Armagideon Time

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Decade

May 3rd, 2016

Today marks the tenth anniversary of Armagideon Time. The site began its life as a music blog, though that conceit had all but fallen by the wayside when I migrated from Blogspot at the end of 2008. I have no idea what I expected would come out of this project. There was small part of […]

There have been several occasions where videogames have seen me through some rough patches in my life. The active engagement required in playing certain games helped to distract me from my problems long enough for them to subside or be dealt with properly. I mitigated the agonizing pain of last year’s pair of abscessed teeth […]

On a dark and stormy afternoon eleven years ago, under the shadow of a bloody sock and the final days of a nightmarish election season….

It begins after you fall in with a group of geek bloggers and decide to toss your own hat into the virtual ring. You pick a name and an angle, and work on developing a distinct voice. At first you’re writing for an audience of dozens, viagra approved but eventually folks begin to take notice. […]

I’d been married a year and a half when I began Armagideon Time. Somewhere out there is a Livejournal Monday-after recap of our wedding day. I bring this up because today marks our tenth wedding anniversary, viagra dosage with tomorrow marking a decade of residency in the House on the Hillside. The ceremony was an […]

The eighth is ennui

May 3rd, 2014

In early 2006, discount I began hanging out with a group of (mostly) like-minded comics bloggers I’d come into contact with through Fanboy Rampage. I wasn’t doing much writing at the time, as I was still suffering from a catastrophic case of burn-out caused by some frustrating collaborative experiences around the turn of the millennium. […]

I can remember the day pretty well. I wore a Yankees t-shirt I picked up during a trip to Manhattan in 1986. My breakfast was an oatmeal milkshake-gruel concoction that I slurped from an old beer stein. At lunch, ed I sat with the other geeks and argued about Dragonlance continuity and roleplaying games. Afterward, […]

There wasn’t any deliberate to get married on the eve of All Hallows’ Eve. It just kind of turned out that way. The process of buying and refurbishing the neglected ruin that would become the House on the Hillside was such an ordeal that Maura didn’t want to make any wedding plans until those various […]

I used to keep a set of index cards on the windowsill next to my bed. Scribbled on them in pencil were lists of my holy grails — movie titles gleaned from various cult or “psychotronic” film guides and band/album names pulled from the Trouser Press or Guinness “New Wave” directories. Very few of the […]

Bless the day

December 7th, 2012

On this day in 1991, bronchitis I was sitting on a bench outside the Copley Square cineplex, checking my watch, and wondering if a certain woman was going to show up for our first date. She hasn’t gotten any more punctual in the twenty-one years since, but we get by somehow. Recommended listening: Quite fitting, […]

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