Killing Time – February 14, 2013

The name of this blog came from a short column I used to do about all the media I was consuming.  I don’t review half of what I read/listen/watch/play because it’s a lot.  I don’t sleep much.  My mind is a dangerous thing to leave unoccupied (again, if you care to know why, www.changeforfive.org, this is my refuge blog) so I flit from thing to thing, soaking up as much as I can. 

This week, I had the joy and pleasure of being laid low with either food poisoning or Ebola.  Since I’m back on my feet, I’m assuming food poisoning.  During that time, I was so sick that I could not even consume media.  YES!  This is how sick I was.  I was lay-there-and-count-dimples-on-the-ceiling sick.  But I’m back on my feet and this is where we stand.  Lots of stuff (particularly books) will roll over until they’re finished since I read five or so at a time, but there’s always some changes.  How are you all?  Anyone else stridently ignoring that it’s ….National Organ Donor’s Day (it actually is and you all should be, but it requires no donations prior to my death, as opposed to the other holiday, which requires massive donations to Hallmark, florists, jewelers, confectioners and therapists)?

Books: Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone
                 The Letters of JRR Tolkien edited by Christopher Tolkien 
                 Halo: The Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund 
                 Guns! by Stephen King
               
Blu Ray: The Big Bang Theory Season Three
                     House of Cards Season One
                     Five Year Engagement
                     Hope Springs
                     The Hunger Games (extras)                     

Music:  Lumineers on a loop this week.  Did they come out too late for
                  Grammys or is that just another example of why the Grammys are 
                  stupid?

Video Game: Halo 4 (all Spartan Ops; on Episode 8, Chapter 2)
                               Assassin’s Creed III (Six hours; just got Connor…wow)
                               Kingdoms of Middle Earth & Marvel World of Heroes (phone)
                            * I’m on XBOX Live, gamertag: sleeplessdave

Comics:   Absolute Dark Knight by Frank Miller
                      Avengers vs. X-Men by Bendis, Aaron, Hickman, Fraction
    How are you stabbing the seconds?  Let me know!  I am truly curious.