A Nerd Rage Rant: Subject… Shaky cameras

Hello world.  It’s me— Representation —a nerd enraged. It’s been a while since my last rant.  That’s because I couldn’t find anything worth ranting about.  Our little Earth is oh, so perfect.  And here was perfect, little ‘ol, six-foot-five-inches me, going to the movies to watch the newest sci-fi flick Lock Out.  It’s about this…

If Only Star Wars Remembered Me

Update: this relic of a post was written before Star Wars VII even came out. Source One of my fondest memories in the mid 80s, is sitting on the brown carpet in the TV room, building an X-wing fighter with Constux, all the while, watching the real X-wings destroy the Death Star in Star Wars:…

The Next Symphony of Sol

This post is spoiler free Symphony of Sol 1: I Shall Not Rest in Peace has been out for the last few months.  I have sold 19 copies so far!  Not bad for an unknown author.  It is kind of weird to finally have a book out.  I’ve spent more than eleven years, writing off…

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 55,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 20 sold-out performances for that many…

A Plea to Female Gamers

Check other great works of art by Sam Spratt Back in my time, gaming was a guy thing, like G-I-Joes or Transformers.  Females had their Barbie doll games, and males had their first person shooters, real time strategy, and roll playing games.  Girls don’t fight wars, control armies, or save fantastical realms from destruction.  They…