The Ruffled Crow

Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things

About ruffled crow

ruffled crow is just a guy, a sometimes writer, and far too curious for the attention span supplied.

I’ve lived around a few crows in my life, in the house and out, and they are the ultimate curmudgeons; they don’t dislike you, it’s just that you annoy them and they’re telling you. A ruffled crow is annoyed and uncomfortable. Yes, that’s me.

And also like a crow I tend to collect things. When I started this blog a couple years ago I wasn’t quite sure what it would collect. Splashing through philosophical mud puddles? Unraveling and exposing sophistry? Posting my favorite LOLCats? Dust?

Well, it seems that animation and art, with the occasional side-order of “ruffled crow’s bright and shiny object” has pretty much taken over. Could be worse, I suppose.

So welcome to my little corner of the interwebs. I hope you enjoy what you find, and remember, if you chose to honor me with a comment – politeness counts.

(do you like my avatar? yeah, completely perfect and really pretty dern cool imho. well, i can thank PurpleEevee909 over at DeviantArt for it who was gracious enough to let me adopt it. i am not being hyperbolic when i say i fell in love with it immediately)

5 responses to “About ruffled crow

  1. Hal Hefner June 13, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    Just wanted to stop by and say thank you for promoting my comic and posting a link to your column. Much appreciated my friend. I can use all the help I can get! LOL!
    Thanks,
    Hal

  2. sacredcalf June 14, 2011 at 9:17 am

    You’re most welcome, Hal! I was kinda worried I’d get a C&D email about it (my first, so it would be framed, of course) but thought it’d be worth the risk. (us library folks are real daredevils you know) May have to do a quick revisit now that you’ve started chapter 2.

    Definately looking forward to the android app! And nudity. And occult undertones. And heresy, definately enjoy heresy in our household. Was just remarking to Aunt B the other day that I hadn’t offended anyone’s religious sensibilities for some time now and I am certainly due.

    Truth be told, I’m more than happy to help you and HM in any way I can. Been enjoying the rag for over 30 yrs and Gates is a natural extension.

    Keep up the excellent work, Hal.

    jay

  3. Matt November 10, 2011 at 10:54 am

    Love the cat computations. +/-18,000 seems like a lot until you factor in the savings on heat. With approximately 4000 on/above/underneath you at any one time, you would be quite toasty in any weather.

    Great read. Thanks!

  4. sacredcalf November 10, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    Thanks, Matt! I hadn’t even considered the energy cost savings. That along with perhaps the ability to stuff your own matresses and pillows with shedded cat hair mitigating the furniture replacement expense would certainly add an additional defense, however I think the overall poor attitude of packed in pussycats would shred that mitigation in short order. 🙂

    Thanks again, I always appreciate comments!

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