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Break it with Fire.

For a long while now, behind the scenes, we’ve been working rather hard on a much needed re-design of the LICD Site. The current one has served us well, but it’s way past time to send it upstate. To the farm. Where we’ll kill it.

Aside from general aesthetic changes I wanted to make, I wanted to focus on two things:

  • Infinite scrolling. My goal was to let you browse the archives without having to click, my simply scrolling down.
  • We have 4k monitors now. Why am I serving you strips that are 1000 pixels wide instead of making use of all that beautiful real estate?

All that said, we are moving on to the Beta stage development, after doing a little bit of it on Facebook over the last week.

If you please, take a look, and do your darndest to break the site and let us know here in the comments section, where we’ll all be trolling to handle the bugs and other suggestions as they come in.

And obviously yes, I know new is scary. But we’ll get through it together.

-Because I Can.

Quote of the Day

“Change Before You Have To”
-Jack Welch

 

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Knowledge & Power

A few weeks ago, someone on twitter asked me what the last book I read was.

After thinking about it, I was embarrassed to admit I didn’t remember. Not because my memory is utter shite (it is), but because I hadn’t read a full book in an awfully long time.

That surprised the hell out of me, considering how much I read on a daily basis. But when I stopped to consider, it dawned on me that all I’ve been reading lately is Time, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Wired, Fast Company, The Economist and a smattering of other publications.

When did I stop reading books? How could this have happened?

I’ve always been of the mindset that you need to read three times as much as you write, and yet here I was, admitting that I stopped reading.

For the first time in my life, I had to make the conscious decision to start reading again, and proud to say, that after a couple of weeks, I’m back on the wagon. Off the wagon? …Near the wagon.

Considering my interest in politics and news, I began with MSNBC’s Katy Tur’s book about her time on the campaign trail with Trump, and now I’m reading Clinton’s ‘What Happened’, which I’m enjoying far more than I thought.

All this goes to say, my brain mouth is digesting words as fast as I can get them, so I’m looking for recommendations of what I should read. Keep in mind, I’m a big fan of differing viewpoints, despite where I personally stand politically.

Hop in the comments and let me know, won’t you?

-Because I Can.

Quote of the Day

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
-Ray Bradbury

 

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Fan Expo Toronto

While I’ve been home for almost two days now, it’s way past time for me to hit the road once again.

This weekend, Lar, Stone, Shayna and I will be at Fan Expo in Toronto. We’ve got a little bit of a different setup this year, that the graphic below will helpfully explain. Suffice it to say, we’re right by/in Artist Alley this year, so things out to be interesting.

Come see us, won’t you?

Don’t leave me alone with the old man. He gets handsy.

-Because I can.

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