I used to watch the Monkees every day after school.
A lot of board games come out every year. Some of them are really great. Many of them are okay rehashes of what has come before. Some are crappy. And some are just sort of there. This post is dedicated to the last category. Tobago came out a couple of years ago and was immediately [...]
8:12: Red carpet bullshit. Other people can blog this. I have my limits. 8:15: Oh jesus they’re doing recaps of the red carpet now? 8:16: No, seriously, whose idea was that, anyway? “Okay, we’ve got about fifty minutes’ worth of softball interview time, so let’s flashback towards the end of it and talk more about [...]
I don’t want to look at the pretty landscape, no matter how gorgeous it may be, graphics-wise; I want to play a game, and if I have to spend twenty minutes looking at pretty landscape in order to play the next part of the game, I will decide to play some other game.
ME: What are you doing on my internet? FLAPJACKS: I’m reading Nelson’s Wikipedia entry. ME: …why? FLAPJACKS: Because. ME: I don’t think I can actually get a more honest explanation than that. FLAPJACKS: Did you know they released an album called Because They Can? Nelson have some big balls. ME: I did not know that. [...]
Look, I know each week a conservative politician in Canada will open their mouth and say something stupid and be the Worst Politician In Canada (for that week). That’s how the news cycle works. But I don’t want people to lose perspective. Yes, Rob and Doug Ford are incompetent and ignorant. Yes, John Baird is [...]
I suspect that very few of you know what ‘The Shining’ is really about. You might think you know; you might talk about themes of isolation, claustrophobia, and the darkness in the human spirit made manifest as a “haunted” hotel. But you’d be wrong. You probably aren’t aware of the hidden messages about the dangers [...]