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The Ancient Art of Capitulation: At What Point Do We Reject the “Lesser of Two Evils” Paradigm?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been closely watching both the RNC and the DNC. It’s a first time experience for me. As the shadow of my thirties begins to loom closer and closer, I feel like it’s about time I start trying

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Revenue, The Vicious Cycle Principle, AdBlockers, and Me…

I’ve come to the mountain, and have tasted it’s ad free fruits. They taste delicious, by the way. Also, websites are actually moderately functional here!

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The Ancient Art of Tacit Approval: Information, Propaganda, the Presidential Elections, and Real Voting Power…

I can’t remember exactly when it happened, but at some point there was a directed effort towards the youth of the world to engage in the political process. Now, there’s nothing inherently wrong with this position. I’d say being informed

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Posted in Philosophy Clap Trap, Social, Uncategorized

To Anime, or Not To Anime? That is the Arbitrary Question.

I’ve always been really picky when comes to anime. There’s so many things about it, broadly, that I dislike. They’re often filled with crude fan service, bad jokes and an overwhelming amount of “cutesy” humor that has always put me off, and sometimes even made me feel a little icky, if you know what I’m saying. Listen, social mores are different in Japan, which is completely fine, but I just can’t get into pantie jokes concerning 12 year old kids. Call me old fashioned, I guess.

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Posted in Nerdage, Social, Television, Uncategorized

Hey, It’s a Good Time to Revisit ALIEN NATION, In Case You Were Wondering…

So, with all this stuff going on this past year, and now the attacks on Paris, the protests in Missouri, and the Syrian refugee situation, it made me think of the 1988 movie, Alien Nation.

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A Tale Told by an Idiot, Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing…

Well, it would seem that the political theater company caravan has finally started making moves. Who knows, maybe if you’re lucky they’ll come to your town, tailoring their stage productions for your local constituency, and further line their coffers with

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5 Songs That Make Me Cry When I’ve Been Drinking, and Riding That DrunkTube…

We’ve all been there. It’s late on a Saturday night, and, as you’re one to do, you’ve been surfing YouTube. Mouse in one hand, rocks glass in the other. You’re no longer getting drunk, you’re just drunk. In fact, give

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Posted in Music, Social