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ratan is not amused

Browsing Posts published in March, 2010

As if I could choose anything else. The new She & Him album came out today, and Amazon delivered (as usual) the day of the release. I am giving it my first listen right now (I was good and didn’t download it illegally even though I pre-ordered it a few months ago), and it’s really, […]

Let’s see… a hot, brainy redhead who loves to blow up shit? I think Kari Byron is a great candidate for Mrs. Ratan X.

In an attempt to artificially inflate my post count (and avoid angry political blogging), I want to start two new features. This one, called “Song of the Day” and maybe a second one called “Eye Candy of the Day.” Tomorrow the two will overlap, and if you look at tomorrow’s new release schedule, you will […]

[click image to imbiggen] The real kicker is I’ve had that book for about 5 or 6 years now. I tried (unsuccessfully) to create a Las Almejas comic strip way back when, but I’m kinda glad that installment never took off. I shall try it again. That book is the “Getting Started” volume in the […]

Because I spend too much time reading webcomics. Yes, it’s true. Here are two very funny entries in the sexy comedy genre that I recently discovered: I Was Kidnapped By Lesbian Pirates From Outer Space And another lesbian pirate adventure called Boobs Ahoy. Both are as campy and funny as you’d expect. Neither are porn, […]

Should Obama and Grandma Botox get their way, this is what we’re headed for. Suffering from brain cancer, Kent Pankow was literally forced to go to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. for lifesaving surgery — at a cost to family and friends of $106,000 — after the health-care system in Alberta left him hanging […]

I’m lazy. Plain and simple. Often times I get great pleasure out of creative writing, but I hate to do it. I can’t really explain it. Trying to rip myself away from the computer, a good book/manga, the PS3, whatever to write down words often seems like too great a burden. As if after working […]