Monthly Archives: July 2013

Some Serious Gourmet Shit

I really have nothing much to say here except I really like this movie (Pulp Fiction, in case you didn’t know) and I really like coffee, so it all makes sense. Well, it does to me at least. Plus, Samuel … Continue reading

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Keanu Reeves and the Way of the Sword

I’m a martial arts fan and lapsed practitioner from way, way back. One of my favorite styles, if you will, was Kendo. Also known as the “Way of the Sword.” I very much enjoyed it. It seems Keanue Reeves also … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gary Gygax

Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons and the man most closely associated with the boom in popularity of roleplaying games, would have been 75 today. When he died in 2008, I wrote two pieces about his death and … Continue reading

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Scooby Doo Walking Dead

More often than not, you come across things on the Internets that are lame and not worth the time it took you to see them and decide they were lame. Things like that are a waste of time and that … Continue reading

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D&D Players Can Be Ruthless In This Trailer for ‘Zero Charisma’

Long ago, when Dungeons & Dragons was just called D&D and about the time the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons arrived, I started playing the game. Back then it was a group of like-minded friends who gathered around … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Season Four of ‘The Walking Dead’

I read The Walking Dead back when it was just a comic book and not a hugely successful tv series. Even then I was hooked on it and devoured each new installment the moment I could get my hands on … Continue reading

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How ‘Man of Steel’ Should Have Ended

I’m not sure I agree with everything in this video. However, I do appreciate the time and effort that went into making it by the folks at HISHE.com and it does raise some very good points. So, if you’re one … Continue reading

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A ‘Blade Runner’ Speedrun for a Sunday

If I was going to make a list of my all-time favorite sci-fi movies, on that list would have to be Ridley’s Scott’s 1982 masterpiece Blade Runner. As I mentioned in a previous missive, the film made quite an impression … Continue reading

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Think ‘Pacific Rim’ Is Total Fantasy? Meet Atlas

Yes, the movie Pacific Rim is out today and yes, it features giant monsters called Kaiju who we humans fight with giant, mechanized, human-piloted robots we build called Jaegers. And sure, the idea that monsters come from wherever they come … Continue reading

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LEGO Super Star Destroyer Timelapse

I’ve been into LEGO since before it was cool. Back when the blocks were bigger and they only had a few basic colors. In fact, I still have some of my original sets of blocks. One day I will get … Continue reading

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