epiphany Archive

  • The Golden Child: Dishonored Goes Gold

    At the time I’m writing this we are ten days out from Dishonored’s US ship date, but that number has lost all meaning to me.

     


     
    In fact the whole statement is surreal on its face. Over the course of three and half years of development, you learn to

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  • Trivial Pursuit

    Somehow I’ve been labeled a connoisseur of useless trivia. It doesn’t much matter that I find the TV stereotype of the know-it-all know-nothing beyond insufferable, and I’ll admit that they’re only partly to blame. When they close up the opening scene of CSI with a quip about the mating habits…

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  • Midlife Sundown

    The entryway to middle age is an unpleasant threshold, that much is certain. I’ll allow that it has something to do with the receding halcyon lights of youth, narrowing to a pinprick in the mind’s eye. It’s rather like hurtling down a well, your upturned face uselessly swallowing up the…

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  • Surgical Theology

    It’s always startling to find yourself at the intersection of a particularly strange convergence of thoughts, especially when the catalyst of oddity is a pretty flower. Still, with this blossom between my fingers this morning, unlikely or not, I paired the word “beautiful” with “as long as it doesn’t beat…

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  • Internet Culture Cuisine

    The trick to destroying soup, one has been advised, is to invite additional cooks into your kitchen. Last night, up with a baby flirting with the notion of sleeping through the night, I found myself confronted with one of many parenting blogs. The author had helpfully compiled the well-reasoned arguments…

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