I’m feeling torn.

It does look like we’ve weathered the worst of the troll onslaught… which is nice. I had hoped to pick up Baroque last week… but, I’m well… broke. (groan) And I feel like a bad blogger lately because I’m not offering up a lot of original content. It’s not just a lack of money — …

TV can be awesome too

So I have intimated in previous posts that I’m a huge fan of American Gladiators. I love it on feminist principles (the women have always been able to compete as well as the men, even though it’s segregated, it’s a lot more than you see in most televized sporting events), and I love it on …

Friday Open Thread: Non-traditionally socially awkward moments

We all know what it’s like to be having a pleasant conversation with someone, getting on with them fine, and then bronk they say something unironically offensive, usually about immigrants, or minorities, or promiscuous or strident women. And then you think, ohhhh–kay…. and look for ways to extricate yourself from their company, and never talk …

Fat Princess

A new game about to be released for the PSN called Fat Princess is a TF2-like capture-the-flag game where the point is to feed your princess enough cake so that she grows really fat so that the opposing team can’t carry her back to their castle. Honestly, the “core game mechanics” are brilliant, and if …

This is why TV Tropes calls it “Sonic Syndrome”.

Mighty readers, I don’t make it a secret that I used to be a Sonic fanboy in my youth and thought that the series was better than anything Nintendo could throw at them, because the Blue Blur would prevail. Of course, after the Dreamcast, we got stuck with titles that should have been violently ripped …