Here’s an attempt at describing my life for the next few weeks:
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So. Yes. I feel like the robots in classic Star Trek who were given a set of logical impossibilities. “
Owning a home has become a big part of American culture. Note Fannie Mae’s radio ads, fashioning itself as a pillar of the American economy (an ad campaign that happened to start just after the Justice Department began investigating them for massive fraud on a scale that would impress Enron execs, but I’m getting
Homes are massively expensive. My knees get weak at the idea of a $10,000 plasma screen TV; my townhouse will cost twenty times that. It’s an astronomical sum.
So, I guess I’m justified in being blown away by this whole process.
In other news, I watched the first disc of the new Ghost in the Shell TV series last night. I hoped it would blow me away; it was “merely” entertaining. Perhaps this was simple
I got a good
The protagonists are the members of Section 9, a “grey ops” team that’s heavily armored, amazingly skilled, and charged with the most delicate of missions, from defusing hostage situations to investigating rogue robots. The series keeps the strong cast from the manga, but chooses very odd voices. The leader of the team is the
On the other hand, some series need a few episodes to establish themselves, so this one may improve as time goes on.