December 26th, 2009

This new Schnauzer song made my Christmas better.

It’s a list of lists. I’ve also made a list.

A good read; one that I don’t have the energy to discuss at the moment, but a good read.

I think I’ve heard something about that.

Well, that seems unnecessary. If anyone should have exclusive claim over use of the word “bing,” it’s Ned Ryerson.

December 20th, 2009

This arrangement of Carol of The Bells was created by Rush Coil (real name Shane Barber) for his album 8-Bit Christmas. The 12-track album is $4 to download ($10 for a limited-run CD) from, and all proceeds are donated to Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play charity. For more information on the charity, visit

Rush Coil presents 8-BIT CHRISTMAS, a full-length album inspired by classic video game music.

Net proceeds from digital sales are donated to Child’s Play! – a charity created by the kind folks at Penny Arcade. The organization presents hospitalized chidren around the globe with games and toys during the holiday season. [...]

August 8th, 2009

Beginning next week and continuing on through Christmas, a lot of high-profile games are going to come out. Naturally, this means information about delays (FREAK OUT!!), pre-order bonuses, and special editions is occupying news sites. This is wonderful if you’re a person who buys new games at release, but that’s not me. As such, news this week has been a let-down.

That is, except for this:

Geek-out on some Rage screenshots with me; these aren’t your daddy’s skyboxes. The PDF is worth a look as well, if you can make heads or tails of it.

December 25th, 2008

Happy Day-After-Christmas Eve, everybody. We’re almost there.


PseudoKnightMichael JT Smith


December 24th, 2008

Original photo by stephend9

We have a bunch of snow on the ground here. A white Christmas is rare here in Portland, Oregon. It’s been a blast sledding and playing with my niece in the snow. Here’s hoping you’re having a good time and a wonderful holiday.

For a while this was the only strand of light we had out front An already crispy fruit, the persimmons get crispier That sun dial is operating at less than optimal performance

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January 14th, 2008

Okay, well, maybe not, but I do like this one. I am, of course, a bit biased as it was created by some students of a friend of mine. Although, I have to say, the video contains the best use of a shooting star effect that I’ve ever seen. You can see my friend, Finnie, next to his fly, fly rims about a minute or two into the video. He was also the person doing the camera work.

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