I don’t think I’ll ever be able to see rockets in a non-sexual light again after reading Gravity’s Rainbow. Continue reading
As we continue the tests, we slowly learn more about what Mutta brings to the table as an astronaut.
He has a new shounenesque ability: the power to visualize an abacus. We’ve already seen his amazing memory and visualization skills, so this comes as no surprise. Continue reading
I’m someone whose name doesn’t have a meaning either, both for my real name and the name “draggle.” Well, technically my real name does have a meaning, but my parents only chose it because it sounded well together with my last name, so I don’t think that counts.
I never really cared that my name didn’t have a meaning though. My name meant “me”, after all, and didn’t need any extra baggage attached to it. Continue reading
This is starting to feel like a shounen show. Right now we’re in the middle of yet another training / testing arc. And it sure has been a long one…
That’s not to say this isn’t an excellent show: it is. I’m quite intrigued by the next test, actually: saying in confined quarters together for a lengthy amount of time. But the story’s format is a bit formulaic.
What a badass mad scientist. Continue reading
In a brief moment, Mutta has squandered much of my goodwill. So much is wrong with this picture. They have broken both the “every other urinal” rule and the “no talking rule.” For my uninitiated female readers (and no, I don’t want to know about what you do in there) these are the two unbreakable rooms of the restroom. No talking, and don’t get any closer than you have to. Standing next to someone at the urinal and chatting it up is akin to taking a baby and boiling it in a pot of lard. Not cool. Continue reading