In celebration of the news that they're making Kung Fu Hustle 2, here is a scene from the first one involving the closest thing we'd have to a high level bard battle in D&D

argh, calling New York during business hours is so awkward from this TZ

On positive note: I managed 80% deep sleep last night
On the flip side: That was 3hrs. I'm gonna hit a wall hard this afternoon

Man goes to clown. Says he's depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he needs some cheering up. Clown says, "this sounds like a problem for a mental health professional. Great doctor called Medici is in town. Go and see him. That should pick you up." The man bursts into tears. Says, "but clown,

Oh no, they've got Air Bud on, they can't hear us

I'd noticed I'd somehow sucked up a decent length of yarn when I was vacuuming earlier, and only now do I realise it's the last of the secondary colour I need for my current project =( Have to go buy another ball, I guess =( I only had like three stripes to go!

oh man, is so good. They really understand role playing, and all their backstories are so densely packed with emotion

TIL that the etymology of “freelancer” is exactly what it sounds like. Medieval knights who served no lord and were free to offer their lance to whomever. So keep that in mind the next time you offer someone a quote for your work, I suppose.

something done in a night is one of these tiny beanies. Meant for preemie babies, I've knitted these two for a work colleague

Here’s a painting by Tomislav Jagnjic poignantly titled:

“hey psst, wanna buy some cubes”


tips for beginner cooks: know your ratios!

1/2 cup uncooked rice = 2 cups cooked rice

1 cups uncooked rice = 5 cups cooked rice

2 cups uncooked rice = 14 cups cooked rice

3 cups uncooked rice = 68 cups cooked rice

4 cups uncooked rice = 1,036 cups cooked rice


honestly, k1p1 ribbing is the most annoying of the basic stitches, the only way I can get any decent speed is doing it Portuguese style....

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