Christopher Nolan’s “Inception”: This Decade’s Existential Benchmark

The moment Inception starts, the viewer has to think about what he or she is watching, to experience the plot in a way few movies ask us to. That engagement does not stop during the film, nor does it necessarily cease when the credits roll. For the first time in years, Inception presents theater-goers with [...]

A New Guest Blog and Other Awesome Posts

In case you missed it yesterday, I thought I would direct you all to the guest post I wrote for Bio Break.  It is about setting small goals for yourself as a player in order to prevent MMO burnout. While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the rest of Bio Break’s guest blogs so [...]

Stargate SG-1: Ten Seasons of Awesomeness

Sometimes, I’m prone to hyperbole.  I’ll state that Stephenie Meyer is the worst writer who’s ever lived, when I’m pretty sure there are worse ones who have gone unpublished.  I might say that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the best theme park ever created, but I haven’t experienced every theme park in the [...]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Our Awesome Soft Opening Adventure

My wife and I had planned our trip to Florida (our vacanymoon to steal a term from a friend) around the biennial Joss Whedon conference Slayage.  We thought we were getting incredibly lucky because Universal Orlando’s new theme park—The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, obviously—had been pushed back to a Spring 2010 opening.  When we [...]

Fragmented Media [Guest Post]

Today’s guest post was written by Andrew Nielsen, or Void from A Green Mushroom.  He writes about gaming and modern media from his generation's perspective.  Enjoy! The way we consume media is changing.  4 out of 5 Americans now say they would give up television to keep the internet.  This is a huge shift for [...]