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by NorthernComfort
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Louis CK
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: Louis CK

It's difficult to separate online outrage culture from the online media forms that allow it and encourage it. It's a self-fulfilling prophecy towards the lowest common denominator of content. When the only way to monetize is via display ads and only a few companies have the scale to work on conversi...
by NorthernComfort
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Louis CK
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: Louis CK

It's incredible that his shameful admission of a 40-year-old sin, which he clearly understood the horror of, was taken to mean that he was still one step from going on a murder spree. Humans are flawed, and admitting your worst moments takes guts. Also, the people who seem to be regulars in the outr...
by NorthernComfort
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Louis CK
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: Louis CK

I separate the art from the artist. It's important to do that to stay sane. For example, I avoided Roman Polanski's movies for many years. But then guess what? I saw The Pianist, not knowing who directed it. And it was so dang good I immediately realized I was a fool, and had been cheating myself ou...
by NorthernComfort
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Louis CK
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: Louis CK

What do you mean? He's a pretty funny comedian. I saw him live in 2014. Good standup.

unzips pants

You don't mind if I, uhhh, get down to business while I post this? I can type 1-handed.

This is professsionallannormal
by NorthernComfort
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Rants & Raves
Topic: CSS and mobile-friendly design
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: CSS and mobile-friendly design

Wow, nice interesting thread to read through, thanks all for laying out some good thoughts. I definitely empathize with the overall point. Modern web design is pretty disgusting and inefficient and generally user-hostile. I've been doing web dev since tables were the only option, and to be frank it ...
by NorthernComfort
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making the move to NYC!
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Re: Making the move to NYC!

6) Don't underestimate the old men playing chess in Washington Square park, some of them are actual grandmasters. Not quite- they're mostly solid, a good estimate is 1800-2000. But they have a lot of tricks up their sleeve: broken clocks that favor them, bishops that swap colors, and teleporting kn...
by NorthernComfort
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making the move to NYC!
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Re: Making the move to NYC!

Lived in NYC (Brooklyn) since 2001 for the most part. Storage in NYC is fine, but expensive. Probably cheaper to store where you are and move it when you're ready. Here's how to be a pro at NYC living. * Don't live in Manhattan. It's super expensive and shitty. * There is so much FREE touristy stuff...
by NorthernComfort
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Randomness
Replies: 624
Views: 43529

Re: Randomness

My wife took my laundry up to the laundry room and never started it. I figured it was getting done, how kind of her! Nope... it was just sitting there.
by NorthernComfort
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's your job?
Replies: 49
Views: 1937

Re: What's your job?

Software/coding. Currently I'm an engineering manager with fancy title "director of engineering" but it's basically mid-level management.
by NorthernComfort
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crossing my fingers!
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: Crossing my fingers!

Greg Dean is Q. You can't prove me wrong...
by NorthernComfort
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another one bites the dust
Replies: 15
Views: 2040

Re: Another one bites the dust

A huge congratulations to you both!
by NorthernComfort
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Beard oil
Replies: 33
Views: 1892

Re: Beard oil

That image rotation looks like sorcery, but apparently it's from a buggy/non-standard Orientation implementation:

http://computing.dcu.ie/~humphrys/chrome.bug.html

Sorcery.
by NorthernComfort
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: The Comic and The Characters
Topic: When you don't give up.
Replies: 67
Views: 8173

Re: When you don't give up.

The domain name for RLC is expiring this April. Would renewing the domain count as a new comic?
by NorthernComfort
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Beard oil
Replies: 33
Views: 1892

Re: Beard oil

I don't have a beard anymore. manliness--

When I had one, it was pretty straight and easy. Never felt like I needed to oil it.
by NorthernComfort
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Rants & Raves
Topic: Son of Rantettes & Ravettes
Replies: 413
Views: 36948

Re: Son of Rantettes & Ravettes

Rave: parenthood is awesome

Rant: traveling with kids is mega-stressful