THE SHORT VERSION:  I had almost no time to really do anything productive this weekend, and yet: Played five minutes of Bloodborne, hated it, am never playing another ‘Souls game ever again. Finished Greg Sestero’s The Disaster Artist; kinda makes me want to hate-watch The Room again, which doesn’t necessarily make it a successful memoir?  It’s OK. Recorded …

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I finished David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet this morning.  I’m still sort of swimming in feelings after that ending – my god, that ending – but I’m too impatient to wait until the coffee kicks in to write something real and meaningful.  So some quick bullet-pointed reactions are as follows: Nobody on this …

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MUSIC:  If we’re judging the new album’s progress solely by how much I’m uploading to my Google Drive folder every week, then obviously I’ve slowed down rather considerably since February.  But I’m still working / thinking / contemplating / scribbling down lyrics whenever they pop into my head, nearly every day. My beta listeners might disagree …

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The Game:  The Order: 1886 Current Status:  3-4 hours in, halfway through Chapter 9 (out of 16) The conventional wisdom on The Order: 1886, as far as I can tell, is the following: for a $60 game, it’s far too short and has no lasting value beyond the initial campaign for a third-person cover shooter, …

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MUSIC:  So:  I’ve been busy.  The attached .jpg represents almost everything I’ve uploaded for my beta listeners since I started this recording project in late-January; there’s still a few more sketches on my hard drive that I haven’t uploaded yet, mostly because there’s not much to them. I’m working on a bunch of things at once; I’m …

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