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Demo mode: Another Next Fest

In my last post, I mentioned I’d only played one demo for Steam’s latest Next Fest. In the very short time since then, I played two more that…

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Currently watching: Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction

It’s been a while since I’ve written about anime, or about anything at all for that matter. I’d stopped watching anything for a few months, but finally I…

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Games for broke people: Top-down terror edition

It’s been a while since my last post. Between stress at work, my having to take on extra work to try to get ahead just a little, and…

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Audiobook review: Julian by Gore Vidal

What a cover. That’s the copy I bought in paperback in some used bookstore somewhere. It looks very 60s, but it also pretty accurately depicts the types of…

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Sky diary #9: Solitude

After a long break, I’m back in No Man’s Sky. Not that I didn’t do some “work”, or more accurately fucking around, in the game in the meantime. In…

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Currently watching: Yuru Camp S3 (+ a few unrelated updates)

Didn’t see this coming, did you. The fact is the first and second episodes of the newly airing Yuru Camp third season are the only anime I’ve watched in…

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The right of preservation

There’s so much going on in the world now that Nintendo shutting down a pair of emulators doesn’t feel like such a big deal. It certainly was a…

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Audiobook review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I’m about to get flooded with work, probably for a month at least, and between that and family obligations, the time I have to myself will be reduced…

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A review of Balatro

Another unnecessary post, considering how many people started playing this thing when it came out. This game has gotten big press and 250K+ sales since last week when…

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OVA review: Yuru Camp Specials: Survival Camp, Tall-Tale Camp

Isn’t that a mouthful of a title, and especially for another set of Yuru Camp spinoff episodes that total about 18 minutes this time. But they’re also both worth…

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Historical drama film review: The Hollow Crown: Richard III

Look up a list of the top five most controversial kings of England and you’ll probably find something among all the crap and detritus of the internet with…

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First impressions of Persona 3 Reload

Well here I am. My pointless life continues on and a game returns from 17 years in my past to visit me again in a new form. I…

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Behind the curtain

Now here’s a hard post to write. The hardest I’ve had to write on this site, probably, even if there’s harder stuff on my other one I never…

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More YouTube stuff to fill your hours

All free to watch, as long as you’re okay with ads (or have Adblock. Reminder that I encourage everyone to use Adblock, because fuck advertising being shoved into…

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Currently watching: Pon no Michi

I don’t know much about rap, but I just found Run The Jewels’ Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry) last week and now I’ve had their first couple albums…

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Sky diary #8: Poison

Playing No Man’s Sky has fit into my negative mindset lately. Every time I look out from the hole I’m in right now, something happens that drives me…

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Historical drama film review: The Hollow Crown: Henry V & VI

Last post I wrote about a fictional British monarch, so I’d better return to the real ones this post. Sort of real, at least — Shakespeare’s history plays…

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OVA review: Azur Lane: Queen’s Orders

I’m on an OVA kick right now so here’s one that most readers definitely will not be interested in: an anime adaptation of a spinoff of a manga…

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Sky diary #7: Parade of horrors

It’s Saturday night and I’m writing this and listening to a lot of Soft Machine. Somehow I’d never heard this band, but they were right at the genesis…

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OVA review: Heya Camp△: Sauna to Gohan to Sanrin Bike

There, I finally added the triangle. Copypasted it from MAL, anyway. And here’s something I probably shouldn’t get away with dedicating one entire post to: a ten-minute Yamaha…

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New year notes

I’m still at the bottom of a dank dark hole right now. Mentally speaking, anyway. I have my physical health, as far as I know, and I should…

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Sky diary #6: Station to station

Well wouldn’t you know it, but I lied to you again: the next post is more of this No Man’s Sky stuff. I’ll see how long I can…

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Sky diary #5: Honeypot

Happy Christmas to everyone here. I’m not in much of a celebratory mood these days, but I hope you can find some comfort this season. There’s no comfort…

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Sky diary #4: Stupid interview questions

No Man’s Sky again, back in the central settlement of Drammen, Norway I founded last post. I managed to get enough wood to expand my somewhat pathetic house…

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Sky diary #3: Welcome home

It’s No Man’s Sky time again, oh yeah. I hope you wanted more of it. Finally I can make it to a new system that hopefully won’t suck so…

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Historical drama film review: Cromwell

I know I started that Hollow Crown watchthrough a while back that I’m only three films into, but I’ll try to justify covering this one in between, because it’s…

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Sky diary #2: Unwelcome visitor

Back in No Man’s Sky, and back to my waste of a planet. Though since last time, I have found enough resources to build this computer somehow that allowed…

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A review of Planetarian

Last month was pretty slow here, I know. December will probably be slow too as my work continues to ramp up. But naturally, I’m not going to not…

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Sky diary #1: Making a mistake

I may have made a mistake, yeah: I bought No Man’s Sky during a Black Friday sale. I’ve been looking for a space flight/exploration sim that’s not too…

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A list of podcasts I like

Yet another low-effort post today, since the end of the year at work is turning out to be extremely hectic, and I don’t expect that to change until…

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A review of Slow Loop

Newly minted high school student Hiyori Yamakawa, soon to be Hiyori Minagi, is going through a lot of changes: new school, new stepfather with her mother’s second marriage,…

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More YouTube channels and videos for your eyes and ears

The next post was going to be a review of cute girl fishing anime Slow Loop, but it turned out there was more to say about it than I…

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A few more things I bought, part whatever

I’m trying to cope with the news these days by writing no-effort posts like this one. As an American born and raised with partly Palestinian family roots and…

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Nine more songs to hear (anime and otherwise)

Look, I have to admit something. I am a weeb. Yes. I’m sure you didn’t know, so this may come as a shock. I say that to partly…

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A review of Gunbuster

The Earth is threatened by space insects, and the only ones who can save humanity are a set of students piloting giant robots. That’s a tale as old…

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Demo mode: Tevi

It’s Next Fest time again at Steam. Nuts to Valve, as usual, but where else are indie devs going to post their games for sale? I love itch.io,…

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Historical drama film review: The Hollow Crown: Henry IV

Oh yeah, these are where the history plays really get going. Henry IV is a great time, and in particular the first part of the two. High politics,…

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Yet another AI lawsuit: Authors Guild v. OpenAI

Another case? I should say cases, because the above-named case isn’t the only one — I’ve read three other civil complaints, all making similar arguments and allegations against…

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Historical drama film review: The Hollow Crown: Richard II

Throw a Shin Megami Tensei in the front and Raidou Kuzunoha vs. Whoever on the back of that post title. But no other title works, because after rewatching Kenneth Branagh’s…

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Thoughts on Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Collision

Even more legendary heroes of the future galaxy. If Legend of the Galactic Heroes is the actual future, maybe it’s better that we don’t have one — only a shitty…

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A few not quite free games from itch.io

Man, I have a huge pile of games on itch.io I haven’t played. That pile might stand as tall as a modest house if they were all in…

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Historical drama film review: Henry V (1989)

No, I wasn’t kidding about the Shakespeare last post. But is it wrong to call a film adaptation of a Shakespeare play a historical drama? I don’t think…

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Anime short review: Magical Play

Back to the anime shorts, and what a short this one is. After covering brain-expanding political philosophy in Legend of the Galactic Heroes twice, I thought I should…

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Thoughts on Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Stellar War

More thoughts on the new LOGH, now covering the second season subtitled Stellar War. Even though the whole series is a stellar war, or an interstellar war, but…

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Games for broke people: Comfortable edition

It’s a long weekend for us Americans, and it’s time to be comfortable, or at least less uncomfortable, since I still have fucking work to do this weekend.…

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Anime short review: Wonder Momo

Have you ever imagined what an anime written by an AI would look like? The 2014 anime short Wonder Momo was somehow not written by an ancient version…

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Thoughts on Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Encounter

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I wrote about Legend of the Galactic Heroes way back in 2014 or whenever it was, being then and now one of…

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Anime short review: Vampire Holmes

How could I take on a set of terrible anime and skip Vampire Holmes? This short (thankfully) comedy series from 2015 has miserable ratings and is generally considered…

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Ten years later, throwing memories away

What a dramatic title, but I hope I can justify it today. This month marks ten years of my writing on this site. I think I’ve gone through…

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Anime short review: Hacka Doll

More anime shorts, but this time it’s not one I expected to hate before watching. I don’t even remember how I found this one, since it’s been in…

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