The Things That Own You

How much can you really know about yourself if you’ve never been in a fight?  This post will not be a whole listing of Fight Club posts.  But hey, it’s on.  I’ll pretty much watch anything in HD if it’s on in the middle of the day.  Hence my previous viewings of Face Off and Payback.  Ah, the 90’s.  They haven’t made films like that since.

It’s probably already obvious that I did not in fact die in Baltimore.  I can’t even say that I ever really came close.  I did walk 3.2 miles from Johns Hopkins Bayview back to the hotel (the nicest hotel I’ve ever stayed in, by the way) through downtown Baltimore.  I had never been in a city with a legitimate Greek quarter before, but I guess Baltimore has one.

Got to spend my evenings down there with Wojo and occasionally the mysterious Mr. Schlehr.  Turns out there’s a good deal of beer out there.  We explored this.

The job itself was a snap.  No problems, no delays.  Simple to install, simple to explain, lots of spare time to read.

The prestigious Mr. Faeilla is in town for a few days, there’s supposed to be some sort of gathering of great minds this evening.  Well, of minds anyway.

The Watchmen is finally making its way to movie theaters on the 6th of March.  Sight unseen, I still cannot recommend enough that you see this movie.  The book is tremendous.  I refuse to say comic or even “graphic novel”.  It’s a story, and that story is best told through the medium in which this author happened to choose to tell it.  My dead-tree copy of this work is currently being passed from hand to hand and I advise that you make a copy available to you.  Read it.  It won’t take long.  And you illiterates, there are indeed pictures.  Go forth.

That might be it for right now.  Still kind of playing with WordPress.  Got a plug-in for the iPhone!  So now there’s a super awesome AJAX driven iPhone compatible version of the site.  So for the two of you who could possibly give a shit, there you go.