A few things I saw or did during the “Great Hiatus of 2015”.
And our annual pilgrimage to Dallas comes round again. Wow, 10 years, that’s a lot of crap movies (over 130 according to the commemorative programs one of the usual gang of psychopaths very kindly produced for the occasion). I didn’t attend my first T-Fest until 2008, so I missed those first three glorious years, but […]Read more "T-Fest 2015: Ten Years of Hokum"
So this week we are throwing things back to what is pretty much the ur power metal band. With a string of bombastic tunes supporting high fantasy and Norse mythology derived lyrics, Manowar inspired an entire generation of socially-awkward young men to paint their conversion vans with bad fake Frank Frazetta murals. They certainly worked […]Read more "Nerd Metal Fridays: Manowar"
Or at least it will be on July 21st. I am so totally getting a copy and then abusing it for your reading pleasure. I took my PANRE (Physician Assistant Re-certification Exam) today. I’ve been told that everyone walks out of the door convinced they failed, so I am taking my utter conviction that I […]Read more "Random Thoughts: So This is a Thing Now"
I am nearly back from my latest misadventure and this was one of the first things I saw when I came back to internetland. I thought it was worth a quick share. The actual interview is worth the watch. Alice Cooper Dedicates His ‘Legend’ Award To Sir Christopher Lee – Blabbermouth.net. Glad to be back […]Read more "Alice Cooper Dedicates His ‘Legend’ Award To Sir Christopher Lee"
Horror icon Sir Christopher Lee passed away June 7, 2015 at age 93. I am unfortunately unable to do his full legacy justice today (out of town with limited cell access and no internet for the next week), but here is a link to a profile I recently posted. Nerd Metal Fridays: Sir Christopher Lee […]Read more "Sad News for Horror Fans"
Yes, you heard me right, Sir Christopher effin’ Lee. Sure, you just thought he was the best (OK, tallest) Dracula ever (or a kick-ass Saruman for the younger set, or a kick-ass Count Dooku for the younger set with no taste), but the man can rock out too. An operatic bass, he made several appearances […]Read more "Nerd Metal Fridays: Sir Christopher Lee"