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Mass Effect: Cargo


Tweet of the Day: Levels of Violence in Science Fiction ——- A thick curtain of smoke covered the entrance. Periodically, pairs of mechs would march through, guns blazing. A few shotgun blast later and they joined the pile of smoking servos on the floor. Turtman turned to Mr. Aten, “I think it’s time to break […]

TV Tropes Monday: A Storm is Coming


  Tweet of the Day: On sexism, sexual assault and the threat of the ‘non-bro’ ——- A Storm is Coming…. A trope used so often that it also a cliche. But why is this trope so popular? What is it about the image of a storm on the horizon that conveys doom and gloom like […]

Sunday Treat: Welcome to the Fandom


Tweet of the Day: Talents and Skills Thesaurus Entry: Strategic Thinking ——- I haven’t done one of these in awhile so here it is. Meet Dodger, YouTube personality, gamer, geek, manga/anime fan, and all around swell gal. She is loved by two kitties, named Sherlock and Watson (of course) and works for the video game […]

Weekend Roundup: October 5 – 11


Tweet of the Day: Bulfinch’s Mythology as Myth-Making ——- About a month ago I wrote about so called Gamer Gate on this blog. I laid down some of my thoughts about it in a “split down the middle and see what is inside” kind of way.  While most of my points were pro-consumer and critical […]

Space for Rent: The Roots of All Evil


Tweet of the Day: “Pete & Pete’ Was All White People!” ——- For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 1 Timothy, King James Bible. Greed, not money is the root of all evil. […]

Mass Effect/After Earth Chronicles: ANN News-Timeline for November 12, 2196


  Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 9.41: Fan Writing, with Christopher J. Garcia ——- ANN: Timeline with Richard Garrett ANN Central Studios, Vancouver, North American Union, November 12, 2196 Richard Garrett– This is Sunday, November 12, 2196 and welcome to another installment of Timeline. With us today is asari historian, sophontologist, political scientist, and […]

TV Tropes Monday: Everything is Online


Tweet of the Day: Humanism and Egalitarianism: are they Feminist Umbrellas? ——– A man sits at his computer in the dark, several screens show arrays of bank accounts, news reports, government files, and other media. He leaves his one bedroom apartment and walks the streets. With a single button press he jams the radio of […]