Idle Musings: Things I’ve Said That Desperately Need Context and Have None, #2

Sometimes I say (or type) the most fascinating, bizarre, or simply awful things. This is the second selection from those things. “At least I don’t have Roose Bolton’s lips.” “The Official McCurdiverse Advisory Team Greeting is now ‘Blork.’” “You cannot call all of your employees ‘Shitbird Mountain’ and pay them in leftover Halloween candy.” “–milking […]

Idle Musings: Pop Culture Iaijutsu Works Backwards

I must preface my observations by saying I don’t have a terribly in-depth knowledge of anime or anime-based live action adaptations. If I am unfair, I am not deliberately so. That said: Spiky-haired youth-appeal protagonist goes to draw his katana for nukitsuke. It is a standard length katana; in Europe its blade is shorter than […]

Idle Musings: The Unholy Grasp of Blender

Just before I graduated High School, I discovered Blender. This is an open-source, free to download modeling software. The first thing I did was make some shitty sword models. I was 18, so I thought these were godlike achievements. Fast forward to the present day, and Blender has become another of my curses. If you […]

Idle Musings, Night of February 1st, 2017

Ethnographers and cultural anthropologists generally agree that if something shows up in every culture, it’s important for humans. The Mongols and other Steppe-nomads were accustomed to levels of hardship almost unthinkable even for contemporary peoples such as Germanic tribesmen. The Mongols still had booze. I rest my case.