An apology and some geekiness. Also hamburgers.   4 comments

1.  I wanted to apologize for not blogging more often.  I was telling a friend last night that I haven’t been blogging much lately because my life hasn’t really been any different.  Who wants to hear about how many pairs of boxer shorts I put in the washing machine?  But by all means keep me bookmarked and tell your friends because I’ll post every now and then as events warrant or if I just find something that needs to be blogged about.

2.  We went to Comicpalooza yesterday.

Things I liked:

  • Steampunk.  I’ve always kind of kept an eye on it and thought it was cool.  I may have to pick up a top hat and goggles.  You know, to wear to Target and HEB.
  • Meeting the After Twilight folks.     Even if you’re not into comics, if Texas’ pseudo-theocratic state government scares the hell out of you, you might give this one a look.
  • General geekery.  It was nice to not stick out like a sore thumb.

Things I’d like to see improve:

  • I’d like to see some actual fantasy authors there in addition to the comic artists.  George R. R. Martin seems to do everything but finish ASOIAF – I bet he’d come if they asked him.   Kevin Hearne would also kick ass.
  • More gamer stuff.  Period.  I know Comicpalooza is still pretty new, but the video games were noticeably lacking.

3.  We hit Bernie’s Burger Bus after the con.  I live for burgers and I have to say this was the finest hot beef sandwich I have ever purchased from a converted school bus.  Follow the usual Facebook/Twitter procedures to find out where they are from day to day.

4.  In keeping with the spirit of the blog: I didn’t pass at ALL yesterday.  Seriously.  Not once.  I really thought that was odd as I’ve gotten rather broader in the shoulders and narrower in the face.

Ok.  Blog is over for today.  See you next time.


Posted May 27, 2012 by justanotherfatboy in Uncategorized

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4 responses to “An apology and some geekiness. Also hamburgers.

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  1. I would have loved to go to Comicpalooza, stupid lack of funds made it impossible.
    I think steam punk stuff is so awesome and inspiring and creative, I just don’t have the guts to get into it myself. I’d feel like a poser. But I love the look and style of it.

  2. I bought a book on how to make steam punk plush animals! Next time we should all go together…I’d love to geek out amongst fellow nerds ; )

  3. We’re willing to give it another shot next year. We’ve decided that we’re going on Friday rather than Saturday – it’s cheaper.

  4. That sounds like some f*cked up kind of furrie right there.

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