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This is my place.

A place where I let it all hang out.

Me and the Lockheed Skunkworks

https://youtu.be/pL3Yzjk5R4M Long ago in a world dominated by the Cold War and nuclear weapons, I was a junior engineer at the Lockheed Skunkworks in Burbank. (There's a shopping center and parking for Burbank Airport at the location today. It was... Continue Reading →

Alder Creek in the Spring Covid-19 Season

Another nice day has popped up. The high is expected to be in the upper 80s, within my comfort zone for a hike. So I take my trusty Suzuki and even more trusty dog Avery, head out to Fillmore, turn... Continue Reading →

Revenge of the fifth?

It does if you were in one of Irina's drinking games last night...

Witch Hunter Robin

Funimation appears to be dead. I'm stuck on ep. 15 of Witch Hunter Robin and it says the site is unavailable. Which is worse than going to the site and having the stream stall. Hours go by... Noir means black... Continue Reading →

Current Anime Stuff

The shame of it all! I just watched Rosario+Vampire season one the second time and enjoyed it.  After a while, all the panty shots blur into each other and I don't notice them. That way they don't irritate me anymore.... Continue Reading →

Rascal Dreams and Puberty Syndromes

Minor spoilers! Funimation had the movie Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl over the weekend so I watched it. It is a real tear-jerker, all about love and death. If you haven't seen the original series, Rascal Does... Continue Reading →

More Theatrical Brilliance!

Featured image, Sarah Brightman and Michael Crawford, The Phantom of the Opera   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGABqdbtQnA Roger's and Hammerstein had some incredible successes but nothing succeeded like this. Julie Andrews angelic (and IMHO unequaled) voice knocked it out of the park.  The... Continue Reading →

Ozymandias

Statue of Ramesses II at the British Museum Everything changes. Nothing lasts. Oceans advance. Cities sink. Empires crumble. Ideas survive. Every ideology, every philosophical movement in currency today has existed throughout history, even as the early civilizations they arose from... Continue Reading →

Serial Experiments Lain vs. COVID-19

Given the stay at home orders, the internet has really been getting hammered. I've been bingeing on a lot of older anime I missed along the way. Apparently so have lots of other people. When I go to stream something... Continue Reading →

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