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Web Video
[ Posted Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:42:50 ]

Today, Lindsay Small-Butera, co-creator of Baman Piderman, posted a complaint on her Tumblr about a site called Videohall that downloaded her work from YouTube and posted it to the Videohall Tumblr without including a source. I have a few thoughts about the whole thing.

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Blaineís Holiday Gift Shopping Guide

  1. Donít

Tagged with: christmas, gift, shopping, black friday

My favorite shows (updated)

by Blaine

  1. Red vs. Blue
  2. Jeff and Casey Time
  3. Community
  4. Avatar The Last Airbender
  5. ***TMNT 2012*** <-New addition
  6. Baman Piderman
  7. Adventure Time
  8. Happy Endings
  9. Sherlock
  10. Arrested Development

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How do I use camera?


[ Posted Sun, 11 Nov 2012 17:15:38 ]

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Well at least sheís dedicated.


[ Posted Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:43:31 ]

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Beard is here to stay, so I needed to update my photo.


[ Posted Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:32:59 ]

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muuurgh replied to your video: RWBY ...Redď Trailer Guys, I reblogged thisÖ

The visuals are awesome, but I don't like the words in the song and the sfx sound horrible (especially the wolves).

I agree. Animation is really Monty Oumís forte. He did the animation and choreography for my favorite Red vs. Blue episode (as well as many others):

http://blip.tv/play/h6UageicUAI 

(You can find other episodes at roosterteeth.com)

But youíre right, someone really needs to help him out to make the other stuff production quality. Also, while is choreography is quite stylish, I think he might need to be reigned in a little.

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Confession: Whenever I see #tw I read it as ďTwitter WarningĒ

Tagged with: tw, trigger warning, twitter, me

Just asked out the girl who works at Taco Bell. She responded by saying no because Dante is actually her boyfriend, like I know who that is (maybe she means Devil May Cry? Yeah, I guess Iíd choose him over me, too (I should buy a red trenchcoat)). 

(Dante looks much cooler than I do)

I guess I can understand why people feel the need to give a reason why they wonít date you, but to me itís not really necessary. I mean the end result is the same and itís not like theyíre giving you constructive criticism.

I mean, Iím asking you out because I think youíre cool; I trust your opinion on whether you like me or not. No excuse is required. Normally, I donít like to bother people at work anyway, but this girl talks to me every time I go there (which is a lot). 

Anyway, Iím still dateless and I will in no way be receiving a discount on tacos. 

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Guys, donít freak out just yet. Look how similar they look. Looks like we lost Indiana though.


[ Posted Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:22:12 ]

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ďThe Snail is a character that hides in all episodes, usually seen waving at the screen.Ē

From the Adventure Time Wiki

Oh, man. Have you guys seen this? They have a picture of every appearance.


[ Posted Tue, 06 Nov 2012 01:18:00 ]

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Why I donít like going to Norfolk.


[ Posted Sat, 03 Nov 2012 18:02:23 ]

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Itís too bad no one wished me Happy Halloween because I was planning on responding ďBah humbug!Ē

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Now I can finally add Star Wars to tumblr savior.

I made a puppet.


[ Posted Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:13:00 ]

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Power is on, but I have no internet. A fate worse than death.

Additionally my super old iPhone 3g (my android broke) wonít install the tumblr app and since the 3g is incompatible with tmobileís 3g network (Iím jailbroken) Iím only getting edge!

SUPER SIGH HD.

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Second Podcast. Worse audio quality this time, whoo!

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[ Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2012 09:34:00 ]

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I know that everyone looks roughly the same on Adventure Time but can we take a second to wonder if Doctor Princess might be Ice Kingís lost love?!


[ Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:57:43 ]

Tagged with: adventure time, doctor princess, ice king

Aaaaaagh. The K shortcut doesnít work anymore on tumblr it goes up slowly instead of by post. I am so tired of this shit.

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Slowly transitioning to being vegan is weird.

Currently eating a cow-cheese quesadilla with a glass of soymilk.

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Me and all my friends.


[ Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:08:43 ]

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Hey I made a solo podcast! Also known as a lonley-cast, a sad-cast, or a no-friends-cast! It's a show where I rant and complain about things. I probably complained about you or something you did! So go ahead and listen.

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[ Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2012 04:41:00 ]

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Mucus in the back of the throat.

Spit into bathroom sink.

If itís green, Iím sick. If itís yellow, Iím having allergies.

Itís red.

Oh. So today is the day I die.

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I was thinking of buying a monkey, a baby capuchin to be precise, but then I saw this:

I will not be buying a capuchin for a while (but I really want one, damnit).

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
[ Posted Sun, 30 Sep 2012 09:02:17 ]

Spoilers for the new TMNT series on nick. You can watch the first episode here then come back and read!

This show is amazing! I could tell immediately from the physical character design that this was going to be a character driven show with less of a ďfocused on a ridiculous plotĒ feel. The characters LOOK different, which seems like an obvious choice, but itís never been done before. 

There were two moments which told me this show was going to be amazing. First, when Leonardo starts quoting the TV about leadership. It really makes him a young, hopeful character, instead of the brooding leader we see in the Jim Henson-style movies. He was interesting! For the first time I cared about Leo because he showed a bit of himself that wasnít ďOh noo, I failed at being a leader let me cry.Ē Even though, Iím sure that will be in there because itís important to his character, itís good to see thereís more.

The second moment was when Donatello fell in love with April at first sight. In the Jim Henson movies, itís Michelangelo whoís in love (of course they all love April, but Mikey gets to do the goofy lovey dovey things). But Michelangelo is already interesting. And it makes more sense for Donny to love her somehow, though I canít explain it. 

All of the turtles have character now. Even Splinter is more relatable! I canít wait until there are more episodes. 

Tagged with: tmnt, tmnt 2012, teenage mutant ninja turtles

Anyone who doesnít like Elementary can suck it.

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Community s01e21: Contemporary American Poultry


[ Posted Sun, 23 Sep 2012 20:22:06 ]

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morbidlycurious:

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I just won Cards Against Humanity forever.

I laughed until I cried

Oh my god that's oh my god

I hate this game. They were playing it in anime club (I also hate everyone in anime club). 

It all started when one of the openly gay members of anime club ran into a room saying, ďWho wants to go to hell? Weíre all going to be racist and sexist!Ē I mention his sexuality only because 1.) he did and 2.) the irony of his insensitivity. He cleared off a table and they all began to play.

I donít have any friends in anime club (or anywhere else, really), so I sat nearby and watched. Eight white kids and one black kid circled around and started passing our cards. ďItís okay to send the racist cards to him,Ē the leader, who also claims to be a stand up comedian, said. ďHeís the only black guy here so itís not racist.Ē

To this I said, ďWait, doesnít that make it more racist?Ē

ďThatís what makes it funny!Ē the black guy exclaimed. 

I laughed uneasily. What was I going to say to that? Iím a white dude, I canít define the limits of racism if a person of color speaks up. Right?

The game begins. The overly specific nature of the cards makes everything ďfunny.Ē With each reveal, the crowd laughed while I sat stone-faced, feeling nothing but shame. Later, when talking this over with my friend, Nick, he would explain it like this, ĒApples to Apples is marginally interesting because you think youíre being dirty when the game doesnít support it. Youíre perverting something pure.Ē

ďPureĒ is certainly no way to describe Cards Against Humanity. Here are some of the cards.

As you can see, everything there is ďfunnyĒ as a non-sequitur. So when the category card ďWhy am I sticky?Ē comes up, you can throw in ďJerking off in a pool of childrenís tears.Ē Or even something as simple as ďThe Jews.Ē will garner a laugh.

The point is, in this game you are not interesting. Your friends are not interesting. The game has already done all the heavy lifting for you. When you pick up a card that says ďPac-Man uncontrollably guzzling cumĒ the joke is already made. And itís not fucking funny.

A review by Kyle Carpenter, though unfortunately somewhat positive, included this line, ďAt its core, CAH is Apples to Apples, but with a change in design that solves one of that game's fundamental problems: what if you play with boring people?Ē


[ Posted Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:27:27 ]

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conversation

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Haircut. I look like an anime character.


[ Posted Thu, 20 Sep 2012 03:29:25 ]

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In Advanced Journalism weíre doing a project on student debt, and I was thinking of slipping one of these in somewhere.


[ Posted Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:10:11 ]

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Working on pixel art today. Man, I could use some tacos after all this.


[ Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2012 22:02:43 ]

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Does anyone know what these stick pusher things are called? I want to dress up in a Napoleon costume and push troops around a giant Risk board-table, but how can I do that without buying this stick thing?


[ Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2012 03:25:26 ]

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Of course, this isn't true. The iPhone5 might be faster, with a better camera, lighter, a more beautiful design … but none of these things will really make your life that much better. Will it save you a few seconds a day in doing the tasks you normally do? Sure. Will your photos be nicer? Yeah. But putting aside the fantasy, how much will your life really be different?

Think of life before the iPhone existed. We used to be able to work without them. We walked around without checking email or Twitter or our stocks, but … we somehow survived. It was possible to wait a few minutes or an hour until we got home or to work. We maybe couldn't look restaurants up as easily, but we still found food, miraculously.

Life might have been different, but having this device didn't change the basic fundamental nature of our lives. The fantasy hasn't come true.


[ Posted Sat, 15 Sep 2012 17:19:00 ]

Leo Babauta on mnmlist

Tagged with: mnmlist, minimalism, iPhone, iPhone 5

Fill so your followers can get to know you
[ Posted Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:32:00 ]

1. State your name: Blaine Brown

2. State the name that your parents almost named you: N/A

3. Which of your relatives do you get along with the most? My sister.

4. What was your first job?  Server Assistant at ChiChis (Fun fact: for weeks I thought my job title was Esse (pronounced essay) because thatís a thing I had heard Mexican stereotyped actors say in movies)

5. Did anything embarrassing happen this week? I was talking to a girl before one of my classes. I was somewhat interested in her. Then the teacher started calling role (my name is first). She looked around the room before she noticed my hand up and said ďOh thatís right, youíre Blaine. I keep thinking thatís a girlís name.Ē THANKS FOR THAT.

6. Do you miss your ex? Sometimes I think about how unlikely it is that Iíll ever have sex again. Then I start thinking and I remember that I still donít know why my big ex left me. She wouldnít return my calls or anything.

7. White chocolate or dark chocolate? Iím slowly becoming vegan so dark chocolate is something Iím looking into. White chocolate is terrible.

8. Do people praise you for your looks? No.

9. What is your favorite color of clothing to wear? Purple

10. How do you wear your makeup? No.

11. What are some of your nicknames? My high school chorus teacher called me Bling Bling. I havenít had a nickname since. In my yoga teacher training I was given a name Avinasi which means ďthe indestructibleĒ (Fun fact: I broke my foot during YTT)

12. How many bedrooms are in your house? 4

13. How many bathrooms? 1

14. Do you have a job? Iím technically still employed as a substitute teacher, but I canít make myself get up that early.

15. Do you have a car? Yes.

16. Do you work out every week? No.

17. Did you brush your teeth this morning? Always.

18. Have you ever kissed someone you never saw again? This question doesnít make sense. I havenít seen my ex since we broke up so yes? I donít see how thatís interesting or relevant.

19. Have you ever sung in front of a crowd? I was in some musicals in high school, but only due to lack of males, not because I can sing well.

20. What kind of bathing suit do you wear? Sripey shorts.

21. Do you like your eyes? I like how bloodshot they always are.

22. Do you think you are pretty? My beard is pretty rad. I like some aspects about my appearance.

23. Who was the last person you talked to in person? I borrowed a pen from a girl in my class.

24. How much money is in your account? Almost none.

25. Are you single? Yes. Accepting applications for the position of ďGirlfriend to a JerkĒ

26. Do you want kids? Yes.

27. Tell me what your backpack looks like: Itís gray and boring. But I -want- to make a messenger bag out of wood! How cool would that be?

28. What celebrity do you think is hot? Ellen Page

29. Last movie you saw in theatres: The Dark Knight Rises

30. Are you dating the same person you dated last year?  N/A

31. Has someone you were dating ever cheated on you? No.

32. Have you ever cheated?  No.

33: Have you kissed someone whose name starts with a 'J'? Yes. Two people!

34: What do you like to do in your spare time? Video games and I am working on a cartoon.

35: Do you have a facebook? If so, would you add the person who you reblogged this from? I have one, but I donít use it. I would friend her, but I donít think anything would come of it.

36: What's the cutest thing someone's ever done for you? I have a bad memory for this sort of thing.

37: Who was the last person you texted? My best friend, Nick.

38: How many boyfriends/girlfriends have you had? Girlfriends are kind of hard to count since High School has many gray areas. Iíve had sex with 2 people though.

39: How do you look right now? Fly.

40: Who's the person who first comes to your mind when someone mentions ...loveď? Jeff Winger saying ďNut up and die aloneĒ

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God damnit, I make so many mistakes on tumblr posts and I just edit and delete and reblog again. Itís a good thing I donít have that many followers.

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Response to Penny Arcade: Benevolence


[ Posted Mon, 10 Sep 2012 19:52:10 ]

Tagged with: penny arcade, dungeons and dragons, dnd

Iím going to give Lena Dunhamís Girls some credit.

Iíll give it 1/2 credit. The other half is trite garbage.

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I'm not super into Girls, I'm into interior design.
[ Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 04:22:00 ]

Blaine Brown (2012)

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Hahaha. Guys, I just realized I posted a thing that had a picture of this bed:

And I was like, this bed is cool, but I would be worried about hitting my head during sex. Well I just started watching Girls and I didnít know that this is the exact bed from that show and that someone did indeed hit their head. 

I just wanted you to know that Iím not super into Girls, Iím into interior design. No wait that sounds bad. Maybe Iíll just add that Iím straight, in case anyone was wondering.

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Iím just a lover of tsundere in a moe world.
[ Posted Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:42:53 ]

Blaine

Tagged with: anime, tsundere, moe

About me:

(1:52:50 AM) Blaine Brown: a trampoline park?

(1:52:57 AM) Blaine Brown: Iíd go to a trampoline park if it were only sweaty gay dudes

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This is what Iíve been working on today. Sprite animation is hard, but it seems like I can do it!


[ Posted Sat, 18 Aug 2012 20:30:00 ]

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Look guys, I get that we have to vote for Barack Obama because Romney sucks regarding human rights, but can we be a little less excited that the best choice for president our country has is a man who led the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and expanded Guantanamo when he promised to close it.

Tagged with: Barack Obama, politics

From now on, Iím capitalizing the ďeĒ in Ebooks, I donít give a fuck.

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Responses to Can we talk about kids believing in Santa Claus for a minute?.

Thanks for your responses, guys. I donít know how to reply to a reply, so I just made a picture (You need some sort of extension, donít you?).

@mermaid-magick: Thank you! Iím glad Iím not the only one who often sees religious influence in things (and rejects that influence!). This totally makes sense as an explanation. Be a good kid and you get presents. Be a good person and you get heaven. No good, man.

@curiouslyajar: I agree that there is something to be said about the gift giving idea of Christmas. I do like that time of year! Everyone is happy and being nice to each other. In some ways it brings out the best in people (in other ways it does not (read: Black Friday trampling)).

I think kids could get behind giving and receiving gifts around Christmas time free of religious and secular fantasy.

ďLook, Son or Daughter, however you want to identify, we exchange gifts around Christmas time because itís fun and winter is fucking cold. Now grab me a candy cane!Ē


[ Posted Sun, 12 Aug 2012 06:36:00 ]

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Can we talk about kids believing in Santa Claus for a minute?
[ Posted Sat, 11 Aug 2012 06:40:16 ]

I was just reading this and it was a beautiful story of kindness and video games (two very important things). But I donít really like the idea that itís a given that kids believing in Santa is good. Not because I want kids to be jaded like me or not have innocence and joy, but because of the damage that could be done in learning heís not real.

Santa Claus is not like a dog that you have for a while and dies, but you still know you loved him and had good times while he was there. Thatís a good lesson for kids (which is why the ďRover went to live on a farmĒ stuff is dumb. Learning about death is important!). Santa is just a lie. When you understand he doesnít exist you feel cheated. Like all of your memories were false. 

I mean, maybe itís a lesson about not believing everything people say or something, but thatís a pretty fucking horrific way to teach that lesson.

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Two friends and I just beat Minecraft by defeating the Ender Dragon. These are my final stats. The game file has been deleted, never to be played again.


[ Posted Tue, 07 Aug 2012 02:09:00 ]

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Jeff and Casey Show 127, 36:55

On Advertising

Casey: Well hereís the thing right. I donít want to say, just blanket, that if you accept ads in video games that you are a terrible human being. Not a terrible game developer but actually you are a bad human being at your core.. but thatís actually true. 

Jeff: But itís true.

Casey: Thatís true, yeah. I mean the bottom line is that like advertising absolutely destroys media. 

Jeff: Yep

Casey: It totally does. 

Jeff: It is a corrosive influence

Casey: If you pick up a magazine today and try to find the table of contents.. Twenty minutes later tell me that ads are not a terrible influence on media. Right? Try to watch a fucking TV show.. Right? Tell me itís not terrible.. Right?

Jeff: Well even aside from being annoyed by it. It seems like itís a free thing. Itís not. 

Casey: Itís not free. 

Jeff: We are paying for that in deep and important ways with our children.. with ourselves.. so yeah.

Casey: Absolutely. Well hereís the thing right. I mean not to.. this is obviously Sut Jhallyís thing. Right? And you can go listen to him say it way better than I can say it. But like, the whole point in advertising is thereís money changing hands. Okay. So look at something like a free service, like Television.

Jeff: Sure.

Casey: I have a free service. It costs money. It costs a lot of money to produce Lost. Two million dollars an episode or something. So you are getting. They are giving you a two million dollar episode for free.. right? Divided by the viewership youíre getting some money. Youíre getting fifty cents. Okay? Theyíre just fucking giving you fifty cents. Alright? So what are you giving them in exchange? Right? What are you giving them in exchange? Itís not nothing! If you are sitting there thinking that somehow itís nothing. That they are just giving you fifty cents because they love you, and they think youíre fabulous. And that all they want to do is shower you with cash.. then youíre an idiot! Iím sorry. Right? Business doesnít operate that way. Ads arenít these things that just, ďOh thereís just some stuff that I ignore and they donít affect me.Ē Right? Itís like no they do!

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[ Posted Thu, 02 Aug 2012 11:05:40 ]

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My sister and I made a cake from scratch today with just ingredients we had around the house. The cake part was fine, we had all the ingredients for that, but as you can see the icing didnít turn out so well (visually, that is. It tasted amazing!). 

I followed this recipe: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Simple-Five-Minute-Frosting

If you choose to do that DO NOT add 1/4 cup milk (Iím just seeing now that there was a 1 tbsp option (my sister read the instructions, not me. Haha)). It will make it all liquidy. Once that happened I just kept adding the other ingredients to lessen the milkís effect (namely butter and sugar). Eventually we gave up and my sister iced it the way it was. By now itís all soaked into the cake and itís kind of pound cake-y.

It turned out great!


[ Posted Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:10:08 ]

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Be the anime you want to see in the world.
[ Posted Mon, 30 Jul 2012 09:53:00 ]

Blaine

Tagged with: anime, inspirational quotes

I want to make a balloon animal of a person where the butt is the opening of the balloon and then I want to set a camera to record and slightly open the butt of the balloon to let the air out slowly. The video will be titled ďFarting My Life Away.Ē

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I loved Dark Knight Rises, but Inception might still be better. At the very least Ellen Page shouldíve been Batman.

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Batman The Dark Knight Rises was great. Perfect end to the trilogy.

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New vegetarian option at taco bell: Black Bean Burrito.

I did my research, and itís meat free, but check this out in the ingredients:

BLACK BEANS

Water, Black Beans, Canola Oil, Onion, Vegetarian Chicken Flavor (Filtered Water, Yeast Extract, Dextrose, Salt, Corn Starch, Corn Oil, Flavoring, Onion Powder, Garlic and Turmeric), Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion, Salt, Chili Powder [Chili Peppers, Spices, Garlic and Silicon Dioxide (Free Flow Agent)], Modified Corn Starch, Chili Powder (A blend of Chili peppers with not more than 2% silicon dioxide added to prevent caking).

Vegetarian Chicken Flavor? Ramen needs to get on this.


[ Posted Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:53:59 ]

Tagged with: taco bell, vegetarian, ramen

Iím going dark on Tumblr until Iíve seen Batman. Later.

Tagged with: batman, dark knight rises

Why Psychology Isn't Science (Opinion)
[ Posted Sat, 14 Jul 2012 02:53:15 ]

I agree with this opinion piece from the LA Times.

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Everyone should always do whatever they want and leave each other out of it.
[ Posted Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:00:59 ]

Jeff Winger (Community S01E03)

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Penny Arcade Kickstarter
[ Posted Wed, 11 Jul 2012 12:33:18 ]

Guys, I donít have any money. If I did I would give at least $15 to the Penny Arcade kickstarter

The Penny Arcade kickstarter has been put in place to generate Penny Arcadeís normal revenue. Note that this is not extra money, their goals are what Penny Arcade viewers already pay in a year through advertising. Itís not asking too much, itís just exposing the truth. 

The truth is tons of money is made through advertising. I mean, look at Google. Do you consciously give money to Google each year? No, Google gets its money through advertising and a little thing we like to call behavior mod. You can look this up if you want more information. Basically advertising gets you to buy things you may not want by making you think you want it.

Iíve criticized Kickstarter in the past. Iíve seen people ask for $10,000 to start a podcast and thatís kind of absurd. But now I see that itís the way the world should be. People who want something pay for it. Thereís no middle man. If you want a video game made, you make it and give it to people. You donít need a publisher that might influence your game design. 

Many of you who know me might find it strange that I support a PA Kickstarter since I donít really support anything Penny Arcade does. I donít like the comic, Iím not a fan of Childís Play, and I donít go to PAX (yet). But I do support an internet free of advertising. Penny Arcade is a juggernaut and if they do something, and itís successful, other people will try it. 

Please, if you have a chance, give a few dollars to Penny Arcade. Tell the world weíre tired of commercials, banner ads, and altered search results. Demand a pure internet, filled only with content. 

Tagged with: Penny Arcade, Kickstarter

This is one of those situations where I post something online because I think itís so obvious and everyone will agree with me and we can all be friends.

Instead no one agrees with me and I am once again faced with the realization that I am better than everyone else.

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What the hell, Gravity Falls? I donít even really know who Larry King is, and Iím 23! This is no place for that kind of dumb old humor!

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So I did a cost-benefit analysis for cell phone plans and calculated a 2 year total for a family like mine:

You can see the stats in the image above or check out the Google doc to see the formulas involved.

Basically I went through the online plan order form. Picked out what was necessary and wrote down the result. The lower area is made up of getting the cheapest android or windows 7 phone that I could stand to use if Iím not getting an iPhone.

Straight Talk: You may notice in the straight talk category the phones are significantly more expensive. Thatís because Straight Talk is a no-contract provider. This intrigues me! It feels more like buying a computer and then paying for service, because Straight Talk does not provide the phones. I could buy 4 iPhones for the ridiculous price of $2599.96 but I could stop paying for phone service anytime, I would have unlimited talk, text, and data, and switch phones at will. As you can see, the Straight Talk plan is not that far from standard providers in price, which shows you just how carefully they set their price points.


[ Posted Fri, 06 Jul 2012 19:51:00 ]

Tagged with: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Straight Talk, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7

This is how I internet (my computer is hooked up to my flatscreen tv).


[ Posted Thu, 05 Jul 2012 23:54:12 ]

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Sup, Tumblr?


[ Posted Thu, 05 Jul 2012 23:52:32 ]

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For those of you who didnít know, I was the cutest kid ever.


[ Posted Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:55:57 ]

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I wish you guys were awake at 4am like I usually am.

Hey guys, I write and throw with my left hand. But those are things I donít do very much anymore.

I masturbate with my right hand. This is something I do pretty often.

Am I still left handed?

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I was thinking today that I might cut my hair. Itís the longest itís been in years (beard included). Then I took this picture and realized how good I look. 


[ Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:51:24 ]

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I had a date tonight, but she cancelled so I bought a whole sheetcake.

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Hey guys, whatís the difference between that little quote bubble reply in the top right and the one that has the huge text box at the bottom? Which one does this post look like?

Why Don't Girls Like Me?
[ Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:49:12 ]

Unattractive Things About Myself I Cannot Change


Unattractive Things About Myself I Could Change, But Wonít


Things I could change. Maybe. Someday.

Donít take this as a self-deprecating post. I think Iím great. I love all of these things about me. I mean, my penis already sticks to me on hot summer days. If it was any bigger.. man that would be uncomfortable. 

The point of this post is that I just find it incredibly unlikely that anyone could be happy with me. If you think you can deal with all of these things, you should message me and weíll figure out a way in which I wouldnít like you or you wouldnít like me.

Tagged with: me

Here's a thing that bothers me
[ Posted Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:27:46 ]

My mother uses my sisterís ring dance picture as her profile photo. Itís okay to use a cartoon character, or a celebrity as your profile pic and no one will get confused (although I donít like that either, I think you should use your face), but you canít just use some other person. Itís weird.

Tagged with: pet peeve

So here is a collection of heads that Iíve modeled. I made bodies too but theyíre not super interesting. Iíve been following tutorials here and here (which is why you can see my first face is similar to ward7299ís.

The latest ones are my best stab at a female face. I gave the lady lips where the men have none and I feel a little bad about this. When I write I try to follow the rule of ďwrite a person, not a gender stereotypeĒ but none of my faces looked like I wanted until I did it this way.

The two tan heads are me trying to get toon shading to look right (I could not get it to work).

Anyway, Iím taking a break from that and moving on to hardcore writing so that I can have something to test animate! So.. expect that soon.


[ Posted Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:12:00 ]

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Tagged with: Blaine Learns Blender, animation

The season finale of Korra made me cry tearbend.

Tagged with: Legend of Korra

How about a buddy cop movie with J.K. Simmons and Samuel L. Jackson

Tagged with: ideas, Samuel L Jackson, JK Simmons

I am switching to osx or linux because of Thumbs.db

My 3DS Headlines
[ Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2012 07:03:00 ]

ďNew 3DS has bigger screen, still smaller than my tv.Ē

ďNew 3DS has bigger screen, 1 analog stick, and no games.Ē

ďNew 3DS. But does it have more LEDs than the original?Ē

ďNew 3DS makes my brand new handheld outdated. Jerks.Ē

Tagged with: Nintendo, 3DS XL

conversation

Tagged with: Jackass, Myth Busters

Fortunately, when I was fixing my iPhone 3G last night, I still had my All-Purpose iPhone Tool.


[ Posted Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:46:18 ]

iPhone 3G again. :/

Off to Richmond. Or as I like to call it ďExpensive Taco Bell City.Ē

Guys, I am syncing my old iPod with new podcasts for the drive to Richmond because my phoneís acting up and I just remembered: iTunes sucks!

Going to a wedding
[ Posted Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:52:40 ]

I have to go out and buy a blazer tomorrow. And some pantsÖ What Iím saying is, Iím woefully unprepared for a formal occasion. 

From a PETA article
[ Posted Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:15:00 ]

STEP 6: LET GO OF THE IDEA THAT VEGETARIANS ARE ALL SCRAWNY, PASTY HIPPIES

STEP 7: LET GO OF THE IDEA THAT VEGETARIANS ARE ALL HUGE, MUSCULAR BLACK DUDES

Tagged with: lol, vegetarian, peta

OKCupid isn't working out
[ Posted Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:50:32 ]

The other day, in a message chain with this girl, I joked about hating librarians because they tell me to shush (I know, Iím not good at talking to girls). I prefaced that statement by saying that Iím a pretty liberal person. Here is the quote:

ďI have to say, generally Iím pretty liberal. Iím pro-gay rights, pro-feminism, and I hate racists. But I allow myself one thing to despise, and thatís librarians. Maybe youíll be a cool librarian, I donít know! Librarians are just always telling me to shush.Ē

She responded with this:

ďIím gonna stop you right there. 

ďI believe in sexism a little. In the sense that women should stay home to clean, cook, and take care of the children. I am also a little prejudice. Not like Hitler status, but I make jokes about races all the time, and I halfway mean them. Donít get me wrong, I make fun of my race too. But I mean it more about the others. I just hate the general population on earth. 

ďAnd librarians hush people because libraries are supposed to be quiet, so if youíre being shushed, its your own fault.Ē

Not only did she totally miss my awesome joke, she said some unbelievable things! I sent her the nicest possible message in return:

ďThank you for your honesty and your message, but I really donít think we would work out well together. I actually find the things youíre saying quite offensive. Good luck.Ē

Even though I was seething, how can I, a man, tell a woman how feminist she should be? I shouldnít even be put in this situation. Not to mention admitting that sheís racistÖ

I once thought I was pretty desperate. Usually when I filled out an OKC profile question I would mark it as ďunimportantĒ for her. I donít have a clear vision of the kind of girl I want to date. Iíd like to be surprised! But apparently I need to find some questions about sexism and race and mark those as mandatory.

Tagged with: feminism, racism, wtf, OKCupid

Working on a more detailed model of a face. I like the way it looks but this is hard! I think I will switch back to a simpler drawn on cartoon face (Wind Waker style) for production. I am going to finish this face though, and learn some mouth animation in the process. 


[ Posted Sun, 10 Jun 2012 19:06:21 ]

Tagged with: Blaine Learns Blender

This IS a game of ...who the fuck are youď!
[ Posted Sun, 10 Jun 2012 02:36:00 ]

Tagged with: me

Whether you're feminasty, homosensual, or heterosensitive you'll love the Throwing Shade podcast
[ Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:07:22 ]

Throwing Shade is a comedy podcast that considers issues relating to women and gays. Itís very funny, but also makes me rage when I hear of whatís happening to the rights of women and gays out in the world. Give it a listen!

Tagged with: feminism, gay rights

Hey guys, how about an earring that is a bluetooth thingy. As long as it looked like metal and not like current bluetooth things I would get one. It might need to be an industrial. I would need it to control my Iron Man suit.

Tagged with: Iron Man, Earrings

Haha. All you Harry Potter nerds are going to have to buy a ps3. #e3

Sony was doing so well for about an hour. It was all about games! Now theyíre talking about MoveÖ #e3

Since Wii in 2006, #Nintendo has been abandoning its audience of gamers in favor of the family. I donít want to play games with my family!

Tagged with: E3, Nintendo, Wii U

Nintendo invents Twitter and Skype. Adds to the Wii U. #badInnovation

You guys I did not think I was going to like James Cameron's Avatar, but I did. It's a simple story, but very competently executed.
[ Posted Mon, 04 Jun 2012 03:45:14 ]

Tagged with: Avatar

Yeaaahhh Ghost Rider 2 is available for me to watch finally! I can't wait for the Nicholas Cage Magic.
[ Posted Sun, 03 Jun 2012 15:19:41 ]

Tagged with: Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider 2, Spirit of Vengeance, Nicholas Cage

Blaine Learns Blender

This is my first attempt at box modeling, bone rigging, and exporting to a movie. Not too shabby.


[ Posted Sat, 02 Jun 2012 15:13:54 ]

Tagged with: Blaine Learns Blender, animation

Why Taco Bell is the Best Fast Food for Vegetarians
[ Posted Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:25:02 ]

Vegetarian Menu Items that Require No Modification

Simple Modifications Available

So there you go. So many options. Many more than any other restaurant (I donít even think I can eat the fries at McDonalds). Iím going to go out and get some tacos right now.

This is not a paid advertisement. 

Tagged with: Taco Bell, Vegetarian

The Fart and the Furious: Tokyo Thbbbbbt
[ Posted Wed, 30 May 2012 22:38:06 ]

Tagged with: lol, fart

2 Fart 2 Furious
[ Posted Wed, 30 May 2012 22:37:15 ]

Tagged with: lol, fart

The Fart and the Furious
[ Posted Wed, 30 May 2012 22:36:52 ]

Tagged with: lol, fart

I'm going to buy a Link plushie and stuff him in a bottle.. for revenge!
[ Posted Mon, 28 May 2012 20:09:00 ]

Tagged with: Bottle, Fairy, Link, Zelda, Wind Waker

My writing process is very sophisticated. 


[ Posted Mon, 28 May 2012 10:41:00 ]

Tagged with: writing, masturbate

I wish my middle name started with an "F" so that people would assume it was Fuckin'
[ Posted Sun, 27 May 2012 07:50:10 ]

Tagged with: fuck, fuckin', fucking

Sometimes I will squash a bug with a napkin, but I still don't feel comfortable until I wash my hands.
[ Posted Sat, 26 May 2012 16:36:42 ]

Tagged with: bugs, Obsessive Compulsive

My homescreen.


[ Posted Wed, 23 May 2012 12:27:09 ]

Tagged with: android, phone

I only regret that I have but one fart to give for my country.
[ Posted Sat, 19 May 2012 08:54:51 ]

Blaine Brown

Tagged with: Fart

Hey guys. I wrote some articles to try and apply to Lifehacker. I havenít heard back from them but you guys should check out the articles anyway. Theyíre posted on my homepage:

http://blaineallenbrown.com/2012/05/09/build-your-own-entertainment-center-for-maximum-customizability/

http://blaineallenbrown.com/2012/05/09/purchase-a-hinged-shadowbox-display-case-to-keep-your-devices-dust-free-and-easily-accessible/

http://blaineallenbrown.com/2012/05/09/create-a-quick-whiteboard-on-the-cheap-using-hardware-store-paneling/


[ Posted Sat, 19 May 2012 07:19:05 ]

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Tagged with: DIY

This canít be right, can it?


[ Posted Wed, 16 May 2012 20:52:56 ]

Tagged with: community

You hate girl gamers? Oh please tell me about the time when you lost your virginity?
[ Posted Tue, 15 May 2012 17:25:08 ]

abunchoftwats:

kiango:

> blog title is ...you lost the gameď

that meme died when you were 11

what the fuck

My name is Amy I'm nearly 15 years old and I'm literally gaming 24/7. I play Xbox, Ps3, Wii, PC games, anything really. At the moment I'm currently leveling up on WoW or trying to get a better ending to Mass effect 3 and no I don't play CoD.

>

Let me address this.

It is no longer that weird for girls to play video games. This is great, and I believe Amy when she says she plays lots of different games. However the two she specified, Wow and Mass Effect, are, in my experience, most popular for girls. Thereís a good reason for this: Wow is one of the most popular games in the world for all people, and Mass Effect has a compelling female narrative.

However, these games are easy. There is very little challenge in Wow (which is fine; the focus in that game is teamwork, not personal achievement) and Mass Effect is dialog trees with some mild third person shooting.

Iím not trying to disparage these games as experiences, but I would like to see girls more involved in games that are truly challenging, since I personally find that to be one of the most important aspects of a good video game. Whenever I ask girls what games they like (you can tell Iím good at getting dates) they invariably say Wow and ME. Narrative and socializing are interesting aspects of these games, but I want to meet girls who love the challenge of Catherine, the mind bending of Braid, and the soul crushing of Dark Souls. 

Reblog if you DON'T have an iPhone.
[ Posted Fri, 04 May 2012 18:59:37 ]

I was hoping to transition from my Android (which is pretty decent (myTouch 4g (non-slide))) this winter to an iPhone, but now that I rewatched Iron Man 1 & 2 and saw Avengers, I want to be more like Tony Stark. I think Iron Man would have an android, donít you?

P.S. That transparent glass phone Tony Stark has is bullshit. Whereís the circuitboard? The battery? I mean, I love some of the tech he has, like the 3d model display and the transparent computer monitors are possible, but the phone needs circuitry and power!

By the way, Avengers was great. Canít wait to see it again. This is coming from a guy who hates most everything (especially movie theaters).

Tagged with: Avengers

When will @microsoft learn that Media Center won't take off as something cool until it ships with ALL SKUs of their OS? Morons.
[ Posted Fri, 04 May 2012 16:47:34 ]

Tagged with: Microsoft

T-minus 20 minutes. #avengers


[ Posted Thu, 03 May 2012 23:40:45 ]

Reblog if you're sexually frustrated
[ Posted Thu, 03 May 2012 20:04:58 ]

and then send me a message.

Tagged with: sex, sexually frustrated

Changed my ringtone to this. Now on to Iron Man 2!
[ Posted Wed, 02 May 2012 15:51:50 ]

Tagged with: Avengers Marathon

Now Watching: Iron Man 1
[ Posted Wed, 02 May 2012 11:53:37 ]

Tagged with: Avengers Marathon

Today at the store I saw a box of Oreos on the shelf that had been opened and some of the cookies eaten. I immediately thought ďHeh, jokeís on them. These are only Single Stuf.Ē

Tagged with: oreos

New Blue Team Member Orientation
[ Posted Mon, 30 Apr 2012 01:30:41 ]

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Tagged with: red vs blue

I unironically love National Treasure.
[ Posted Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:42:01 ]

Tagged with: national treasure

Boned.

Okay so if Mako and Bolin are brothers how are they two different element type benders?
[ Posted Sat, 28 Apr 2012 23:33:30 ]

emilymeowler:

blaineallenbrown:

Well, it takes two parents to make a child.. clearly one was fire and one was earth (I would assume Bolin takes more after his mother (he's so sweet)). I think we will also see Aang's other children having different elements (and it's not like there's an avatar gene).

Mako's red scarf is from his father so I'm inclined to agree that he's the one from the fire nation, but it might never be confirmed whether or not they were actually benders :x also info on Aang's other kids are already out

  • Kya is a waterbender and I believe she lives in the NWT
  • Bumi is a nonbender
  • Tenzin is an airbender (obviously)

ugh I know too much

Interesting! Do you think Bumi will be a chi puncher person or more like a warrior person (like Sokkaís swordmaster)?

Okay so if Mako and Bolin are brothers how are they two different element type benders?
[ Posted Sat, 28 Apr 2012 23:16:20 ]

emilymeowler:

amandar00lz:

Ah gotcha, I've only seen up to Episode 3 so I will just wait until the next episode is available and learn all about it :3

the next episode is availableeee

also they haven't covered this topic at all in Korra so far nor do I think they will bother to :3

Well, it takes two parents to make a child.. clearly one was fire and one was earth (I would assume Bolin takes more after his mother (heís so sweet)). I think we will also see Aangís other children having different elements (and itís not like thereís an avatar gene).

I did not find anything enjoyable in The Big Lebowski.

Thorís Hammer makes an excellent bookend. I highly recommend it!


[ Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2012 02:11:19 ]

Tagged with: Thor, Video Games

conversation

Tagged with: boobs, games

Tumblr to launch ads starting May 2
[ Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:59:00 ]

pandalot:

silencingthedrums:

planetofthehats:

forgetmenows:

emmastoned:

#you're trying to end the party at 11 karp

#i feel like most sites try to improve as time goes on #but karp goes in the opposite direction

  • Get Chrome or Firefox
  • Install AdBlock
  • Problem solved!

So hey did any of you stop to think that the incredibly generous server space we use for pictures and audio might cost money?

Yeah, honestly I'm surprised Tumblr went this long without ads. Everyone complains about down time and such, money generation will probably help that.

Itís too bad they couldnít come up with a better monetizing solution. Unfortunately a significant portion of the internet is made up of children and teenagers who do not have access to money, otherwise we could have good pay for services without ads as an option (like Netflix). I enjoy the iPhone model, where there are free apps with ads and ad-free versions for $1-$5. I always pay for the regular version, but kids cannot. I wish I could pay for everything to not have ads.

Am I the only one who's upset that Korra is obviously going to end up with Mako and Bolin will be left in the dust (it's so typical!)?
[ Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:30:00 ]

Tagged with: Korra, Avatar The Last Airbender

conversation

Tagged with: Amanda

I just finished Red vs Blue. Now I need something else to watch. Suggestions?
[ Posted Sun, 15 Apr 2012 00:10:49 ]

Tagged with: Red vs Blue, TV

Fez was pointless. Do not buy.
[ Posted Sat, 14 Apr 2012 20:49:01 ]

Tagged with: fez

There's literally nothing challenging about this game until the level gives you no indication of what to do.
[ Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:54:38 ]

Tagged with: fez

Fez is boring so far. More later.
[ Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:05:56 ]

Tagged with: fez

Damnit. My phone will not scan this. Iíll have to recreate it in paint. fez


[ Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:57:32 ]

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Tagged with: fez

FEZ
[ Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 10:50:44 ]

YES. It is time! Fez

What the hell was in that text? 

Tagged with: community

conversation

Okay, the writer of Game of Thrones has a real problem. That is just too much incest.

Ask me how many cupcakes I've eaten today.
[ Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:29:02 ]

I cannot feel the splinter in my finger anymore. Itís too deep. It is a part of me now.

ďInner thoughtsĒ is a dumb phrase. What are ďouter thoughtsĒ like?

Who wants to play draw something with me? user: blaineallenbrown

I shouldnít have watched Game of Thrones season two premiere. I canít wait for week to week! This will kill me.

Since I can't seem to get a girlfriend, maybe I'll start shaving my own legs.
[ Posted Sun, 01 Apr 2012 04:42:07 ]

Tagged with: me

Man, I really want some Airbender Tattoos now.

10th Favorite Game
[ Posted Sat, 31 Mar 2012 19:10:00 ]

I listed Spirit Tracks as my 10th favorite game the other day, but now Iím not so sure. For one, there were a lot of bullshit parts in the game where you were playing chicken with trains. On the other hand, Zelda was actually really cool in this game and the stealth was some of the most interesting single player cooperative play Iíve seen. It resonates with a game idea I had a while ago where you would control two characters with one controller (one analog stick per). 

However, when I really think about it, I have more fond memories of Super Mario 3D Land. Donít get me wrong, the majority of that game sucks. The levels are so boring and easy, but it never really slows you down. You beat the main game and when the special area opens upÖ thereís still a lot of boring levels. But some of the levels are amazing. There are Shadow Mario levels where he follows you, and if he touches you, you die (or shrink). There are levels in which you need to collect clocks to extend your time, because they only give you like 30 seconds to complete the level at the start. And there are levels in which you need to kill enemies to gain time. And then, there are levels that combine all of the above. This is the greatest Mario experience you can have. And probably the greatest platforming experience you can have. 

Shadow Mario (or is it Cosmic Mario? Weíre not in space anymore) acts as a wall of death in a polygonal 3d world (I donít care about stereoscopic 3d). He matches your movements a step behind you and forces you to maneuver around him or, even better, to always move forward. Never look back. Whenever youíre forced (or just have the balls) to try a wall jump or a side jump youíre meeting possible death head-on, scoffing at her inability to grasp you. 

In the 30 second levels, death is constantly at your door. The grabbing clocks mode is okay, but I prefer the enemy clocks. Itís like youíve been poisoned, and the only thing to keep death at bay is sacrifice.

Anyway, Iím pretty certain that spot number 10 will be Mario 3d Land, but I have to think this through some more.

  1. ZiGGURAT
  2. Catherine
  3. Vanquish
  4. Batman: Arkham City
  5. Bayonetta
  6. Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
  7. Ghost Trick
  8. Braid
  9. Shadow of the Colossus
  10. Super Mario 3d Land/Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Under review)

Tagged with: Zelda, Spirit Tracks, Mario, 3D Land

Before dying, I managed to kill five hundred fourteen of the alien freaks who killed everybody else. ZGGRT.com

You guys, I finally got to the end of the universe in ZiGGURAT! Itís so lonely, but I canít think about that now. I have to survive.

Never. Stop. Shooting.


[ Posted Sat, 31 Mar 2012 18:50:01 ]

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Tagged with: ZiGGURAT

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Did you guys notice they named the firebender in Korra "Mako" after the voice of Uncle Iroh, who died after season 2.
[ Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2012 04:36:53 ]

Tagged with: Avatar, The Last Airbender, Korra

See the gap in my teeth above? It is perfect for keeping my mouth closed and licking lollipops at the same time. 


[ Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2012 04:16:50 ]

Tagged with: me

Do you want to date me and/or be my friend?
[ Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2012 04:15:00 ]

My name is Blaine. I am a 23 year old Creative Writing major at ODU. I do not drink or drug. I desperately want to graduate and get out of school. I am straight and white, but I am not bigoted or racist (and if you are, I definitely donít want to be around you). I believe in equality, gay marriage, pro-choicity, etc., etc..

Things I hate

Things I like

Food

Video Games

Television 

Podcasts

I like dogs and cats, but I am allergic to cats (maybe dogs too (probably)).

I like drawing, writing, and criticizing things. I am currently writing a sitcom to sell. I hope to also write a cartoon that I will produce myself (but I canít draw very well (see for yourself: link)). I also want to record a podcast, but no one will do it with me.

I spend a lot of time playing video games. No, not the popular Rock Band kind, and no, not the broíd-out First Person Shooters (not that thereís anything wrong with those). I try to play games that are art; games that make you feel things you couldnít feel otherwise. I see beauty in the world through a screen in my bedroom. 

I hate sports, but I enjoy pool (billiards). 

I donít have a job. I like it this way. I also donít have any money. I donít like that so much. 

All of my friends moved away, and with my aversion to going outside, along with my hatred of numerous other things it has been difficult to make new ones. 

If you spend time on the internet, we could chat. If you live in the Hampton Roads area we could hang out. If you want to record a podcast with me CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY.

-Blaine Brown

Tagged with: me, Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads

Since I hacked my iPod for video mirroring I discovered ZiGGURAT is now the best console game in addition to best portable.

After seeing some gameplay footage, I am now unbelievably excited for Lollipop Chainsaw.

Journey was great.

My new, unworn shorts appear to have sand in the pockets.

My Favorite Games
[ Posted Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:41:29 ]

I know youíve all been waiting to know my list of favorite games. Here they are (in order of most to least favorite):

  1. ZiGGURAT
  2. Catherine
  3. Vanquish
  4. Batman: Arkham City
  5. Bayonetta
  6. Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
  7. Ghost Trick
  8. Braid
  9. Shadow of the Colossus
  10. Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

I want you all to realize what an incredible feat this is. I hate almost everything. These games are not only tolerable, theyíre great! I promise if you play all of these games to the end, you will be a better person (of course, ZiGGURAT has no end, but you should play it for a while).

Tagged with: ZiGGURAT, Catherine, Vanquish, Batman: Arkham City, Bayonetta, Metal Gear Solid, Ghost Trick, Braid, Shadow of the Colossus, Zelda

Sexy Website
[ Posted Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:24:11 ]

Guys, remember when I said I was going to go build a sexy website? Well here it is: halloweenbagsearly.com

I donít know how I couldíve made it any better. Iím also probably changing over my personal email to be blaine [at] halloweenbagsearly.com. What do you guys think?

Tagged with: halloween bags early

I want to move on to writing a different episode. Pilots suck.

Tagged with: Dark Mark, Harry Potter


[ Posted Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:36:41 ]

Instead of sleeping, now all I want to do is die. melodramatic

Tagged with: melodramatic

I want to sleep so bad. Itís all I want in life.

My new computer has 12 usb ports on it.

I made this entertainment unit this week with some wood and my bare hands. (Not yet organized)


[ Posted Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:06:40 ]

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I miss mouse pads, you guys.

ZiGGURAT

If you have an iPod, iPad, or iPhone, please buy this game. Generally speaking I think touchscreen-phone games are terrible (like Angry Birds (fuck Angry Birds)). This game somehow has managed to surpass that and become one of my favorite games. This is no small feat. Check it out, you wonít regret it.

(click the image to go to ZGGRT.com)


[ Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:13:00 ]

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Tagged with: ZiGGURAT

I am going to list ZiGGURAT on my resume under a section titled ďCrisis Management.Ē ZGGRT.com

On this weekís ď2 Broke GirlsĒ Caroline fears sheís getting the flu and spends the rest of the episode looking for antibiotics. accuracy

Tagged with: accuracy

I am now going to watch Nicholas Cage movies exclusively.

Movie Review: ďDriveĒ with Ryan Gosling sucked.

ďValentine. Crapentine.Ē -Pierce Hawthorne

Oh whew, a celebrity just died. After seeing ďRIP WhitneyĒ all over twitter I thought they cancelled NBCís Whitney. Bullet dodged.

Fun day at IKEA.


[ Posted Sun, 12 Feb 2012 01:50:53 ]

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Iím gonna go home and build a sexy website! (Yeah, thereís no way to make that sound exciting)

All of the grappling hooks on amazon have reviews that say they bend. Where am I supposed to find a quality grappling hook?

Itís dangerous to find a box of Oreos when deciding what to have for dinner.

That reminds me, if you guys want to play some Four Swords Adventures or something hit me up on 3DS Land. Hereís my friend code: 1977-0675-9802

My computer broke, you guys. Iím on this pathetic tiny pc that canít even play HD video. I think my 3DS is more powerful than thisÖ

Absence
[ Posted Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:50:18 ]

Hey Tumblr. I havenít been around for a while because I hate Doctor Who. But it seems like all the David Tennant posts have been replaced by Benedict Cumberbatch. Sherlock is a Steven Moffat production that I could get behind (although the gay jokes are pretty heavy handed) so I guess I could tentatively return.

Tagged with: Sherlock

New Episode of Jeff and Casey Time! Check it out: http://ping.fm/G7wz5

ďThereís no Founding Fathers Dracula!Ē

Watch Jeff and Casey Time

Alternate Link: Beginning of Book 2.


[ Posted Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:26:00 ]

Tagged with: Jeff and Casey Time

Buttwhistle
[ Posted Mon, 17 Oct 2011 01:06:04 ]

Another self-promotion link. This is a twitter account my friend and I started to review games. They are scored 0-2 points. 0 points means donít play it. 1 point means play it. Exceptional games are given 2 points. 

Thanks bros,

-Blaine

Tagged with: buttwhistle

blaineallenbrown.com
[ Posted Mon, 17 Oct 2011 00:56:26 ]

If anyoneís interested I posted a bunch of new articles on my homepage. Some of them were created for a blog project I had, but I edited the ones I liked until I was happy with them.

-Blaine

theworldq:

Please view fullscreen


[ Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2011 02:26:26 ]

Jeff and Casey Time
[ Posted Mon, 22 Aug 2011 22:34:52 ]

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was sawing a woman in half.
[ Posted Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:15:29 ]

Tagged with: it was really cool

Ah, Google. Youíre so silly.


[ Posted Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:20:02 ]

Tagged with: Google, Calendar, Schedule

conversation

Tagged with: rapidshare

Is it possible to get shin splints from neurotically bouncing your knee while sitting?
[ Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:48:55 ]

Tagged with: health

Sex? Too mainstream.
[ Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:15:54 ]

Tagged with: sex

theworldq:

This is just a graph I found while browsing the Help for Men section of the AMA's site. It's part of a support network for men who have had bad sexual experiences. This is just a graph I want to put out there for all the ladies with kung fu grips. We appreciate you, but. Damn.

The x-intercept is the point at which the penis is removed from the body, an estimate of my own. 1.6N/m is about equal to 20 pounds of Handjob force.


[ Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:53:18 ]

I strike again!


[ Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 03:39:37 ]

Tagged with: broke, college

Earlier today I considered joining WOW to meet women.
[ Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2011 08:42:30 ]

Still seems like a pretty promising option.

Tagged with: low point, too tired to think

Sleep your life away.
[ Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2011 08:40:43 ]

Do it.

Tagged with: advice

questionanswer

The milk that I'm dipping these oreos into is cold. It is uncomfortable for my fingers.
[ Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 21:39:58 ]

Tagged with: first world problems

I should really stop pulling my hair out.
[ Posted Tue, 21 Jun 2011 06:02:59 ]

Tagged with: neurosis

Chipotle
[ Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:04:00 ]

conversation

Tagged with: buttito, burrito, chipotle

Itís been three days to get this far. Only about 7000 songs to go, then I can let you guys know what I think of it compared to Audiogalaxy.


[ Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 01:23:26 ]

Tagged with: Google Music, Cloud, Web 2.0

Delicious bowl of cheesecake is ready!


[ Posted Sun, 19 Jun 2011 01:45:21 ]

Tagged with: cheesecake, munchies

Waiting an hour for my instant cheesecake to finish is MURDER. It's only been 15 minutes and I'm dying already.
[ Posted Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:58:07 ]

Tagged with: cheesecake, munchies

I declare that today is Wear-a-different-pair-of-shorts-from-the-ones-you've-been-wearing-all-week day.
[ Posted Sat, 18 Jun 2011 14:31:35 ]

Tagged with: hygiene

questionanswer

Man, I love drawing all over other peopleís images.


[ Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:07:32 ]

Tagged with: snarky, video games

I had to correct this image, it wasnít quite accurate.


[ Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:42:19 ]

Tagged with: Zelda, Ocarina of Time

pandalot replied to your photoset: Beach Weekend

;A; when was Jimmy here? Why don't we ever hear about these things anymore? Do you guys hate us? (j/k looks like fun bro)

We were at Paxtonís beach house, not in VB.

Tagged with: pandalot

Beach Weekend


[ Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2011 23:18:00 ]

photoset

Tagged with: beach weekend, partner yoga

I got a husky and therefore am the winner of Doggelganger. Thank you all for playing.


[ Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2011 22:00:33 ]

photo-link-url

Tagged with: doggelganger

questionanswer

Oh no!
[ Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2011 23:06:56 ]

Someone named ďadultmeet-6463487Ē just liked a photo of mine! Thereís spam on Tumblr noooooooooo.

Tagged with: spam, nooooooooo

You know those times where you wish you would accidentally eat the fly so it will just stop buzzing around your head? Anyone?
[ Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2011 17:16:37 ]

Tagged with: weird thoughts

simplifying life, one skype conversation at a time.
[ Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2011 02:10:39 ]

conversation

See through cell phone screens are a great idea. Now you see behind you in the reflection, in front in the screen, and never the content.
[ Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2011 22:22:23 ]

Tagged with: complaints, tech

Using wood on your counter top is almost as retarded as using leather in your car interior, which is ruined by sun (hmm what comes through car windows?), water, and similarly needs to be oiled regularly or it gets stiff and cracks. Leather is cold in winter and hot in summer and is heavy and smelly and expensive. Itís monstrously retarded. We have better fucking materials now!
[ Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2011 21:27:00 ]

Charles Bloom

Tagged with: cbloom rants, leather, wood counter top

Weekend Plans
[ Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2011 21:15:43 ]

conversation

Tagged with: me, mountain dew, weekend

PopTarts are great because they allow me to understand instant regret.
[ Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:18:42 ]

Tagged with: regret

I really need to start leaving a text file noting where I left off in shows.
[ Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:12:44 ]

Sometimes I stop watching shows for a while. There are many reasons that I do this. Sometimes they just bug me.

With some of them, like Gilmore Girls, itís easy to figure out where I left off. Others like Lucky Star, are not so easy. 

Tagged with: tv

conversation

Tumblr Crushes:


[ Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:39:21 ]

Tagged with: supersoniiic, n-e-way, mjolnirinmypants, magicmurderbag, nedroidcomics, profanejane, dwac, ryannorth, iraffiruse

Why I Sit Quietly As You Bash Lady Gaga ę Thought Catalog
[ Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:26:42 ]

I should start a grammar rants tumblr.


[ Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 01:08:00 ]

Tagged with: grammar, tinyfacts

I just saw a post that says "reblog if you have a giant penis." I want you all to know I'm not reblogging it. My penis is a very normal, manageable size.
[ Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 01:19:05 ]

Tagged with: penis, me

Why don't I live in Stars Hollow?
[ Posted Mon, 30 May 2011 00:12:00 ]

Aslkohjgdíjklsdjldfkjldjk

Tagged with: Gilmore Girls

Everyone on the internet abandoned me so I'm going to watch a movie. I need more internet friends.
[ Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 02:55:40 ]

Or real onesÖ

Psh, nah.

Tagged with: melancholy

questionanswer

Tagged with: Ghost Ride It, Mistah Fab, Jesus

questionanswer

Things I said today
[ Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 20:43:06 ]

conversation

Tagged with: things I said today

Tagged with: unsexism

Did I ever tell you guys about Mustache TV? The party game thatís sweeping the nation?

The now defunct site once would ship a novelty mustache and you would stick it on a random place on your tv. Then you award yourself points based on what it lands on and following a set of rules. 

In short, Mustache TV is a game kit which includes a rulebook and mustache. You put the mustache on your TV, then award yourself points according to the rulebook when the mustache falls on something ó an un-mustachioed face, the front of a car, the Queen of England, whatever. It makes anything youíre watching 1000 times better, and any party 20,000 times more fun.

Even though this game is no longer being shipped, you can still have fun with it! I know for a fact that fake mustaches can be found in Party City, and there are probably plenty of other places. Buy one, stick it to your tv, and make up some rules. It could even just be a drinking game, where you drink anytime it falls on a face. 

Please let me know how your experiences go! And if you come up with a sweet set of rules, make a cool pdf for others to use.

Be sure to tag your posts ďMustache TVĒ (even though I prefer the spelling ďmoustacheĒ)


[ Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 18:24:08 ]

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Tagged with: Mustache, Mustache TV, Party Game

conversation

Ladies, stop wearing makeup because it tastes bad and I want to lick your face.
[ Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 02:10:02 ]

Tagged with: ladies, suggestions

I have to get married because I'm allergic to cats.
[ Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 01:03:16 ]

Tagged with: cats, me

Typical conversation in its entirety.
[ Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 00:36:33 ]

conversation

Genuine sadness, the sort which plows below the troughs of disappointment and loneliness into deep and abiding pain, is tearless.
[ Posted Wed, 25 May 2011 15:22:45 ]

Leigh Alexander

Tagged with: crying

Accent video

I also know tiredbackwards, n-e-way, miss-queena, thioindoxilyn, and shabudoo IRL but I was totally winging this and made no preparations.


[ Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 23:42:00 ]

Tagged with: me

Today is proof that I just shouldn't bother getting out of bed. Things will work themselves out.
[ Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 21:17:53 ]

Tagged with: me, melancholy

I get rear ended on my way to poetry class. / School is cancelled? Kiss my ass.
[ Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 19:20:56 ]

And after all this, the worst part of my day?

I donít have any video games to play.

-a poem by Blaine Brown

Tagged with: Poetry

Can someone do a parody of "If I had a million dollars" by BNL to be "If I had a million followers"?
[ Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 01:13:13 ]

Tagged with: BNL, Followers

I think LA Noire is pretty terrible from what I've played. What do you think?
[ Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 00:19:00 ]

I played the first few cases of LA Noire, and I think that while the facial animations are amazing and the writing is good, the basic investigation gameplay is SEVERELY FLAWED and makes the game absolutely terrible to play.

Thoughts?

Edit: If you think itís fun or it sucks please explain why.

Tagged with: LA Noire, Rants, Discussions

Not putting on pants today.
[ Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 05:20:57 ]

Tagged with: me, pants

I don't know how to use anyone else's Tumblr theme, so I have to follow them if I want to reblog.
[ Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 05:08:56 ]

Tagged with: brain problems

Facts about me
[ Posted Sat, 14 May 2011 14:42:58 ]

Iíve cut my own hair since middle school. Though, most of you could probably have guessed that by looking at me.

I canít wait for it to grow back some so I can cut it again.

Tagged with: me, facts about me

Brain Problems
[ Posted Sat, 14 May 2011 14:37:34 ]

Sometimes Iíll kill a bug (only when I have to when itís in the house) with a napkin or something. Even though I didnít touch it I still feel uncomfortable until I wash my hands. I think I got problems.

Tagged with: me, brain problems

C'mon Tumblr give me some action
[ Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 08:53:55 ]

Argh. Still having trouble flood filling in flash when I use the pencil tool. Anyway, I drew this.


[ Posted Wed, 11 May 2011 04:10:48 ]

Tagged with: drawing

I drew this cowboy. Iím not particularly happy with it, but I donít know why.

I worked really hard on the hat, though.


[ Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 22:10:28 ]

Twitter is downnnn. Where will I post my writing ideas, now? I'm going to forget them all.
[ Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 21:11:08 ]

Relationships are weird. Once we're in one (with family, a spouse, whatever), we promptly begin to take the other person for granted and move on to impressing strangers instead‚Äď say, our boss. Then, once we've impressed our boss, we start taking him for granted too, and so on, in an endless cycle of apathy. It's like we always prefer to impress and charm the new than to work on what we already have.
[ Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 19:14:00 ]

The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck

Genuinely loving games isnít even enough. You have to love the idea of loving games. You have to listen to music about games and tell jokes about games and dress like characters from games. You must completely obsess over games until you forget how to relate to people in any other way. Itís kind of like being an Evangelical or, worse, a Boston sports fan.
[ Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 18:33:39 ]

Garrett Martin of Paste Magazine

You guys, I am having a love affair with this ice cream sandwich.
[ Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 03:25:47 ]

questionanswer

Facts about me
[ Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 19:24:13 ]

Normally, I would say that it is hard to get to know someone by simply knowing facts about them. In fact, I typically find those sorts of people who like to talk about facts to be boring; like talking about politics or focusing on someoneís poor grammar in a discussion about something more meaningful. If I were to try to explain the types of things Iím interested in it would be: art and living. If I were to explain in more detail it would be, ďYou know how in philosophy of ethics classes they say ĎEthicists talk about how we should live.í Well thatís the sort of thing Iím interested in.Ē I want to talk about what living is like, what sort of emotions come up in different situations, and what those emotions mean. This is all very vague. Anyway, due to popular demand, here are some facts about me. 

Fact 1: I am long winded

For people who donít know me personally it might be nice to have some basic labels to affix on my various opinions in case they get tired of simply responding, ďgay lol.Ē

The Basics:

Fact 2: On making money

I donít want to work because working means doing something for money which seems like prostitution to me no matter the context. Worrying about money is basically the worst thing you can do (especially for art) and this is present in so many professions like advertising or business. I hate worrying about money, and this shows in my life. For example I have $0.33 in my bank account right now (no exaggeration). Seems to me that itís pretty bad when the amount of money in your bank is the same as the amount in your couch cushions. 

Fact 3: I donít like travelling

I think itís kind of boring to go sight-seeing when all that stuff is on Flickr, literally at my fingertips at all times. Some of my friends tell me that when you go travelling you get to meet all different kinds of people. This seems good at first, but when you think about it you donít really get to know anything deep about those people when you travel. The best thing to do is to become good friends with a few people. Unfortunately all my friends think that travelling is a good idea so they all leave me alone in my city with no friends. I would possibly travel if I could stay in one place for a few months (maybe Summer) and get to know the area. 

Some of my other friends tell me that travelling is good because you can bang foreign chicks. As appealing as this sounds; having sex is fun but Iím not going to go through much effort to get it. 

Fact 4: Aspirations

Iíd like to write some awesome things that could be turned into tv shows or movies or video games. That way I can have enough money to watch tv shows, movies, and play video games all the time. 

Iíd like to learn to draw. For fun, for a job, whatever. I just want to do it. 

Iíd like to have my own house that I can decorate. I really love thinking up crazy furniture ideas, but I never have a place to put them so I donít make them.

If I have a job where I have to work everyday and itís not writing, drawing, or banging sexy ladies; I will die. 

I would love to own a mini-golf course.

Tagged with: Me

Guys, I love Mountain Dew.


[ Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 18:42:00 ]

supersoniiic:

blaineallenbrown replied to your post: blaineallenbrown replied to your post:…

The story is, I was really drunk one time and one of my friends threw an orange at me. I caught it, amazingly since my vision was blurry at this point. Then I said, ...Hey man, I'm not a fucking‚Ķ citrus collector.ď It was the big joke next morning.

ahahaha! That actually made me laugh out loud‚Ķ hahahah. oh my god. 

Everyone should know this story about me.

Boooored
[ Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 00:08:27 ]

I have no new games to play nor anything new to watch.

Tagged with: Bored

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supersoniiic said I couldnít draw so I drew something to prove her wrong.

Itís a cat. Itís been a while since Iíve seen one though.


[ Posted Mon, 02 May 2011 00:54:37 ]

News Report: The Cake Deficit is 100%. I really need to go to the store.
[ Posted Sun, 01 May 2011 23:27:12 ]

Tagged with: news flash

News Report: My keys have been found. They were between the cushions of my chair the whole time.
[ Posted Sun, 01 May 2011 23:23:33 ]

Iíve got to get in on these news reports. Theyíre all over the place.

Tagged with: news flash

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I don't know in what resolution I should upload images so they display properly on Tumblr. Does anyone know?
[ Posted Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:45:16 ]

Tagged with: Damnit

questionanswer

This Tumblr app isn't very good. I think I'll just use the web one from now on.
[ Posted Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:57:53 ]

That time of night when you have to decide between fake rain or your favorite podcast to sleep to.
[ Posted Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:55:00 ]

Tagged with: what, just me?

You guys, I am so excited to go to sleep in a few minutes. You just have no idea.
[ Posted Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:28:58 ]

I was thinking of switching my tv watching until the DVD comes out. Just figured out why that won't work: the internet spoils everything.
[ Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2011 02:51:14 ]

Tagged with: Television

Guys, what was up with the postal worker in the last season of Weeds? That shit was weird.
[ Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 01:43:44 ]

Tagged with: Weeds, Thoughts

Thatís right. Somehow, Tumblr is two of my top 8 visited sites.


[ Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 00:50:54 ]

Why I Quit House
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:59:15 ]

Thanks, friends, for your responses.

Itís hard to explain exactly why I decided to quit watching House. Some shows, like The Big Bang Theory, clearly offended me by deriving humor from insulting the audience. 

I donít think House ever insulted me in that way. The truth is, though, that I think I only ever watched House to begin with because Hugh Laurie is awesome. And Iíve put up with a meaningless plot and trumped up drama for too long. 

I think I knew it was over in the episode when House imagined Sitcoms and Musicals; but I kept up for one more episode. 

As I watched my final episode I realized the only thing I really liked about House was seeing my favorite characters pushed out of their comfort zone and/or doing silly things (Foreman and Taub playing video games, Chase figuring out who posted his photoshopped Facebook image). I feel like if they could successfully make the show revolve around that silliness instead of bothering with medicine, it would be great. They could just place the setting in a hospital.

Of course, then itíd just be scrubs. 

-Blaine

Tagged with: House MD

TMI Tuesday: Do you want a relationship or just casual sex?
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:46:22 ]

Actually I donít really want either. If they happen naturally then Iíd probably go with it, but thinking about it right nowÖ theyíre both so much work for a reward Iím not terribly interested in.

Tagged with: TMI Tuesday

Frig. Giving up House means I have nothing to watch on Mondays.
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 04:58:40 ]

Tagged with: House MD

Damn, I'm following 51 people. Time to find 49 more.
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 01:23:24 ]

Or one person to kill.

Tagged with: There is no other way

When new episodes of shows I like come out, I have to wait 1-2 hours after they air to download them.
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 01:06:50 ]

http://www.reddit.com/r/firstworldproblems

Tagged with: First World Problems

I am getting a french press on payday. What are your favorite coffee beans/tea flavors?
[ Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:53:48 ]

Here are all the currently running TV shows that I watch:

(image taken from my http://www.episodecalendar.com homepage)


[ Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 20:02:00 ]

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This is the future, you guys. Why do bras still have underwire? Shouldn't they be wireless?
[ Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 04:54:06 ]

Maybe the driver is unsupported.

Good morning, social networks. What are we going to do today?
[ Posted Sat, 09 Apr 2011 19:00:08 ]

Guys we're out of water bottles. I'm going to have to drink from... the faucet!
[ Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:14:24 ]

Oh wait nevermind I found one. Whew!

At computer: check Tumblr. Decide to lay down in bed. Pull out phone: check Tumblr. Repeat.
[ Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:03:02 ]

My life.

I wish I wasn't allergic to cats. I always play with them and then my eyes itch for hours after. No regrets though.
[ Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2011 22:13:09 ]

Tagged with: cats

Well? Am I bi or not?!


[ Posted Sun, 03 Apr 2011 01:39:09 ]

(via Comics created by Blaine Allen Brown -)


[ Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:52:41 ]

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Keylimination
[ Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:46:11 ]

Possession List
[ Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:45:57 ]

Reflections on Earth Hour
[ Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:45:45 ]

How do I keep my tablet from getting dusty when Iím not using it? I just set a piece of paper on it right now, but it doesnít seem to work.

I don't know if my RSS import is working, but I just put up 3 new posts on my site
[ Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 22:11:09 ]

My website
[ Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 20:40:28 ]

I plan on doing some blogposts, so I set my personal website to automatically send posts to Tumblr. This may result in some of my old posts being reposted here. I apologize for this.

-Blaine

New comic posted!

Back by popular demand. 

(click the image to see the whole comic)


[ Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:08:52 ]

photo-link-url

Tagged with: blaineallenbrown.com

You guys, whenever itís time for me to get another Mountain Dew, I almost always make a pun on the word ďdew.Ē

My favorite lately has been saying ďItís time for dewx.Ē Which is of course, my second dew of the day (deux is French for two).

I thought you guys should know.


[ Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:45:56 ]

Tagged with: Mountain Dew

I swear Iím not trying to make fun of anyone. This is just what I eat.


[ Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:35:23 ]

Tagged with: Nutrition

[Interviews are] sort of like the early phase of dating. If you are forthcoming and actually confess any of your flaws, the employer/date is like Ďeww yuck, if they admit that, they must have something really bad actually wrong with them.í You might think itís great to get the truth out in the open right away, see if you are compatible, but all the other person sees is Ďcandidate A has confessed no weaknesses and candidate B has said he has a fear of intimacy and might be randomly emotionally cold to me at times, and that was a really weird thing to say at a job interview.í
[ Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:19:00 ]

Charles Bloom

Tagged with: Charles Bloom, Interview, Dating

Well I donít believe in dibs, or love at first sight, or love, or best friends, or doing things; but itís good you brought this to me.
[ Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:10:58 ]

Jeff Winger

Tagged with: Community, Jeff Winger

I just tried to wash my face while rinsing with mouthwash. I got some water up my nose.

Tagged with: drowning in the sink

On Episode 203 of Community Abed is up to some antics. Check them out!


[ Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:00:23 ]

photoset

Tagged with: Community, Abed

ďyou can learn a lot about people from the photos they decide to use as their profile pictures on facebook.Ē

-Sara Jo

So here is an episode of my favorite podcast The Jeff and Casey Show, that talks about Facebook Profile Pictures. Itís all gold, but skip to 10:37 if you just want the profile pic talk.

Edit: Good luck figuring out where you are in time on the stupid Tumblr audio plugin, but seriously just listen to the whole thing. Itís great.


[ Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 20:12:00 ]

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Casey Muratori on Muppet Babies

Is it ethical for Ms. Piggy to have a kid when sheís only like a year and a half old? I mean, that doesnít make any fucking sense to me. Right? Who is that child? And do they address any of these issues? Plus all of the muppets are not the same fucking age! Waldorf and Statler.. older than that eagle.. thing.. older than Bunsen Honeydew.. okay? THEYíRE NOT ALL BABIES AT THE SAME FUCKING TIME. Who was the plot continuity guy? Who said that like a forty year old fucking muppet and a twenty year old muppet would be babies in the same goddamn nursery?

The Jeff and Casey Show


[ Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 00:10:00 ]

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I need to cross-stitch something, you guys. And quite frankly I have no idea how to do that.

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Sometimes when Iím going to get something good I sing ďItís peanut butter _______ timeĒ

Right now itís peanut butter soda time.

Is it possible to do a parody of an already joke song? Because I have an idea for ďI just had Mex-icanĒ

I just ditched xkcd. Feels great. 

Tagged with: End Bite Sized Media

I got a 73. Not bad, I guess.

Source image to do your own


[ Posted Mon, 21 Feb 2011 00:27:00 ]

Do you guys ever worry youíre going to get stabbed in the eye by coat hooks on the back of doors as they swing open?

Tagged with: fears

questionanswer

(click to enlarge)

While Justin and I skyped last night I screenshared and drew while he told me what to draw. This is that image.


[ Posted Sat, 12 Feb 2011 13:49:00 ]

Iíve been practicing my drawing on the computer. I tried to make a man with a comb-over and a moustache, but all I got was the Pringles man.


[ Posted Thu, 10 Feb 2011 18:05:08 ]

I wish I had spent gradeschool drawing instead of ďlearning,Ē then this wouldnít be so difficult.

You Can Wear Your Jeans for 15 Months Without Washing Them
[ Posted Sun, 06 Feb 2011 08:35:33 ]

I, of course, already knew this.

Richmond, VA.


[ Posted Sat, 05 Feb 2011 15:29:05 ]

Valentine's Day
[ Posted Sun, 30 Jan 2011 23:32:50 ]

Guys! Itís almost Valentineís Day and once again I forgot to be attractive to women the whole rest of the year. I am such a scatterbrain.

Reading design blogs in the mall food court. #toocool

Haircut! http://yfrog.com/h216qaj

You guys, last night I dreamed I was watching TV. I need to get out of the house.

Skins US
[ Posted Tue, 18 Jan 2011 23:52:00 ]

What's the point of a US version of Skins if you're just going to reshoot it with uglier people and not change anything else?

Tagged with: skins, mtv

No matter how long I let my hair get it simply refuses to make me look like Jason Schwartzman.


[ Posted Wed, 22 Dec 2010 11:00:27 ]

I just slid sideways across the street with my car. And you guys, it was awesome.

In the future, teleportation is possible, but anything sent through is microwaved. So we can only send each other Oodles of Noodles and Hot Pockets.

Just finished the first season of Skins. Itís beautiful. Not sure how I feel about the amnesia at the beginning of season two, though.

Yep, my iPhone will officially no longer make calls on Tmobile. But this ancient nokia is great for.. midi ringtones.. and such.

You guys, I won my first game of Agricola. Itís very fun, I highly recommend it.


[ Posted Sat, 27 Nov 2010 16:54:50 ]

Yo, Windows, donít ask me twice to confirm I want you to restart. Just do what I say.

I must buy Bit.Trip Fate.

Guys, thereís an off-brand version of Depends at walmart called ďAssurance.Ē

Iím in the mood for some coffee, you guys. Iíll have to get a date to justify spending $5 on a delicious iced coffee or frap.

And so my sister joins the League of Spiderweb iPhones.

Somedays you wake up and you really want to play some Typing of the Dead. You guys know what Iím talking about.

Iím going to insult some of my friends here, but you canít look manly using a tiny netbook. Itís just a fact of life.

Time for class. See you in eleven hours.

You guys, Iím having feelings.

My graphics card died this morning. I sort of wish I didnít just get new tiresÖ

Why is the word ďzucchiniĒ in ďCalifornia GurlsĒ by Katy Perry? Donít tell me itís just because it rhymes with ďbikini.Ē

Truck, truck, truck.

Someday, when I marry, it will only be so I can say Iím a ďMaster of Marital ArtsĒ and for that reason alone.

I have mosquito bites and low will power.

Found out today that in womenís sizes Iím a 12 medium. I can now only date girls that size. ďYouíre dating her? Why?Ē ďI doubled my wardrobe!Ē

Guys, I think Iím going to get a tattoo that says ďQuit making bad decisions.Ē

Why is everyone so upset about people trying to build a mosca in New York? A statue of a Spanish fly sounds pretty cool to me!

How does anyone not die in Earthworm Jim?!

Does someone want to take me to New York on September 24 for an Anamanaguchi show?

Scott Pilgrim again. Yessssssss.

But itís not too hot outside to be panting! Hoho! Zing!

Itís too hot outside to be painting.

Performing a glass-ectomy on my foot.

Cake for breakfast.

Dear Vampire Weekend, You can put my picture on your album for free! (maybe include a gift certificate to Krispy Kreme or something) -Blaine

Guys, I just answered like 40 questions on my Tumblr. You should quit this Facebook garbage and join me on there. http://ping.fm/4vGsV

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Apparently you guys can ask me questions on my Tumblr.

Hyoi You, Pikachu!

I drew this, you guys. I hope you like it.

blaineallenbrown.com


[ Posted Mon, 26 Jul 2010 01:48:00 ]

Tagged with: pokemon, pikachu, zelda, wind waker, hyoi pear

A clean inbox is one of my favorite feelings.

No one told me there was a new Mountain Goats album. asldkfasl;dkfjasdl;fj

ďTravel To Korea For Cutting Edge Voice Feminization SurgeryĒ is not a relevant ad for me, Google.

Alright guys, Iím working on bringing mustaches back. Someone else has to take on vests. Deal?

Hey, Indie Kids! Stop taking pictures of your shoes.

F-Minus today features a person sneaking their own painting into a museum. But all you need to sneak is one of those placards that says you made it and that you went crazy painting it. Thatís all people look at anyway.

I have a sugar hangover.

Oh. I thought that said ďconsciousness activityĒ. Not ďconcisenessĒ. disappointed

Tagged with: disappointed

Twitter is worthless. I quit.

Why are people so excited about iPhone/iPad controlled things? Itís a computer! Controlling an RC car is not an astounding feat.

As far as I can tell, OnLive is just a service to charge $5 a month for game demos.

Documentaries
[ Posted Fri, 18 Jun 2010 03:59:11 ]

Documentaries are just indie reality shows.

Maybe Iím a little late to the party on this one, but Microsoft Surface is the dumbest thing Iíve ever seen. http://ping.fm/siFk5

The Future Of Gaming
[ Posted Fri, 11 Jun 2010 20:08:21 ]

Oh, yeah. I forgot to tell you guys about my new comic.

My CD software isn't working
[ Posted Sun, 06 Jun 2010 18:09:54 ]

Guys when I installed (or maybe when I uninstalled) Songbird it messed up iTunesí cd software. 

I, of course, immediately remembered that I get all my music from the internet and havenít used my CD drive in eons, so I probably just wonít fix it.

Tagged with: songbird, crappysoftware, worsethanapple?!

Mammaries
[ Posted Sat, 05 Jun 2010 18:30:45 ]

Iíve organized all my sentimental items into a single box labelled ďMammariesĒ so that I can always remember how stupid I am. 

Tagged with: nostalgia

What a surprise. Something Mozilla makes is taking up all of my available memory.

Still in Act I of Progress Quest. Currently doing the ďFetch me a plankĒ quest. But hey, at least Iím level 8.

Progress Quest is epic
[ Posted Tue, 01 Jun 2010 20:32:00 ]

http://progressquest.com/

Sometimes my back starts to hurt just looking at a futon.

Who wants to take me to dinner?

I hope this exam isnít scantron. The only pencils I have are golf pencils!

Cheesey Victory
[ Posted Mon, 24 May 2010 11:43:00 ]

Success! Sandwich companies finally understand tessellation!

Guys, I have roll-around-in-the-grass burns.

Why did steam delete all my games?

Fire/Desire
[ Posted Thu, 20 May 2010 20:09:00 ]

Need a song that features both ďFireĒ and ďDesireĒ? Check out the Fire/Desire Playlist.

How is it the only traffic the entire trip is 20 miles from home?

A lot of firsts last night: first time drunk, first drink-induced vomiting, and first blackout. breakingbarriers

Tagged with: breakingbarriers

I just want you guys to know Iím not a citrus collector. drunkthingsIsaidlastnight

Tagged with: drunkthingsIsaidlastnight

Heading to Tech! rolliní

Tagged with: rollin

Aw damn. I need a clicker for ONE class. Uncool.

Hope my sunburn is done flaking off by tomorrow because itís back to yoga time now that classes are over!

Hey, social network, hang out with me.

I didnít think it was possible to need to pee for a whole hour. findingout science!

Tagged with: findingout, science

Guys, Iím going to only visit Mr. Laumann. onlythecoolteachers noreally

Tagged with: onlythecoolteachers, noreally

At KLMS! I miss this place. I feel so safe.

You used to melt for ME!

Guys, I made this while I was stranded at BJís (I locked my keys in my car).


[ Posted Thu, 06 May 2010 19:11:42 ]

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Hey, Sun, youíre ruining my chee itneedstoberefrigerated

Tagged with: itneedstoberefrigerated

Guys, the sky is so blue! whendidthishappen

Tagged with: whendidthishappen

Did you know, that itís not super cool today? factslearnedwhileoutside

Tagged with: factslearnedwhileoutside

Hey guys. I locked myself out of my car. justlikeoldtimes

Tagged with: justlikeoldtimes

Okay, seriously this time. facebookshouldseethisnow

Tagged with: facebookshouldseethisnow

Wait, maybe it works now. hellofacebook?

Tagged with: hellofacebook

Why wonít you post to facebook? disappointed

Tagged with: disappointed

Hey guys, just testing to see if this posts to everything. unprofessional

Tagged with: unprofessional

If I could party all night
And burrito all day
And throw all of my problems away
My life would be eaaasy
[ Posted Mon, 15 Mar 2010 06:01:06 ]

Blaine

Written by Chris of Bout Of Context fame.