Earlier this week, news broke of a mysterious and obviously haunted tunnel found in the woods near a Toronto university. Theories about its existence ranged from “ghosts” to “totally ghosts; also, terrorists,” but it turns out that, hey, 22-year-old Elton McDonald dug it for the always-valid reason of “why the hell not”:
“It was just something I always wanted to do,” he said. “I knew I could do it. It was kind of a fun project for me and some friends.”
Good for you, Elton! I’m glad you didn’t die! Building a tunnel mostly by yourself seems pretty dangerous! But really, he seems like a cool dude and I applaud him for accomplishing something that we all totally thought about doing the first time we read any book that featured a secret passage when we were kids.
You thought you’d be safe by going into the wilderness, far away from the ocean, to escape the robot apocalypse. You thought wrong.
How entertaining is it that I promised to review a movie in October, and then didn’t do it until March? Good one! I actually even watched the movie the day it won the voting, or the next day. Then I wrote a couple paragraphs…
Next thing you know, I had to make a Halloween costume, help cook Thanksgiving, reply to an email — time flew. There was simply no way to write a couple more paragraphs and do several screen grabs.
Ugh. Who am I kidding. It would have been so easy. I could have tried. You guys trusted me, and I kicked you in the teeth. The trust teeth.
HOW ABOUT A SECOND CHANCE?? Right? America is the land of second chances! (If you are reading this from a foreign land that doubles down on first chances, IRRELEVANT, because I’m in America.) So here’s what we’ll do:
All this time you all have been worried about robots and zombies, but I knew our doom would come from the sea!
These origami birds demonstrate way more synchronized, magnetized magic on the dance floor in just over a minute than I have in my entire life. Challenge accepted, paper cranes. Challenge accepted.
My day was good! I got a new laptop this weekend, and it’s been really nice being able to use real programs and download real software (my previous one was a Chromebook, which are fine for what they are, but I needed MOAR POWER. Plus it died on me). Any other writer folk out there use Scrivener? It’s expensive but so worth it. Best $45 I ever spent, no exaggeration.
I’m willing to look past the Age of Ultron shtick and watch (once I figure out what the hell Yahoo! Screen is and how it works).
Via Cinema Blend