the Red chair show: a brief (and wonderous) history of your friendly neighborhood jman


With ya boy now a contributing writer to Comic Book Resources, your friendly neighborhood jman recounts the path to fulfilling one of his biggest and longest term goals.  but, in the end, is still left wondering why you haven’t subscribed yet to this channel.

And be sure to check out the first entry to CBR:  10 best alien invasion movies to ever threaten the Earth

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Of bad attitudes and tech dudes

Of bad attitudes and tech dudes

Of bad attitudes and tech dudesWhat is it with tech guys?  Why are tech guys such tools?  I’m not being stereotypical here, either.  I’m speaking anecdotally.  As anecdotally as this past weekend, as a matter of fact.

With my oldest daughter being home from college for the summer, the fights over the TV have already begun.  To ease my suffering, and avoid a nuclear disaster at Chez jman, I decided to take yet another financial hit and buy a second TV for the gamers residing in my house.

After a quick search on the internets, I found a desirable TV for the right price (that is…fit the space on my credit card) at Best Buy.  Much to my chagrin, though, after making the trek to the store, the desirable TV was only available online.  I could’ve purchased it from the website and had it shipped to the store, but…impulsiveness.

Besides, there was a comparable TV at the store; comparable in every way, even down to the price (spoiler alert:  or so I thought).  As I was contemplating a decision, a handy dandy Best Buy employee was making his way down the aisle.   “Do you need any help, sir?”  He asked.

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Tastykake Pancake Flavored Krimpets ARE NOT a myth.


The last few years, your friendly neighborhood jman’s been on a quest.  A vision quest, if you will (and you will).  A vision quest to find these mythical Tastykake Pancake flavored Krimpets.  I know.  I know.  I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking:  What in the Sam Hell am I talking about?  Well, it’s a fair question.  And one which I aim to tackle here.

See, a bunch of years ago, Tastykake came out with Pancake flavored Krimpets.  And I picked up a box, why?  Because marketing works on me.  Duh.  And I’m more than willing to try anything that has the word “new” on it.

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A Discourse in Online Dating. Or, Insanity squared

A Discourse in Online Dating.  Or, Insanity squared

After a 5 year relationship ended about a year ago, it was time for your friendly neighborhood jman to dive back into the muckity muck that is the middle age dating scene.  Although, for any number of reasons, I’m not exactly sure why.  I mean, I’ve got a pretty happy, fulfilling life as it is.  True…I hate my job with the passion of a thousand burning suns and all, but it’s not like having a woman in my life is going to change all that.  Wanting to be in a relationship has got to be some kind of base biological need hardwired deep in the most primitive parts of our brains.

Either that, or just the need to get laid.

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Tales from the Vacation 2014: The trouble with Creamer.

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To wind down our coverage of Tales from the Vacation 2014, your friendly neighborhood jman brings you a very special episode of the Almost Internet Famous Internet “mini” Show.  Yup…that’s right! We’re crossing the streams here!  It’s the “mini” show meets Tales from the Vacation.  All the goodness of Tales from the Vacation, without all those stupid words to make your eyes and brain hurt.

Moving pictures, I tell ya!  It’s the wave of the future…

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