The (Welcome and Hopeful) Silence of the Spams…


 

Bleh. I’m trying to wind this year down on an interesting note, but my mind is elsewhere. Too much home improvement stuff, some new ventures creeping into my schedule, perhaps a business thing popping up in a weird place and so forth and so on. Meanwhile, the internet has ticked me off royally this year on a few fronts to the point I almost kicked myself off a few social sites. I hate predictions and forecasting, but I kind of feel that 2015 will be the year people want their privacy back. Nearly everywhere you look or dink around online, you’re tracked, hacked and cracked over the head continually by folks good, bad and ugly. That has to be dealt with not by so-called “security” services or outside elements telling you they’re “taking care” of the problems. It has to be dealt with by people wisely retreating from spilling all their beans to the world thinking it’s okay because a site says it’s “secure” or “values” your safety at the end of the day. I’d bet a penny that most of them don’t because they can make bad news into good and gain users from it when all is said and done by tossing stuff into the spin cycle.

Eh, I suppose being cranky like this has its merits. But I want to end this year on a high note. No, not THAT kind of high, you sillies. Just a little rest and popping up to see the sun rise on that new year before zipping out a few posts to welcome in 2015. Back in a bit…

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Game of Thrones Season 3: Outside The Show, The Show Goes On…

 

I’m not one for this fancy red carpet stuff at all, as I prefer to imagine these actors in the realm of the show (whatever show they’re in) and not outside of it where they’re all preened up and look too pretty instead of gritty, but so it goes on the promotional train. Then again, I haven’t been what you’d call “starstruck” in decades, as I tend to treat everyone I meet the same way (unless they’re trying to run me over with some sort of vehicle for whatever reason).

 

 

And hey, look! Emilia Clarke is in Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Broadway! Go read the book if you’ve never, as it outclasses the film by quite a bit in terms of content. Still, I think the new version needs more DRAGONS or something, and I know you do too. Anywya, the show kicks off next week, so I can stop kicking my TV when I come home and keep seeing Al Pacino in that damned scary Bozo wig… Yeesh, my heart…