Sunday, June 25, 2006

Personal History Goes Up in Smoke

Dallas' Arcadia Theater was a former movie theater, vaudeville house, nightclub and porn theater. But I knew it as the the place where cool bands played back in the 80s. The Arcadia and years of memories burned to the ground on Wednesday, 20 years to the day from the Siouxsie and the Banshees show I saw there.

I found the ticket stub to the Siouxsie show and some other stubs, too: The Lords of The New Church and Lyle Lovett.

Friday, June 09, 2006

1 Liter of Diet Coke + 5 Mentos

Equals fun. Multiply by 100 ... click here to see.

Monday, June 05, 2006

Play Ball!

Played softball for the first time since college. I didn't suck as bad as I thought I would. A list of my accomplishments:

  • My first time playing third base -- ever

  • My first strikeout since college

  • My first hit and RBI since college

  • My first sports injury -- ever.

  • Sprained my ankle sliding into third. Hurts like hell today, but I'm up and moving around. Between that and various scrapes, cuts and bruises, I look like someone went caveman on me. But I still had a great time in delayed adolescence kind of way.

    Friday, June 02, 2006

    The Polyurethane Jungle

    Years in the making, The Polyurethane Jungle is finally complete. It's a dark tale of the gritty reality that is the day-to-day stuff of a toy's life -- a tale broken dreams, redemption and hardcore toy-on-toy violence. Please view, enjoy and tell your friends.

    Thursday, June 01, 2006

    Living The Dream

    Clay Harvey, a 21-year-old from Mesquite, finished second in the Legoland Model Builder Search national competition in Carlsbad, Calif. He's next in line to become one of the guys builds recreations at Legoland. I only wish I had know before they had this little contest. Talk about a dream job.