June 18, 2018

Hank Azaria on his voices. Man, I love voicework. I don't have a careful enough ear to be good at accents, but putting on voices is such a good way for even wannabe funny guys like me to temporarily change persona...

June 17, 2018

With the caveats that IQ tests are problematic, I made a potentially reusable tool to put state data on a USA map, seeding it with Inc.'s We Compared the Average IQ Scores in All 50 States, and the Results Are Eye-Opening.

Because I am a partisan jerk, I was curious if it would reflect the political divisions of our nation. Nope, though there is a maybe even more problematic latitude correlation.

June 16, 2018

This got the cartoonist fired. Share it.

June 15, 2018

"No worries. I had just been hunting for a walking buddy. But my phone kept me company."
"who needs people when you can have a glass and steel slab with ALL the people"
--MiFi and me on work Slack.
"Those macarons were pretty good. I mean it's not the glory of a cupcake. By the way, I want that to be the title of my posthumous biography, 'The Glory of a Cupcake'."

June 14, 2018tuba

Happy Flag Day Dedham

June 13, 2018

Here's a argument between baseball umpire and manger, with sound (Lotsa cussin')
"I like my women like I like my coffee, strong enough to kill me but with a hint of mercy."
--Aaron Giles, "How to Survive the End of the World (when it's in your own head)", a book on anxiety attacks.
Miyamoto in 2002 : "Get accustomed to the GCN Controller because, 10 years from now, this controller will be the standard" -- and in 2018 the Switch will let you play Smash Bros using it! It was so good, I love how differentiated the buttons are and how the scrunchy-then-click triggers work

June 12, 2018

Ran into this song in a Coors advertisement I think - instantly I know I love it. Like from just a few bars of the percussion. Can anyone who is better at categorizing music - even beyond genre (motown?) but to like instrument and rhythm name, tell me what it is I'm responding to?