US News Wrap, September 8 – What Happened Today

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 9 September 2011 01:42 GMT

I am beginning to wonder if I will ever see something other than my computer screen and a diabolical RSS feed after 5pm ever again.

It has been a busy week already, and it doesn’t look to be ending any time soon. Next week, is TGS. Yes, another gaming event. Seems like there is one every month anymore. But I am not fretting one bit over it. I am going on vacation next month, and I will be spending the entire time at Keeneland Race Track. That’s right. Watching the ponies run, smelling the crisp autumn air, drinking Woodford Reserve, and eating the best corned beef this side of Slyman’s up in Cleveland, Ohio. I can hardly wait.

So, between now and my lovely horsey vacation plans, I also have a couple sick cats to attend to, a couple who recently showed up I need to find homes for, and a dog to clip. Thank goodness (not really) the other one has a thyroid issue and is losing his hair and the other is a Beagle. The one who needs trimmed is a Bouvier mix, and looks like some demented, feral werewolf mix instead. I also have horse babies to help prep for the sales, a little brother to try to continue to raise to be a normal, functioning person, and many hours of daydreaming about concerts I will never have time to attend; games I will never have time to play; and an Android phone I will never be able to purchase. Don’t even get me started on the book I have been trying to write for ages. The “star” of the novel is being ornery and won’t cooperate. C’est la vie, I suppose.

Alright. Now that I have bared my soul to you, without your consent or desire to hear it, here is what happened on my shift.

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NPD: US sales fall 23 percent yoy, Deus Ex tops charts
I know it takes me ages to get this to you guys, but I want to make sure it’s “pretty” and contains all pertinent information. But, just like last month, sales are down; however, NPD expects September to be rocking. My description, not theirs.

Yesterday, I promised you a “gritty” band picture, but I am just too exhausted to bother. Ozzy all by his lonesome will have to suffice, because I cannot find a shot of him with Zakk Wylde where the later isn’t looking all Charles Manson-ish.

See you tomorrow.

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