Afro Samurai is an amazingly stylized animated miniseries that came out in 2005. It’s graphically violent, it has adolescent understanding of human sexuality, it’s anacronistic, it’s vulgar, and handles issues such as racial stereotypes with less deftness and delicacy than… Continue Reading
There are movies and television shows that I very much enjoy, but find very, very intense and this means that I have to take a break in the middle of them to engage with a purring cat or pace for… Continue Reading
So… what are you reading/watching? We’re still building a fence (we have decided to pick up some railroad ties today) but we should finish before dark (knock wood). I’m about halfway through Project Superpowers, however, and hope to finish it… Continue Reading
So… what are you playing? I’m on disk 2 in LA Noire and , between cases, playing Saw II and the HD Remastered Prince of Persia trilogy.
It’s the three-day weekend that kicks off the summer, kinda. I’m building a fence, weather permitting, and grilling meat rain or shine. What do you all have planned?
Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold. Now, despite a handful of gems on the album (Better, Catcher in the Rye, Madagascar), Chinese Democracy (hey! only 3 bucks!) was kind of a hot mess. Something I really can’t recommend (though I bought it… Continue Reading
A recent comment on the site reminded me of one of the relationship anecdotes that I tell from time to time. Way back when I was in college, I was courting someone whose company I enjoyed particularly. She and I… Continue Reading
So… what are you listening to? Blaise has mentioned Jellyfish more than once and with very good reason. They’re a quintessential band that split up due to “creative differences” and the stuff that they *DID* manage to stick together long… Continue Reading
Well, it’s a no-brainer. This week’s recommendation is LA Noire. (Seriously, if you’re comfortable picking up a controller and saying “I’ll be able to figure this out” about any given video game, you will love this game. If you’re someone… Continue Reading
So I have been thinking about Saw some more, specifically the difference between it and the splat films from my youth. The iconic Friday the 13th films were downright Grimmian in their simplicity. “The world works a certain way. If… Continue Reading