Category Archives: Culture

Why Does South Park Get Away With It? (With Video)

Sorry for the delay between the video and the blog. Life’s a little crazy right now. I kind of talk about why in the video. Before I get too far in, I should point out that I write this post … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Internet Reality (With Video)

When I wrote about the Flappy bird thing recently, I touched on the subject of what I termed the “Internet Reality.” There’s been a lot of discussion on hatred and vitriol on the Internet in the last year but particularly in the … Continue reading

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Fishy Bird

This Flappy Bird thing amirite? So yeah, I tried out Flappy Bird. I downloaded it to our iPad 2, played it for about 10 minutes and uninstalled it. It’s a bad game with blatantly ripped off ideas, the same kind … Continue reading

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My Bold Predictions for 2014

Another year, another set of Bold Predictions. I revisited and scored myself on last year’s predictions in my previous post and I did pretty much the same as last year, which is to say pretty good but not perfect. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Bold Predictions for 2013

Happy New Year everyone! I had planned a longer blog post and Geek Bravado Ramble to talk about 2013 and some thoughts I had on the year ahead but every time I sat down to do them, it just didn’t … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Video Games of 2013 (Plus Honourable Mentions & Disappointments)

Well here we are, the end of another year is rapidly approaching and it’s time for top 10 lists again. I did this for the first time last year and have actually been looking forward to doing it again. I wish … Continue reading

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My DOOM Story

In news that’s sure to make a lot of us who aren’t really that old feel really old (I know I sure did), iconic id Software classic DOOM turned 20 years old yesterday. For as much time as I spend … Continue reading

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New Media’s Vicious Cycle (With Video)

For once, being too busy to write a blog post when I originally planned to has paid off as over the weekend, YouTube rolled out their new comments system. I don’t have a ton to say on the subject beyond … Continue reading

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So That Was Extra Life 2013 (With Video)

Another amazing year of Extra Life is behind us and boy, what a year it was! As of this writing, I’ve raised a total of $1,450 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario thanks to the incredibly generosity of so many … Continue reading

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Don’t let the idiots own “gamers”

Forgive the lame title but I’m writing this on my lunch break and it takes me a long time for me to come up with good titles. So Grand Theft Auto V comes out tonight and the reviews hit this … Continue reading

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