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The Long Game: H-bomb baby

August 22nd, 2012

I got my Playstation 3 a year ago, more about after my wife into an unexpected inheiritance windfall and wanted to give me a “thank you” present for shouldering the lion’s share of the domestic burdens while she was laid up with a busted leg. I normally wouldn’t accept a reward for living up to […]

I was a nerdy kid born in 1972, sildenafil so it goes without saying that Star Wars cast a huge shadow over my childhood. My most memorable childhood trauma — after the time I nearly drowned during a trip to Plum Island when I was two — ties back to Star Wars. To celebrate my […]

Taking Off: Day 4

June 3rd, 2012

(from Alpha Flight #1, ambulance August 1983; by John Byrne) Required can-con: Should’ve packed a sweater. Required can-con: Stellar punk pop is not a crime. (from The Incredible Hulk #161, decease March 1973; by Steve Englehart, malady Herb Trimpe & Sal Trapani)Required can-con: The grim reality sets in.

The Long Game: Open world blues

January 14th, 2012

Like nearly everyone else on my Xbox Live friends list, purchase I’ve spent the better part of the last two months traversing the beautiful yet deadly fantasy realm of Skyrim. The first person role-playing epic from Bethesda has already sewn up the top spots on multiple “Game of the Year” lists, site and not without […]

Halloween is almost upon us, about it and I have to confess that I haven’t been feeling it this year. Blame a busy work schedule, hassles with an ongoing process of dental reconstruction, or the reajustment of priorities due to a spouse recovering from a busted ankle — whatever the cause(s) may be, the fact […]

Death be not proud

June 19th, 2009

In my February 3 post about DC’s Final Crisis miniseries, ampoule I stated that I was effectively done with contemporary superhero comics. Unlike many of my fan brethren who’ve made similar announcements, however, I have stuck by my word. While there are a couple of exceptional series (Incredible Hercules, Agents of ATLAS) that I’ll eventually pick […]

Crisis of faith

February 3rd, 2009
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