Bought This

Like most people, I spend my money unwisely.

Here you can find pictures of stuff I buy. Maybe there will even be a little blurb about the thing. I'll probably put some lame hipster filters on the photos. Hopefully all of this will make me spend less money on stupid stuff. SPOILER: Probably not.
Okay. So stop what you’re doing. Go out and buy the best game of the year. I’ve put 40 hours into this thing already, and I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface. You will never feel better in life than when you’re taking down a fucking dragon and absorbing his soul. This might be the first game that is better than real life. It’s definitely better than my life.

Okay. So stop what you’re doing. Go out and buy the best game of the year. I’ve put 40 hours into this thing already, and I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface. You will never feel better in life than when you’re taking down a fucking dragon and absorbing his soul. This might be the first game that is better than real life. It’s definitely better than my life.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. I bought this for $4.99 on clearance at Target. I hear it’s not very good. I didn’t play the first one. But I figure it’s five bucks, and I’ll get at least five bucks of enjoyment out of the cutscenes and out of slicing fools with a lightsaber, so whatever.
Who am I fooling. This shit is still in the plastic wrap where it will remain forever. I mean look at that cover, that’s that bro who played Doomsday on Smallville, and I’m supposed to play through a whole game as that asshole? No thanks, LucasFarts.
JK, LucasArts. Dark Forces forever.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. I bought this for $4.99 on clearance at Target. I hear it’s not very good. I didn’t play the first one. But I figure it’s five bucks, and I’ll get at least five bucks of enjoyment out of the cutscenes and out of slicing fools with a lightsaber, so whatever.

Who am I fooling. This shit is still in the plastic wrap where it will remain forever. I mean look at that cover, that’s that bro who played Doomsday on Smallville, and I’m supposed to play through a whole game as that asshole? No thanks, LucasFarts.

JK, LucasArts. Dark Forces forever.

Bought my first bottle of Scotch ever. Did a little research (on my phone, while in the liquor store), and settled on this 12-year Glenlivet. Since that picture was taken, I’ve already bought another bottle, so I guess it’s working out okay? I don’t know. To be honest, I was trying to buy a copy of that Zelda: Skyward Sword with the awesome gold controller, but they were sold out everywhere, and so I went to the liquor store and bought this. I guess my reasoning is just that I’m tired of drinking a lot of beer and a lot of soda (with my booze), and so this helps. I’ve been drinking it straight up, or cutting it with a little water, or making hot toddies, which is just about the most delicious thing ever, especially since it’s winter and I have no heat in my apartment.
Also, maybe it just feels kind of good to buy some higher class liquor? I had a college professor, this grizzled old man from the East Coast who taught non-fiction creative writing, and he said to me once, unprompted, “Life’s too short to drink cheap liquor, Adam.”

Bought my first bottle of Scotch ever. Did a little research (on my phone, while in the liquor store), and settled on this 12-year Glenlivet. Since that picture was taken, I’ve already bought another bottle, so I guess it’s working out okay? I don’t know. To be honest, I was trying to buy a copy of that Zelda: Skyward Sword with the awesome gold controller, but they were sold out everywhere, and so I went to the liquor store and bought this. I guess my reasoning is just that I’m tired of drinking a lot of beer and a lot of soda (with my booze), and so this helps. I’ve been drinking it straight up, or cutting it with a little water, or making hot toddies, which is just about the most delicious thing ever, especially since it’s winter and I have no heat in my apartment.

Also, maybe it just feels kind of good to buy some higher class liquor? I had a college professor, this grizzled old man from the East Coast who taught non-fiction creative writing, and he said to me once, unprompted, “Life’s too short to drink cheap liquor, Adam.”

Just… got… this… in the mail. So… excited. Loved the first one. Can’t wait to pop this in and be the goddamned Batman again.
GOOD LUCK HAVE BATMAN.

Just… got… this… in the mail. So… excited. Loved the first one. Can’t wait to pop this in and be the goddamned Batman again.

GOOD LUCK HAVE BATMAN.

Hey guys! Let’s rebuy games we already own! Yeah!
So I never finished either of these games. Bought them late in the PS2 lifecycle, and by the time I had them, I wasn’t really interested in playing PS2 anymore. That said, I always wanted to finish them, even going as far as shipping my PS2 down to California about a year ago so that I could do just that. I NEVER EVEN HOOKED UP THE PS2 DOWN HERE. That said, now they’ve re-released these games in one package on PS3, all with prettier graphics and trophies and all of that, and so I bought them again. So far I’ve only played ICO, but I’m loving it. So great. Even if I got stuck and haven’t gone back to it for a week.
What do you mean I’m just wasting my money AGAIN?!

Hey guys! Let’s rebuy games we already own! Yeah!

So I never finished either of these games. Bought them late in the PS2 lifecycle, and by the time I had them, I wasn’t really interested in playing PS2 anymore. That said, I always wanted to finish them, even going as far as shipping my PS2 down to California about a year ago so that I could do just that. I NEVER EVEN HOOKED UP THE PS2 DOWN HERE. That said, now they’ve re-released these games in one package on PS3, all with prettier graphics and trophies and all of that, and so I bought them again. So far I’ve only played ICO, but I’m loving it. So great. Even if I got stuck and haven’t gone back to it for a week.

What do you mean I’m just wasting my money AGAIN?!

I wouldn’t have gotten this, but P convinced me by paying for half of it. It’s all six Star Wars movies, even more special edition-ed up (AKA: full of even more stupid changes). Anyway, we watched episodes 1-5 in order over the course of a couple weeks, and it was fun. Haven’t gotten to Revenge of the Jedi or any of the special features yet, but hopefully I’ll find time in the next few weeks.

I wouldn’t have gotten this, but P convinced me by paying for half of it. It’s all six Star Wars movies, even more special edition-ed up (AKA: full of even more stupid changes). Anyway, we watched episodes 1-5 in order over the course of a couple weeks, and it was fun. Haven’t gotten to Revenge of the Jedi or any of the special features yet, but hopefully I’ll find time in the next few weeks.

Bored to Death Seasons 1 and 2 on blu-ray. I love this show, specifically season one. I watched the first season, loved it so much that I rewatched it again right away. Now I just got it on blu-ray and watched them all again all at once. So good. Why blu-ray? Because 1.) HBO will never be streaming on Netflix, and 2.) They’ve got big billboards down here for season 3, I couldn’t contain my excitement, and it all spilled out of my wallet and into the hands of Amazon.com. I haven’t had a chance to get to the commentaries or even unwrap season 2, but I’m pretty excited.

Bored to Death Seasons 1 and 2 on blu-ray. I love this show, specifically season one. I watched the first season, loved it so much that I rewatched it again right away. Now I just got it on blu-ray and watched them all again all at once. So good. Why blu-ray? Because 1.) HBO will never be streaming on Netflix, and 2.) They’ve got big billboards down here for season 3, I couldn’t contain my excitement, and it all spilled out of my wallet and into the hands of Amazon.com. I haven’t had a chance to get to the commentaries or even unwrap season 2, but I’m pretty excited.

This is a JamBox. I’ve wanted one for a while, but finally bit the bullet and picked one up. They sell refurbished ones direct from the company for $70 cheaper, so I went that route.
Jambox is a high-quality bluetooth speaker. I can hook it up to my laptop, phone, or iPad and it blasts whatever I’m listening to, all wirelessly. The sound quality is good, and the speaker itself is super portable. With an 8-10 hour battery life (rechargeable via usb), I imagine I’ll carry it everywhere.
So far I’m really digging it. Before moving to California I had full surround sound in my living room, but for the last three years I’ve had nothing but my tinny laptop speakers. Because I live in an apartment, I don’t want to be the guy with the super loud sound system, so this is a good compromise to get real music, without destroying the neighbors.

This is a JamBox. I’ve wanted one for a while, but finally bit the bullet and picked one up. They sell refurbished ones direct from the company for $70 cheaper, so I went that route.

Jambox is a high-quality bluetooth speaker. I can hook it up to my laptop, phone, or iPad and it blasts whatever I’m listening to, all wirelessly. The sound quality is good, and the speaker itself is super portable. With an 8-10 hour battery life (rechargeable via usb), I imagine I’ll carry it everywhere.

So far I’m really digging it. Before moving to California I had full surround sound in my living room, but for the last three years I’ve had nothing but my tinny laptop speakers. Because I live in an apartment, I don’t want to be the guy with the super loud sound system, so this is a good compromise to get real music, without destroying the neighbors.

Here’s another $30 thrown away as I try to justify the purchase of a new console. Okay, not really. It’s Tetris, and it’s in 3D, and there’s like 20 different variations of Tetris, and it has a place in the options where you can choose how you want your Mii to dance, so that’s cool.
I haven’t had much time to really mess around with it yet, I only got it yesterday. But you know, Tetris, the ladies love it, so it’s really an investment for my love life.

Here’s another $30 thrown away as I try to justify the purchase of a new console. Okay, not really. It’s Tetris, and it’s in 3D, and there’s like 20 different variations of Tetris, and it has a place in the options where you can choose how you want your Mii to dance, so that’s cool.

I haven’t had much time to really mess around with it yet, I only got it yesterday. But you know, Tetris, the ladies love it, so it’s really an investment for my love life.


Here’s an update to that vinyl cat I bought a week or two ago. I spent Saturday painting it like Business Cat. It was really fun. Next up I want to get some cloth and fashion a tie and collar for it.

Here’s an update to that vinyl cat I bought a week or two ago. I spent Saturday painting it likeĀ Business Cat. It was really fun. Next up I want to get some cloth and fashion a tie and collar for it.