After 29 years, I beat The Legend of Zelda!

There's a story in my family that while my mom was going into labor, my older brother was kept occupied by teaching a family friend how to play the legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Entertainment System. I grew up with that original Nintendo and its classic games, and with an older brother who actually … Continue reading After 29 years, I beat The Legend of Zelda!

The Good Place is Good

Okay, internet, fine! I admit it, I concede, I give in; The Good Place is a very good television program. We watched the first two episodes a few months back, and I thought it was kinda fun, kinda funny, kinda cute... but I didn't really get why everyone was so bonkers for it. Last weekend, … Continue reading The Good Place is Good

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