Author Archives: Dave

Dads Effect 2 Oops I Mean Mass Effect 2 Lol Not Sure What Happened There

I finished Mass Effect 2 this weekend. I was really looking forward to it after liking the first one well enough, and everyone told me this one was the best of the trilogy. So when I was having trouble getting … Continue reading

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I Had That! #12: Star Trek Mego Dolls

If you were a science fictiony nerd and it wasn’t yet 1977, Star Trek was your jam. You kids with your Farscapes and your Fireflys and your Battlestars — Galactica and otherwise — can’t imagine what it was like when … Continue reading

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This Delicious Week

Shared bookmarks for delicious user legomancer High End Customizable Sauna Experience Do you have what it takes to be a L33T H4CK3R and beat this dystopian cyberpunk computer game? Tagged as: [games geek] Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have … Continue reading

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Five Songs: Fleet Foxes, Tiamat, Dance for the Dying, Paradise Lost, Bastille

Way back in October I asked folks here, on Twitter, and on Facebook, to supply me with five songs they want me to listen to. I dutifully collected the lists and then ignored them for months. A couple of people … Continue reading

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Have I Ranted About Nerds Yet This Year? I Have? Oh Well.

Once again it’s time to tell the men of the Internet not to threaten to rape and murder people. You’d think that this only needs to be said a few times, if at all, but nope, the message still hasn’t … Continue reading

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This is What Passes for Political Engagement in America

This is a friend of a friend, talking about that Nevada Rancher nonsense. “It’s called Civil Disobedience, and it’s protected under the law.”

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If a Game Doesn’t Let You Adjust Blade Tang on Swordsman Units, Is It Really a Civilization Game?

The game I have been playing lately on the iPad is Civilization Revolution. This is a big honkin’ deal for me. Back in college, I gave the original Civilization computer game a spin, but I was terrible at it. Once … Continue reading

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Justified Season 5 Wrap-Up (Spoilers Galore!)

Left to Right: Interesting character pointlessly killed, interesting character pointlessly killed, Boyd Crowder. About halfway through this season of Justified I was thinking it was going to go down with season two as one of the best ever. My prediction … Continue reading

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