Monthly Archives: June 2015

It’s All About Hate

I wasn’t really planning to talk about the South Carolina shooting, because how much else can I really say about it? Obviously I think it was a terrible tragedy. What I was thinking about earlier today, however, was how State … Continue reading

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Humanity Is Doomed

Did you know the political left hates video games? This right-wing douchebag apparently thinks so, anyway, because the opinions of two people on an aspect of one game amounts to a blanket condemnation of an entire medium by one side … Continue reading

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Transdimensional Express

Another Fine Myth, by Robert Asprin – I remember coming across references to the Myth Adventures series years ago and thinking they sounded kind of interesting (hey, I like puns), but I never got around to reading one of them … Continue reading

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Better Watch Out, You Bad Boys

The Angry Video Game Nerd recently did a review of the Darkwing Duck game for the TurboGrafx 16, which I do seem to recall hearing about when it was new, but very little about it since then. I guess that’s … Continue reading

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Hey Sexy Mama, Wanna Kill All Humans?

Avengers: Age of Ultron – I finally saw this movie on what I believe was its next-to-last day in the nearby theater. There are some pretty major spoilers in this post, but everyone else who wanted to see it probably … Continue reading

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Two (or More) Become One

One of the main complaints that fans of the Oz books seem to have about the MGM movie, aside from making Oz a dream, is that they combined two Good Witches into one character. Now, it makes a certain amount … Continue reading

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Fairyland Explorers Revisited

I’ve seen the comparison and contrast of Lewis Carroll’s Alice to L. Frank Baum’s Dorothy Gale covered many times, on the Royal Blog of Oz, for instance. I believe Baum admitted to being inspired by Alice in creating his own … Continue reading

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