I stumbled into what will likely take a few years to complete: Play every game for NES and write a short review about it. This Week: 10-Yard Fight, 1943, and 3D Worldrunner
Lynn Anderson and Art Alexakis debate the virtues of promising gardens in exchange for romantic or domestic happiness.
Why pick on just one of the engineers? Lots of things failed before that port became vulnerable.
We finally finished Person of Interest: Season Five (The Final Season)
This review covers all five seasons and, as such, contains spoilers. Short version: Buy The Complete Series.
“Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over now.” -Jim’s Big Ego
For auld lang syne, my jo,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak’ a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
Carrie Fisher was so much more than Princess Leia.
A cop does a bang-up job and Kazzy applauds. But how do others feel?
On two things:
1. Picking your seats when you buy your tickets
The Attempt To Review The Latest Doom Video Game. (Currently on sale on Steam for just under $20.)
Peace On Earth
Where a father attempts to review the new Final Fantasy game.
The simplest way that I have found to manage my collective frustrations, or celebrations, have been through the art of music.
The Place For Star Wars Spoilers
Remember the first time you played Doom back in the 90’s? Well, that game had 4 or 5 sequels and then they made a board game based on the most recent one.
Preparing for one last trip across the ocean
Medical marijuana is coming into play in more states across the country. But where do pharmaceutical companies stand?
The Book with No Pictures
All I want for Christmas is a augmented reality gaming glasses
The Birth of American Football
On buying three cases of those little Swiffer dusters.
On the art of punching down, punching-up, and punching sideways.
Two scholars do a service for intellectual history in arguing how a distinguished thinker could have been so misguided.
An openletter to a closed mind.
Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump via J.G. Ballard.
Kids’ Movies that aren’t really Kids’ Movies
Sometimes you buy gifts for the gaming group you happen to have. Sometimes you buy gifts for yourself that you share with whichever playing group you happen to have.
Holy cow! Is it Friday already?
Indeed it is.
Saul DeGraw offers up some blunt talk to those who say that’s what they want from their leaders.
Non-spoiler review for Arrival: See it.
Review with some mild spoilers within. (Also a discussion of various sci-fi tropes that, if I named them here, would constitute mild spoilers.)
What are liberals doing wrong with blue collar voters and a possible strategy for moving forward.
The Last Guardian is finally coming out.
The shopping guide for the person who has everything.
A day early, but we’ve got quite a bit ahead of us, don’t we? I mean, if you’re in one of the parts of the world where Thanksgiving is celebrated tomorrow.
Burt and Natasha Likko prepare for a Thanksgiving feast that promises to be a bit… eccentric.