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Oscar Talk

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This year’s Oscars are extremely difficult to read. There are far less shoe-ins and far more wild cards. Ever year the experts make their guesses,  then wait and listen to buzz, then make their revised guesses. I won’t be doing any revised guesses on the count of no hollywood cocktail parties being on my slate for the next few weeks. So here’s some free flowing speculation.

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Written by Ryan

February 10th, 2011 at 11:07 am

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Article: OmniPlayer

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I read an article a few years ago with some industry expert saying that single player and multiplayer games would be a thing of the past. For a game to succeed, he said, games would need to offer both competently and in the same package. While that has certainly been the attempt for the past few years, I really wish it was not.

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Written by Aaron

February 7th, 2011 at 3:46 pm

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Drunken Rant: Spike TV’s Video Game Awards and Why I Despise Video Game Culture Today

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Another year, another production of Spike TV’s blatant advertisement for big named games.

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Written by Gary

December 12th, 2010 at 2:28 am

5 Festivus Movies to Fuel Your Seasonal Affective Disorder

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As we near Christmas, televisions across the world are going to be bombarded with all manner of tripe. Lifetime movies starring Fran Drescher as a woman who finds a retarded puppy that teaches her the true meaning of giving. TBS’ infamous “A Christmas Story” marathon, in which they run what you once thought was a good thing into the ground by playing it over and over until you want a b. b. gun to shoot your eyes out.

But this isn’t the way it has to be. In fact, there exists a myriad of under-appreciated films to take in during the  winter months. There’s more to winter than just Christmas and commercialism and religiosity- like Seasonal Affective Disorder. The following motion pictures are ones that aren’t particularly heart-warming. They’re actually pretty bleak and terrible and depressing (in a good way). So gather your friends and family, bolt down your expensive things, and get cynical.

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Written by Ryan

December 2nd, 2010 at 9:43 pm

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