Author Archives: Dave

Gen Con 2014!

This weekend I went to Gen Con, the hugenormous gaming convention in Indianapolis. I flew into Champaign and rode there with Dave T., who was a veteran. It was…it was somewhat overwhelming. Crowded, noisy, confusing (I’m not sure how they … Continue reading

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This Delicious Week

Shared bookmarks for delicious user legomancer Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me – The Daily Beast Arthur Chu on how America has nothing to offer those who aren’t Caucasian. Tagged as: [race] The War … Continue reading

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I’m Off to Gen Con!

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It’s Been a Difficult Week (Note: It is Tuesday.)

Yesterday I was going to post about Broadchurch, the British drama we finished watching this past weekend. The Michael Brown news put the kibosh on that, as it seemed tasteless to talk about fictional murdered white kids when there was … Continue reading

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I Had That! #26: Aiwa HS-T06 Tape Player

This installment of “I Had That!” (the halfway point, it should be noted) might be more aptly titled, “I Think I Had That?” because I’m not 100% certain this is in fact the item in question: my first portable tape … Continue reading

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This Delicious Week

Shared bookmarks for delicious user legomancer This Comic Inserts Men’s Rights Comments Into Jane Austen Scenes And It’s Perfect One way to deal with the idiotic "men’s rights" movement. Tagged as: [comics gender] “My recommendation is THAT YOU DO NOT … Continue reading

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iOS App Review: Cahoots!

Ever since college, I’ve been a big fan of trick-taking games, card games in which each player plays a card and one of them “wins” the trick. Usually you’re bidding on how many tricks you can take, trying to score … Continue reading

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Dave Actually Watches: Guardians of the Galaxy

Allow me to introduce myself; I’m the nerd who didn’t see The Avengers and doesn’t want to. In fact, I didn’t see any of the Marvel movies except Iron Man, and I’m okay with that. I’m not interested in superheroes, … Continue reading

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