When renaming your blog due to potential trademark violations, it’s good to choose something that you don’t have to explain. If you have to explain where the name came from or it’s meaning, you’re either annoyed or you’re boosting your ego. Imagine. “The name is a a combination of the first name of the main character in The Prophet by Paula Coelho and the title of the first song I ever wrote. Because the journey of being a musician...”. No. Die. It should be something simple and something that simply slides into the brain without confusion. Here are some examples. Coffee Readings. Nonsense and Babble. The Daily Babble. The Cassowary. Read Before Bed. Grindcabin. Grindgarage. Zombie With a Purpose. My god the list goes on. The Gods of Entertainment. Something basic, maybe indicative of the content. Google it first. Google it hard.
February 27, 2020
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February 26, 2020
Boredom creeps in undetected when you rely on the same forms of entertainment all the time. Rather than work work work and then play, we need to take hold of brief little pleasures to punctuate the day. Try reading a book for fifteen minutes before bed. Choose a monthly magazine to read. Have a scotch or a cocktail, just one, on Friday nights. Play cards with your partner. Why not have an espresso next to you when you’re sitting on the toilet? Master cooking a particular meal. Get a haircut more...
February 28, 2020
The Umbrella Academy is a compelling television show. Most of its appeal comes from waiting for explanations. What’s going on? How does the world end? When will do and so use their powers to their full potential. The problem with the show is that the pay-offs are too delayed. The storyline is good but not so good that can get away with releasing the flood in small drips. Patience is a virtue but so is balanced and well-spaced writing. Perhaps (likely) the show was designed for Netflix binge-watc...