Archive for: June 2012
I wish I had half the time (or staff) to do the same type of show… Daniel Tosh is awesome.
We just finished watching the series (season 1), my wife and I, and we love the show. I liked that they took a different direction with Korra than they did with Aang (in not making her learn everything from the ground up), but I think that having a single story running through 12 episodes that is resolved at the end of those 12 episodes is an odd way to go about the series… because there will be 14 more episodes (season 2) and there is not really anything carrying over from season 1.
All in all, though, I recommend the Legend of Korra if you even remotely liked the Avatar: The Last Airbender series.
That’s right, we hate bacon. At the Institute for the Loathing of Bacon (ILB), we despise the pork product that the world seems to be pushing onto us unfairly. The ILB is dedicated to ridding the world of bacon, not allowing anyone to even smell the sizzling, greasy scent of the world’s current scourge and bane.
If you believe this, we also have beach front property in North Dakota to sell you.
We have a little podcast for you… not very polished, but we wanted to make sure we didn’t leave you without awesome audio for TOO long.
We talk about Prometheus as well as iOS 6 and a little Mountain Lion… I think.
I may be a little behind with this, but I am adding my official review to the Tron: Uprising episode one (the entire series, really).
Wow. No, really. Wow.
I can’t wait to see more (though I don’t have time at this very moment). The show is amazing to look at and the story is deep enough for adults, so don’t be fooled by the Disney stamp on it.
See it. See it now.
Episode 100! No, just kidding, episode 12.
My attempt to split up the podcasts into individual feeds is a SUCCESS! Here’s the situation now…
The general feed is Lime Flavored.
The Podcast of Darkness has it’s own feed (which was what I was experimenting with)… but I don’t have a nifty link like the one above.
I am currently working on getting the following feeds up and running:
- The Lime Flavored Show (currently working)
- – - – This will be the Lime Flavored Podcast and the (coming soon) more frequent/enhanced shows!
- JBear on the Air (currently working)
- Bad Breakers
- Dark Green: The Blackwood Chronicles
Wait, what was the last one? I’m reposting the Dark Green actual play? Hells yeah I am! When? October, folks… and it may be leading into a more regular series, though that probably won’t be an actual play at that point… we’ll see.
Excited? I hope so!
Attention Deficit… Hey, Look There!
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition! That’s our primary weapon: surprise! Surprise and fear! Those are our two… never mind, let’s just do it again!
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition! We have 2 primary weapons are surprise, fear, and these snappy red outfits… damn!
Enter the Scuzz
If you follow the Lime Flavored Podcast, you know that I have been trying to get myself into the mode of starting something and actually finishing it. I’ve attempted to do this by picking a project and moving forward with it. Since I’ve got little to no time to do that, or the time that I do have is wasted because I have time for a project that I can’t work on in a specific setting, I have contemplated working on multiple projects at the same time… using the free time I have to use on one project or another. Well, I am kind of taking a two fold approach to that idea.
First of all, Project Garnet is going to be resumed. I am setting myself another deadline to finish 100,000 words (basically a novel) before I turn 37… which is in the middle of January. If I can’t finish it by then, I don’t know if I’ll ever finish it. Since I’m setting another deadline, though, that would indicate that I’m going back to the one project approach… and I’m not. I am, however, taking up a second project of a different kind that will be much different from the other project but will be done to accomplish a specific goal.
“Will you stop being so vague?”
Yes. Project Garnet is a science fiction novel. Project Topaz, my new project, is my goal to lose 100 pounds before June of 2013. I will be filming pieces of Project Topaz to edit into a video series on how I accomplished what I was aiming at accomplishing.
“There are weight loss shows on TV, why do I want you to do a web based version of them?”
Because I’m a real person, living in a real situation, and don’t have anyone to motivate me… but me. I am barely changing my diet and I’ve got an exercise plan in mind to help me accomplish my goal. There is no money at the end of this tunnel. There is no prize at the end of this tunnel. There is only a really long tunnel… and I want to film it.
I’m aiming for about 13 one hour episodes from a year’s worth of filming. If I can get that, I’ll be happy. And 100 pounds isn’t my ultimate goal, but it will bring me to a place I know I can lose the other 50 or so pounds I need to lose.
So, there you have it. Not vague. Not barely described. But it is a project, and since I’ll be too tired to do much other than Project Garnet after I’ve done my nearly daily Project Topaz, I think both will see some serious progress.
(And to get you all excited about Project Garnet, I’m thinking of editing up the first chapter, recording my audio version of it, and releasing it… then the “we want this” chants can be my motivation to get it done!)
Do you like a single podcast on the Lime Flavored feed but not the rest of them? Would you rather just get the single podcast instead of all of them, forcing you to delete the ones you don’t want? Well, your chance is approaching… maybe.
I have begun investigating the options of using multiple feeds drawing on the same RSS code… but separating each podcast into its OWN feed as well as being part of the “bulk” feed. I’m still in the early stages and I don’t know if it works… but I will keep you informed.
Those in the know will remember the “Dark Green: The Blackwood Chronicles” actual play podcast that I ran for Scuzz, Jenn, Morgan, and Fletcher… then the group broke up, I attempted to salvage the situation and basically burnt myself out attempting to keep going.
Well, I wanted to put something to the readership and see if the interest in here for something tied to that original idea but a little different.
Set after the time of the “Team Enzo” portion of the Dark Green saga, I’m considering taking a fiction idea that I’ve had (previously tied to a different background) and just use the city I took so much time to construct and make life like… basically, run an audio fiction narrative set in Blackwood, Oregon.
If you listened to the actual play, you got a sense of Blackwood and the political climate at the time… this would not be an actual play, it would be a narrative of fiction.
What I’m thinking about doing is taking the setting, the fictional city of Blackwood, and using it as the backdrop to the story of someone who has just been turned into a vampire and is discovering the new World of Darkness. That narrative would obviously have a new population of vampires (whether or not I’d keep anything from the actual play is yet to be determined) and would be interacting in a “let’s show n00bs how this works” sense of fiction.
But wait, there’s more!
On top of giving myself a new world to play in, I want to give anyone else who wants a chance to interact with my creation an opportunity to do so. What does that mean? It means that once I’ve established the setting, and some of the major players inside Blackwood, anyone who wants to contribute some fiction (either just written or converted to actual audio) would be able to do so and I’d publish it under my website’s banner (to be Dark Green: Subtitle Here).
Interested? Drop me an email and we’ll talk… or if you want to hear this series, email me to let me know…
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