Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cheers, To The New Girl

The rest of the world has taken notice of the nWo-like invasion of an indie-rock darling: Zooey Deschanel. Everywhere I look, I see people who otherwise wouldn’t have batted an eye fall madly in love with her. Thankfully Cracked has this covered so I don’t need to explain myself. But for the record, I was […]

Life After Death: Learning To Cope From Gokaiger’s “Wings Forever”

The day before my Thanksgiving break, I decided to catch up on Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger. I’ve got a dozen or so episodes left to watch, and though I knew I wouldn’t watch all of them in one afternoon surely I could watch two or three and whittle it down before the rest of my vacation… […]

A Party Of Five: My Last Dinner

For thousands of years, humans valued meals. Because, hey, it’d be kind of nice to survive. Even in caves people would gather for a feast, and it’s not hard to see why. In a world without grocery stores and prepackaged consumer goods, you had to hunt to survive. Very rarely would you come across a […]

So, How About That Hunger Games Trailer (And Books Becoming Movies)

Last week the trailer for The Hunger Games came out, and people reacted accordingly. But something else is brewing. A trend. The movie looks good! That haunting whistle at the end fascinates me. Also looks like a lot of other movies. I’m sorry, I had to get that out of the way. I’m definitely not […]

A Wrestling Empire State Of Mind

I fucking love New York. In less than a week I will be sitting amongst thousands in Madison Square Garden. It’s the annual WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view and I couldn’t be any more excited. Or distracted.

The Man Who Laughs: Chai From “Shenmue”

I think it’s safe to assume we’ve all had a boogeyman that haunted us as kids. Whether human or inanimate objects, there’s always something that made everyone, even the toughest bullies on the playground, scared to death. You probably had a creepy toy a relative bought you. You knew an angry homeless man outside the […]