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Writings and such... [Sep. 24th, 2012|11:25 am]
BooBoo
Hey. I'm still alive. Just wanted to let you know.

I DID start a new blog, though. http://candycoatedrazor.blogspot.com

It's a horror movie blog. Yeah, I know it's not original but it's something I've wanted to do for a while.

It'll be fun, I swear.
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(no subject) [Jan. 4th, 2012|01:02 pm]
BooBoo
Yep. Still here... FB is so much easier.
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Back Up [Aug. 13th, 2011|02:17 pm]
BooBoo
I hereby pledge my commitment to the Open Source Women Back Each Other Up Project and Gentlemen's Auxiliary.

Con's are for COMFORTABLE groping, not harassment.
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Wait... what? [Jul. 26th, 2011|07:09 pm]
BooBoo
The new Summer's Eve commercials disturb me.

That is all.
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Meh. [Jun. 23rd, 2011|01:33 pm]
BooBoo
All is not awesome in Bob-land.

I'm OK, I guess, but things are piling up. Not happy.
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Heads WIll Roll! [Jun. 20th, 2011|11:03 am]
BooBoo
OK, so I'm sure you all know that I will use any excuse in the world to get into Zombie Drag. This is a given and we just accept it and move on.

NOW, with that being said, my friend Clay (aka Miss Britney Blaire) is kind of just starting out in the drag world, but she's BLOWING UP! I heart her and I'm happy to help her any way I can so when she asked me to be in her Dragapalooza number on Saturday night, I was SUPER-PSYCHED!

Mostly, because her number was the Heads Will Roll/Thriller mash-up from Glee!

So, yeah. There's video, even! It's only the chorus, but we didn't set anyone up in the audience with a camera. I may have to fix that if I'm going to be part of the entourage.

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Damn you, Glee! [Apr. 26th, 2011|09:50 pm]
BooBoo
OK, I have to admit that this week's Glee got to me. Not because of the songs, or because of the teenage angst.

It was because of Emma.

Watching Emma in her psych session brought up some painful memories. The doctor, played beautifully by Kathleen Quinlan, was right. Mental illness does have a huge stigma in this country and actually being diagnosed with a mental illness is devastating.

I was reminded of my first session with my psychiatrist. I was describing my problems and letting go of a lot of things that I had held in for a long time and I remember that about ten minutes in I started crying and I couldn't stop. I couldn't speak and I couldn't breathe and I felt shame for who I was and the choices I had made in my life. Granted, it had been that way for a long time already, but to do so in front of a complete stranger is humiliating.

To hear that I suffered from bipolar disorder, a disease that I had denied even the remotest possibility of, crushed me. I accepted it, but with reluctance. With fear, even. With the fear that it would, from then on, rule my life. That I was, officially, crazy.

So, yeah. I'm Crazy Bob. I wish I wasn't, but I am. I had a conversation on Facebook with a friend about labels and how stating that if you were against labels you were denying your own self-worth. I don't believe that. Personally, labels are just a means of stereotyping people. I know that they're there, but, as previously stated, one of my labels is "Crazy". It's a label I'm not proud of and one that scares people that don't know me. It's one that encourages the stigma of mental illness.

And in defiance of that label, I now have a means to control my illness and maybe, just maybe, I'm not as crazy as people think I am. And, maybe, in the process of controlling my brain chemistry, I can do something about that stigma.
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TOONS! [Apr. 11th, 2011|10:12 am]
BooBoo
As you all know, this weekend was Bearvillities and it was AWESOME! Tim and Bill outdid themselves this year.

This year was "my year" because there's nothing I like better than cartoons. And because it was "my year", I ended up in a LOT of numbers but, despite that, the show was AMAZING! :D

Scott designed the set to look like a giant TV with a functioning scrim so that we could show videos on it and use it as a curtain as well as a giant box of cereal (with bowl) and a carton of milk. It was all hand painted and looked phenomenal. People thought it was printed. My husband is great at what he does.

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It was a LONG show... like "I was ready to shout "Kunta Kinte"" long, but it was a HELL of a lot of fun and, as of the end of the evening, with not everything counted, we raised over $8500 dollars!

And THAT, my friends, is why I'm so insanely proud to be a part of this show every year.

Next Year is Bearvillities On Broadway! More info as it becomes available.
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TOMORROW!!! [Apr. 8th, 2011|07:49 am]
BooBoo
BEARVILLITIES IS TOMORROW!!!

Yet again, it promises to be a glittery train-wreck in the most awesome way, EVER!

Scott did an AMAZING job on the set pieces, so I can't wait to see them all together.

Pics when they become available.
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My thoughts on glitter. [Mar. 30th, 2011|06:04 pm]
BooBoo
I was asked what the double meaning was in terms of glitter in pop songs, particularly involving Ke-dollar sign-ha.

This was my response.

"Glitter is just a gateway craft product for young girls and pop musicians like to hook them young and lead them down the rhinestone and swarovski path to ruin, eventually graduating to actual gemstones wherein they will kill and/or marry for a fix and die, friendless and broke, in a sparkly, sparkly gutter."

I just thought I'd share.
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In case you ever needed to know... [Mar. 15th, 2011|12:24 pm]
BooBoo
Just FYI?

Sewing a bra into a bathing suit is a BITCH!

That is all.

PS: I seem to have lost a roll of ribbon. Boo.
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Pins and Needles [Mar. 14th, 2011|11:29 am]
BooBoo
Have I mentioned that I'm making my own costumes for Bearvillities this year (well, except for one piece)? Not half-assed, "let's take this pre-made thing and make it sparkly" costumes but "Let's take this bolt of fabric and make something awesome out of it" costumes. I'm doing this because A) I want to do it, B) I'm weird about cartoon character-ish costumes being kind of perfect but not quite (mostly due to my skill level) and C) Tim and Bill have enough to do without having to worry about my costumes, too, and I have a LOT of numbers.

Yeah, there's some pre-made stuff, but for the most part I'm on my own so, thus far, I have learned:

How to install a zipper (but not perfectly).

How to sew in a belt buckle.

How to sew channels for elastic.

That pleats are a bitch.

That it is easier to hand-sew fake fur than it is to run it through a sewing machine.

That cutting fake fur makes your carpet look like a Muppet murder scene.

That pleather really isn't that hard to work with but you can't pin it otherwise it's a new kind of Swiss cheese.

That E-6000 craft glue is a drag queen's second BFF next to duct tape.

That tiny rhinestones are a pain in the ass and I need some form of wrangling system.

That I'm fatter than I think I am and my waist is actually at belly button level when making drag clothes, not 2 inches above my dick.

And

That I'm actually pretty damn good at this.

All of that being said, I'm ALMOST done with most of it and it is fun. I've been waiting for a few pieces that, hopefully, will be delivered today.
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HOLY CRAP! [Mar. 12th, 2011|10:43 am]
BooBoo
WOW, it's been a long time.

I been busy. What with work eating a bit of my soul daily and Bearvillities coming up I barely have time to think. About the only thing I'm NOT concerned with is choreography, because we are NOT doing that Bob Fosse shit again.

Anyway, I just wanted to check in and letcha know that I'm still alive.

HUGS!
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Happy New Year! With Cupcakes! [Dec. 31st, 2010|02:53 pm]
BooBoo
Because it's the new year, I thought I'd do something classy and elegant. Well, somewhat classy and elegant, anyway.

As we all know, 'tis the season for CHAMPAGNE! I do love me the bubbly and these give you all the taste without all the alcohol, so even your teetotaler friends can enjoy a fun holiday toast!

I WILL say that this batter is difficult to work with so be patient with it.

So, here we go:

CHAMPAGNE CUPCAKES WITH CHAMPAGNE FROSTING

Line your muffin tin with cupcake liners and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Duh.

Batter:

3/4 cups champagne (I used Martini and Rossi Rosé, but champagne is champagne, I suppose)
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cups butter (about 11 tbsp, measured on the stick)
1 1/2 cup sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
6 egg whites (room temperature)

1) Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy
2) Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt
3) Alternate blend in flour mixture and champagne. The batter will be STIFF at this point. Don't panic. It's supposed to be that way.
4) In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. This should take about 3 minutes with a high speed hand mixer. I's po' so I don't have a stand mixer. Dammit.
5) Fold 1/3 of the eggs into the batter so that it loosens up, then fold in the rest. The batter will look lumpy, but you don't want to overwork it. Otherwise those egg whites are kinda useless.
6) Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick or cake tester comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:

1 cup champagne (plus 2 tablespoons)
2 sticks of butter (softened)
2 1/2 cups confectioners sugar

1) This is the fun part. Put the cup of champagne in a saucepan and simmer over medium-high heat until reduced to 2-3 tablespoons of liquid. You MUST watch this because the smell of burnt champagne is all kinds of nasty. Just trust me on this.
2) Beat together the butter and sugar, adding the sugar a little at a time, until thick and fluffy.
3) Add the reduced champagne a little at a time then add 2 tablespoons of champagne fresh from the bottle mixing in completely. You may wish to add a little more sugar to balance out the liquid.
4) Frost your cupcakes. I topped them with a cherry, but only because the US won't sell dragees (those little edible metallic bead lookin' things that are totally cute) and I didn't have time to order them. Edible glitter is good, too, but I'm out.

Last step!

Take them to a party and have the most cupcakealicious Happy New Year, EVER!
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A few little newsy-notes. [Dec. 30th, 2010|12:14 pm]
BooBoo
I'm sorry I missed all the Christmas hoopla over here. I had a lot of stuff going on, up to and including a trip to the in-laws' for the holiday. In any case, Happy Holidays!

Speaking of holidays, the new year is coming up. It's gonna be an awesome one, too! Ya know why? Because I have the easiest anniversary to remember, EVER! Yeah, Scott and I will have been together for a year as of January 1st, 2011! Frankly, I never thought I'd be excited about an anniversary again. Hell, I never thought I'd get into a relationship again. I'm still stupid-happy.

Of course, after the New Year, you all know what time it is... BEARVILLITIES TIME! This year's theme is "Bear-Toons". It's gonna be extra fun! Scott worked out plans for the set last year, so THAT'S going to be amazing, and I've already worked out my numbers as well as kind of nailing down the Dallas Pike Lot Lizards number. Yes, I'm going to be singing live. No, I'm not telling you what I'm doing. Just know that it's gonna be AWESOME!

Mark your calendars, kids. April 9th. Wall St. Keep an eye on http://bearvillities.org for details.
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A different set of front lines. [Dec. 15th, 2010|07:12 pm]
BooBoo
There's a video being posted on the internetz of a soldier in Iraq actually taking a gun and shooting an HP printer to pieces because of HPs policy for charging to fix it.

Considering that I AM a telephone technical support representative, I'm pissed at this. My own feelings regarding military forces aside, this is absolute BULLSHIT.

There's absolutely NO CALL to insult an entire company, nay, an entire PROFESSION, by posting a video of you destroying a product that you were expected to pay, just like everyone else on the planet, to fix and to start said video by basically saying "I fight for your rights so I should not be expected to pay for this."

I don't care who you are and I don't care what you do. The tech support rep's JOB is to deal with assholes like that every day and if their JOB tells them that they have to charge you to fix something, they're going to charge you (unless a fuck-up on their part or on the company's part causes you to be charged in error or to make up for something they did specifically to you that caused you to be unable to use their product). The tech support rep's JOB makes sure that he/she has a home to live in and food to eat. The tech support rep's JOB is to fix your problem and in order for them to DO that, they need to be compensated for dealing with your uppity bullshit. Charging for technical support gives the company the funds to do that AND to come up with new products for you to, apparently, shoot at and waste valuable ammunition in a wartime situation. Suck it up, soldier boy, and either pay to have it fixed or buy a new printer.

No, I will not post a link to the video because I won't give him the satisfaction of upping his hit count on YouTube.

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On a side note: The fact that he was using a home AIO printer/scanner in a desert environment. I'm sorry, dude, but my HOME printer fucks up if there's too much dust. Desert sand? Probably the major part of your problem. I'm also pretty sure that using the printer in a WAR ZONE invalidates the warranty.
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CAAAAAAAAAAKE! [Dec. 13th, 2010|10:01 am]
BooBoo
No, I didn't actually bake one, but this story DOES involve cake, so I didn't lie or nothin'.

Anyhoo, it's not often that I get to go to other bear runs, so I enjoy them when I do get to go. This weekend, the boyfriend and I went to Midwest Bear Fest. If you haven't been, it's pretty much completely self-contained. Everything happens at the hotel so you don't have to go anywhere if you don't want to. Considering the weather this weekend in Indy, it's probably for the best.

We weren't booked at the main hotel, so getting there every morning was a slight challenge getting the shuttle, but it wasn't bad.

Anyway, this weekend was all about reconnecting with folks and making new friends. Oddly, I didn't get any play-time, but that's OK. It was ALL play-time, just not THAT kind of play time.

About the only REALLY bad thing was the DJ they hired for Friday night. I wanted to beat him to death with his equipment. He was THAT BAD!

The best part was when we went to the dinner on Saturday night and realized that there was no cake, so my new friends Todd and Jim took Scott and I to Kroger to get cake. Cake is AWESOME! Cake with booze is BETTER! (We shared the cake, but not the booze. Everybody was on their own for that one.) So, there's me. It's in the evening and I haven't taken my meds yet and now, I've had sugar. Lots and lots of sugar. And Mountain Don't. Mountain Dew with lots and lots of citrus vodka. Mmmmmm. Tasty, tasty hyperactivity. (I had a lot of water, so I didn't really get hungover.)

But, yeah. There's not a lot of story to tell, but it was still a fantastic time and I saw people I haven't seen in AGES! I recommend it.
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It'sHereIt'sHereIt'sHereIt'sHereIt'sHere!!! [Dec. 7th, 2010|05:44 pm]
BooBoo
YAY! New Santastic!

Download it here: http://santastic4.com/V/

For it be awesome!

I highly recommend the Santastic boots to those who are sick of traditional Christmas tunes and to anyone who has a groove thang that needs a little exercise.
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Lemon Squeezings [Dec. 4th, 2010|12:05 am]
BooBoo
Work is stressful.

I say this as if it is a small thing. It is not. I have a boss I want to slap for being TOO non-confrontational and a co-worker that makes me wonder why she still has a job. Anywhere.

Add to that the rising idiocy in the country today, and you get one seething, pulsating, medium-sized ball of fuzzy rage. It's what is behind my current philosophy of grinding lemon juice, iron filings and booze bottle shards into the eye of the world when it decides to dick around and say "Here, have some lemons." Fuck lemonade! Fuck it in the ear!

This, people, is why I bake. A lot. You know how people bake with love? I bake with hate. And hate is TASTY. Hate is what makes me bake with bacon. Hate is what makes me put Jack Daniels in eggnog cupcakes and put extra lemon in the lemon ones. Hate is what made me go buy a 1/4 pound of cardomom pods and anise seeds AND a mortar and pestle that I have NO idea how I'm going to use yet, but, you know what? My anger at a world gone wrong will be DELICIOUS!

The only thing that would make it taste better is if I could collect the tears of a conservative, right-wing, religious nutjob (just after DADT is finally repealed and his lesbian daughter gets an abortion, naturally) to whip into a frosting. Something with caramel and cayenne pepper, maybe.

Mmmmm... yummy loathing...
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Happy Thanksgiving! [Nov. 25th, 2010|12:05 pm]
BooBoo
Yeah, so it's been a while, and I promise I'll post more often.

In the meantime, enjoy the day with your loved ones because, really, it's what the day is about.

And, really, we should let go of that "wholesale slaughter of Native Americans" thing. It doesn't matter, anymore. 200-year-old grudges just take up too much of my valuable "having a good time with family" time.

BTW. Anybody who's not on my Facebook need some cupcake recipes? I got plenty.
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AGAIN with the radio silence... [Oct. 2nd, 2010|01:15 am]
BooBoo
Yeah, life has been BUSY lately. I got asked to do some sound and video for a show at the last minute and I've HELLA busy doing that and tweaking it as necessary (read: there was a duplication of music so I had to redo the whole thing with a different tune). Video work is new to me, but I think I did a good job. I'll post it after the show so as to maintain the surprise.

Even better, I ended up having to learn background choreography and stuff because one of the other guys dropped out at the last minute and I was asked to take his place. That was last Friday. The show is tomorrow.

It's a good thing I'm a quick study and the choreography is easy. Plus, it's for a fundraiser for the local gay men's chorus, so I'm OK with it.

So, yeah. If you're in town, Ho Sho 666 is at Wall St., tomorrow night (Saturday, Oct 2nd). Doors open at 8, show starts at 9. Tables are obviously sold out but general admission is $10 at the door. It's gonna be all kinds of creepy awesomeness.
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A cupcake suitable for fall. [Sep. 18th, 2010|04:27 pm]
BooBoo
As you all know, I LOVE cupcakes. Yes, they're an obsession, I ain't gonna lie.

ANYWAY, I found myself in a scrape for a party tonight so this is what I cobbled together.

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Ginger Cream Cheese FrostingCollapse )
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Passive Aggressive [Sep. 13th, 2010|06:38 pm]
BooBoo
I got bored and wondered why no one had mashed these, yet. So I did it.

Admittedly, it's not my best work, but I like it.

Have a listen.
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Baking? Something technical that I'm GOOD at? [Sep. 11th, 2010|10:30 pm]
BooBoo
I figure I should share these, here, seeing as how the FB folks got it a while ago and I forgot to post it, but not all of you read my Facebook, so it's only fair.

ANYWAY! These cupcakes are totally fresh and summery and full of awesome! They were a huge hit at the office potluck, and I'm making another batch tonight for a CUB party tomorrow.

Pink Lemonade CupcakesCollapse )

Enjoy!
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It LIIIIIVES! [Sep. 9th, 2010|07:21 pm]
BooBoo
I'm back from D*Con. Well, I've been back but there were issues. Nothing overly huge, and they've been dealt with, but issues.

ANYWAY! D*Con was AWESOME! As always. If you follow me on the Facebooks, I posted all about it as it went. But the BIG thing was my costume.

Yes, I did a costume this year! They were having a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest gathering of people in Super Hero costumes in one room. I went as The Hulk.

It was HARD! I mean, the clothes part was the easiest. I just dyed a pair of shorts purple and shredded the hem and destroyed a white shirt with box-cutter and lighter to get that "caught in a nuclear explosion" look. But the makeup? GIRL! Painting me green took 3 HOURS! That's getting me covered in a full-body anti-perspirant, getting the green on with a few black highlights on the face and powdering me down. THEN, I had 20 minutes to get to the event. I went to the wrong hotel. I made it in time, though.

Now, AT the event, our host was none other than LOU FERIGNO! I'm dressed as The Hulk in the same room AS The Hulk! How awesome is that?




Per Mr. Ferigno, it took HIM 3 hours to get into makeup, too, so I don't feel so bad.

So yeah. After that I went around being an attention whore for a while. A LOT of pictures got taken of the Green Guy (aka: Mr T Hulk, due to my mohawk at the time), including one of the local radio stations, but the best were the kids.

See when you're covered in green paint, kids are hit or miss. Some kids were psyched and some terrified and there wasn't a whole lot of in-between. I got a two-fer at one point. One cute, little black girl with her little pink camera was all "Can I take your picture?" and her little brother, who couldn't have been more than 2, as soon as I struck the standard Hulk pose LOST IT! I was highly amused but horrified at the same time. I've scarred this kid for life. Which is both awful and awesome.

The bestest part, and I say this in my sarcasmo voice, was taking it off. See, I was told that both the stick and the liquid makeup were water-based. The liquid was. The stick? Not so much. It was basically green lard. I got green ALL over the shower and even then, once I got out, it took another hour and a half and an entire package of Ponds makeup wipes to get the majority of it off of me. I still had to go buy Noxema to get most of the rest and a thing of Comet to scrub the tub because I was NOT going to let Housekeeping walk in on that.

Now, because apparently, I'm good at the costuming thing, I'm already planning my costume for next year. I need to work out structural integrity issues.
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Well, hello, again! [Aug. 31st, 2010|03:28 pm]
BooBoo
Yeah, I'm still here. I just have a ton of stuff going on what with the boyfriend and events and stuff.

Yes, I'm headed back to Dragon*Con this year. Because it's AWESOME! If'n you're looking for me, just look for the bright pink mohawk followed by the angry-looking guy with a big camera. He's not really angry. He just looks like it.

You know? I like having a boyfriend that'll travel with me. I ALSO dig the whole "Open Relationship" thing which means that my con mojo will remain uninterrupted. :D

Anyway, for the first time, I actually made a costume! It's simple-ish, but having an artist boyfriend to take care of details will just make it more cool. I'm sure there will be a TON of pictures on Facebook.

Life is good. :)
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Candied Mint [Jul. 29th, 2010|11:12 pm]
BooBoo
I'm making mojito cupcakes.

Because I can.

Candied mint is easier than I thought.
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Sheer Awesome On A Stick! [Jul. 26th, 2010|01:48 pm]
BooBoo
OK, for those of you who do not follow my Facebook, I MUST share this, for it is quite possibly the most incredible mash-up I have heard to date.

Get your ears ready to experience "Enter Telephone". Apparently, they played it at the Underbear Party in P-Town, but I did not go to P-Town Bear Week, so I did not hear it then. Dammit.

Extra-Hot Pop Metal FOR DAYS!
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(no subject) [Jul. 20th, 2010|10:21 pm]
BooBoo
CUPCAKES!

That is all.
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I'm Alive... [Jul. 11th, 2010|10:37 pm]
BooBoo
I's just twitterpated. I'll post substantially at some point. Right now, there's just a lot of stuff going on.
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Hippo Birdie [Jun. 12th, 2010|11:42 am]
BooBoo
It's muh birfday.

I'm going to let all of the negativity from the last week wash away with the help of food and booze.

So sayeth Bob. Ramen.

*Edit: It was AWESOME! And I'm still a giggly drunk.
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No one appreciates my genius... [May. 31st, 2010|12:23 am]
BooBoo
Broadway Bears was a ton of fun as always.

The Carrie-Bear only brought in the minimum bid of $100, but I knew she was a hard sell, anyway. I'll have to do something maybe a little less bloody, next time. I was ready to take her home if I had to, though.

The whole evening brought in over $1000 for Camp Sunrise, though, so that's awesome. And Nina West is always a hoot. I'm looking forward to next year.
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I forgot to mention... [May. 24th, 2010|06:30 pm]
BooBoo
I'm officially smoke-free for a month, now. ;)
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Nertz [May. 24th, 2010|03:39 pm]
BooBoo
I've recently been introduced to a new card game called NERTZ.

Yeah, I don't get the name, either. I'm thinking it comes from the quaint colloquialism "Oh, nertz!"

ANYWAY, it's a whole lot of fun, mostly because it's one of the few card games I know of that can cause physical injury.

So, it's for 3-6 players and kind of plays like solitaire. Each player has their own deck of cards. Each deck must be of a different color and/or style.

1): You deal out 4 piles like solitaire and no one else can play off of those stacks. The Aces that you put in the middle are communal, though, and cards are played on them in order. This can cause problems if you're using a huge table. The first person to lay down their card on the pile gets to leave it there. In the case of fights (for example, there's a 3 of clubs and both Jim and Stacy have a 4 of clubs and go for it at the same time), the card on the bottom wins.
2) You count out 13 cards and fan them out off to one side. The goal is to get rid of those 13 cards. When they are gone, yell out "NERTZ!".
3) You cannot use both hands to play your cards.
4) The rest of your deck is played like Solitaire. count out 3 cards and flip, then those three cards must be played in order. If you cannot use the top card, count out 3 more. Repeat until deck is through and start again.

Now, like I said, the 4 stacks in front of you are played like standard solitaire: alternating colors, high-card to low-card. The one difference is that you do not have to fill an empty stack with a king. You can use any card. Any card includes those in your stack of 13.

Points: Game is played to 150 points.

Once NERTZ has been called, the player that called NERTZ gets 10 points. Everyone else should count the cards left in their 13. Those are worth negative 2 points apiece. Now sort all of the cards in the middle according to deck and return them to the deck owners. Count those cards. They are worth 1 point apiece.

This game has led to violence on more than one occasion.

And that's what makes it AWESOME!

Warning. Playing with vicious bitches can scar your soul.
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Wokka-Wokka [May. 21st, 2010|01:11 pm]
BooBoo
Pac-Man is 30 years old today.

Anybody else feel ancient?
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Oy. [May. 19th, 2010|08:48 pm]
BooBoo
Having conservative friends is fucking weird.

Just a note: Conservative folks think that a correct interpretation of "Separation of Church and State" is unpatriotic.

I know, right?
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The Devil's in the Details [May. 17th, 2010|11:01 am]
BooBoo
Scott took some fantastic detail photos of Ms. Carrie-Bear!













I'm inordinately proud of this bear. I almost don't want to auction her off.

For those of you that are in town, the Broadway Bears event will be at U (Union Cafe) on High Street on 5/30 from 6 PM to 10 PM. Bring your checkbooks. I'm betting that most of the other bears will actually be better than this one. :)
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The Rage: Bearrie 2 [May. 11th, 2010|12:07 pm]
BooBoo
She's done! Other than the resin curing, that is.

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Bearrie: The Musical [May. 10th, 2010|08:12 pm]
BooBoo
Every year, as part of Bear Camp, we put together a Broadway Bears event. For those of you who don't know what Broadway Bears is, basically, we take a standard teddy bear and dress it up as a character in a Broadway musical.

Now, y'all know me. The first time I did this, I did the dentist from Little Shop of Horrors. I have to stay true to myself.

That being the case, I chose, as my character, Carrie... as in Stephen King's Carrie... from the ill-fated 1988 musical that lasted 16 previews and 5 actual performances.

I'll be including a small pamphlet with it stating that I did, in fact, follow the rules. They didn't say it had to be a show that was currently running.

Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke. ;)

Here she is pre-blood. Sorry for it being a little dark...

Edit: And now that I've got the resin blood stuff done, I'll get better pictures. Right now, I'm going to bed.
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(no subject) [May. 4th, 2010|04:56 pm]
BooBoo
Smoke-free for a full week, now. That is all.
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