Category Archives: Self

Year of the Animation come to Life

Last year serial do-good-former-criminals was the go-to show. This year it appears that comic book heroes are having yet another hurrah. Let’s start with the most obvious: right now The CW is putting out a couple DC-related shows, The Flash … Continue reading

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Rating Systems

I find rating systems for games are becoming rather pointless. In its quest to transform from an intelligent and interesting online news/opinion site about games/tech/science to a rather annoying, baiting, and biased site, Ars Technica has spent another wasted amount … Continue reading

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Twelve Twelve Twelve

Twelve, yesterday, was the last day of this century that’d have a day/month/year lineup. It was a great day for releasing books, just like 11/11/11 was last year when Joel D Canfield had a book party. And yesterday “Yo Pal” … Continue reading

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Snow shoveling is cold

I love the weather here. It’s cold, clouds come and go, the snow makes it seem bright which is good for mom, and there’s snow. In summer it was warm and humid, which was a pain, but bearable, even though … Continue reading

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The idea that people are people

I was listening to a certain speaker one morning as he was talking about a subject near and dear to all of us. He pointed out some examples of the way people have treated each other in the past, present, … Continue reading

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How I like entertainment

I’ve come to notice why I like games. Though this also applies to books and television. I’ve come to especially notice the styles and what I do and don’t like, and just how much they relate to my patience. I’ve … Continue reading

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So… any kids games?

Someone asked me what I’d like to do in life. There are a few things, but I’m the kind of person who’d be mostly content with doing nothing, playing some games, and other dull stuff. I have a mild affinity … Continue reading

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A proof is superior

One of Nero Wolfe’s statements is really quite profound. And it’s one I’ve heard for years, long before I heard of Mr. Wolfe. It was just in a different form. When a police official is talking with Wolfe about how … Continue reading

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People names

I’m always trying to think of unconventional names. I have a rather strong background in Japanese entertainment (that’s code for watching too many cartoons in the past), and so many of the names I use in my works are either … Continue reading

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Tethering and a Floor

Selling my bed today, ain’t that great! Nope, cause it means it’s gonna be really hard to get through the next 4 nights. The past night I slept on just a mattress, off the box spring, so floor/mattress, and it … Continue reading

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