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Audient’s EVO 4 is a sleek, modern USB audio interface with useful smart features

The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device – for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone or instrument that uses an XLR or 1/4″ output and get that into your computer via a USB connection for recording or streaming. There are a lot of choices in ...

Zombie Dice expansion pack improves this quick press-your-luck game

My family and I have been playing more games lately, and one of our favories is Zombie Dice, a "press your luck" game in which you play a zombie who wants to eat as many human brains as possible without getting shot in the head. We also have the expansion pack, called

Weekend reading: both ‘The Snarkout Boys’ books free via Kindle Unlimited

The Snarkout Boys & the Avocado of Death AND The Snarkout Boys & the Baconburg Horror, two of the most wonderful books ever written are available 'free' via Kindle Unlimited.

Absurdist literature for kids? I can not remember a time when I was not a huge fan of Daniel Pinkwater's incredible storytelling... and 'the Snarkout ...

Rysa Walker’s ‘Now, Then, and Everywhen’ kicks off her ‘Chronos Origins’ series

If you enjoyed Rysa Walker's Chronos Files, you'll love Now, Then and Everywhen.

Walker digs into deep into the backstory of her fantastic time travel series, expands greatly on the world-building and time-physics, and adds a few great characters. She also colors in the backstory that fueled the original series.

I really enjoyed Walker's YA ...

LEGO Anakin’s Podracer

Lovely Tattoine style Star Wars tech, this LEGO Pod racer memorializes one of Star Wars most scorned movies, The Phantom Menace.

...but this is podracing.

The kit comes with a Padme and lil' Anakin minifig.

LEGO Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Anakin’s Podracer – 20th Anniversary Edition 75258 Building Kit (279 Pieces) via Amazon Read ...

Spoken Word with Electronics: “Paul Krassner Recalls the Day JFK Died” and “Earth, Take Four”

Spoken Word with Electronics is an audio series delivering to you a two side recording of unusual stories paired with vintage modular electronic sounds

THIS WEEK:

Welcome, fellow occupant of Quarantonia! A few months back I posted the first installment of Spoken Word with Electronics, an audio history series. The first episode was a tribute ...

LEGO Star Wars: Obi-wan’s Tatooine hideout

LEGO calls this Obi-wan's Hut but he is way cooler than that.

Build the hut where Ol' Ben first tells Luke about more elegant weaponry and lies to him about his father.

This 200 piece set comes with R2D2, Obi-Wan, Luke and a Tusken Raider minifig.

Yoda lived in a hut, Obi-wan had a hideout or at ...

I had dinner at LA’s OG Cannabis Cafe

I had family in town and thought we ought to try Los Angeles marijuana-friendly restaurant. A good time was had by all!

The OG Cannabis Cafe is LA's new spot where you can eat lunch while smoking out or vaping. When my sister and brother-in-law told me they were coming to town for a visit, ...

This motorcycle cover lasts years in a marine environment

I like my BMW more than I like most people. This Dowco Guardian motorcycle cover keeps my classic bike looking nearly restored.

Loving both the ocean and shiny things can be hard. A lot of work goes into keeping corrosion at bay on my old airhead. Fog and wind bring minute amounts of salt that ...