Monthly Archives: January 2011

In which I take a cheap shot at the math impaired

I don’t actually have any math classes at school.  I’m a liberal arts major, which means that I had to take one (1) term of Math 111C, College Algebra, in order to get my general studies requirements out of the … Continue reading

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Why are there so many shows about fangirls?

Let’s be perfectly clear: I am horribly, horribly tempted to write a whole new set of lyrics set to the tune of “Rainbow Connection“, starting with the title of this post and continuing apiece, but that is dangerously close to … Continue reading

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OK, I’m taking this out of the PSP now.

After a bit over 25 hours, I’ve finally beaten every song in Project Diva on hard.   Surprisingly, Hatsune Miku no Shoushitsu (“Disappearance”) only took 3 tries to beat on hard.  Like a lot of other songs, the unlocking was the … Continue reading

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Mo’ Miku, Mo’ Miku, Mo’ Miku

I don’t think I’ve ever previously tapped In Living Color as inspiration for the title of a post, and I don’t know as I will again. It honestly didn’t have that many other catchphrases that have lasted through the years, … Continue reading

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My first steps towards bankruptcy

I “discovered” anime on Compuserve’s Comics and Animation forum in 1990, but I didn’t get my first hands-on-fix until I found that the local comics shop actually had a few tapes available for rent.  Most of these were untranslated multigenerational … Continue reading

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Convention Memories

Fair warning: Wall o’ Text follows. The first time I went to an anime convention was 1993.  I didn’t even know such a thing existed before 1992, and I certainly couldn’t afford to get from the middle of Oregon to … Continue reading

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Made with 100% Genuine Katgirl

If you like sushi, you’re probably familiar with Krab.  You know, it more or less looks like crab and more or less tastes like crab and more or less has the same texture as crab, but it’s really mostly whitefish. … Continue reading

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