Tag Archives: History

The History of Cinema in 100 Shots

This video, put together by Editor Jacob T. Swinney, is very impressive. It chronicles the history of cinema, starting with the 1915 film Birth of a Nation, by highlighting iconic shots from 100 films of the past 100 years. Very … 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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For the D&D Fan In Your Life

Okay, this is kinda cool. D&D fans, take note. The fine and generous folks at Wizards of the Coast, in conjunction with DriveThruRPG, have launched Dungeons & Dragons Classics. What is this, you ask? Well, it’s an “online PDF store … Continue reading

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Christmas Birthday 101

The holidays are upon us in earnest and Christmas is coming this Sunday. I’m also having a birthday this week too. In fact, it’s tomorrow (Thursday). Before you feel too bad for me and express sympathies that my birthday must … Continue reading

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Video Friday – The Sherman and Mr. Peabody Backstory

The story I never knew as a child can now be told. It’s the Sherman and Mr. Peabody backstory. Also known as: How a dog found his boy. Enjoy.

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