We Try It! Joining a Labor Union

In December of 2013, I was unemployed, unhappy, and desperately trying to figure out what to do about both. I needed to find a new job, and yet I was hesitant to chase after any job that was too much like my old one, because it had been a major supplier of misery and anxiety for me. I wanted something new and I was up for anything, so when my dad said I should apply for an apprenticeship for the union he is retired out of, I did.

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Action Ladies Wanted

Action movies are totally my guilty pleasure. I love just about anything with a bit of kung-fu, explosions, or a good car chase. Give me your Jason Bourne, James Bond, and all the superheros. But really I can’t help but wonder, where are all my ladies at? Read More Action Ladies Wanted

I’m at High Tide

A few weeks back I finally caved and bought a new turntable. Technically I had a working one, but it’s one of those ones that needs to be part of a room full of hi-fi equipment to work correctly and I haven’t hooked it up in forever. So I got a little cheap number with built-in speakers to play in my room. Read More I’m at High Tide

The GIF Giving Guide: How to make your own GIFs in GIMP

Last week I showed you how to make you own GIFs to hand out this holiday if, like me, you have a certain level of fancy software. This week I do it entirely with the free stuff. Read More The GIF Giving Guide: How to make your own GIFs in GIMP

Why Everyone is So Fussed About “Right to Work”

Perhaps you may have noticed a district grumbling noise coming from the pro-Labor folks Michigan ways. We’ve just been made a “Right to Work” state and we are not happy about it. In case you are wondering why, I’ve rounded up a few facts here for you: Read More Why Everyone is So Fussed About “Right to Work”

How to Talk About Film Without Sounding Like an Ignorant Moose: Part Seven

I don’t mind saying that I’ve been shying away from this post for a little while. Not because I feel I am unqualified to write it, but because I know so much that narrowing it down to just a simple overview is difficult for me. I’m talking about animation this week, and this is what I got my degree in. I’ll try and keep this as tangent free as possible.

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