Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Summer Of George

Well, I have a work contract that starts on the 1st of May. So, I am declaring my 'summer of George' hopefully I'll be able to:
  1. Reading a book, from beginning to end and in that order.
  2. Play frolf. At least once.
  3. Watch a television programming, like The White Shadow and the Tony Awards.
  4. At least in the first couple days, I'll intended to relax or, de-compress.
  5. Purchase a new recliner with a refrigerator in it, stocked with soda.
  6. Mid-morning naps.
  7. Insignificant telephone conversations.
  8. Banging my head on tables
  9. Grow a mustache.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Vile Weed!!!

I fucking hate the people peddling YFS votes. Like Newman hates Broccoli.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Forgotten Blog

Another forced Seinfeld relation here goes:

Kramer: Little Jerry Seinfeld. I named my chicken after you.
Jerry: Thanks, that's very sweet, but that's not a chicken.
Kramer: Of course it is. I picked it out myself.
Jerry: Well, you picked a rooster.
Kramer: Well, that would explain Little Jerry's poor egg production.

So today, a nameless classmate suggested that I (Little Jerry) be featured in a little piece of her website, down in the bottom corner (like a chicken). Instead I suggested that I represent the cursor (Rooster).

I hope I don't have poor egg production.

Monday, October 20, 2008

"Why couldn't you make me an architect? You know I always wanted to pretend that I was an architect."

This quote from George Costanza came to mind last week as we began brainstorming about some course projects. Our ideas began to spiral out of control in regards to live-action-role-playing(LARP).

I am just fascinated with the double life aspect of LARPing. I just can't imagine thinking along the lines of George here, that, 'all my life I wanted to be an ogre and battle knights and elves'. And jsut as George essentially lives the alternate life of an architect, LARPer's live their alternative lifestyle. 

Also, I never realized how much work goes into a simple angelfire website, let alone a LARPing fansite. I have feeling this Blog will be changing focus to all things LARP.

Monday, September 29, 2008

A little sidetracked, but relating none-the-less

Ok, so I was looking through these paintings by Brandon Bird. He makes pop culture paintings. I was having the time of my life looking through his oil paintings when I stumbled upon his sketches. As there was a Seinfeld one, I thought I had best add it to this blog.

When 'old' media depicts pop culture, does it then become new media?

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Difficulties in relating Seinfeld....

It has proven somewhat difficult to relate this class or subsequent classes to Seinfeld episodes. I started thinking about the episode in which Kramer runs for condo board president. He gives out 'willards' (knock-off wizards) to the older people in the community. The wizard is supposed to be an all purpose calculator and organizer, however, the 'digital immigrants'(the retired residents of the condo board) are only interested in the tip calculator rendering the majority of the Wizards useful functions completely useless.

Friday, September 12, 2008

The basis of this blog...

It took a very long time to think of a blog topic that was not just useless and for y own entertainment. This is what I came up with:
In an attempt to maintain some relation to the course, I was hoping to try and relate the topics from every week to an episode of Seinfeld. (I'm sure if there was an exam this would help.) Ultimately I thought it would be fun to see who was best at making relations, or if other sitcoms were more universal fits for the material. I suppose we'll see how it goes. 
I'll post again when I think of a relation between Sept.10ths class and an episode or event.