Archive for March, 2007
I realized this when I noticed that, for the first month or so of my new iPod, I was watching tv shows on it all the time, during my commute. Now, I listen to TV shows while playing games on my telephone, because, apparently, TV alone isn’t enough to keep my attention. That’s right. TV, […]
I have no idea. That is, I don’t think it’s so hard, but just looking around me, I’m surrounded by people who can’t speak politely. Not people who won’t , mind you (that’s a universal constant), but people who want to but can’t. Basically, Japanese has 3 politeness levels: friendly, polite, and formal. Friendly is […]
A screenshot from the new Uniqlo commercial on the air in Japan. Damien Hirst’s “Some comfort gained from the acceptance on the coherent lies in everything” Somehow I doubt this is coincidental. And somehow I doubt anyone actually consulted Hirst about it.
There are a few places where evil is set in science fiction/fantasy: An evil land A tower of evil An underworld of evil deep in the catacombs/sewers The top of a giant city, which seems to be good, but is actually evil Which leaves one crucially underrepresented geographical distribution: The middle So if you’re looking […]
I’m going to have to look for legal counsel soon, to handle the inevitable lawsuits from my wife’s divorce attorney or Children’s Protective Services, because: a Warhammer 40,000 massively multiplayer online game is in development. Since marrying, I’ve managed to avoid both RPGs and MMOGs. While friends who I would never have imagined doing so […]