Archive for May 2014

The Unbearable Posts on Facebook   1 comment

I spend a small chunk of my Internet time on Facebook. It’s been a portal for most people to check out what their family, friends, acquaintances and others are up to. Facebook games, small chats and discussions with friends or in groups. I just want to have a nice time in this familiar corner online. Then you see those unbearable posts.

These posts are ignorant, blasé, argumentative, and/or passive-aggressive. These hold true for comments inside otherwise OK posts. I don’t want that shit on my news feed. It’s bad enough Facebook tweaked the main page to push recently commented posts to the top. Now I have to deal with people clearly lashing out on others in their friend list for what is lacking in their life. Part of me wants to put the aggressors in their place. Instead, I go for the peaceful route most of the time.

Everyone’s got their own burdens. And I’m not gonna be one of those people that dumps mine in on somebody else.

I’m done.

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Posted May 29, 2014 by StupidSystemus in Rant

RE: Picking Up Painting Again   Leave a comment

This past Monday, we had a house washing crew come by the house around 10:30AM. I was working at home. When they started washing the outside walls, my Internet connection stopped working. I went outside and the the service box was definitely wet. I’m still not sure if that was the cause because we had lots of rainy days in the past few weeks. I called our Internet provider.

They asked me to check if the router was working. Then they asked if our phone and TV was working. Turns out the TV and landline phone was also gone. Got a message from our team lead. I told her I lost connection at home. I went to our local Books-A-Million at the coffee shop section. Good thing I have a club membership. I worked the rest of my day at the store.

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I stopped by the Jo-Ann Fabric store and got a simple plastic palette knives set. Skip to Friday night, I had some free time. I decided to finish my last canvas.

Clouds need some work. Should have added the lake first.

I continued using oil based paint. I remembered that depending on the type of paint thinner, it could be used in conjunction with the oil paint and as a cleaning solvent. I didn’t use coconut oil this time. Just played around with Clouds needed some work. I should have added the lake first. The orange-hued sky could have used some layering, but I like how my mountains turned out.

I’m done.

Posted May 24, 2014 by StupidSystemus in Art, Musings

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Do I?   Leave a comment

People ask… “Why do you always have to be right?”

I don’t. I just hate people being wrong.

Posted May 19, 2014 by StupidSystemus in Musings

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Joker vs Joker   1 comment

I was reading an article on why Tim Burton’s Batman changed Hollywood. It’s probably one of the better articles I’ve read on IGN where the comment section was not a haven for fanboy arguments and white knighting. It talks about the Batmania in 1989 and the idea of putting a villain center-stage in movies changed filmmaking. As always, Jack Nicholson’s Joker is compared to all previous versions up to the recent one portrayed by Heath Ledger.

In light of Batman’s 75th anniversary, Batman’s (1989) Joker and The Dark Knight’s (2008) Joker are the best versions of the character for the director’s vision.

I’m just gonna say that Nicholson’s Joker and Ledger’s Joker were true to Allan Moore’s and Frank Miller’s adaptations. Jack Nicholson put his heart and had fun with the character true to the comic. That version lived on in spirit with the Animated series and various incarnations. Heath Ledger put his soul and portrayed a realistic version of Joker that fits the Christopher Nolan version of the Batman universe.

Both versions should be celebrated for what they are and what they did to comics and film adaptations.

I’m done.

Stupid Quotes   4 comments

“The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies. It comes from friends and loved ones.”

WHO THE FUCK COMES UP WITH THIS BULLSHIT??? Isn’t it already implied that feeling betrayed comes from someone near and dear?

I just can’t…

Posted May 4, 2014 by StupidSystemus in Uncategorized