Shiny and Less Gatekeepy: Ready Player One, the movie

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline, is a story that emphatically celebrates, to a fault, the kind of overzealous pop-culture indulgence that I love. Basically, the entire world has regressed to obsessing over 80s references to try to crack a puzzle made by an eccentric developer who created the VR world the populous retreats to … Continue reading Shiny and Less Gatekeepy: Ready Player One, the movie

How the Helmacron Adventures Should Have Ended the Yeerk Invasion: Animorphs 24 and 42

Yada yada Animorphs blah blah Yeerks, etc. okay, that's out of the way; now we can get to the good stuff. There’s this alien species called Helmacrons, right, and they are super tiny and also have shrink rays, okay? When they shrink the Animorphs down in book 24, their morphs are shrunk down to stay relative … Continue reading How the Helmacron Adventures Should Have Ended the Yeerk Invasion: Animorphs 24 and 42

TroytlePower Presents: The Power Play-Throughs Podcast, with TroytlePower

Hey look, TroytlePower has gone and made a podcast! It's the world's fifth-ish audio-only let's-play podcast! TroytlePower Presents: The Power Play-Throughs Podcast, with TroytlePower Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher to listen to me play games, and follow the podcast directly on Twitter at @TPPTPPTPwTP! Oh, and be sure to listen to every episode of Daniel … Continue reading TroytlePower Presents: The Power Play-Throughs Podcast, with TroytlePower

Are you watching Doctor Who right this very moment? Why not!?

Travis McElroy and Tybee Diskin have a great podcast called "Run: A Doctor Who Fancast", which covers both new and classic Doctor Who episodes. I started listening to their show right when it came out, but without rewatching the 2005 series of Doctor Who, because I've seen those episodes several times before. As they got … Continue reading Are you watching Doctor Who right this very moment? Why not!?