The Cards Against Humanity Eight Sensible Gifts for Hanukkah series awarded each recipient three minutes to rule a castle in Cork, Ireland that is now renamed Sensible Castle after they purchased it.
Don Henley, Janet Jackson, Garbage in Chicago and Madison, Madonna, MS MR, and The Best Worst.
This weekend, I did something pretty exciting. My wife and I spent Friday night amongst the Rebel Legion, the Droidbuilders, the lightsaber crafters and the 501st. Star Wars costumers and builders united for a private screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hosted by the Golden Gate Garrison.
“Well, look what the cat dragged in…” That’s how Shirley Manson greeted a crowd of around 60 people for the VIP soundcheck at Oakland’s Fox Theater. My wife and I were among that crowd and while we’ve seen Garbage many times, this was a bit different than normal.
No wall of text for this event – this time we vlogged.
My wife tells me I should write something about Garbage. No, not debris or detritus, the band.
We haven’t been to SDCC in years, but there are plenty of offsite things there now which make a trip down worthwhile.
Before we headed out to the southeast and then the middle, we headed just south to San Mateo and the 10th anniversary edition of Maker Faire Bay Area.
“You were there a long, long time ago…”
STAR WARS CELEBRATION EPISODE VII It was a period of long queue lines. Thousands of people queued for many hours either to see a panel, obtain an autograph or purchase a limited edition item.
For more than three decades, I’ve been a fan of professional wrestling. It started with my grandmother. She was a huge fan of a show called Studio Wrestling that was produced locally during the days of the Wrestling Territories. My mother recalls taking her to the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh for a bunch of matches…