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.
It’s strange the way a thousand little things keep bringing your mind back to the same place. Read More Us and Them
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
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
1998 was not one of my favorite years, but that was more from the fact that middle school was epicly unfun for me. Out in the world, things were considerably less mopey preteen. Read More P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1998 with Opifex
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
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”
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.