Tumblr has decided to burn itself to the ground, so I'm setting back up over here. Our old site was otdderamin.tumblr.com. I'll try to keep both updated until it's clear that Tumblr is finished. I enjoyed the followers we had there and hope they'll join us here, too. I'm currently in the process of backing … Continue reading Fuck Tumblr
This is WAY outside the usual scope of this blog, but have a peak into me as a person. Today I came across one of the most beautiful and powerful pieces of music I’ve ever heard and feel obliged to share it with EVERYONE: Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” recomposed by Max Richter. If I could … Continue reading Vivaldi Recomposed by Max Richter
Dear Critical Role Cast, Vox Machina helped me transition thought the hardest few years of my life. Chronic, debilitating migraines slowly took away my active pastimes, my community, eventually my career. Bad medications caused my mental health to plummet and nearly killed me. My grandmother started dying of cancer. Critical Role was an escape when … Continue reading Thank you, Vox Machina
Probably going quiet for a bit. My grandmother has been handed off from Sarenrae to the Raven Queen. But her suffering is over.
I’ve always wanted to help people. To make the lives of others easier. An IT Systems Administrator by trade, specializing in help desk, documentation, and security. In 2015, sudden chronic illness started taking away my normal life. Losing a job I loved to illness was a heavy blow, and I was very lost for a … Continue reading About
Hi Critical Role Cast, Crew, and Critters, A year and a half ago, sudden, rapidly declining health started taking away my normal life. The illness wasn’t going to kill me, but I was so hopeless and depressed, I was pretty close to ending all anyway. Critical Role gave me an escape. It gave me back … Continue reading What Critical Role Means To Me
These are more literary transcriptions meant to capture the entire scene, and it’s feel, for analysis, rather than a strict dialog transcript like what the good folks at @CRTranscript are doing. This means I’m trying to read and narrate body language, cadence, and tone. This is subjective, and I’d be interested to (politely) hear other … Continue reading A note on my transcription method