Category Archives: Grief

“Let me apologize for what I’m about to say”

By now, you’ve heard the news: Linkin Park frontman and singer Chester Bennington has died. The death is being investigated as a possible suicide. When the news broke yesterday, one of my coworkers said glumly, “There goes my childhood.” He, being … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again. I’ve been checking my local Walmart for Transformers school supplies on a daily basis. So far, I’ve only found a pair of backpacks and little else. This troubles me, as this is a movie … Continue reading

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“You’re not just a memory…”

If you’re anything like me, a child of the 1980s and a bit of a Gen Xer, you might have spent a few hours in the early afternoon on weekdays watching cartoons after school. Or maybe you caught them on … Continue reading

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What Might Have Been

As you know–or even if you didn’t–Pete’s Robot Convention was held this past weekend. There was a dealer room and panels, the usual sorts of things that one might find at an average Transformers convention, sans the guests. From what … Continue reading

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On Olivia Newton-John

As you know, Olivia Newton-John’s breast cancer has returned and metastasized to her sacrum. I haven’t said much about this because, well, it makes me uncomfortable as hell. I’m pretty sure you can figure out as to why. To be honest, I … Continue reading

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Dimming the Lights in Gotham City

I heard about this on Saturday but didn’t have the chance to say much about it: Adam West, known as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 1960s Batman television series, has died. He was 88 and he had been battling leukemia. Technically, the Batman … Continue reading

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June Gloom

Current song stuck in my head: 1979 by the Smashing Pumpkins. Currently, the sky is a mix of sun and clouds; it’s a bit cooler right now and more than a bit gloomy. In other words, it’s perfect Monday weather. It’s … Continue reading

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