When things are going well for me--when everything is in its right place, and there is that perfect balance of forward motion, productivity, and randomness--there occurs a phenomenon that I've never shared with anyone until now. It's just a little thing, a small quirk, but when I notice myself doing it I can't help but … Continue reading The Problem with Perpetuity, Paradox, and Paroxysmal Perspicacity
... froot loops ... Okay, in that commercial, you aren't even playing Super Mario Bros. and that really irritates me. You're cheering about mashing buttons during the preview screens, that's excessively irritating. Somewhere, someone thought this was okay, but it's not. I refuse to buy Froot Loops now. If I see Froot Loops, I pull … Continue reading Paroxysms: Marvel, Gaming, Froot Loops
So much to do, so little time. Unless you consider that time is meaningless in an infinite and circular multiiverse, in which case, I may have not happening to be about to was at one point will be having already done all the things I've never done before again for the first time. I … Continue reading Lament of the Polymathic Geek
Well, there's another short story off to meet its fortunes. I'm channeling Asimov - only I'm not nineteen, this isn't the pulp era, and I'm not a supergenius. Maybe I should try harder. It just seems to me that I spend entirely too little time writing, and yet I still manage to roll out material … Continue reading It’s Away!
Party's over - back to work. Way behind now. Here's a summary of May 1969 as it happened in the Marvel universe: The Shocker reappears and goes after the Lifeline Tablet, which is being held by Captain Stacy. Spiderman battles Shocker and defeats him again, but is unable to locate the tablet. HYDRA stages a … Continue reading Marvel Project – May 1969
As I predicted, some small amount of difficulty asserts itself in my quest. As I get closer to the 1970 mark and the Silver Age of Marvel draws to a close, my source material begins to dry up in some places. As of Daredevil #51, the digital versions disappear, so I have been forced to … Continue reading Marvel Project – April 1969
Summary of the Marvel continuity as it happened, March 1969: The Kingpin escapes police custody and evades Spider-Man after J. Jonah Jameson interferes. Angry at the interference, Spidey threatens J.J.J. and scares him unconscious, before fleeing the scene - no closer to clearing his name now that he's been seen threatening Jameson. HYDRA goes after … Continue reading Marvel Project – March 1969