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The 1914 Christmas Truce

The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War (later known as World War I), one of the greatest, bloodiest, and perhaps most pointless conflicts in human history.  But this year also marks one of … Continue reading

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God Only Knows – Beach Boys and Bioshock Infinite

So God Only Knows is one of my favorite songs in Bioshock Infinite. When I first heard it, I assumed it was either an original, or (more probably) an actual Barbershop Quartet.  Because I managed to miss the whole thing … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  If I’m being perfectly honest, because of the food: the turkey, the mash potatoes, gravy, stuffing, apple pie….  But it’s also a good reminder for me to be… well… thankful.  It’s way too easy for … Continue reading

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Past Blast: My Mini-interview with the Tolkien Professor

It’s Past Blast!  A blast from the past!  Wherein the past blasts down the front door of my blog and leaves something I wrote forever ago in a pathetic attempt to fill space on this site.  I could’ve done this … Continue reading

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Dust: An Elysian Tail – Sorta Review

I am frustratingly weird. I can never get the stuff I want to write about published on the blog, but I turn around and write some other random thing relatively fine.  Right now, I’m back to my dry spell. In … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music: A Cello Controls a Video Game

This morning I stumbled upon one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. A combination of two things I love: music and games.  But not just music in a game, but music used to control the game.  One man playing … Continue reading

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Star Wars and Jedi Philosophy

A few years ago when I was rewatching Return of the Jedi, I noticed a line by Obi-Wan I never noticed before, and it changed the way I looked at the Jedi (which I had a pretty negative opinion of … Continue reading

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Errant Signal – Tomb Raider

Back in July, I (kinda, sorta) weighed in on the controversy surrounding the new Tomb Raider game, and that I would be keeping my eye on it.  Now that the game itself launched earlier this month, the results… … are … Continue reading

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Harlem Shake

So there’s been this buzz going around about something called the “Harlem Shake”.  So I thought I’d look into it and… … and… OH MY GOSH! What the heck did I just watch?  That just came out of nowhere.  Maybe.  … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 2 LP with Aldowyn Part 3

And so we continued.  We had to do this section several times before it stopped crashing.  Aldowyn eventually just rebooted everything which solved all our problems–static included. Aldowyn died a lot in this episode, but at least we were able … Continue reading

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