Category Archives: Geekery
Man, I thought I was back on track, but nope. Too much going on and I have zero backlog. Anyway, onward: Today’s maxim, as translated in the source I’m using, is “Know what you have learned”(Γνωθι μαθων). That seems like a … Continue reading
Yes, I loved The Avengers. A lot. Even though Joss couldn’t bring himself NOT to kill off a beloved character. But oh look! He’s brought that character back to life in a new tv show! I was all excited until … Continue reading
So. I have now finished Borderlands 2 on Normal Mode and finished the two DLC expansions. Some spoilers below.
OK, so the last time I blogged about Borderlands 2, it was about one of the chief designers saying something stupid and dismissive about women. And now I’m about to blog about it negatively again. And I never did get … Continue reading
So. There’s been a bit of a kerfluffle around a very stupid thing a designer over at Gearbox said. What he said was: The design team was looking at the concept art [of the Mechromancer class] and thought, you know … Continue reading
I’ve been reading through the archives over at The Dirty Normal for a bit now, for a number of reasons. Emily Nagoski is a smart, funny, highly educated person, which automatically makes me interested in what she has to say … Continue reading
Someone I follow on Twitter retweeted this: pourmecoffee: Spoiler Alert: People who found way to enjoy story of a Spider-Man are about to tweet that The Newsroom isn’t realistic. On one hand, I can see the humor in it. Ha, … Continue reading
Recently I watched “Heckler,” Jamie Kennedy’s documentary about comedians dealing with hecklers and other critics. A big section in the film talks about movie critics, I presume because so many comedians are in both standup (where you get hecklers) and … Continue reading
Next up in my “OMG THE RELATIONSHIPS IN THE AVENGERS ARE AWESOME” is… *drumroll* Black Widow and Hawkeye! Spoilers ahead, obviously.