Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Revisionism
Jerry Pournelle (1933-2017)
Ave Atque Vale
Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh!
Lords of Waterdeep is available on Steam!
Going to Qatar for the last time, for the last time.
The inability to recognize another person’s humanity is how it is that Michael Bennett ended up being handcuffed on the ground, after having been threatened.
Asking whether or not one should exercise to lose weight isn’t the same as asking whether or not someone can. Dave puts a recent Vox article into its proper perspective and asks “do they even lift?”
About a recent film adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel concerning a far-fetched dystopian future in which the rich and poor isolate themselves from one another by pervasive violence.
So it begins…
So, what did you guys do this weekend?
Netflix’s and Marvel’s The Defenders is underwhelming, underpowered, and unimpressive. And yet, it might one day not be.
On the whole YA fiction thing.
Cultural appropriation has never tasted so good.
On playing an Assassin in D&D.
You people are really disappointing both Joel Osteen and the authors of the Nashville Statement. You are going to need to fix that if you want to be back in their good graces.
Holy cow. Is it Labor Day weekend already?
Indeed it is.
I have been thinking about Album Covers
Specifically, the best ones.
Only one link about the eclipse, and it’s minor. You are welcome.
Mitch Albom is very, very offended about these kids today, especially about how offended they get, but also because they do not want to die when they eat food, and also because they have safe sex, oh, and also because…
The evolution of Autumn being Splat Movie season
Going Back To A Game After The DLC Comes Out
Listening to music is not always easy.
The Eclipse. Reviewed.
Bashing Millennials seems to be the favorite hobby of many cultural observers these days. Is there any truth to the stereotypes?
David Clarke vs the Flying Saucers!
Kesha’s “Woman” is a furiously hot track, but does it rise to the level of Bop?
On the book “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Safran Foer and the act of eating animals.
An amazing book of poetry for children where the poems are intended to be read top to bottom…
But then again from bottom to top.
Telltale Games and the Illusion of Choice
I am told that, after the eclipse, the sun will come back.
Not a ton of links today, I just didn’t see that much of interest this week.
Some say that there are many kinds of barbeque.
Others say “those other kinds aren’t really barbeque”.
“Where are you now?”
Remember No Man’s Sky?
Prepping for Houseguests
If someone is good at something, it is the result of practice
An Assertion About Minimalist Covers