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Glittering prizes and endless compromises

Shatter the illusion of integrity

25 January 1973
Do I have to? Crap.

Professional geek, who has no idea of time management. DINKY.

Was a game columnist until the final shudder of the dot.bomb era took me down.

You gotta have frrriiieeeeennds...

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A short glossary:

  • YHB: Your Humble Blogger. Generally preceeds a statement which requires a total lack of humility.

  • ACB: Ancestral Casa Bitter. The home of generations of Bitters before me. Okay, one generation. But it's home.

  • Hall-iday Hallmark Holiday. Days you don't get off and that have no religious, historical or secular basis whatsoever, and exist only to sell you crap to give to other people, regardless of how deserving they are.
  • Cynra The wife. It's much more clever than I care to discuss with the likes of you.

"weird al" yankovic, 24 hour diners, airships, al qadim, all-star squadron, alpha flight, alternate history, ancient egypt, arrogant worms, avatar the last airbender, babylon 5, barenaked ladies, bbq, being brown, blackadder, bloom county, boardgames, books, british comedy, buffy the vampire slayer, call of cthulhu, canada, canadian literature, carnivale, champions, comic books, conspiracy theories, conspiracy theory, cooking, csi: lv, dishonest play, eating babies, eating meat, fawlty towers, firefly, fortean stuff, forteana, games, godzilla, great big sea, halo, halo 2, harry potter, heroclix, historical fiction, honest work, iron chef, ironclaw, jadeclaw, johnny cash, journalism, justice society of america, kaiju, karaoke, kenneth branagh, kenneth hite, kevin smith, kindred of the east, kingston, kingston ontario, kurt busiek, league of extraordinary gentlemen, ljmaps_thebitterguy, lost, marx brothers, monty python, mythology, napanee, neil gaiman, nigella, old school star trek, old school star wars, paranormal, people watching, pop history, prisoners of gravity, pro wrestling, reading, real history, realms magazine, red dwarf, rich dansky, rick green, roleplaying games, rpgs, rush, ruthless aggression, scarred lands, science fiction, serenity, silver age sentinels, smart cars, spanking ann coulter, spicy food, spycraft, steampunk, subcultures, sunnydale central, tanya huff, terry pratchett, the all-star squadron, the amazing race, the bitter guide, the cosplayer bat, the frantics, the golden age, the justice machine, the new york mets, the silver age, the smart, the toronto maple leafs, the venture brothers, torg, toronto, travelling, tribe 8, urban fantasy, weekly world news, werewolf: the apocalypse, when things were better, white russians, wraith: the oblivion, writing, █♥█


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