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Tonight's three (!) emergency broadcast "curfew notifications" particularly wound me up with nowhere to really redirect my anger.

I don't think I have any poster board (or spray paint) nor do I know where I'd place it in the neighborhood, but feel like shouting in sharpie form something like "Making a Big Theater Production of Law and Order IS NOT JUSTICE"

Accidental Food Fermentation Observations 

In the before times my fridge was mostly used for beer cellaring and beer lagering, and because of that I believe my fridge has a mostly friendly colony of sour yeast that just has permanent residency. I have to remember to be vigilant with fresh fruit and sugary vegetables.

- 2 to 3 day cantaloupe tastes "champagne like"
- Week old cantaloupe top blown off from CO2, sour and gross
- Week old watermelon seemed untouched?
- Week old baby carrots sour mush

Today I got a spam email whose footer looked close enough to MailChimp’s that I bothered to click the unsubscribe link and it just linked to a screenshot of an unsubscribe page somewhere randomly in the WordPress image CDN. 🤪

Vegan food 

Also why I suppose I’m subtooting this on Mastodon and not Facebook because they’d probably respond and I’d feel more guilty.

Anyway tl;dr delicious Bourbon flavor on this peach crumble

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Vegan food 

Also yeah the restaurant is great enough they probably would have accommodated if I had asked or said something, but I don’t want be that special requests person, even when I know a restaurant loves me that much they are happy to do it.

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Vegan food 

Also why I did not ask what base they use for ice cream because I’m not masochistic enough to intentionally do this, but I know my limits and would have hated to turn dessert.

Hopefully maybe it is almond and future stomach will be fine

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Vegan food 

Tonight’s giant box from V-Grits included for dessert a peach cobbler with vegan Bourbon ice cream. Pretty sure the ice cream is coconut based and I’m going to have stomach regrets for eating this, but my taste buds insist the killer Bourbon and vanilla taste is worth that pain. Future stomach doesn’t always like present tongue, but how can present tongue be so wrong with flavors like these?

Ken Burns style narration of current affairs b/c I am losing it 

When what I believed to be a small force returned I was excited to be able to finally nuke their home base from orbit. I expected them to be demoralized and perhaps die in sadness and misery at my clean maneuver.

Yet, somehow emboldened, and in greater force than I expected, these turd farmers have finally discovered my kitchen stronghold. I fear I may be in danger of demoralization now.

Yours with lysol tears, —Max

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Ken Burns style narration of current affairs b/c I am losing it 

Dearest correspondent,

I had a lull of enemy inactivity for several weeks, but I remained vigilant and hopeful. Despite the hygiene theatrics happening outside my four walls I finally managed to secure proper bleach armaments in my find, so I was vigilant and hopeful.

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Anyway, so I can’t help but do refrigerated truck logo spotting on these walks and today was interesting. (This particular lot the minority have the slaughterhouse’s own logo, most are random transport companies.)

One today was an eggroll company truck, which I guess makes sense: pick up some pork straight from the factory.

The other was a floral arrangement company truck. In the movies, clearly a heist is about to go down (pork heist? soccer heist?). Maybe people like pork flower arr.?

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Been walking a big loop around the new soccer stadium to meet my watch exercise goals. To its east is an “overflow” lot for refrigerated trucks for the big slaughterhouse. Itself always (!) “overflowing” to the point of two-three trucks double (to quadruple) parked on Stadium street parking.

(Cops are supposed to fine it when they see it, I believe, but it’s big business so those fines are just operating costs.)

Sometimes you just want to use all the wasabi until you are just wasobbing, you know?

Max boosted

If CBS's Star Trek department was braver, they'd put a Caitian crew-member on one of the Live-action shows.

Does the existence of Yoko Ono imply the existence of a yet-to-be-discovered Yoko Oyeah?

Infinity Train 

First few episodes, me: Show seems cute, might stick around.

The Corgi Car: Such cute

First half of The Ball Pit car: This is adorable!

Second half: HOW DARe YOU!! (Guess I’m binging the rest of this show now.)

One binge later: What do you mean I have to wait for the rest of the current season?!

Today I learned there is an official music video for Darude's Sandstorm and having watched it for research reasons, I know have a lot of questions about that video's storyline that I do not expect to be answered

Dream contents 

Dreamt that I discovered on YouTube somewhere a video where some kids dramatized a sci-fi short story I wrote in high school. They had surprisingly good special effects and a lot of fun with it, especially its goofier elements. I watched it on repeat for a while, showed it to a bunch of people. Then I tried to track down the kids that did it to thank them, and was slowly unraveling the origin story of the newspaper and museum involved in the SFX building.

The Congress was a fine movie. Probably a bad idea for a movie to watch in 2020 for I forgot there was post-apocalypse inside it reasons. (More overt than Synecdoche, certainly.) Pacing issues were probably my biggest problem with it (and their relation to breaks and distractions).

An interesting adaptation of a book nearly impossible to adapt. An almost silly movie by a director with a filmography of films that are full of depressing topics.

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Oh snap, 49 minutes in (yes, a very slow 49 minutes with distractions) and the film finally reminds me why it was in my Amazon watch list for so long. I forgot it was based on a Stanislaw Lem work and that's why I watch listed it in the first place.

Wikipedia shows me that the French cover/poster is so much better than the American one that Amazon uses. I might have watched it years ago instead of forgetting why it was in my watchlist.

Though 49 minutes was a rough slog to get here.

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And my computer hard crashed 😿Guess that's the end of the Twitch Watch Party experiment tonight as I don't want to watch the first ten minutes a third time.

I also just learned that Watch Party directly on Prime Video does have video controls. Wonder why Twitch version doesn't get it?

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