Archive for February, 2014

  • Watch This! NBC’s Hannibal

    Watch This! NBC’s Hannibal

    I scoffed when I initially heard that NBC was making a Hannibal Lecter TV series. “Geez, they’re really running out of ideas over there, aren’t they?” But I was intrigued by the show when I heard that Bryan Fuller was involved. If you’re not familiar with Fuller, he wrote for the show Heroes when people

  • Saw That: ‘The Lego Movie’

    Saw That: ‘The Lego Movie’

      Spoiler alert: I am writing about a movie that is currently in movie theaters. So, if you haven’t already assumed as much, I should probably let you know that I am going to discuss parts of that movie. If you have not seen the movie and do not want to read about parts of

  • PC Game Review: Banished

    PC Game Review: Banished

    As a lifelong fan of SimCity, I was really looking forward to the new entry in the series last year. In the 18-or-so months leading up to its release, I watched every behind-the-scenes video and read every article about the game. So you can imagine my disappointment when the game launched with its server issues,

  • Worst. Article. Ever.

    Worst. Article. Ever.

    So on a recent insomnia fueled binge of Law and Order: SVU in the wee hours of the morning, the USA Network seemed to be pushing three things – 1. Liam Neeson’s newest turn as a geriatric action hero minus wolves. 2. Some sort of hair removal device that looks like a dollar store knock-off

  • Heard That: Beck, ‘Morning Phase’

    Heard That: Beck, ‘Morning Phase’

      Children of the 90s may still have a hard time disassociating Beck from the quirky tune, “Loser”, that made him a household name. Mellow Gold, Beck’s major label debut that featured the headlining track “Loser”, was an aural — but not aggressive — assault in which the artist used his guitar, harmonica and various

  • Is Responsive Design a Fad?

    Is Responsive Design a Fad?

    A List Apart is considered by many front-end developers to be the holy grail of websites. Along with Smashing Magazine and a few other sites, ALA not only sets trends but helps to define them and provide tutorials for users. In 2010, Ethan Marcotte wrote this in article for A List Apart: “This is our way forward.

  • Bonus Comic – A Tribute to Harold Ramis

    Bonus Comic – A Tribute to Harold Ramis

    Sad news today as Harold Ramis, Actor best known for his roles in the classic films ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Stripes’ and director of ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ and ‘Groundhog Day’ has passed away. Ramis succumbed to complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that causes swelling of the blood vessels and plagued him for the last

  • Backspace – The Webcomic

    Backspace – The Webcomic

    Backspace is an online webcomic featuring the mis-adventures of three friends. Featuring zany appearances by Artistic aliens, Cyborg presidents, talking Mayan statues and time traveling barbarians.