Category Archives: delighted

Wonder Woman

So I saw Wonder Woman, and was crying during a lot of it, and get choked up thinking about it still. Yes, even my old, leathery heart was touched to the point of tears, but I didn’t know why until … Continue reading

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Bow down to the IRS (heh)

“Mr. Alford, a young special agent with the Internal Revenue Service assigned to work with the D.E.A., isn’t the first person to feel unappreciated at the office. In his case, though, the information he had was crucial to solving one … Continue reading

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Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne on Hulu

Wow! Not “Last Year at Marienbad,” but what is? However, this has dialogue by Cocteau, the brilliant Maria Casares, and there’s nothing better than the last scene with the car! Yow! Click to play; you will be so glad: Ah, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words… oh yeah! Allow me to join The Impossible Cool in wishing you a swanky 2015.

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Wow! Look at him go!

Jason Yungbluth just blew though his funding target and is heading for that magical $17K for the WHOLE FREAKING WEAPON BROWN saga in a graphic novel! Not that you need anymore convincing, but do you recognize any of these pooches … Continue reading

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Weapon Brown Kickstarter

Not that Jason Yungbluth needs my help, but if his Kickstarter gets to $17K, we’ll get the WHOLE FREAKING WEAPON BROWN saga in a wrist-breaking graphic novel!!! So if you like newspaper comics, parody, action, romance, Snoopy, and just a … Continue reading

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No Need For Bushido NEEDS you!

“The NN4B Kickstarter campaign is up and running! “Before I get to the details, I want all of our readers to know that regardless of the outcome of the campaign, we would not permanently abandon NN4B. The hiatus would go … Continue reading

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Hooray for Los Angeles! for once

“Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to approve a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines, handing a hard-fought victory to environmentalists and promising to change the way Angelenos do their grocery shopping. “The City Council … Continue reading

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I’m with Skippy!

From now on I, too, will be donating all my ad revenue to OWS.

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Jerry Brown vs. Corporate Taxzilla

Whoo-hoo! Jerry Brown is about to rock the state! In a good way. “Gov. Jerry Brown has a new tax proposal to sell the Legislature: raise levies on some large out-of-state corporations in exchange for new sales-tax exemptions for companies … Continue reading

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Jerry Brown on the job

“Gov. Jerry Brown has put a halt to plans for a $356-million construction project that would have created a new home at San Quentin prison for California’s condemned inmates. ~snip~ “The new housing unit would have provided room for 1,152 … Continue reading

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Loki! Loki! Loki!

Lookee! Movie Trailers – Movies Blog Here’s a review of Loki 1 by the fabulous Chad Denton. This “animation” is based on the miniseries, which was wonderful and beautiful and just run ten or eleven positive adjectives together and you … Continue reading

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DADT est fini

And it’s still only the 21st Century and we’re all still alive. Well, there’s only one person who can really express how I feel about this: Congratulations, America, you’ve, we’ve, done the right thing. Let’s keep doing that. Too bad … Continue reading

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Another $624M for HSR in CA

“Last month, voters in Wisconsin and Ohio elected Republican governors who pledged to stop their state’s high speed rail projects, even though they had won $1.2 billion in federal stimulus grants to begin the projects. On the same day, California … Continue reading

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Kamala Kicks Cooley’s Keister!

Whoo hoo! Kamala Harris is CA AG! (I knew she could do it)

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Further proof of my existence

I have an IMDb page for some music I allowed the director to use. What a crazy wonderful feeling. Yay!

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The Wizard’s Son is now on sale

Now on special introductory sale until December 31, 2009 for $11.00 and 10% off with this code: MPY7RN5U at this online store. Will be $15.00 in 2010 The Wizard’s Son by Kathryn L. Ramage From the back cover: “‘His first … Continue reading

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Storylandia 1 now on sale

10% off with this code P4QUBBXL if you buy it here and eligible for Free Shipping at Amazon. Storylandia 1 Kittycat Riley’s Last Stand, by Kelly S. Taylor; Not Quite a Prince, by Kathryn L. Ramage; More Minimalist Fiction, by … Continue reading

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Mofo Grief! Weapon Brown #100

Part cyborg, all blockhead. Jason…I…you…um… I love these comics. Buy them. You’ll be glad you did. The first Weapon Brown, before Blockhead’s War, has a Christmas story in it.

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Capitalism: A Love Story

So there IS something to look forward to.

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Lilo and Stitch is a masterpiece

I have been blessed to have not seen a Disney feature animation since Jungle Book, and as far as I knew I wasn’t missing anything. I was missing this: I can’t believe Disney made this. It has Elvis songs in … Continue reading

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Michelle Howard: American Hero

“While the facts surrounding the kidnapping and rescue of the Maersk Alabama Captain Richard Phillips have been widely reported, less well-known is that ship which saved him was commanded by a black woman, Rear Admiral Michelle Howard. “Howard received the … Continue reading

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J LHLS Twittering BEA (not as lewd as it reads)

Check the sidebar or the J LHLS Twitter page for updates from Linda Yau, Jilly Gee, and Rachel Livingston at Book Expo in New York. We’re Twitterfied, all right. Please pass this along to any Book Expo watchers. There will … Continue reading

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That’s Furies, not Furries

Furies Publishing (working title: 3 Girl Group) is just in the begin to beginning stages and trying to raise a little money. Please go over and click on their Google Ads or drop them a donation (the donation button is … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Sherwin-Williams

“Carson Joseph said he had struggled to find steady work since being released from prison four years ago, and when he graduated from a new job training program last week he hoped it would finally give him ‘a step up … Continue reading

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New Books at the Wapshott Press (and a 40% off pre-sale!)

Now only $8.40, will be $14.00 on April 10, 2009, eligible for Free Shipping at Amazon! Now only $7.80, will be $13.00 on April 10, 2009, eligible for Free Shipping at Amazon! More information than you can shake a stick … Continue reading

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Go for it, House o’ Reps!

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moving with unusual speed, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to recoup most of the $165 million in retention bonuses paid to American International Group Inc employees. “Responding quickly to public outrage over … Continue reading

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Yes on Dr. Dean!

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Howard Dean, a practicing physician before entering politics, was under consideration by the Obama administration for the post of U.S. surgeon general, CNN reported Friday. “Dean, who recently wrapped up a four-year term as Democratic Party chairman, … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Hackenblog turns 6!

And thank God we’re still around to have a blogiversery with a new, sane, and MUCH BETTER president! President Obama is the best blogiversery present ever! Thank you, America! How long in human years is six blog years? Feels like … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama

And what a fabulous birthday it must be.

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