And eat it too

Is it Friday yet?

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | 08:34 PM | by

The first act of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog was released, and it was fantastic.

I saw Hancock earlier this week. It wasn't bad. It was no Iron Man or Batman, but it was entertaining.

The big one is obviously this weekend, with The Dark Knight. I don't mind going in with high expectations because I have every confidence they will be met. I've already got my tickets and reserved seats.

I really hope that Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale come back for a third film, especially given what they're setting up with this one. It just seems necessary to wrap things up, and I don't doubt there will be a third (at least) in this line, I just really want a third (at least) Nolan Batman film. And Christian Bale should just play Batman for the rest of his natural life as far as I'm concerned.

Benefit and Video Contest

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | 08:50 PM | by
I thought some of you might want to check this out, it's a pretty cool song.

"This might be the best gaming-related song since Still Alive.  It's comedy-rock band Possible Oscar covering "Dead Again" by Tom Smith, an independent musician who hurt himself getting on stage last month.  The guy tore his quadriceps tendon right off the bone and needed two surgeries, a hospital stay, and rehab in a nursing home because he won't be able to walk until Fall.  And he has no insurance.

Rob Balder (Erfworld, PartiallyClips and The FuMP) has put together a benefit for Tom, getting other musicians to cover Tom Smith songs.  They've got close to 50 songs and you can download all of them if you donate any amount to the benefit fund.  They're also running a video contest for "Dead Again."  First prize is a 4GB mp3 player pre-loaded with about 25 full CDs' worth of comedy music, including Tom Smith's whole discography.

So, help Tom out if you can.  Make a video if you want to.  But at least go hear that song, it rocks."


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Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 08:11 PM | by
River has gotten a clean bill of health from the vet and started her vaccinations. The vet also estimated her age at 6-7 weeks, far younger than we thought.

We've decided to give her a home here. Thanks for all of the emails of advice and well-wishes.