Simone Biles was right to call NO GO.
Inspired by some friends who really did travel 300 miles from Fort Worth to Midland because that was where the graphics card was available. Blasted crypto miners...
This was inspired by a parodic version of the "no one wants to work anymore" sign that someone taped to a Wendy's drive-thru menu, which other someones photographed and then shared to a Facebook group. As you might gather from the following, I have... opinions... about the allegedly non-parodic versions of that sign.
Among many, many other things, the fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013, meant I didn't have to go to the nearby JP's office the next day. On the whole, I would have preferred the jury duty.
A space song from 2011 — back when SpaceX's plans for its Dragon capsule were still largely aspirational — that I missed putting up here previously.
Obligatory Suez-themed sea shanty, vaguely to the tune of "South Australia."
So, yeah, I had to get in on the "Wellerman" thing. This is connected to Matthew Legare's Institute for Irate Science project, imagining one scientist's... creative... solution to quarantine loneliness.
Another World of Warcraft song, this time inspired by the character of Taelia Fordragon — who, as the new Shadowlands expansion bringing players into the lands of the dead begins, has just learned that her father, Bolvar Fordragon, didn't quite die the way she was told...
Inspired by watching my friend Kris Overstreet playing Kerbal Space Program on his own gamestream. (I have the game myself but haven't played it much mainly because I find the actually having to steer during launch incredibly daunting.)
Inspired, as you might well guess, by recent events. A song from the point of view of a lawyer and onetime mayor reflecting on the events that have brought him to this juncture...