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"I pray to God and Chevy, lighten up the load that's heavy"

in Music/PopCult

Max Stalling
Max Stalling

Max Stalling’s “Dime Box, Texas” is the most uplifting sad song ever.
That is all. Keep Reading

Current unhealthy obsession: Fallout 3

in Gadgets/PopCult

If you're happy and you're stylized, put your hands on your hips...

I recently bought Fallout 3 for the Xbox 360 on the strength of its reviews. It may have been a mistake, as I haven’t been this addicted to a video game since Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. (I know that GTA 4 was empirically better, but I just never found it as engaging.) Keep Reading

The fake economy really sucks too

in Media/PopCult

As a new media guy, I suppose it’s heresy to say that I find some of the en vogue (or at least formerly en vogue) services to be utterly ridiculous. Twitter’s one example (but that’s another post).
I tried really hard to see Second Life as something more than a timesuck for gullible ex-dungeonmasters and marketing consultants with enough disposable time and income that they don’t mind slow, jerky, crashing animations of their alter-fauxegos. But I’ve come up empty. I mean at least WOW gives you the entertaiment value of killing stuff.
So I find news of a real estate crisis in SL beyond ridiculous. Keep Reading

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