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Stephen's big adventure

As of August 2nd, I’m unemployed! Who knows where that will eventually lead me, but in the short term it will lead me overseas for four months. 374 more words

All Blacks


Today I turn 40. It feels… exactly like 39.

I’ve already received birthday wishes from several people, thank you all!

Some people get freaked out on certain birthdays. 378 more words

Mastodon - metal for readers of The Guardian

Mastodon are one of the most successful metal bands of recent times in many ways. At least critically, they’re endorsed by most of the magazines that cater for the scene, plus they also seem to have the liberal-arts press on their side. 405 more words



May 19, 2013

While I’m showcasing writing, here are a bunch of parodies I wrote over the years. Newer ones always on the horizon.

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From The Past

Mastodon - Once More 'Round The Sun (Review)

Few metal bands in recent years have managed to reach the level of respect that Mastodon have amassed through their last couple of releases. It now seems inconceivable for any publication from the  235 more words


The Rise of the Mastodon

Mastodon have had a pretty unique career path.  Starting off as progressive sludge metal band, they have grown and evolved.  Never truly leaving behind their original sound but always adapting and changing it.   477 more words


Quickies: Twitter Hacks, The Most Metal of All Drinking Games, and Some New Videos

Holy Christ I am jacked up for a Thursday night. Despite the disgustingly pleasant weather, I’m going to be sticking with Vinterland and Taake for the evening. 188 more words