Tonight I will be returning to public access television, a former station of glory for me, to compete on PATV's The Smartest Iowan gaming television show program against a truly worthy adversary. Little does Angela know that I have prior public access trivia answering experience with ultimate success.
Sunday was a cracker of day for soccer as far as my prospective was concerned with wins from, in ascending order of miraculousness, the Breakers, the Revolution, and the U.S. Men's National Team.[1. The Rockies won too, but this is a post about soccer.]
For those who were reading my earlier blog, The Black Torrent Guard, the title of this post likely sums up your thoughts. Given I haven't posted upon it since 2008, this number is likely few. Nonetheless, I feel explaining why I chose to abandon the Blogspot ship and declare "New Dealer" will simultaneously serve as a good mission statement to get this new endeavor off the ground.
It seems like a lot of blogs I follow have agreed with Merlin Mann's dictate of quality over quantity, more spawling manifestos and less memeing. Of course I lack the quality so the quantity has fallen off as well, but I can follow my own memes.
I wasn't originally planning on doing a post-op of my maiden AMS experience, consider I thought that the general populace would find it boring as shit. However, an entire meme has passed me by with nary a tag and thus I realize that I should chop-chop on the posty-posty. Henceforth, what I learned on my "vacation" to Nashville.
1) I went to way more papers than other people.
I really should just write this apology post and link to it everytime since it's always the same reasons, but it's such a classic of the medium.
I'm not usually much of a linkinista guy, but this was cool so I make exceptions. In opposition to much of the aimless chatter that happens on NewMusicBox (yeah yeah, here too), composer Erik Spengler has written a comprehensive and readable primer on turntablism for his ilk.