My wife was riding out the end of one of those ubiquitous illnesses teachers get, so our Valentine’s Weekend started with a trip to the doctor and mostly included her laying on the couch instead of sleeping in bed, and my repeated efforts to toggle that state. We did manage to complete a few dungeon […]
I wanted to start this post with a picture of a vampire smoking Cloves. That didn’t pan out. Then I searched “pretentious vampire” but mostly got pictures of vampires and/or goths I respect. If an okay game thinks that it’s bad, is it actually bad? If the game seems ready to not just acknowledge its […]
First, please see for reference my preview post, which is to say the review I wrote of Thor prior to actually watching the movie.
My sister* asked my opinion of Thor. Because she asked the question snuggled safely in the chiseled arms of the godlike physique that is her Kiwi man, within the floating spires and ancient structures of his New Zealand homeland, I saw the question a few minutes after springing from bed, 6 in the morning style. […]
>I recently took a trip out to Kansas to visit my lovlier half. It was a wondrous trip, at least partially due to our not having seen each other for about two months. We did all the trip things we do: eat at Olive Garden, walk around Barnes and Noble, watch Nickelodeon. But after today […]
>There’s a book joke at the beginning of The Expendables. When I saw the film today, I was the only one who laughed. There’s a joke in the movie about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s political aspirations in the film; everyone laughed. I think that probably says a lot about the crowd in the theater when I saw […]
>The plot of One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta is functionally identical to that of Lord of the Rings, or even Henry V. When I weep at One Piece, it’s no different than when I sob through the entirety of Branaugh’s interpretation of that latter tale. The Dancer, the Detective, […]