Sometimes I say (or type) the most fascinating, bizarre, or simply awful things. This is the second selection from those things. “At least I don’t have Roose Bolton’s lips.” “The Official McCurdiverse Advisory Team Greeting is now ‘Blork.’” “You cannot call all of your employees ‘Shitbird Mountain’ and pay them in leftover Halloween candy.” “–milking […]
I must preface my observations by saying I don’t have a terribly in-depth knowledge of anime or anime-based live action adaptations. If I am unfair, I am not deliberately so. That said: Spiky-haired youth-appeal protagonist goes to draw his katana for nukitsuke. It is a standard length katana; in Europe its blade is shorter than […]
I’ve been having a lot of fun with my periodic Whispers of the Starkin posts. I mean, entirely too much fun. There’s something deeply compelling for me about the idea of a vastly powerful alien species which, erm… actually functioned as a vastly powerful alien species. Considering this, it strikes me as deeply silly that […]
Sometimes I say (or type) the most fascinating, bizarre, or simply awful things. This is a selection from those things. “I am sorry for my book-sins.” “McCurdy’s First Law of Worldbuilding: When writing depravity, anything so awful it provokes a physical reaction against putting it into the world, must go into the world.” “I am […]
Just before I graduated High School, I discovered Blender. This is an open-source, free to download modeling software. The first thing I did was make some shitty sword models. I was 18, so I thought these were godlike achievements. Fast forward to the present day, and Blender has become another of my curses. If you […]
Ethnographers and cultural anthropologists generally agree that if something shows up in every culture, it’s important for humans. The Mongols and other Steppe-nomads were accustomed to levels of hardship almost unthinkable even for contemporary peoples such as Germanic tribesmen. The Mongols still had booze. I rest my case.