Jonathan Coulton’s Career

Jonathan Coulton was born on the 1st of December 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut. He had hopes of becoming a musician from a young age, so while studying for his Bachelor of Arts degree at Yale University, he was part of several bands with fellow students, most notably the collegiate a capella group The Yale Whiffenpoofs. . After he graduated from Yale in 1993,... Continue Reading →

Vegan Vampire Soup

We are quickly closing in on the month of Halloween, and I wanted to reflect that in this month's geeky recipe. The result is a beety bloodbath of a dish, a feast fit for any vegetarian vampire, werewolf or cannibal. .   The Recipe (Serves 2 monsters) 1. Boil two large beets for 15 minutes, or just buy boiled beets.... Continue Reading →

The Point Of Growing Up

I saw some similarities between one of the pictures my mother sent me from when I was ten, and another my girlfriend took of me after a hike this summer, so I decided I would combine them into one image, alongside one of my favorite quotes from Doctor Who.   I am ten in the first... Continue Reading →

InterRail 2010 – Part 10: Alnwick Castle

After visiting Cardiff I took the train back to England, and traveled north up to Newcastle, Northumberland. After dropping my rucksack of at a hotel, I hopped on the bus out to Alnwick Castle. I had traveled to this particular castle because this was the castle which had been used as the filming location for Hogwarts in the... Continue Reading →

InterRail 2010 – Part 9: Cardiff

After having seen Stonehenge, I took the train to Cardiff, the capital of Wales.   I had been wanting to travel to Cardiff for a few years, ever since I got into 'Doctor Who'. Cardiff had been the home and main filming location for the British science fiction program since it's return to television in the... Continue Reading →

Discovering ‘Doctor Who’

In the fall of 2005, at the age of 15, I fell in love with a British science fiction show.   I had been watching the Norwegian national broadcasting network's second channel NRK2 to an excessive point all through the summer. While NRK1 mostly showed mainstream stuff like the news, HBO dramas, programs made by NRK itself, well-known movies and new detective shows,... Continue Reading →

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