This is why Ed rules.

My laptop is attached to me when I am at home. I usually have it within arms reach and it’s not uncommon to see me lying on the couch with it resting on my chest. Seriously. When I sleep, it is right next to my bed. I use it as my alarm clock and as my radio. I am honestly not sure how I functioned without it for so long… This has a point.

The point being, the other morning I woke up to a strange IM. My alarm went off and I was thinking about hitting snooze when I saw it. It was from my cyber friend Ed Siemienkowicz. Ed is a great guy from the Chicago-Land area who is an artist, a podcaster and a gentleman. Though I have never met him in person, I would rate him among my better friends.

Anyways, this IM pretty much says “I need your address.” We have sent each other things before, so this doesn’t really seem to out of the ordinary. I send him my address and go about my morning routine. Time elapses and I eventually forget about this conversation… until today.

I decide to make a trip up to the little convenience store down the road and decided to check the mail before I leave. What is waiting for me? This;

I rarely get mail. A couple bills, a catalog or two, and maybe a magazine. To get a letter pimped out with a hot chick wearing a shirt from my podcast and a robot is unprecedented. That’s right mailman, shit just got real.

So at this point you might be asking “Carl, what came in that amazing envelope???”

Miso hungry. Me feed you long time.

Ed sent me Miso Soup! Something I was watching made mention of miso soup a couple times and I became curious. After reading up on it, I wanted to try it. The problem is, I live in SEO (South Eastern Ohio). There are no Japanese restaurants around here and the selection of “ethnic” food is very limited at the local Wal-Mart. Since Ed had spent time in Japan, I was asking him about it and mentioned my frustration at not being able to try it. Apparently he took it upon himself to find and mail me some miso soup packets.

That is why Ed rules.


  1. Posted June 20, 2010 at 11:25 am | Permalink | Reply

    Aw, thanks for the love return, Carl. I’m glad you got to have better miso. Psssh, WalMart miso. Puh-leeze.

    Also, the picture is a concept scene from Transformers 3: The Darkness of Steel Cyb3rDestiny. Bumblebee makes his move on Megan Fox.

    It was the one thing that the studio STOPPED Bay from filming.

    • CarlNo Gravatar
      Posted June 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | Permalink | Reply

      The worst part is I don’t know if you’re joking or not about Michael Bay wanting to do a romance between Bumblebee and Megan Fox. That makes me sad as a human that it’s even remotely possible…

  2. Posted June 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Permalink | Reply

    All too easy

  3. Posted June 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | Permalink | Reply

    Oof, stumbled upon this, too:

    • CarlNo Gravatar
      Posted June 21, 2010 at 10:21 am | Permalink | Reply

      I really hope she cupped his truck-nutz…. HEY OH!

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