Month: May 2013

The Damned At The World’s End

I heard about “The World’s End” before I saw the trailer, where a British group of middle-aged childhood friends return home to attempt a legendary pub crawl of drinking 12 pints from 12 pubs in one night and somewhere along the way getting ambushed by zombies. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost already did that movie, “Shaun…

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The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins By Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy sings a ditty about Biblo Baggins the Hobbit in the Spock vs. Spock car commercial. Since golf was a prominent theme, I thought this was a cute reference to “The Hobbit” movie about the ancestor of Biblo Baggins, Bandobras “Bullroarer” Took, who loped off a goblin head into a rabbit hole to invent the game of…

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The Spock Vs. Spock Car Commercial

The Spock Vs. Spock car commercial came out just before the release of “Star Trek Into the Darkness” in the theaters was probably more revealing about the movie than the worst kept secret about who the super villain would be. (The inclusion of Carol Marcus played by Alice Eve was a dead giveaway.) One of…

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Welcome to Kicking The Bit Bucket Blog!

After shutting down my 15-year-old BBS/website/blog, Once Upon An Albatross…, at the end of last year, I put the replacement blog on the bottom of my to-do list and forgot about it. If I didn’t have the time to fiddle around with a personal blog about Silicon Valley and California life, I probably wouldn’t have…

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