USMC Commandant’s “required reading” list. last I checked it no longer includes RAH’s “Starship Troopers”, but did for quite a number of years. That said, some aren’t inclined to read quite so much, and…

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Fuck. What now with Tagon?

Fuck. What now with Tagon?

I have no idea how Howard will pull this one out – or if he will. But damn. If you like Schlock Mercenary, you’ve probably seen the comic before you came here. Let’s just say that very bad things happen to very good people, in the cause of keeping loved ones and friends alive. Here’s the thing – yeah, he no longer spends the quality time with Larry – or anyone else remotely conservative – on Writing Excuses (and it had gone downhill about the time the Puppeteer showed up – before I even knew her opinions on various people I looked…

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I Want One

I Want One

A new Kickstarter project: “An unusually addicting, high-quality desk toy designed to help you focus. Fidget at work, in class, and at home in style.” – the fidget cube. Even the hipster in the video isn’t enough to turn me off.…

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Trust Me...

Trust Me...

Let it never be said that engineers do not have a sense of humor – or can’t recognize their foibles. If you don’t laugh at this you aren’t an engineer, or someone who’s dealt in related fields, or thinks like one. Hell, just living with en engineer should get a chuckle out of you from this video. It’s certainly the nightmare child of redneck “hey y’all, check this out” with heavy equipment. For another guy who is possibly too smart for his own good, National Geographic makes it difficult to see the full episodes, but…

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