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Easter Fun Tips (Pandemic Edition)

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It's not every Easter that we have to celebrate with a pandemic breathing down our necks. But don't let pestilence ruin everything! Damper Three has scoured the internet* looking for tips to help you make the most of this holiday. You may have so much fun you'll hope for some kind of nationwide quarantine every year! *We did not actually do this.

Damper 3's list of quarantined activities, or avoid boredom like the plague

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We've been doing this now for a week or so, and the fun evaporated 6 days ago. The house/apartment/parent's basement you've lived in comfortably for years now seems to be a prison. And you're pretty sure the cats are conspiring against you. Before they execute the coup, take a few minutes to reclaim your sanity with this first installation of our new series, "Avoid Boredom Like the Plague."

Not Politics Presents: Poe Dameron: Great character, lousy military leader

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Welcome to Damper Three’s new, periodic series Not Politics , where we talk about all things having nothing to do with politics. We’re not saying ignore politics. It’s important, okay? There’s a lot going on these days…some of it the normal inanity of life, some of it crazy, off-the-hook pandemic-level stuff. And speaking of pandemics, this series won’t be about COVID-19 or Coronavirus or any other pestilence-related themes. This is for two reasons: first, this reporting is pretty well covered in the real world by the likes of ABC, NBC, and CNBC, and in the realm of fiction by Sean Hannity. Second, we here at D3 need to avoid reading more about pandemics the same way we need to avoid spraying gasoline on grass fires we’re trying to control…our hypochondria does NOT need that fuel. Also, recessions and layoffs. None of that. Ugh. So, with that in mind, let’s dive right into something definitely not political:   Poe Dameron was a Poe. As close as D3 will get

10 tips to celebrate St Patrick's Day in a quarantine

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 While we all do our part to keep COVID19 under control, don't let the virus rain on your own personal Saint Patrick's Day parade! Here are tips to put the good kind of green into your holiday!

Building the Bionic Man: A Look at OSI

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Spycraft is of course a dangerous profession. Agents of communism and world domination have prowled the globe, and the United States rose to the threat by investing resources into some pretty cutting edge technology to defend her interests. From cellular phones hidden in shoes decades before the first such phones ever hit the commercial market, to cones of silence, to nuclear-powered cyborgs, America’s spies have been equipped with the best the nation has to offer. The origins of the Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI) are murky, but the organization started sometime prior to 1973 as the Office of Strategic Operations (OSO). Keep in mind that at the time there were three other key spy agencies, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and CONTROL (the counterspy agency organized in the early 20th Century to counter the international organization of evil, KAOS). While the need for a new spy agency isn’t clear, it seems likely tha

Coronavirus all day, every day!

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It seems that all aspects of life revolve around two things right now: politics and the Coronoavirus COVID-19. Well, Damper Three has taken an oath to stay away from politics as much as possible, but we're bang up all over monkeying around a global pandemic. So since life now revolves around the novel coronavirus ("novel" in this sense is the one you became familiar with in high school, meaning "a long, drawn out thing that someone else is making you suffer through"), please enjoy the occasional Living with Coronavirus tips from Damper Three.

The Bionic Man Exposed!

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Steve Austin, cyborg stud. On March 6, 1973, the U.S. Government quietly authorized $6 million for use on a secret, state-of- the-art weapon system without the knowledge or consent of Congress. A weapon system, as one unnamed source reported, to take care of “certain jobs where ships, planes, [or] a multiplicity of personnel, would be problematic.” In fact, none of the traditional national security apparatus – the CIA, FBI, C.O.N.T.R.O.L - was aware of the program. This was no small feat. After all, not only was $6 million a significant sum of money back in 1973 (an amount that could have purchased a top of the line fighter jet or the votes of half a dozen senators), but the program cost an additional half to $1 million dollars per year to sustain it. Plus, spinoff weapons of similar cost were eventually deployed as well. Damper 3 recently launched an investigation of “Six Million Dollar Man,” Colonel Steve Austin, and the Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI), th
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Welcome to Damper 3. A lot is going on behind the scenes to make this blog your home for all things related to DIY tinfoil hat creations and Deep State machinations. We have an exclusive expose coming out on Friday, so come back and check us out then...you'll be glad you did.* *No implied contract for gladness, let the reader beware.

Good Day from Damper 3

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