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Zen and the art of being a “huge fan”

OMG! Roses read my Tumblr!
OMG…Roses…read…my…Tumblr…

Assuming you don’t humiliate yourself with a derpy social misstep, It’s always a cool moment when someone you geeked out over respect acknowledges your existence, Like the time Iain Lee and I had a brief heated argument conversation  about library fines a while back, or when I got a twitter mention from a Podcast that outranks Kevin Smith. 😉 I had one of those Squee Moments right around New Year’s, when I was followed on Tumblr by TGWTG Producer Emerita PushingUpRoses. I found her via her snark-a-licious reviews of the Christmas Special, Head, and 33 1/3 Revolutions per Monkee, and then stayed to check out her let’s plays of sundry 90s PC games. (She’s a far better LPer than Doug “Nostalgia Critic” Walker was, though that ain’t saying much 😉 ). I reblogged her farewell video on  tumblr, and got a follow in return! I thanked her in a private message, trying to keep the “You Like me! You really Like me!” geeksqueeing to a minimum. Then she replied as you see above.

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My Favorite Podcasts Part 2 of 2: the M*A*S*H 4077 Podcast and the Bronyville Podcast

My Favorite PodcastsHeya, welcome back! I know two posts in a week is odd for me (and don’t expect it as a regular thing, at least until I take my qualifying exams), but I’m enjoying the free time of my semester being done, and I feel like I owe you a bit of extra goodness for the long lull while I was off in Florida decompressing from what has been bar none the STRANGEST (not to mention most overscheduled) year of my life. Also, I’ll have a new header up in the not too distant future. Nothing against the Monkees or Daria, I just try to keep it fresh with my current interests in the manner of Flick Filosopher‘s Bias Meter. (That said, AURYN and the Frodis Femmes ain’t going NOWHERE). With that bit of business out of the way, on to part two of my favorite podcasts!

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