Archive for March, 2011

  • The Gladitorial Idiocy of Metacritic: Aggregating Game Developers

    EDIT – Metacritic has now removed developer scores. I don’t want to overstate things, but I take 100% of the credit for this turn of events. Last night I had the debatable pleasure of seeing the first episode of Spartacus: Blood and Sand. This put me into a mild funk…

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  • Once Burned

    Stillness tends to play catch up in my life, usually lurking behind in the wake of the day’s mundane chaos. It isn’t often that a quiet moment forcibly seizes me, ramming other thoughts over the edge. But that happened once tonight, right in the midst of my daily grind. The…

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  • An Open Letter to the Citizens of the Mushroom Kingdom


    Toads of the Mushroom Kingdom, I don’t know if you can get CNN where you are (potentially as a murky reflection in a magic cauldron), but hear me now: revolution is on the rise in the world. From Egypt to Libya, oppressed and forgotten peoples are casting off apathetic and…

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  • Digg, From Hell’s Heart I Stabbeth Thee

    Finally pulling the Digg buttons off of the posts. They significantly affect the load times of each page and I’ve gotten only a tiny fraction of traffic through there. Feel free to still Digg the posts of course. I’m just not getting much use out of the integrated buttons.  …

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  • Blogging About Blogging: Reaching 10,000 Views

    There’s little doubt that come January 1st many people recognize that their figure is best viewed with a fun-house mirror, and most make resolutions to drop the extra pounds in order to become worthy of accidentally seeing the cover of Cosmo again. All too often step 2 is hiring a…

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  • Blogging About Blogging: Reaching 10,000 Views – Page 2

    Learn to Compartmentalize Internet Criticism Those that are just starting to blog have probably considered but failed to truly prepare themselves for one thing: dicks on the Internet. And I don’t mean your Google image search gone horribly wrong. Whether it’s well reasoned, lazy and cruel, or a nonsensical mish…

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