Tricontahedral Solitudinarian

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Archive for February, 2010

Memes, Part I

Posted by Doug on February 23, 2010

I found this at Know Your Meme.  Any meme categorized in a database of memes is almost certainly old news, but this particular iteration of this particular meme just struck me as terribly funny, maybe because I have a friend who is loving his Windows 7 and has been using it since the Release Candidate, and I’m using Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala these days.  Of course, the parallels end there: he doesn’t look like the Rock, and I don’t have blonde hair.

I use Ubuntu


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Katanagatari, “Zantō Namakura”

Posted by Doug on February 17, 2010

Katanagatari Katanagatari

Katanagatari Katanagatari

Unfortunately, there was nary a trace of Nanami in this episode, but other than that, this was an interesting episode that actually managed to surprise me a little.  Togame and Shichika do a little shopping before heading to the middle of the Inaba Desert, where the second of Shikizaki Kiki’s Deviant Blades, the Zantō Namakura, is to be found in the possession of a certain swordsman named Uneri Ginkaku.

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Every Anime I Can Remember Reviewed! Update II

Posted by Doug on February 4, 2010

Continuing (very slowly) with my ongoing project to review every anime I can remember enough about to have an opinion on (all previous reviews can be found here), for today I have Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, Coyote Ragtime Show, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, and Cowboy Bebop after the fold.

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