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Friday!
I got my ticket queue down to five, none I can work on today.
I've worked out, showered, ate breakfast, vacuumed the stairs, and generally got everything sorted out. My clients tend to be quiet for Friday, so...

I am sitting at my desk, radio cranked, belting out King of Spain and Bizzare Love Triangle until my wife comes home so I can go grocery shopping. @Chance is on point with the music, too.

It's probably just the Rye talking, but I am really enjoying The Expanse. (I am up to series 2, episode...3? 4? I think three.)

I am watching Hamilton again.
It cost $12.5 Million to make.
I learned more from this musical about the Revolutionary war than I did in school.
Imagine if they dropped the Defense budget by .14% and instead made 80 "Hamiltons" a year.

Watching Max Headroom I feel I am just discovering a command line after working in the industry for decades. How was I not aware of this? I heard it mentioned, but this is amazing!

Why am I searching and reading about Rye cocktails instead of going and mixing/drinking something?

Okay, I think my day is going to be to sit around a few more hours, sipping my coffee, then go mow the lawn, then go grocery shopping and get something to make for dinner.

Maybe I'll shop first and mow the lawn afterwards, and add some whiskey to that part of the plan.

Oh you're fucking kidding me.

I though my Mastodon was down since I tried to do the update because I hadn't cleared my web browser's cookies and was getting errors.

Well, okay, I'm back.

I decided that a few drinks into my evening was not the time to try out new firmware commands that needed to be run as root.

I noticed this future seems pretty representative (comparatively speaking) There's a woman hacker as your "guy-in-the-chair", a security guard was a a female in a suit, and there's been at lease one minority as the guest star in this episode.

Then again, now that I think about it, that was the only minority I saw. At least we still have a female hacker and they seem to be relatively fair with the gender distribution.

Obviously, the entire thing keeps the 80s Neon CyberPunk aesthetic, too. I am sure we could get La Roux to do the soundtrack.

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This time, Max is entirely CGI, because we can do that. We also get some good coders to make some real-world phone apps to take a person's picture and "Max" it, so you can get a Max Headroom version of anyone. `Lex Headroom, for example.

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Max Headroom: TV Movie and first episode (which are almost the same thing), the next episode, and a bunch of web articles.

How has this not been reboot/renewed/revisited?

Max Headroom was a thing 30 years ago. Now, we get a modern CyberPunk future, like something from Ready Player One, and Max Headroom "wakes up" when some crypto-virus tries to spread into his old, offline box. Max, of course, takes over the virus, and there's your new show premise.

If you drive by someone holding a protest sign that is something stupid (for example "Trump 2020") an accepted, easily communicated way to express disagreement is to flick them off as you pass.

What's the hand gesture to show you agree? I drove by a protestors, including a few cops and a nine year old boy with Black Lives Matter signs. What hand gesture do you do to say you agree and support them, but you're on your way somewhere right this moment?

There's a Harry Potter event starting in about five minutes. I am looking forward to it, but I was a bit sad because I was thinking about how much fun it would be to go some place like a coffee house, sit there and sip a drink while getting through the event way too fast.

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