This post collects some of my favorite power-user pointers for organizing and promoting films, lists, and diary entries on the platform.
A quick and dirty FFmpeg command to convert your video to a toot-friendly format.
This year has felt particularly long, but my memory of it feels very short. Maybe it’s the effects of Long COVID, maybe it’s age. I’m nearly 30 after all.
Twelve more months on God’s green Earth, absorbing hundreds more hours of media. It’s only right to denote them, once again, for future nostalgia.
For over 6 years, Deanna Chapman published weekly conversations with a wide variety of guests. Today marks the 300th and final episode of the Welcome To Geekdom podcast.
In what may be the last episode of the podcast, Jacob Tender, Mike Comite, and Deanna Chapman discuss Aliens.
Seeing some fun ChatGPT prompts and responses floating around the net today, I thought I'd throw in a few of my own. To my great delight, all of them were readable, accurate, and passed any plagiarism tests I could throw at them.
Those songbirds which transcend conventional ability and became something altogether more greater. I listen to these artists when I want to feel a higher power.
Can we admit that, by and large, the Internet was a bad idea? As someone who's made most of their nut and name on the Internet in some fashion, I'm convinced most of it is garbage. This is my list of sites that have only given me joy.
For the last three years, I've taken on a personal challenge to actually watch 31 horror movies during the month of October.
Brushes with celebrity.
These programs have indelibly marked my life with joy.
These are the words that make me feel most like an illiterate moron. I'm exposing myself here. Red squiggles and all.
The set, which arrived on my doorstep a few weeks ago, is massive and extraordinarily well-assembled.
My friend James Shotwell published an essay today about the last time he and I saw our friend Justin Proper.
Another year, another swath of media to devour, process, and regurgitate in the form of bulleted lists.
When discussing our favorite moments of 2021 yesterday, Mae brought to my attention a few activities I'm sure happened a year before. My sense of time has been completely rocked by Covid-19. Thankfully, I've got my camera roll to help me recall all the things that have happened since last year.
Jacob Tender and Deanna Chapman discuss Star Wars: Myths and Fables.
I think you can learn a lot about a person, their sense of humor, and how they see the world by knowing who their favorite comedians are. These are the ones that have made the largest impact on me.
Is it just me or were kids movies scarier before the new millennium?
Jacob Tender and Mike Comite join Deanna Chapman to discuss Alien!
Jacob Tender joins the podcast to discuss The Mist. The show originally aired on Spike TV in 2017. We dive into the cast, how the show differs from the story and more.
When we moved into this apartment in October 2015, I figured the only creature residing with us would be our canine companion Jazz. What I didn't know was that the next six years would feature a revolving cast of characters including bats, squirrels, and birds. So very many birds.
These are some of the affectionate titles I've used to refer directly to my dog, whose actual name is Jazz.
It's been an overwhelmingly isolating year with a lot of moments I will forever regret having missed.
As is tradition, here is a distillation of my favorite media—formatted into digestable bulleted lists for posterity.
As terrible as the year has been, some landmark achievements have happened in spite of it. Here's a rundown of what I've accomplished this year.
I don't play video games very often. Here's a record of the ones I've completed.
If the Internet is good for anything, it's chuckles on demand. This is a list of articles I've read online that I can read over and over again for a laugh.
For the last decade or so, I've been a staunch proponent of music playback by album. Recently, I've found a deep appreciation for playlist building.
Jacob Tender returns to the podcast to discuss Star Wars Dark Legends.
A roundtable episode where we rank the 11 live-action Star Wars movies!
I located a long-lost advertisement starring my great grandfather and so much more.
I haven't compiled a mid-year list of my favorite things since 2015. I've just been so struck with compelling media during the year of COVID that I felt it was worth doing a quick run-down of the stuff that's keeping me occupied while most social activities are put on hold.
Anyone who's followed me closely may know that in Fall of 2017, I returned to The University of Akron to complete a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in computer programming. I graduated in May. As a...