“I don’t know how much I want to give away about it, but Darren said with the last one, ‘Hey you looked great, but you’re so tall that in those long shots you looked kind of like Clint Eastwood, and that’s not Wolverine.” He said that Wolverine, in the comics, is powerful, stocky, you know, he’s short and thick. So he said, ‘I want you to go there, get bigger.’”
It’s starting to sound like it.
- The BBC is reporting “a solar system including six planets around a star 2,000 light-years away has been spotted by astronomers. The planets range between two and four-and-a-half times the radius of Earth, and between two and 13 times its mass. Five of the planets orbit the star closer than Mercury orbits our Sun.“ The atmospheres of each are likely to be similar to Venus or Mercury in that they’re probably extremely hot, and mostly made of light gases. In other words, not life supporting planets… but still, new solar system discoveries always peak my interest.
- With my tax return money, well part of it, I’m probably gonna finally break down and get an MPC. Used, of course. I’m in the midst of writing… heavily (more later)… and haven’t experimented with any new music beyond jamming with my guitars and turntables (don’t even know the last time I plugged my laptop into my mixer). But I’ll probably start my third record at some point this year, and I’m getting tired to importing 4 minutes of MP3 file-age just to cut out 98% of it. An MPC — for those of you don’t know but do care — allows one to import sounds and samples via a hard-drive type system, which can then be played in real time through drum-machine type pads. Some guys SWEAR by them: Lazerbeak apparently records guitar into his MPC, then plays his guitar through his MPC (from what I’ve heard, he does literally everything through it). Look like, you say? Here’s the cover to Q-Tip‘s last album “The Renaissance”, yep that’s what they look like: