Author Archives: AdaptiveCurmudgeon

About AdaptiveCurmudgeon

Adaptive Curmudgeon is handsome, brave, and wise.

Traveling With The Curmudgeon: The Owls Are Not What They Seem

I’ve been (mostly) off grid for a while. The blog is continuing on autopilot (didja’ miss me?) and occasional shitty wifi connections. The shitty wifi is associated with even shittier coffee. (For God’s sake, who decided to let Tim Horton’s … Continue reading

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Rx Glasses And Pondering A Universal Theory On Technology

[This post is not just about glasses. It’s about an optimistic future.] Curmudgeonly Gem Of Insight: “You can’t stop the signal. But folks can royally fuck up the first few attempts attempting to delay the inevitable.” The good news is … Continue reading

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Telephone’s Stockholm Syndrome Business Model

My good friend Dr. Mingo recently called: “Hello, this is the Curmudgeon, if you’re a telemarketer prepare to die.” “Just call me Patty.” “Mingo? Is that you?” “Yes, I just signed a new cell phone agreement. You’re right. We’re all … Continue reading

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Boo Saves The World: Part 04: The Moron Whisperer

Boo’s life improved immeasurably with the arrival of the TV remote. Not because it controlled a TV so much as it controlled a human. Boo decided what he wanted Kandi to do and issued instructions through electronics tied to the … Continue reading

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Boo Saves The World: Part 03: The Birth Of Man

Kandi and four friends were jumping up and down screeching at the screen. They made high pitched whines, lower grunts, and mid-range shouts. Their sounds didn’t resolve into words or sentences. They jumped a lot. Boo watched from his vantage … Continue reading

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Boo Saves The World: Part 02: A Lifeline Is Acquired

Kandi wasn’t looking great when morning came. She’d been drunk long before she dropped the bottle and Boo initiated his plan. Thus, she’d gone further into Planet Alcohol than usual. She was wandering around in dirty pink fuzzy slippers. Her … Continue reading

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Boo Saves The World: Part 01: Boo Crosses The Rubicon

At 12:06 am, Kandi, an unemployable anthropology major with little brain and less desire to use it, dropped a nearly finished plastic bottle of Captain Morgan. Boo, her dog, bucking generations of genetic conditioning for loyalty, surreptitiously made off with … Continue reading

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2001 A Space Odyssey: Dawn Of Man

This video was captured in a living room in Portland. Squirrels were involved. All will be explained in due time.

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I Have Not Forgotten The Squirrels

Springtime is a busy time for me so I haven’t squirreled lately. (Also I can’t believe I posted a cat video… let’s just assume I was drunk.) Don’t give up hope. The fount of stupidity is not yet fully tapped. … Continue reading

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Even I Am Not Immune To Cat Videos

My apologies to Alfred Hitchcock and a hat tip to the League Of Outlaw Bloggers (which may be on hiatus at the moment).

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