Monthly Archive: November 2011

So here’s my OPINION of the whole Occupy movement after seeing #OccupyLA 5

So here’s my OPINION of the whole Occupy movement after seeing #OccupyLA

First off: my blog = my opinion.  I have a snazzy little disclaimer down on the bottom right of the screen (scroll down… you’ll see it) that states that my opinions are mine only and not blah blah blah.  You get the picture. So here goes. I have heard and...

The difference between BotCon 2010 and 2011 is simple: 1

The difference between BotCon 2010 and 2011 is simple:

So BotCon’s Twitter replied to me today to inform me about how they are working on the “amazing Botcon 2012” event. Check it out: http://twitter.com/#!/BotCon/status/141892993228611584 Instead of a long series of tweets, I’ll remind the folks at BotCon what I pointed out back in 2010 with this short blog post: 1....

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 3: People on the Cruise 0

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 3: People on the Cruise

Continued from: NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 1: Miami Beach, Florida NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 2: The Trip to the Bahamas For those of you that have met me in person, you know that I am a shy person and generally considered an introvert. </sarcasm> Cruise ships are a great place...

Why do I think @InvaderCON will do well?  This is why: 4

Why do I think @InvaderCON will do well? This is why:

The InvaderCON website… five seconds after Dinner of DOOM! and I’m Makin’ Waffles Breakfast tickets went on sale tonight: EDIT: Best quote on the InvaderCON Facebook about this… It’s like Wal-Mart on Black Friday… except with less pepper-spray. -Emily Rose Satterfield

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 2: The Trip to the Bahamas 0

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 2: The Trip to the Bahamas

Continued from: NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 1: Miami Beach, Florida We got on a boat.  Remember that this was going to be our first cruise.  I had been on “booze cruises” in the past – the ones that take you far out enough to gamble legally and then back the...

For all you @InvaderCON and #InvaderZIM fans. MORE proof that ZIM fandom lives on! 2

For all you @InvaderCON and #InvaderZIM fans. MORE proof that ZIM fandom lives on!

When I was in Miami a couple of weeks ago I walked into a Hot Topic at some local mall.  (We were there, believe it or not, looking for Alice in Wonderland Vinylmation figures.  My wife collects them.) Today marks seven months until InvaderCON II: DOOMCON kicks off.  This photo...

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Facebook Politics, Stupid People, and my friend (@RichardHorvitz) needs your help…

UPDATE: As of 2:45 PM Eastern time, the Fake Richard Horvitz profile has been deleted by Facebook.  Thanks to everyone who helped bring it to Facebook’s attention.  Victory! Being a ‘convention personality’ in the fan community has its ups and downs.  I love meeting fans.  I love talking to people...

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 1: Miami Beach, Florida 4

NCL Bahamas Cruise Part 1: Miami Beach, Florida

For our fourth anniversary trip, Shannon and I took our first ever cruise.  Since Shannon grew up in Georgia (and we weren’t sure about her ‘sea legs’) we opted to start with a simple three night/two day excursion to the Bahamas.  We kicked off the trip but getting a hotel...

The Morning After AND The Morning Before (Photos) 2

The Morning After AND The Morning Before (Photos)

Good morning!  I am enjoying Internet while I still have it before getting on a boat and praying Shannon doesn’t try to throw me overboard.  For those of you playing catch up, today is our four (4) year anniversary.  Since getting married, we promised ourselves that each anniversary would be...

Four years later and she’s still ‘Mrs. Croom’ 0

Four years later and she’s still ‘Mrs. Croom’

Today is 11/11/11. And here I am in the lobby of our hotel in Miami Beach: Here’s Shannon. Same lobby. It should be noted that SHE is the younger of us. We’re chilling in the lobby before getting a cruise to the Bahamas tomorrow. It will be our first cruise...

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Good morning. My @ComcastCares hell continues & why I now regret getting @Xfinity_TV

Before reading this post, you should take a moment to review how this mess started: ‘I value the time of others, but it appears that @XFinity_TV & @ComcastCares do not. #Service #Fail’ (http://www.tomcroom.com/?p=8305) Wednesday’s fiasco cost me a half of day out of work spent at home waiting for a...