Short Circuits: Odds and Ends

Some quick hits on games, sports, and some life events. WWE announced that WWE 2K21 has been cancelled, due to the poor reviews of 2K20. 2K20 was plagued with bugs, glitches, faulty design, and "a lack of innovation or new game play", according to multiple reviews. There has been no word about a replacement game. … Continue reading Short Circuits: Odds and Ends

Black History Month: Facts #4

I don't think I need to explain how much I like Drum & Bugle Corps (or Marching Band, in general). How does this tie into Black History Month? An article from 2007, from Drum Corps International (DCI). I haven't been able to find info or stats on the percentage of black marchers and Drum Majors … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #4

Black History Month: Facts, #2

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” - Martin Luther King, Jr. Texas Western: 1966 NCAA Champions You sometimes get the "David vs. Goliath" match-up in sports: the scrappy underdog, with almost zero chance to win, versus the powerhouse favorite, who's a near-lock … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts, #2

“Night Walk”: Can’t Sleep

It's odd: I thought I was retiring the late night/early morning posts called "Night Walks", yet I've written 3 in the last 2 months. Maybe I'll keep that category around...? - My alarm will be set for Monday, but not for 5 AM - I am off! I've got a couple of errands that I … Continue reading “Night Walk”: Can’t Sleep

Best of the Decade

After a days-long project, I have come up with various Top 10 lists for the entire decade. Louisville Stories Let's start off with 10 of the biggest news stories of the decade involving Metro Louisville. I can't say that they were THE 10 biggest stories but these 10 (plus the Honorable Mentions) did have significant … Continue reading Best of the Decade

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Ep. 12

In the last episode, the Elric Brothers - Edward "Ed" and Alphonse "Al" - arrived in the town of Xenotime, looking for info on the Philosopher's Stone. Instead, they found a town with a lot of ill people and 2 boys calling themselves "The Elric Brothers, Ed and Al". They also found out that the … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Ep. 12

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episode 11

The Elric brothers arrive in the mining town of Xenotime and begin their search of the town for the Philosopher's Stone. There is a shout in the distance: a little girl is trapped under a steel beam, at the entrance to some mines. Miners, including her dad, can't free her, but Ed manages it, via … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episode 11