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Got a Question

If anyone still reads this blog… Blue Steel at Amazon.jp Does this include the movie, and is it likely to have English sub-titles, given the Blu-ray region and English cover? And does anyone know if I have to go through … Continue reading

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Well, fudge

Something’s wrong with WordPress. I’ve twice uploaded full drafts and saved them, only to have them disappear when I went to complete them. Seriously pissing me off. Update: I was able to retrieve the text of my latest post. It … Continue reading

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Thanos v. Starlord

Ok, I’m not going to say more than that about their scene, since it’s too early for spoilers. For those who saw it, one question: Was it: * A dick move? * Toxic Masculinity in action? * A completely understandable … Continue reading

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Health Update

So, I’m still off work recovering, not so much from the surgery (which was simple) but from the abuse of my body wreaked by the infection. As my urologist said, “I’m not trying to scare you, but yes, I’m trying … Continue reading

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When did I become Wonderduck?

Yesh, I wasn’t expecting my next badly-overdue post to be about this sort of thing, but apparently my run of bad health was due to be interrupted by a run of really bad health. So I spent most of November, … Continue reading

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Wuxia, Xianxia, and Other Stories

So rather than anime, lately I’ve been spending a lot of my leisure time reading Chinese web novels, Korean, and very occasionally, Japanese light novels. For some strange reason that I’m nonetheless grateful for, there’s an entire cottage industry around … Continue reading

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Hmmm. So maybe I ought to post an article

I mean, it’s only been two three months to the day… I guess I’ll complete the one I started a couple of months ago. Maybe. Edit: Counting to three is hard. And I’m working on the article.

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