Monday, December 31, 2012

Stuff O' 2012

2012 is almost over. Here's some stuff about it I liked.

Game O' 2012- Frog Fractions. Just play it. I hate this stupid spoilerphobic media culture we live in but to say literally anything about Frog Fractions besides "you should play it" would ruin it.

Movie O' 2012- TBD. I just haven't seen enough stuff to make this decision. Lincoln, Argo, Skyfall, The Dark Knight Rises, Looper, The Master, all great movies but with stuff like Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty still out there unseen I feel my opinion isn't fully informed yet.

Jam O' 2012- Skyfall Instrumental. It's a great song no matter what but the instrumental is perfect writing music for a top secret project I'm working on that may never actually turn into anything.

Show O' 2012- "Veep." Between this, In the Loop, and "The Thick of It," Armando Iannucci has proven that anything he makes about politics, no matter what country or position is targeted, will be brilliant and hilarious.

Book O' 2012- Books?

Pam Grier

Monday, December 17, 2012

I'm Still Here

Hey it’s the holiday season and what not so now I have time to blog and do other secret stuff again. Isn't that great?

I’m keeping this first post short because it’s my blog to do what I want with. However, I do have a few things to say about that tragedy that’s been in the news these days. Obviously a guy who’d write an article like this isn't too sentimental but come on, this is different. Maybe it was seeing all the kids in the airport on the way back home. Maybe it was seeing Lincoln and how politics can actually get stuff done sometimes. In any case, there are way better places to read about this issue than on this vanity blog but if articles like this don’t make it clear enough, I’m really liberal and I have an opinion about this.

People say this shouldn't be a political issue but it is. To say we shouldn't be talking about this on a policy level only enables the forces that allow things like this to keep happening. People blame violent movies and games while saying plenty of other things besides guns kill people like knives and cars. The difference is movies and games entertain, knives cut vegetables and cars get you from here to there. Guns are only for killing people. For me, to be against at least restricting them a little more is incomprehensible at this point.

 We have to talk about this.