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Stephen
14 March 2007 @ 07:55 pm
there's always an excuse
 
 
Current Mood: frustratedfrustrated
Current Music: Sonia Dada "You Don't Treat Me No Good"
 
 
Stephen
08 March 2007 @ 07:34 pm
As an updated, those two books sold for over $200 today on eBay.

That's a cost of $8 to a sale of $200 ... in one day. Mighty fine return, folks!

Oh, and did you pick up some MVL stock? It hit $26.44 on Monday.

We'll see how my prediction does.
 
 
Current Mood: curiouscurious
Current Music: INXS "What You Need"
 
 
Stephen
07 March 2007 @ 06:04 pm
Remember what I was saying about making some easy cash with comics? Well, these two comics came out today and are selling for $75 (at latest bid)

Captain America #25

Cost in stores for both books? $8

Total profit per set? $67

Not bad!
 
 
Stephen
01 March 2007 @ 06:09 pm
Hope your knee surgery goes well.

... freakin' crazians

your buddy (not to be mistaken for "dear buddy")

Steve!
 
 
Stephen
28 February 2007 @ 07:04 pm
Hello folks! Investment banker Steve here.

MVL is now trading at $27.79 and potentially dropping

I say that it will be a sound stock to buy soon and sell off somewhere between May and mid-June.

In three months, I'll check back to see how well I did in my prediction.

End Transmission
 
 
Current Mood: optimisticoptimistic
Current Music: Presidents of the USA "Lunatic to Love"
 
 
 
Stephen
27 February 2007 @ 11:01 pm
Saw the Number 23 on kind of a whim but, I'm glad I did. It was a wonderful romp through paranoia. High on suspense, low on gore and profanity. Good twist ending (that I 16% suspected).

The only drawback is that I don't think it'll be as good the second time around. Kind of like the Sixth Sense dragged on the second time I saw it.
 
 
Current Mood: contemplativecontemplative
Current Music: War "Low Rider"
 
 
Stephen
22 February 2007 @ 07:23 pm
Joe sent this to me. If you've ever played DDR, then you will understand how incredible this little kid is. If you haven't, trust me ... to get all perfects is quite the impressive feat. Especially for a 5 year old!

DDR Champ
 
 
Current Mood: amusedamused
Current Music: Chris and Tad "Making Time"
 
 
Stephen
19 February 2007 @ 07:09 pm

Ghost Rider was truly a comic book movie.

Not a bad movie at all; fun for what it was. The story took a little while to get going but, once in motion, the battles and awesome special effects were in full force.

It had some humorous parts in it to break up the serious tones of the movie. My favorite was the end of the goth chick's interview.

They incorporated the original western hero, Ghost Rider, into the current "Spirit of Vengeance" Ghost Rider mythos pretty well (even though, there's no basis for it in the comics) and was a nice nod to all things Ghost Rider. Although, I would have liked a reference to Dan Ketch (the dude with the GR curse in the 90s)

Seeing these characters in action on film is always a treat for me, and I'm looking forward to seeing the inevitable director's cut DVD.
 
 
Current Mood: contemplativecontemplative
Current Music: MxPx "Set the Record Straight"
 
 
Stephen
16 February 2007 @ 08:27 pm
It's really frustrating when I get a Paypal payment from someone outside the United States who automatically assumes that the posted domestic shipping applies to them.

As if $3 will get your package anywhere near the Netherlands, Mr. Willemsen.
 
 
Current Mood: annoyedannoyed
Current Music: Reel Big Fish "Sayonara Señorita"
 
 
Stephen
15 February 2007 @ 12:18 pm
"... a student at Desert Arroyo Middle School reported seeing a person dressed as Batman run across campus, jump a fence and disappear into the desert ..."

Read the full article here

Ever wonder how people would react to super-heroes in the real world? Yep ... we'd freak out and lockdown schools! C'mon folks ... he was probably just on the trail of a homicidal maniac made up as a clown.

Man, I wish I had seen it.
 
 
Current Mood: geeky
Current Music: Refreshments "Broken Record"