Tim Minchin – If I Didn’t Have You

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I don’t have much to say because I’m sucked into a book at the moment (if it ends well, I’ll post about it later), but I did take a brief break earlier for Tim Minchin. One should always take a Tim Minchin break if they have the time.

I recommend sticking around all the way to the end because the last joke probably would have resulted in a spit-take if I’d been drinking when I heard it.

Janelle Monáe

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You know how a song and a music video can get stuck in your head and you can’t get rid of it? Furthermore, you don’t want to get rid of it? Much love to Janelle Monáe for making such fabulous videos and music.

Hello and welcome to Tightrope from The ArchAndroid:

I have a feeling that once Tightrope releases its hold on my brain, I’ll then get stuck on Q.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu from her new album, The Electric Lady:

Lazy Sunday

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I intended to go out today, but then snow and frigid temperatures happened.

Instead, I stayed home and did my best Arthur Dent impression (pajamas and a robe all day) and drank a lot of tea while playing on the internet and absolutely not watching an episode of Sherlock weeks before it’s scheduled to air in the US.

The tea of the day in the Queen of Awesome castle was black tea with spearmint leaves and sponsored by quite a different set of space travelers.

to boldly tea

You can buy the mug from ThinkGeek if you’re feeling covetous.

PS: If ‘The Sign of Three’ doesn’t make you laugh hysterically, there may be something wrong with you.

Chiefs

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you tried

Oh, Chiefs. After last season’s 2-14 record, I was determined not to watch anymore. I’d been burned and wasn’t going to fall for it again.

But then…

Oh, but then you started to win. I’d flip over to 101.1 and you were winning. I’d get on Twitter and you were winning. You went 9-0 and I (and, I’d like to think, the nation) was suitably impressed. I even bought myself a new Chiefs shirt. I was off the wagon.

Today, I went over to a friend’s house and watched the first half of the game. It was beautiful. We were spanking the Colts and their reaction was basically “what the hell is happening to us?” Unfortunately, they figured out what the hell happened during the half and turned the game around and won.

So here we are, 11-5 and we got one game into the playoffs. And you know what? I’m fucking thrilled. This is so much better than last year that I don’t even care that the Chiefs kept up their time-honored tradition of choking in the playoffs.

I’m looking forward to seeing if they keep up this level of playing next season. In the meantime, I’ll console myself with the knowledge that the first Royals Spring Training game is on 2/27.

Pinterest

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Is it just me, or have people been on Pinterest a lot lately? I don’t know if it’s because of work being slow due to the holidays or people using it to make their lives shinier for the new year, but I’ve gotten a lot of notifications on it lately.

If you don’t already follow me on Pinterest, you can find me here. My most popular boards seem to be Tasty Goodness, Doctor Who and Vintage Clothing. Pin away! Send me some good pins, while you’re at it.

Veronica Mars

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I have plans for the weekend of 3/14. They involve me wearing my super duper Veronica Mars t-shirt and sitting my ass down in a theater and watching my most anticipated movie of 2014. That’s right, it rates even higher on the excitement scale for me than The Winter Soldier (hello, Chris Evans!) and The Fault In Our Stars.