Day 23: The Final Countdown

Well, I’ll bet you thought I wasn’t going to write this thing, didn’t you? You can be forgiven for your doubt, as day 23 has been on ice for the holliday season, and a thin film of something-or-other has started to form on the surface of this blog like so much egg-nog left half drunk […]


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Days 21 & 22: The calm before the bloodstorm


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Second to last post! If future me had come back in time and told me at the start of the month that my December would include cannibalism, bestiality, eight swords, and a hella boring chair, I would have said “WHAT ARE YOU DOING GO SET YOUR FANTASY ROSTERS YOU LEFT DEANDRE HOPKINS ON THE BENCH […]

Days 19 and 20: Three Stooges Comedy


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You know, we here at Bricks for Days like to have the occasional chuckle.  We appreciate the well turned phrase and the well placed zinger as much as the next Lego Christmas Advent blog.  Which is why we want to take a moment to pause today and appreciate the truly spectacular work of one Her Excellency The Rev. […]

Day 18: This Daemonbeer’s for you


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  I’d like to take this intro to welcome Alan to the huddled, unwashed masses of Cubicle People. I lost my own longtime office in the Year of Our Lego Calendar Number Three, when my company moved to a new soulless corporate demesnes.   Without a fourth wall between you and the normies, you really […]

Day 17: Sweets for the Sweet.


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Well, I’m be damned if I’m going to miss another blog simply because I’ve had too much to drink.  This aggression will not stand, man. Life update: In the last 48 hours, I’ve lost the office that I’ve been rocking for a while.  Company needed to condense to save the $$ – my door privileges […]

Days 14, 15, and 16: I’ll take Swords for $600, Alex


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During our Friendsgiving a few weeks ago, Abbie and I were discussing our upcoming family Thanksgivings. Abbie is a gluten free vegetarian (and a really good person, I swear) and was cooking the entire meal for her family and fiancée. “How are they taking that?” I asked, picking brontosaur meat out from between my teeth […]

Day 12 and 13: Nineteen Eighty Lego


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“A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” — Thomas Mann There are a nearly infinite number of things that have been written about the process of writing.  This is what happens when a bunch of eloquent but essentially self-centered assholes reflect at great length on the […]

Day 11: So a reanimated skeleton walks into a bar…


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Last week’s sickness killed my normally hearty appetite –I’m basically a tapeworm wearing a pale skin sheath—and so I found myself with about 70% more brain power kicking around that would normally be devoted to picturing sandwiches. 69% of that went into this Lego blog, and the other 1% to laughing at the number 69. […]

Day 10 – The Filibuster


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There is a moment, when one is finishing a lego blog at 12:30am, and one has had a few drinks, and one is really feeling one’s oats, if you will, really diggin’ on the work that one is doing, and then one goes and presses publish, and closes their browser window with a flourish, only […]

Day 9: Enter the The Overexplanatory Clan


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While I’m happy that Sunday’s Day Box gave us another life to toy with—writing this thing requires a pretty unhealthy God complex—I had a hard time undoing any buttons for that monstrosity of a throne. Me when my Day Box yields weapons or a life that can be snuffed out with weapons: Me when my […]