Remember Twin Peaks?

Twin Peaks came, Twin Peaks got weird, Twin Peaks went away and recently it came back.
That’s the short story.
Like many people who thought the original series was extraordinarily weird, yet somehow …

I Just Wanted to Serve Images

Ever since my blog has been migrated to blogdown, blogging is kind of fun again.
Not only do I slowly feel like I’ve understood the basics of Hugo, but now tweaking my blog feels like an …

The Bottomless Pit of Educational Youtube

Youtube is great.
Not only is it a great source of entertainment, it’s also a great way to drown out the ever growing numbness accompanying the vague, yet menacing void slowly encompassing …

Quickly Compare your TV show ratings to trakt.tv

I’ve posted this little snippet a while ago, but I thought it would be nice to update it to work again.

library(tRakt) # devtools::install_github("jemus42/tRakt")
library(dplyr) …

Blogging still sucks, but now I can tolerate it

I’ve talked about it here and there, and it’s still true:
Blogging still sucks.
Not for everyone, not for everything, but for at least some people, there’s always either something …

Prepping for Winter, kind of

So with the new season of Game of Thrones dropping as I write this, I wanted to take another peek at any data I could find. This time, …

Something About GDQ

Everybody likes Games Done Quick, and the events have contributed significant amounts to charity.
I just wanted to look at how much exactly.

gdq_raw <- …

My Summer Spring Cleaning, Part 2

Since it’s now November, I think it’s about time to finish talking about my summer spring cleaning. If you missed part 1 about my personal VPS, you didn’t really miss anything.

In …

Whee, more Black Mirror!

Black Mirror is back and the internet is collectively splurging all over the place like some sort of weird masturbatory analogy I can’t seem to find my way out of.

Anyway, Netflix once again …

My Summer Spring Cleaning, Part 1

Over the past few weeks I’ve been upgrading large parts of my personal server infrastructure, including new hardware in my home and different hosts in the butt cloudTM.
Since I spent half the …