Author Archives: Dave

I Think We’re Done Here

I’m sorry, folks. I tried, I really did. I was really trying to fire up the old blog machine again, but it’s not taking. I made a list of things to write about and I just can’t get myself interested … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Les Pommes Sont Rouges et Je Suis Désolé

LES POMMES SONT ROUGES ET JE SUIS DÉSOLÉ (September, 2015)   The older you get, the less things change. It had been three years since my previous mix CD, and my life was more or less exactly as it was … Continue reading

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I Played That! #40: Commander Keen (PC)

Around 1990, an interesting thing happened in the videogame world. While large companies battled endlessly against software pirates, a new distribution model appeared that embraced the idea of people copying and downloading their work. It was called “shareware”, and the … Continue reading

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Pandemic: Legacy: A Boardgame With Spoilers (No Spoilers Here)

Tonight we’ll try to save the world again, but it’s getting tougher and tougher. Matt, Satoko, Becky, and I will once again race against time to prevent the spread of four deadly diseases, as the world crumbles around us. Specifically, … Continue reading

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mega-Mega-MEGA CIV ((…iv…iv…iv…))

On Saturday I participated in a gaming…event, one could say. A game of Mega-Civilization (MC). We had nine players and were there for 14 hours (though only 12 was actual gameplay time.) This could have been a nightmare for me, … Continue reading

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Jumping Too. There Needs to Be Jumping

every person who lives here wants me dead Last weekend I finished Fallout 4. I’ll have more to say on that soon, but it left me trying to figure out what I wanted to play next, other than just restarting … Continue reading

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My Movies-to-Watch List for 2016

The Movies-to-Watch lists for 2014 and 2015 were a success, so let’s keep it up! Here’s the list for 2016: The Great Dictator (1940) On the Waterfront (1954) The Sweet Smell of Success (1957) Breathless (1960) Bedazzled (1967) 1776 (1972) … Continue reading

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Reader, I Ran It

I wasn’t sure how I was going to do in the Hot Chocolate Run, the 5K I signed up for back in September. Although I had been running 5 actual Ks since October, a lot of things had crept up … Continue reading

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