Author Archives: Dave

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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I Played That! #39: Diablo 2 (PC)

Pound for pound, dollar for dollar, Diablo 2 is probably the videogame I’ve had the most fun with and gotten the most value out of. Longtime readers of this blog may remember my regular updates involving Diablo 2 games, specifically … Continue reading

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Fallout 4: Bomb Craters and Massholes

I’ve been playing Fallout 4 for a week now. Jenny Biscuits crawled out of Vault 111 in search of her kidnapped child and last night made it to Diamond City. If you haven’t played the game, let me assure you, … Continue reading

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I Played That! #38: M.U.L.E. (C64)

Electronic Arts is now considered The Worst, but it started its life as one of the most innovative companies out there, and M.U.L.E. was an early release that showed this innovation. In a landscape of alien spaceships and road races, … Continue reading

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Weep for the Children of Northampton, Springfield

There have been a lot of stories lately about how, since heroin is now the drug of choice for middle-class white kids, we suddenly need a kinder, gentler War on Drugs. As long as it was just blacks and white … Continue reading

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America is a Nation of Cowards

Following the horrific attacks in Paris on Friday, the United States has responded the way the world has come to rely on the USA responding: losing their absolute shit. The bodies were still on the Parisian ground when outraged Americans … Continue reading

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