Friday, November 30, 2012

Still to early for this

I'm up. I would rather be sleeping, but I'm up.
My downstairs neighbour is having a party. Again.  She's gone all day then comes home when the bar closes at 2am and is at it all night till she either passes out or goes to work or school or whatever it is she does. Her and her group of rudeness.

Why is it, all the partyers in the area end up living in the apartment below me?  Sound travels up so everything is louder then you think it is.

Needless to say, I'm not happy.

Apparently it's the useless thing on the planet to want, a quiet building. At lest before 10am

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Big blog day

Been up for a few hours, and have managed to crank out close to 5 blog posts for different blogs.
Okay, this makes the second one for this blog.

The wrestling blog, the movie blog, the year long blog, and here.

Many coffees have been consumed in the last hour, and might not be helping my ability to think straight.

I've been hinting around on some of the blogs about the up coming blog challenge I have for myself for the new year, which I'm just going to say that about until another few weeks. 
Some of you already figured it out.  beauty.

Oh my Spudguns!  I think our internet habits reflect how we are feeling internally. 

So last night was both the full moon and the lunar eclipse.  I did nothing for it.  I should have done a ritual, as it would have been a powerful night for divination, but I was too lazy.
Instead I ended up watching all of season 4 of Secret Diary of a Call Girl.   Too bad I haven't seen season 3.  Seems, for some reason season 3 is not available in Canada at all. Nor does it work on youtube or anything like that, just get the "not available in your region"  message.

This past year has sent me in a tailspin.  I had my plans for the year all mapped out, and with one tiny patch of ice, all of it went out the window.

I know we still have a month left to the year, but I'm sure looking forward to the new year. 

It's too early for this

You know what I hate, when you wake up in the morning, check you emails, and there is spam to yourself from someone else.

Yeah, I check my spam box all the time, and there I was, staring back at my own profile.  Assholes.

Sometimes the internet is the worst thing ever.

It's not even 8am here yet, and already it's going to be a hell of one.  Not only was there that this morning, but I woke up with a sinus headache, which means that we're in for a storm where I am.

I caught up with the last few episodes of TNA Impact yesterday.  I really think the Aces and Eights story has dragged on long enough.  Wrap it up people.
Loved the tights Joey Ryan was wearing for his match with the pink tropical design. It actually works with the whole Tom Selleck thing he's got happening.

That's the view from the sofa this morning before coffee

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Day 331...dude

I've made it to Day 331 over on the movie blog.  Getting down to the end of the one movie a day challenge.

It's been a rough year, if you've been following my stuff you know that.  Looking forward to the new year and a freshness that comes with it.

This blog has gotten so far away from what I had originally planned nearly three years ago.  I have to find a way to bring it back around,  but in the meantime; I'm just going to continue putting the main energy into the movie challenge.  Till the end of the year, then shift blogs a bit.
More on that later.

Just wanted to leave this little dripping of goo cause I realized I hadn't posted in a week.
till later

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

I hate people

Okay, so I went and saw the last movie in the Twilight Saga tonight.  I liked it.
What I didn't like, was the amount of little kids in the place.  I don't believe in censorship, but I believe in parenting.
Maybe it was because of the way we - my sister and myself and our cousins- were raised. If movies did not have a G rating, and we were under 10 we didn't see it.
If a show came on  after 8pm and we were under 9 we didn't see it.
If a record had a sticker on it and we were under 13 we didn't get to listen to it.

But, I understand that the world has changed in the last 30 years since I was 8 years old. Everyone is exposed to everything because of the internet and video games etc.
That doesn't mean that it's good for the kids.

I've been open about the fact I'm not thrilled with children to begin with, but I think if you're going to go to a vampire movie, you should keep your kids at home with a babysitter. (okay there are one or two childrens' movies about vampires but Breaking Dawn 1 and 2 are not it)

I'm sorry, did I forget to say this was a rant...

Here's a spoiler-  there is a scene where a child is ripped apart and tossed into a fire.- End of Spoiler

And there was a couple sitting in front of me with three kids all around the age of 5. During the very violent scene, the kid started to freak out and tried to climb out of their seat screaming they wanted to go home. And the parents did nothing, said nothing, just laughed.  They did not take the kid home, they did not tell the kid it was just a movie.
I have no idea why they even brought them there?  Dude, it was a vampire movie. With vampires killing people and sex scenes. Not appropriate for little kids.
Here's a thought, if your kid is still in dippers or still drinks from a bottle, a vampire movie is not the thing they should be sitting in front of.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Coffee talk Monday Nov 19th

So you either saw the ppv or read about it by now.
CM Punk kept his title because of the NXT members.  Cool, I'm digging on that.
What I'm not digging on is the fact the commentary crew made more fuss over Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns then they did about the NXT champ  Seth Rollins.

Shouldn't the champ have gotten the fuss? No matter who's "idea" this is going to turn out to be, and from the looks of the WWE site, the storyline is leaning heavily towards Ambrose as the mastermind; shouldn't the guy with the title around his waist be the one who gets the big bang syndrome?

That's my point of view this morning over coffee.  

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sunday Nov 18th

Decided to order Survivor Series tonight.  A lot of back and forth on it.
Anyways, just hit the order button, and we were talking about the fact when I was a kid and well into my high school years, if you wanted to get a pay-per-view, you had to know by the Friday morning if you wanted to have it on the Sunday night.  
Simply because you had to call the cable company and order it before the office closed for the weekend. And you would get the replay right after it. So if you ordered the 8pm ppv, you would get the 11:30pm replay for free.
Now, you can order it up to the second it starts.  But you don't get the replay included.  You have to order that on it's own. And it's not even on the same night anymore.

That's what's on my mind right now.  That's the view from the sofa right now.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Nov 17th -art

I was bored, so I spent some time working on a banner for an upcoming blog post for the movie blog.
Done with a basic paint program on my laptop. Yes, it's choppy in places, but I sort of liked the look of that. It's artsy...
I'm surprised at how well the thing turned out given I'm terrible with any kind of computer drawing programs. I'm not really great with a real paint brush either so... I think it's groovy.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Watching tv and thinking

That being a special effects person would be one of the coolest and creepest jobs around.

Seriously, it takes massive talent to create some of the props and make-ups used in television and movies, but the research for some of it would be nightmare inducing. Like you get the script and it says you have to have five corpses for that week's episode, so you would have to go look at dead bodies at the morgue and medical reports, then figure out how to recreate that with plastic and wax and stuff; while having it look so real it could fool even a doctor.

Watching Criminal Minds, and thinking about that with tonight's episode.  And do make-up people for soap operas have to go to a course for special effects in order to do the cuts and bruises make-up? Or do they just hire special effects people for simple make-ups like that?

That's the view from my sofa tonight

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Sat night before TNA ppv

I believe I've got the right week.  The night before another TNA pay-per-view.

I have not had a chance to see this week's episode of Impact, so I have no idea of the full schedule for the ppv, but I saw at the end of last week's (Nov 1st 2012) that there is suppose to be a ladder match.  God I hate those, but to both wrestlers taking part in that match, stay safe.

To all that are part of the ppv tomorrow night, the crew and wrestlers, please, stay safe.

And to Mr. Aries... win back that title!

love Ardeth Blood

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

DVD the new VHS

I finally picked up my own copy of Tim Burton's Dark Shadows today.  On DVD.  There are like no extras, just a short that basically says "this actor is playing this character"
And the sound is so damned low. 

Remember less then a decade ago, it DVDs were the big bad and the lowly VHS tape was the one with the bad sound and no extras?
I keep telling myself that I'm going to get a Blu-ray machine.  Every month, I tell myself this and it's been two years and I still haven't gotten one.

I'm looking now at the collection of movies I have been gathering for the last 25 years, and when I finally do break down and buy a Blu-ray machine, I dread the fact I'll have to start collecting everything all over again on Blu-ray.

Damn, I think I just outwitted myself...

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Another lazy Sunday


Yeah don't ask.

So, I'm catching up right now on the last two episodes of TNA Impact.  As in the weeks of Oct 25th 2012 and Nov 1st 2012... and the reason I'm so damned late with them is that they have not as of the time of this post, been added to the Spike website and I had to hunt on youtube.
Everyone and their dog's grandmother knows I hate hunting for stuff.

Anyways, first match, just finished watching, was X-Division.  RVD vs Ion.  Short match don't you think?
I'm not really a fan of Ion, and everyone knows I would rather change the channel when RVD comes on, but he is holding the X-belt at the moment.  Still, with what Ion can accomplish in the ring, why on earth would TNA have had the match as an opener and so damned short?

Shouldn't it have been at lest the mid show mark or at lest a 15+ minute match?

I don't know, I guess I'm just ... to me TNA = X-Division.  There just should be... more.

I think I mentioned last week about doing a few extra movie posts on the movie challenge blog... well I did and it turned out okay except for the last post of the night for Hallowe'en.  The Rocky Horror Picture Show post... didn't work out as I had hoped.
Oh well, I know now for next time....

that's the score from the sofa today.