I've talked before about podcasts about video games and Star Trek and the Animorphs... but let's talk about some more! These podcasts all function as digital book clubs (like the Animorphs podcasts), in that they look for both the hosts and the listeners to have read the same content before each episode in order to … Continue reading Digital Book Clubs: Podcasts to read to
A few months ago I joined with a Discord community for Twitch streamers, and found it less than ideal. Systems within the community promoted spamming the discord chat with nonesense instead of actually talking to each other, while also not allowing anyone to promote themselves except the founder of the community, who insisted on everyone … Continue reading The Pipe Dreamers: A very nice streaming community
Flight seems like one of the most overpowered superpowers there is. Characters who can fly almost always seem to do so effortlessly… Do you ever see Superman needing a cool down period after a quick trip across the Atlantic to the Londinium Batcave? Heck no. In video games, developers seem to recognize that the ability … Continue reading On Wingsuits: Far Cry 4, Batman Arkham Origins, and and Just Cause 3
After watching Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders last night, I listened to an episode of Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman's "Hollywood Babble-On" that was absolutely excellent. Recorded live at Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, this panel with Adam West, Burt Ward, and Lee Merriweather is insightful, funny, and sweet. If you were any kind … Continue reading More thoughts on Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
I was really looking forward to Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. I figured that with the Adam West series’ sense of humor and an animated style, it’d be a perfect entry point.