Saturday, December 14, 2019

When Is Power Rangers Podcast Returning?

           Now that it has been 48 hours (2 Days) later I got another announcement. However this time it is good news compare to my post yesterday's post. So this the OFFICIAL Post for the Power Rangers Collaboration Podcast and I got some news to tell you guys finally to when the collaboration Podcast is returning:

1) Yes The podcast is going to return, however, we are limited in the studio due to the on-going renovations with installing new wall units being installed so this is one of the reason there is a delay in the production side of things at the moment.

2) I have been behind schedule and it is entirely my fault, I should of had it done by end of September but the reason was because I have been dealing with my Mental Health so that is one of the main reasons there has been a hold on production. 

3) I have been trying to work on this non stop to get the show watched and now half way with watching the show and the next step will be typing up the notes for Lightspeed Rescue which I think it will not take that long to type it especially if I go at a good pace. 

4) Finally, with the renovations, it has indeed been tough to get finished with the episodes as I am getting close but something always seems to be in the way however I think all of this, I should of put the podcast on hold till the New Year however it is coming back.


             So with all of that, Larry and I have spoken to each other in person back on Sunday (2 Days ago) and we have come to an collective agreement that we will be back to Power Rangers Collaboration Podcast in (January 2020 sometime) however we will know when we book the day as usual. Why may you ask? Well, with the reno, the setup is limited and right now there is only one boom arm and microphone setup and stuck in a corner it is not the right time right now as we rather have our normal everyday setup. Also we plan to wait till the entire studio is finished and painted so that could take up to at least another month and a half from now to hopefully it will be done. However there is no date in February as of yet but I will be done before Christmas with the planning. Also I will make this clear, I will be working on the next season immediately and with Everything About Reality TV Podcast ending I am going to have a ton of time on my hands and will be really going deep into the show to get a bunch more of collaborations out for you guys on top of my regular appearance on Punk Rock Cheeseburger Podcast. So you never know Larry and I could be recording more of Power Rangers Collab Podcast sooner then you think! I am going to try and get myself ahead so we have a bunch of new content to get out to you guys. Over the next few months, I am definitely going to be busy with planning and preparing for future episodes and never know where this will go down the road either.



Chris

Friday, December 13, 2019

Fried Perogies At Toronto Christmas Market Food Review!

              As I promised you guys I would do a food review for you guys from the Toronto Christmas Market back on Wednesday and yes I did a double blog post for you guys today. As I mentioned in my post back at noon I had the Perogies with onions and also bacon and not small pieces of bacon either big chunks of it too. They even gave me a ton of sour cream which made it so good. Now the Perogie isn't your typical boiled as it was actually fried European Style which was really, really good even tho it was tough to actually cut but I someway, somehow seemed to manage it with no problem. In the perogie there was potato and cheese the kind we have sometimes every 2nd week or so when we cannot figure out what we want to eat for dinner. The dough was tougher then usual but manageable but it was really good even with the bacon, onions and sour cream.  It wasn't my favorite but don't forget this is the first time I have had this and it is honestly hard to cut that was pretty much my main issue.


              However I am overlooking that part of the meal the bacon, onions all well cooked and had a ton of flavor so that was good and the cheese and potato were super good too so out of it all it would be a 4 out of 5 and yes I am being generous with the entire meal. Now would I do it again? Hmmm maybe, I really unsure but again I could be feeling different from this review come this time next year when it is time to go to the Christmas Market 2020 as I am sure my dad and I will be back there again at the end of next year. However I want to try something different there instead and kind of switch things up each year and I am sure I will be back to the same thing eventually but who knows. Either way I ate it and enjoyed it and that is what entirely matters to me and really I didn't complain about it but it was in the back of my mind on the one issue but really I didn't worry about it at all. I am all about the experience at the Toronto Christmas Market every year that I go with my dad and we made time despite the busy schedule around this studio reno project. Finally I hope you enjoyed this bonus post and I will see you in tomorrow's regular post at the usual time. 





Chris

Toronto Distillery Christmas Market 2019

              Wednesday afternoon, I got to go with my dad and honestly I really didn't want to go but I went and I had a ton of fun once I got there. Yea I was tired and I once again didn't sleep or didn't sleep at all and by the time you see this post I am already on the road to meet up with 2 of my former staff. Anyways we took the Go Train and yes I had to refill my Presto as I may have ran right out by the time I got home but that is besides the point. The train trip takes me about 45 minutes from here to there and that is OK honestly. We got there we had to take a subway and a streetcar there but least its not as long as last year as we got stuck at a station due to a damn signal ahead so this year we were a little worries. We got there we had dinner first which was Perogies which I will be posting up a second post up for you guys this afternoon at 3 pm EST. 


                There was a socks booth, chocolate booth, Melted Swiss Cheese, Poutine which again I will explain that part in my Food Review later on when I post up the blog post later on.  they also have a smores booth which is very yummy, Wishing Well, drinks both normal and alcoholic which I just had a hot chocolate due to my meds which next year I am taking before I leave for the event this way I can join my dad. Of course they had a tree and it was blue and white with the big shiny balls and I can imagine the comments to this post from you guys... smh.  However some of the lights were off and I thought they would of checked the lights or they just burnt out so they will probably have to replace em. We had a good time one way or another and the time we were there went very fast and just enjoyed ourselves as we always do. This does conclude events locally and also in Toronto for 2019 and 2020 is close to coming I am already excited for the events in 2020 which pretty much are the same the events as this year but with some adjustments that I need to make in 2020. I will talk to you in the next post later on today for the Food Review.


Chris

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Knowing When To Say That's Enough....

               With all the change that is going on in my life currently I thought this was the best idea for a post and that is to say and know that is enough. I admit in the past I have not been able to let go and say OK, Chris that is enough with YouTube or a web series or in this example Everything About Reality TV which is ending in now less then a week from now and change will be huge for me especially. If you just feel fed up or tired of doing something that you have been doing for little over 4 years like me then that is usually the cue to say OK that's enough it is time to move on. I know change is extremely hard at times but change can also be a good thing for you honestly.  I have been getting so much better at change and you can too! It just takes a bit of time to adjust to the change and that is how it is going to be over the next few weeks after my podcast ends I will have to readjust. and it takes a bit of adjustment but you will get adjust in time. However there is a thin line when you have to say that is enough, time to move on and that's what I am doing. 


                I wouldn't say that my podcast was a fail it was very much successful and boy we have a ton of plans in the future. With me saying that's enough for Everything About Reality TV there is some major plans in the works for me and now that I am down to 1 podcast, the collaboration Podcast as of a week Sunday when the final episode of Everything About Reality TV goes up. When you say that is enough there is always open doors and yesterday it was opportunity banging the door down on me. As you finish one thing there is always new opportunities awaiting for you and that is what has happened in the last 12 - 13 hours for me and I am just so eager and excited to tell you guys what the big secret that I am hiding but that will not announced till Jan 1st, 2020 when the entire plan for CBOTW is released to you guys publicly. One last thing on this post today is You will know when it is time to say that's enough, you have to listen to what is inside your heart and it will guide you through. Sometimes you second guess yourself but in the end you will be guided the right direction. Hope this helps and I will talk to you guys in the next post tomorrow at 12 pm EST.





Chris

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

My Mental Health Is Better Then It Has Been!

              I can be honest with you guys, my mental health has been better then it has been. I mean with friends turning on me this year, my mental health got bad again and I really had to deal with hence one of the reasons I stopped volunteering this year to deal with myself first. My mental health and well-being is the upmost importance to me at this time. I have been working on getting myself a lot happier and it has been honestly an uphill battle especially with dealing with Everything About Reality TV and what I really wanna do if I wanted to continue or just call it quits with it and honestly I think this one of the reasons I have been down and not myself as this podcast has really brought me down and I can say 4 years, 12 seasons, over 240 + Episodes it is the right time to stop the podcast and move on and I am happier now with the right decisions. I have to think what is best for me and makes me the happiest and this is the best decision. Now with friends, like I said I know who my friends are after losing 2 friends I know who my real friends are and happy with the friends I got right now. I am feeling so much better that I have control of my own life and not let anyone get in the way. Eric really opened up my mind in the past few weeks and has made me think so that has helped me.


                I can say I am in a much happier place now and nothing will stop my happiness and one thing I am planning on doing is staying positive and it has helped me as the more positive I am the better things are for me. I have been thinking things a lot more clearly and sometimes I will talk things out in my studio and figure things out. Also I have been thinking about the pros and cons of things and honestly it has helped me. Either way I am a lot happier and able to think clearly, however with my podcast ending, it will really help me clear up but give me a few weeks and the motivation and happiness will be up but right now I have to focus on finishing up the podcast then take the next step. That is another thing, I am able to take baby steps and one step at a time as some things are a step by step but I have to also take one day at a time and that seems to help as well. Either way I am a happy go lucky person and my happiness is what matters as I do not want to go back into a depression ever again, I want to remain happy. I know in the end it is not easy even with someone that has autism since I was young and I just have to somehow deal with it and with the tools I have been given, I need to continue to follow it. 



Chris

Monday, December 9, 2019

Listening To My Heart More!

             Remember when I said I was ending it then I did have a change of heart. Well I promise you guys this is permanent and I have been weighing this in my head for a while and I have made a decision since the 3rd of November that I am indeed leaving Everything About Reality TV. No, there isn't going to be anyone that is taking over it is actually over for the podcast. I can be honest with you guys, my heart isn't in it anymore and hasn't been for the past few months and I think I was figuring it out it is just time for it to end. However I do realize in the end I am proud of myself for lasting as long as I did, 4 years, 12 seasons and just over 240 episodes. I can say it has definitely has been a success and I feel like I am ready to move on. It has nothing to do with any of you guys or comments or hate comments, I can be honestly you guys have been indeed great to me. I am 150% sure of this decision and I am nothing but grateful for everything that you guys have given me and I hope you guys will continue to support other projects and adventures that I will be on moving forward which I currently know what I am going to do. As of December 20th, 2019 which is a week and a half away from all this change is going down for me, I will be continuing on with the Collaboration Podcasts, Power Rangers Podcast which is currently in pre-production for several different podcasts which I am eager to do. Finally I will be continuing on with PRCB (Punk Rock Cheeseburger) Podcast so I am not leaving Podcast just making changes in my life. 


             I honestly did not think things through ending my job search too soon honestly so I am probably going to end up going back due to the fact I am not being paid much for the ads you see on the website. So I made a really bad judgement call and I feel stupid to not staying on as I really didn't see this coming where I was going to walk out the door so soon and I was already in an affiliate program but you never know I may have my own podcast again down the road but right now is definitely not the time right now to be exact as I want to sit back and relax and right now I am pretty much mentally drained after a very long run so it is time for me to sit back and do smaller projects for now and never know, may end up running a new podcast or even co hosting on another one too but in time we will definitely will have to wait and see.  In this end this is definitely is the best decision for me and I have 0 regrets whatsoever and am looking forward to what the future brings for me.



Chris

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Today Is The Moment of Truth!

              With the studio is complete disarray I have been starting to doubt when the Power Rangers Collaboration Podcast is going to be returning and with Christmas now around the corner it is starting to question when this space will return back to normal again and I am probably going to be guessing by February things should return to normal again I hope which means today, I have to sit down with Larry and discuss the collaboration podcast future recording session. I have been thinking about it for the past couple of days to be honest and I have been weighing so many darn options and think it is just best to wait till the full setup is done and finished to ensure we have a proper setup especially with the other microphone which is currently once again put away till the construction of this studio is officially finished up which right now it is extremely hard to get access to things within this studio at the moment. I am going to tell Larry February and that is the official confirmation I want to give you guys for now but no exact date to when it will be recorded right now till I know further and give Larry the OK or green light to come over so we can record the podcast and get it out to you guys.


                 When we are about to record I will make sure to do a post a week in advance when we record and when it will be coming out to you guys. Just right now this studio is in disarray and there is no other way to hook up the second boom which is currently in a box along with the green screen as well. So today will really test how much further we have to go till I finish up the Lightspeed Rescue which mind you I am really enjoying more then the first time I tried to watch it and lost complete interest however now, I have to try and have an open mind now collaborating with Larry twice a year well 3 times next year as I am adding a 3rd to make up for the lost time that we missed with this year so this year coming up, 2020 we will definitely be making up for loss time that we missed and I can tell you guys this, once Lightspeed is finished I am moving into Time Force immediately with no break on it whatsoever so this way I can be ready for June very quickly as well. So today is definitely going to be an interesting day for him and I discussing the podcast and get our crap together as we keep saying it's coming back and yet there hasn't been a day but today is a true test of when we will be ready to go and I will have a confirmation later in the week to what the story is but this is only my thoughts how I am feeling but as you guys are reading this, I am discussing things with him and I'll let you know this week at some point.



- Chris 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

2 Weeks Tomorrow To Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

              Well two weeks from now I will be seeing Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker which honestly I am excited for this movie. More excited for this movie then any other one that has come out and why you may ask? Well as you know by the first trailer for the movie we hear the laugh of the infamous Emperor Palatine which we know and love from the original movies and the prequels of the Star Wars movies. I have been running in the back of my mind how is the Emperor going to play a role in this movie? Is he physically back in the movie or is it a voice over by Ian Mcdiarmid which played Palatine in the movies I mentioned before. Also I have been running scenarios in the back of my mind for Luke Skywalker as I know he has a role in this movie. Now I realize this Luke has passed away and has become One In The Force so what I am going to think is that he will be back either on voice or he will be back as a "Force Ghost" which is what I am really am thinking honestly and that is probably my prediction to what is going to happen. Now going back to the Emperor thing Larry even tells me he apparently survived but the question is how?! It isn't easy after being thrown over a hole. 


               Either way I am excited for the movie and there is only 2 weeks and I hope this movie isn't a disappointment but I think it's going to definitely be an amazing movie. It had to be an amazing movie as this is the last one for several years as Larry mentioned to me in the past so it will be sad to not be seeing any new movies and going to the movies with him but there is always Indiana Jones movie that is coming out in 2021 as they have delayed working on that movie. Either way I really sure do expect a lot of this movie and it will definitely will be an interesting movie to conclude the story of the Skywalker Era as this is the last of the Skywalker era so this mean no more Luke or Rey as I heard rumors that Daisy Ridley is done after this but again I could be wrong but we will see. It will definitely be interesting to see where these movies go. Question is will Kylo live or will he be destroyed, will the Emperor come back then end of dying again? These are all questions that will be answered when I see the movie in 2 weeks time from now.




Chris

Friday, December 6, 2019

Everything About Reality TV Logo Has Been Re-Branded?!

      That's right our own podcast, Everything About Reality TV Podcast has officially been re-branded with a brand new and more sleeker looking logo and I really like that we re-branded the logo and honestly it has a sleek look and it really pops out for us. Now there is another reason behind the logo change. As you know the original logo was blue and the CBOTW brand is blue so in a way it really confuses the hell of you guys and myself and my team. So this way we still got majority of the original colors minus the tint of blue is now a more a baby blue color with the letters highlighted in white which like I said really pops it out. So I am excited to put it across all the platforms in the very nearby future and I will get to the date shortly in this post. So there is the reason behind why I decided to change the color scheme a bit with the podcast and honestly I like this color scheme too. Also as you know EAR TV (short for Everything About Reality TV) just celebrated it's 4th anniversary on the air as a podcast which brings me to 2020 will be our 5th year on the Air which is quite an accomplishment honestly so this also honors the 5 years it's been on despite me almost pulling it off the year this year. 


          I know, I know! Chris, you're rambling on and get to the point! OK the point is I think it was long overdue even with it only being 2 years since the logo change but I have been thinking about it lately and it is definitely time and it fits what I have been thinking for the last couple of days to a week or so ago. I felt like the old logo which is still seen across all the platforms right now is plain meh. So when is the new logo coming out across all the platforms the podcast is currently on? January 1st, 2020 I will be coming in my studio to do the entire changes and should appear on all the platforms within a few hours but I will be checking all platforms the next day and if any update needs to be done I will be getting that fixed soon as possible but we will see when it is done and soon as it is all set then I will be sending out links that all platforms are updated. 



Chris

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tyrone Farmers 20th Anniversary Parade 2019!

            So yesterday, I got to go to the Tyrone Farmers Parade for the first time in 2 years as last year the weather was bad and 2 it happened to be on my birthday which is today and on a Thursday. Anyways, we were not going to go originally however we decided to go anyways despite we were tired as we worked on the walls in the studio which an update is coming Sunday afternoon's blog post. So we went and on our way we ended getting snow falling which honestly made the experience nice. We went down to the actual mill and wanted to get cider and donuts but the line-up was absolutely insane. However the way I think of it that is definitely good for the business. Anyways we walked back up the damn hill which mind you I was exhausted by the time I got back up the hill I was exhausted and panting hard but hey I survived. We went all the way up to where the church was and stayed put for the remainder of the time we were there. Ran into another fellow bowler that bowled in the same league for at least 10 plus years that I was in that league and it was great to catch up with em as the last time I saw them was at the Orono Fair.


        We waited quite some time for the parade to start and I was getting pretty stiff honestly with the waiting game but when it started there was over 10 different floats that I saw as it is actually their 20th anniversary so it was a bonus and if I remember correctly I have been going since I was still in high school at the time so that spans over 10 years for him and I doing this event. One bonus thing about this parade too is the fact they actually had the vintage tractors too and also people riding horses so it was pretty special 20th anniversary. So we are guessing this parade was done in 1999 just before my final year in elementary school before the start of high school. Either way we had a good time despite the wait but in the end it was truly worth going and looking forward to the parade in 2020. One final thing to say is next week I am off to the last event for 2019 which is the Christmas Market in Toronto to wrap things up for events in 2019 so I am definitely looking forward to that and stay tuned to social media when I am heading there.


Chris

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

I am not ready to turn 34!

            With tomorrow being my 34th birthday I just do not feel ready to turn 34. I know I have no choice but I am getting a year older but this year is just going to be an odd year as I asked for mount which I know is here already but it will not be able to be used at the time as right now my desk is a piece of crap, which needs to be repaired so the mount will be sitting around till the desk is repaired or I get a new one. Plus this birthday I will be in the middle of this reno and my dad has insisted I take the day off but either way I gotta work on the podcast at the most as Survivor will have to be out as the show must go on and also a blog post as always so that is pretty much all I can really do for the day. However with turning 34, I am planning to do several things that day. One go see my Grandma in the morning for an hour, come home eat, then my parents and I will be going down to the Bulldog for a drink and don't worry I will not get too crazy that night but also for me to enjoy my day and have fun. Finally I am sure my brother and my niece and nephew will be by to visit for my birthday and not my sister in law as we know she will be at work still however next year my birthday is on a weekend so will get to see all 4 of them.


             Either way I should be excited for my birthday even if I DO not want to turn 34 but either way remember I have to turn 34. Also if I think about it 34 is Auston Matthews number on the Toronto Maple Leafs so there is a bonus to it all in the end as Auston Matthews is one of my favorite Toronto Maple Leafs of all time on top of John Tavares being my second favorite. At this time while this post goes out to you guys I am probably on the road once you read this post so to be clear this has been written about 2 days ago. I promise for tomorrow's post to a bit of a longer post but that is why I am not ready to turn 34 but really in the end I have no other choice to turn 34. 




Chris

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Johnny's Western Burger and Fries Food Review

            Yesterday I went out for lunch with my friend Eric as an early birthday celebration and I have been here before in the past about 2 months before and yes I have been at Johnny's before that too with my worker and my family so I am very familiar with the establishment and the fact it is very close to Eric's place is a plus especially when it came to the Survivor Premiere and the Big Brother 21 Finale! Anyways the last time I was there I actually had a Corn Beef on Rye with Fries which were really good and I enjoyed it. Now to this review, I had a Western Burger. One thing I found with the burger, it fell apart so I am wondering if it was overcooked so I wasn't overly pleased by hey I still ate it regardless and the Peameal Bacon made up for the overcooked burger. Hey at least it wasn't RAAAW! as Gordon Ramsey would say. Anyways I probably give it a 3 out of 5 and I am being generous as I still enjoyed dessert so there was a bonus to that but other items I have had off the menu in the past so this time I wasn't happy but doesn't mean I wasn't happy before because I was very satisfied the last time around. The fries were just perfect for me, crispy and really delicious. They get a 5 out of 5 together. 


               However dessert I once again had the Apple pie which is a huge piece of pie honestly. However I did enjoy it this time around. I actually gave it a 10 out of 5 as I enjoyed it the first time around but this time around, still a 10 out of 5 so in total of the two times, I would give it out a 20 out of 10, 10 out of 5 each time. It was nice and fresh, Apples were really fresh and yummy inside the pie. They don't give you a small slice either it is a really huge slice of pie and that' fine with me I enjoyed every bite of it. I would definitely have the pie for dessert again next time I went there for sure. However I do not think I would have the burger again as it fell apart, it seemed dry and overcooked to me but that could be me all together. The staff there definitely get full 5 as they were amazing and we actually saw the Manager or it could of been the owner there yesterday and super nice to us and let us hang and take out time to finishing up our meal. Definitely go back and do another review for a different item on the list. There is my review and I hope you guys really enjoyed it and look forward to another one very soon and never know I may just do a Teddy's review next week when I go with my neighbor for lunch.



- Chris

Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Binding of Isaac Game Progress Update

            I know it has been a while since I have done an update on The Binding of Isaac but I really do not remember really but I got things moving again and why I have decided to give you guys an update. So I decided to play with Maggie and I just went completely nuts with the game, not only got a ton of hearts on the game but also I got Ipecac which is pretty much a explosive shots and soon as I got it, I thought "Oh yea it's game over!" I was totally right. I not only defeated Mom but Mom's heart on the game and got a chance to fight against Satan or the Devil on the game but did not go any further but hey I got far. With the far and deep run in the game, I have now unlocked a bunch of items which puts me farther into the game and near the half way mark in the game which is definitely good. I also did some runs with Cane and did fairly well despite having 2 hearts to start with but made pretty much a good run but ended up dying but it is about the effort that counts really and that is what is the most important to me at this moment. I do find it hard with only two hearts but hey I am really am trying the hardest I can with it.


           However I am once again finding the fun in this game and finding the challenge with the game. I need to play with different characters, mix things up if that makes any sense to you guys. I seem to find myself playing the same one over and over again and honestly I need to try other characters or challenges that I have left on the game. Once I hit 49.5 then that will be my halfway mark for the game so I am really, really close to the mid way and I want to get to this point. However I need to keep going with this game and not give up. I can say I am actually seeing myself playing a lot more and when I get started I just do not seem to give up whatsoever and I just keep seeing myself playing another run and a another run and so forth. So you can see there it has once again it has become an addiction to the game again lmao just like Warface is another game that is addicting. Anyways that is a small update what is going on and maybe when I get to 75% completed then I will end up on another update but I do not think there will be an update for quite a while now. 




Chris