Author Archives: AdaptiveCurmudgeon

About AdaptiveCurmudgeon

Adaptive Curmudgeon is handsome, brave, and wise.

Lesbian Squirrels Update: INCOMING!

Dr. Mingo and my dog have complained, I’ve been compared to the Orange Menace, and a tip was withheld! This cannot stand. More squirrels will ensue shortly. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, pick … Continue reading

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Lesbian Activist Squirrel Update: I’m Apparently The Worst Marketer Ever

“You are the worst marketer ever! You’re like the guys that invented New Coke mixed with whomever cancelled Firefly.” Ouch. That hurt. The commanding voice was hard to ignore. It was my friend, very occasional blog author, and frequent (though … Continue reading

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An Inside Joke

This post is for [REDACTED]. We were having a discussion about Game Of Thrones. (I read a few of the books. It was OK.) The guy I was talking to was a big fan of the show, which I’ve never … Continue reading

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Bleeping The F-Bomb, Curmudgeon Style

Phssthpok pointed me toward this: Which reminded me of this:

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Fake News

Suppose you’re being fed a line of bullshit. How would you know? An easy start would be to: See if they contradict themselves. See if they contradict what you see in the real world. Ace of Spades just posted an … Continue reading

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The Bonnie Tyler Explanation And The Evil Cake Song

[Note: pretty much every link on this page is SFW. Go ahead. However, if you play them in your office your co-workers will demand an explanation or (probably correctly) out you as a geezer who pre-dates Seattle Grunge.] So that backfired! … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 09: Carly Simon Is Pissing Me Off

I’ve gone into left field with this thread but it’s my blog and my dog is sleeping. Until the dog wakes up I have no editorial bounds. The eclipse is about more than celestial visions and meatloaf. At the moment … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 08

[Has it been a week since my last post? Damn it! I just left it sitting there, in the eerie twilight of mid-day, when all that is normal is not and the air is pregnant with the magic of an … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 07

[Perhaps I’ve gone on too long. Everyone and their dog wrote about the eclipse a week ago. Rather than a news report (as if news exists anymore) I’m trying to capture the spirit of the thing. If I failed, chalk … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 06

No shit, there I was… So it’s T-minus something or other and I’m beside myself with excitement. I’ve never seen an eclipse (how did I let that happen?). Now I’m in the right place at the right time and it’s … Continue reading

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