Musical Wednesday – Moulds, Spores and Fungi

by Purple Wyrm on February 26, 2014

When I was a kid, Egon Spengler was my hero. He was a weird, socially awkward nerd, but he was a genius, he got to run around hunting ghosts with a nuclear accelerator strapped to his back, he got all (…)

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New Concepts in Psychology: The Brosh Limit

by Purple Wyrm on February 23, 2014

Brosh Limit: The point at which, when reading Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and  Half, one stops identifying with Ms Brosh and instead thinks “Wow – that’s… weird…”. My personal Brosh Limit is page 276 – being annoyed at a picture of (…)

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Are We Not Men?

by Purple Wyrm on February 19, 2014

Very sad news this morning with the death of founding member of Devo, Bob Casale. In place of a proper Musical Tuesday this week (still really busy at work which is leaving me with no energy to blog when I (…)

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The Life of Miles O’Brien

by Purple Wyrm on February 16, 2014

Well, today I have what I believe is conventionally described as “a date”. We shall see how this goes. In the meantime, you should all check out Chief O’Brien at Work, which points out that life aboard the USS Enterprise (…)

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A Game of Drone

by Purple Wyrm on February 13, 2014

Just when you think Glascow’s Chvrches can’t get any cooler they go and do this… Is it just me, or does Game of Thrones + Synthpop sound oddly like the Tripods theme?

All Your Questions Answered

by Purple Wyrm on February 12, 2014

What was the first meme ever created? Put a rock on your head and walk like Ugg does. It became popular during the spring of 38,423 BC, but was completely played out by late summer. What actually happened to JFK? (…)

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Jello Pudding

by Purple Wyrm on February 11, 2014

I do have a couple of songs picked out for this week’s Musical Tuesday, but I’m to tired to do them justice. So I figured I’d just inflict this on you all…. (It’s even better in Hungarian!)

Dungeons and Dragons – Necropolis Part III

by Purple Wyrm on February 7, 2014

Wow, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Life getting in the way. But here we go with part III… The task before the players appears simple, venture into the vast cemetery of Necropolis on certain carefully determined nights and place (…)

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Iä! Iä! Oh!

by Purple Wyrm on February 6, 2014

Musical Tuesdays – I Shall Play for You the Symphony of Space!

by Purple Wyrm on February 4, 2014

Imagine, if you will, a European, electro-disco act, the members of which conceal their identities behind sci-fi influenced headpieces. Daft Punk right? No! Ganymed! Ganymed were an Austrian/German “Space Disco” act who had a hit in their home countries with (…)

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