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The truth about Van Halen's green M&Ms

September 12, 2018 - 08:10 -- Admin

Everybody knows about contract riders; those bizarre clauses in the entertainment industry that require a venue or producer to jump through fiery hoops on behalf of the talent. I heard of one author... oh all right it was Jeffrey Archer... who demanded that a freshly peeled Mars Bar appear in his dressing room less than a minute before he arrived.


September 11, 2018 - 18:22 -- Admin

I've been learning a lot about Montana, mostly how purdy it is.For those of you who are following the End of the World Project at Patreon, Montana is my Boulder, Colorado. It's where I've pointed my survivors, good and bad, of civilisational collapse. It's almost Tolkienesque in some respects, but populated by cowboys rather than hobbits.

Home repairs

September 6, 2018 - 15:25 -- Admin

Replaced a bunch of halogen lights with LEDs today - or rather, I paid a guy to do it. Some had burned out and another two had been half eaten by possums (mine oldest enemy).Been a few repairs to effect around here recently. It's been a decade since we renovated and the years have worked their magic.

Little brother is watching

September 5, 2018 - 17:35 -- Admin

I had a co-worker in the word cave today. Thomas was off school with a tummy bug and... well, he can't really expected to keep his head in the books without a stern disciplinarian standing over him with a cat o' nine tails, can he?

So he took up position somewhere behind me, gurgling and farting away all day.