Move over, Jimothy …

… here comes Jonald.

Plaid Țepeș

As of mid-2021 (let’s say, May) there are few “hits” for “Plaid Țepeș” out there, though there are a few related to a role-playing game (session, or summary of session(s)). I do imagine Plaid as a hipster vampire. Plaid the Upcycling Tailor. As is often the case, I come up with something mildly witty, and then look for that string of words online, only to be — mildly — disappointed that such a combination already has a history. See also: Arson Welles (which we thought would be a great drag or roller derby name) … also an old musical artist (on Twitter since 2010), self-described on Facebook as a pop punk trio.

Face/Off

In February of 2021 it was reported that Adam Wingard (The Guest, Godzilla vs. Kong) would be remaking Face/Off; it was later updated that it would be a sequel, not a remake. I think we can all agree, however, that the only way to remake Face/Off is with the original case, with the leads swapping roles …

“3. Just forget personalized souvenirs, OK?”

From a list of the “15 Most Annoying Parts of Having a Unique Name” …

[1] Unique? I do not think that word means what you think it means.

[2] Note that a mass-produced souvenir featuring a common name and sold a tourist trap counts as “personalized”.

… more like FacadeBook …

Query …

Do black people feel the same way about Wes Anderson movies the way white people feel toward Tyler Perry movies?

Le sigh …

Jean-Paul Sartre’s blog.

Hell is other blogs.

“Try telling that to the spirits of Ibsen and Brecht! […]”

“[…] Because you’ve just trampled ALL over them.”

Children’s Theater Critic with Alfred Molina

“Be the thermostat, not the thermometer.”

This — a line from a BYU defensive player — a sportscaster reported to her play-by-play colleagues during the Oregon State / BYU game midway through the 4th quarter. “Turn up the heat?” one replied; the other wasn’t sure that as a catchphrase or motivational line it would stick.

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Every time I go into Kmart …

… I feel like it is a holodeck episode. Shit gonna go bad fast.