https://soundcloud.com/dedrokstarz/diary-of-a-madman Originally a serious track called "medieval," I was trying to record some ahhs and not having much luck. Suddenly I was inspired to go into a sort of nonsense voiceover (with a nod to the Beatles and Lewis Carroll).
Caught season 1 episode 3 of the new Star Trek TV series last night. I felt this one would indicate if the show was heading somewhere or just going to fizzle, as did Star Trek Enterprise. Pleasantly surprised again. The best part, I thought, was how the quirky Captain of Discovery tells Michael Burnham that... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/93VmJkMlcns Managed to catch the first two episodes without ads, thanks to our PVR. It took a little juggling because the show started late. Luckily I taped every instance on every channel.. So how was it? Good. I was pleasantly surprised. I like female lead characters and Michael Burnham is stellar. "Michael" is a woman,... Continue Reading →
I've been having a ball playing around with all sorts of new software. I recently switched my old "frankenstein" computer (the one I made on Halloween out of two dead computers) to Xubuntu 16.04, which is a Linux operating system. It's been a great adventure. Like learning how to do computers all over again. Luckily... Continue Reading →
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/565412928201174011/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/565412928201173952/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/565412928201173819/ I was struck by how good this series was. Especially the first season. Although I enjoyed both. Rumor has it that a third season might somehow appear. But I can't really see it doing very well. Seems a lot of good US stuff begins with solid character development and interaction, and then... Continue Reading →
Last night I returned some library material to a branch that I don't visit too often. Browsing the DVD section I saw a fresh copy of Pixels. I'd been curious about it, so checked it out. I was drawn into the film fairly quickly. Being about 20 yrs in 1982, where the movie begins, it... Continue Reading →