Does Top Gear Stop Here?

(Jonathan Ryan posting on behalf of Jen Schlameuss-Perry) Mondays are…well, Mondays. Garfield hates them; most people in the workforce hate them. But, for me Mondays were a good thing. Sunday is the first day of my work week, so there’s that, and I have karate Monday night. I love that. Then, I had the great joy of looking forward to a nice cold beer and some beautiful escapism while playing the jewel game on my phone and watching the eight billion episodes of Top Gear that would rec … [Read more...]

Geek Goes Oblate….uh…what’s an oblate?


 Tomorrow, at noon Central time, I'll be taking my vows as an Oblate Noviate. Strangely, the Geek crowd is probably best equipped to understand what all this means. How so?Allow me to explain.In Geek culture right now, Game of Thrones, comics, and nearly every paranormal book contains some sort of "monk" like order within their respected "world systems". Some of these groups are forces of good and some, well, not so much. So, when I tell my fellow geeks that I'm becoming an … [Read more...]