Happy Apocalypse

From the Fallout 3 Soundtrack:



Old West Goodness

A little old west goodness today. First up the Montreal Guitar Trio and the California Guitar Trio get together for the final encore song from a 2011 concert performance:

Next is CGT doing a Johnny Cash/Doors mash-up called Ghost Riders on the Storm:

Last but not least is the reason I’ve got the cowboy/western theme on my brain – I’ve been playing Red Dead Redemption on my 360. Released in 2010, the Game of the Year Edition which includes all the downloadable content is only $30, and it’s just plain entertaining western fun. The setting and imagery of the game will absorb you into your own epic spaghetti western adventure and the seemingly endless amount of things (you want) to do, accomplish, or just try for the heck of it will keep you coming back.

From Rockstar Games:

America, early 1900’s. The era of the cowboy is coming to an end.

When federal agents threaten his family, former outlaw John Marston is sent across the American frontier to help bring the rule of law. Experience intense gun battles, dramatic train robberies, bounty hunting and duels during a time of violent change.

Red Dead Redemption is an epic battle for survival in a beautiful open world as John Marston struggles to bury his blood-stained past, one man at a time.



Hump Day Roundup

It’s one of those days where the music just isn’t getting past my ears to be appreciated. The Actionsuit Philosophy tells me in order for one to appreciate music, one must first be able to appreciate silence. Actionsuit Philosophy also tells me in order for one to appreciate silence, one must release the bee’s buzzing in your head. So, while I promise to drink less caffeine tomorrow and post some more music, here’s all the bee’s buzzing in my head today:

  • Food Stuff: Easy and healthy lunches at work and spiral cut your hot dogs.
  • Atari is 40 years old: 10 greatest Atari games at Shortlist; 40 years of Atari at Kotaku.
  • Louis CK is fighting the man, choosing to sell his comedy routines and now tickets through his own website.
  • Speaking of the man: another disastrous policy foisted upon ISP’s and the public by the MPAA/RIAA. As someone who works in the IT field I can tell you there are already multiple ways around this, some easier than others, not to mention the false positives that are likely to result in the banning innocent bystanders.
  • Sports: Goon screenwriter talks with GeekDad over the state of fighting in hockey at Wired. I am a big believer the theory that removing the ‘enforcer’ role in hockey has greatly contributed in more injuries. Players think twice about hitting opponents carelessly or with too much force when they knew someone on the other bench will make them pay.
  • More sports: It’s time to get excited for the 2012 Chicago Bears (great review and preview of the last season and upcoming season with draft pick highlights – turn it up!):

Borderlands 2

Lots of news recently on the upcoming release of Borderlands 2. Play the song below at your own risk Borderlands fans. I’m sorely tempted now to fire up my Siren tonight and give Crawmerax and Moxxi another shot.

Borderlands 2 Trailer and Release Date

Awesome has a date this year. September 18th. Gearbox has released a new Borderlands 2 trailer and announced the release date as September 18th.