Tentacles of the Technoctopus

Wherein I write about whatever's on my mind in the hopes that I find a little bit of common ground with the other spacemen hurtling around this damn place.
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A Younger Me, Having a Good Day

A Younger Me, Having a Good Day

A look back at me 8 years ago. Weird. I apologize for "And on top of that its just plain disgusting to wake up in the morning and cough about a pound of mucus out of your lungs."
Dudegift #2: Badass Scatch! (Scotch)

Dudegift #2: Badass Scatch! (Scotch)

This is the #2 gift suggestion for my Dude Gift Ideas blog. Scotchweek baby! Or day I suppose...
31 Dude Gift Ideas: #1 A Totally Badass Gift

31 Dude Gift Ideas: #1 A Totally Badass Gift

You should probably just trust me on this one and buy this book for someone for Christmas. They'll think you're a total badass.
Surrogates was like Internet Porn for Luddites

Surrogates was like Internet Porn for Luddites

... if anything the internet is one of the strongest strongholds of racism in the universe. I've heard more racial slurs hurled at me within 5 minutes of signing into Call of Duty that I have in my entire life walking around in meatspace.
Propaghandi

Propaghandi

Music's power to describe, compel, renew... It's all a distant second to the offers you can't refuse. Anyone remember when we used to believe, that music was a sacred place and not some fucking bank machine? Not something you just bought and sold? How could we have been so naive?
Looking through my iPhone

Looking through my iPhone

Wanted: Someone who can comfort the cold shivering terror I feel at the thought of a world where there is no afterlife and every moment that passes is one second closer to death that we'll never get back.
Cross-Postin'

Cross-Postin’

It's kinda like that....
A disturbing realization

A disturbing realization

I don't know how this happened, but maybe one of these days I should try out a properly sized bed for an extended period of time.
A moment of brutal truth

A moment of brutal truth

Like a cow in line at the butcher's suddenly realizing the futility of its course. Far beyond the point of being able to alter its destiny.
A "new" car

A “new” car

So after like a year of not having a car or any real keys, the day is finally upon us.  I now have a big ass Cadillac.  I’m still on the prowl for good names for it, but so far I’m totally happy with the purchase.  Ask me again in 24 hours though… who knows...
I don't remember our last

I don’t remember our last

I don't remember the last time we smashed the universe into its component pieces and realigned the stars in a myopic collection of feelings and bright lights, the future blasted so far beyond that only brief spots on my retinas remind me that it was ever there at all.