She was prepared: So now what?

As about .05% of the spam bots who read my blog know, yesterday’s season 3 finale saw the fulfillment of what a lot of people have been expecting and/or dreading for quite a while; the egghead became a princess, complete with wings and a coronation ceremony.

If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you’re not that in that .05%. Go home. Nothing to see here.

If you do know what the hell I’m talking about, or you are simply curious, stay awhile, and listen. I’m going to do something I’ve never done before; analyze an episode of a kid’s show.

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Celebrating the New Year at the Wrist Violin Theater*

2011 has the distinction of being one of my least favorite years ever. It started out on a down note, coasted through the summer, and ended up in a ditch. It also has the distinction of being the first year I’ve ever finished out doubting things will ever get better; globally or locally. Yup, it’s been a pretty lousy year, and I’m thinking the next one will be too. It is, after all, an election year.

So, without further ado (not adieu), tonight’s Wrist Violin Theater*.

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Maybe the Internet isn’t completely full of troglodytes.

I often write about how depraved the Internet is. It is because the Internet is a depraved place full of savages. However, people sometimes use the Internet to do good things. It probably happens more often than I would like to admit for the sake of my hilarious (to me) opinion of the Internet.  Take the Humble Indie Bundle, for example.

What is the Humble Indie Bundle? It is apparently a package of independently developed games sold by Humble Bundle; INC, DRM free for whatever you feel like paying. These games are usually popular indie productions, such as Super Meat Boy, Gratuitous Space Battle, and Cave Story (all found in this year’s Humble Bundle). Much of the money goes to charity. In the case of this year’s bundle, the receiving philanthropies are the American Red Cross and Child’s Play.

For those of you who don’t know what Child’s Play is, check out the link. It is pretty bad-ass.

Some of the money goes to the games developers, and a few bits go to Humble Bundle; INC too. I believe you can even choose how much of your donation goes where.

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