TMD's Creatively Named Blog
But nah, it was epic. Perfect? No, not quite (I'll get to that), but certainly epic. I like how they're bringing in Dol Guldur and all.
Also they made each dwarf distinct, even if they do get rushed over a lot.
So what'd I change? Pacing, mostly. Take a critical hand and cut away. The stone giant battle while really cool, was unnecessary and slowed it down. Same with Radagast's introduction, could have cut a few minutes off of that too. Just bits here and there to improve the pacing.
Oh, and the Into Darkness preview kicked all kinds of awesome.
It was really cool. And in Italian. But cool. Reeaaal cool.
And yeah, of course we suited up.
(this photo was taken while we were lining up for a proper one, figured it deserved to be spiffed up)
He's also a neat guy who does a good job of living life and not dying. Which, really, is harder than it sounds. Take it from me.
And because he posts entries like this.
"Yeah, sounds good."
"Man, I've got Astronomy, Creative Writing, and a mess of reading to get through."
"Try French philosophy."
"Touche. Alright: Reading time!"
One Hour Later...
Because that cartoon is so much cooler than analytical papers.
And probably more intelligent.
But you know you can't take it? That as much as you wish you could you can't? That you have to do the right thing and say no?
And step back out alone, without what you could have had? And even though you did the right thing you feel like
So you talk it out, you pray it out, you write it out, you get on your PS3 and you shoot it out. Hoping that somehow those exploding heads will clear yours. You wanna scream, you wanna yell, you wanna go back and take the other path.
But you can't. You can't go back on it.
And your Dad tells you that an ordinary man would have grabbed the opportunity without factoring in the consequences. That your action, he says, shows that you're an exceptional man and that he's proud of you.
You take the solace you get from that, but still. It sucks, y'know?
grew up on a ship
at New York University