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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Lay down and forget

I woke up this morning with four words and a tune to accompany them. In my sleepy state, I kept repeating it over and over and it soon turned into a small song and four lines of lyrics. After singing it/humming it to myself all morning, I moved around and changed a couple of the words while keeping the original four to play with. I can't tell you the exact notes or the rhythm that goes with them, but this is what I've come up with so far:

Lay down, slow down,
Lay down and forget.
Calmly, softly,
rediscover it.

If you ask me what "it" is, then you've got me beat. Heck, I was trying to interpret the song as I finished my shower this morning. I've got a couple theories, but those are private. So sue me*. This song is also the only reason I got up in the morning - I really wanted to write it down before I forgot it. That is, before I laid down and forget it (har har). I tried playing a virtual keyboard to see if I could figure out the notes, and I think I might have them but I'm still unsure.

In other music news, I've got another 8 bit song posted. I present to you, Breakdown:

It loops twice, but doesn't loop all the way through the second time, for some dumb reason which is probably my fault. There's a couple places in there where I really mess with the listener's head, and that still screws me up when I give it a listen. I love the end of the loop where the "drum" part starts breaking down while the rest of the song continues as normal. I always end up tapping my foot before that part and start thinking "Whoa whoa what's going on here" when it hits. My foot wants to slow down but the music isn't going to and my brain is in a conflict and I just end up being really confused and it starts looping again.

I have some strange ideas in music sometimes, I guess.

*please don't sue me

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Alright, what was that all about?

Your guess is as good as mine.

The idea for Dr. Child's Unorthodox Class came to me in the middle of one of my lectures. In fact, in my mind I pictured Dr. Child looking like my professor, but let's not get into that. So I wrote it up really quickly and thought, "Hey, let's go from there." So I did.

Where did I go? I don't really know, either. I wanted to make it a bit strange, and I think that worked for the most part. It didn't exactly end how I wanted it to, but once I hit Spring Break I lost all the steam I had in posting (both here AND in my required English blog, so you guys aren't alone).

Finally, I do have some more content to post. Pictures, an 8 bit song, and just other general excitement that's going on. What I believe I want to do soon is to post my sad, sad attempt at comedy and even worse attempt at imitating Douglas Adams' style.

With that, here's a picture of a duck that I found on wallbase.cc

Can't see the duck? That quacks.

Thursday, April 12, 2012



The verbal and recent physical attacks on Hilling University have been deemed acts of terrorism by administration and federal government. A large group of students attempted to assault the main administration buildings under the guise of protest. Shots were fired from the crowd, followed soon by Hilling University Police returning fire. An estimated 19 student deaths have been recorded, with several injuries. Multiple arrests have been made, and students are allowed no contact outside the university until further notice.

Under Federal Guidelines, this blog is hereby suspended from posting any further slander against Hilling University. All possible and extensive legal action is being taken against the author for defaming the above mentioned school.

Among the dead are the author's informants Jordan Sun and Gary Evans. Lucas Owens, the child that Dr. Brian Child tortured in class, was among the injured due to gunshot wound to the shoulder and is currently held in critical condition. Reason for his appearance on campus and out of foster custody is pending investigation.

Professors have been reported to side with the terror-inducing students, and will be terminated upon discovery of this fact.

Any discussion of Hilling University on social networking sites such as Facebook or Reddit will be removed, and users will be dealt with harshly for not complying.