The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, August 27, 2002

“What the heck is going on here?”

“What do you mean you haven't read it for a year?” said Spring.

“I just haven't,” I said.

“You hook me on Sluggy Freelance and yet you haven't kept up!

“Well, smart pushers never take their own merchandise,” I said, dodging a flying keyboard.

That was a couple of days ago. So tonight I hunkered down and caught up with a years worth of Sluggy Freelance. Fire and Rain has to be one of the best story arcs Pete Abrams has done for Sluggy (and like Dave Sim's Cerebus, Sluggy Freelance is one of those comics that you pretty much have to read from the start or else it doesn't really make all that much sense; and also like Cerebus, the artwork has progressed wonderfully).

Now I finally can make in-jokes with Spring and Rob.

Ka-click

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[It's the most wonderful time of the year!]

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