Category: Entertainment

Essays on books, movies, television, music, video games and other forms of entertainment

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Getting in Shape with Pokémon Go

“That’s so last summer,” said one of my friends when I mentioned Pokémon Go. “I can’t believe you’re still playing that.” That seems to be a lot of people’s reaction, in fact. When the...

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The Matrix Rebooted

Back at the turn of the century, The Matrix was the coolest thing in sci-fi. I was a fan of the movie, like so many others. But 16 years later, the movie and its...

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More Interesting YouTube Channels

I watched a lot of YouTube during my unemployment, and I discovered a lot of cool YouTube channels. I love YouTube channels that are educational but entertaining, channels that fill the role abandoned by...

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The Plants of Jurassic Park

I love Jurassic Park (especially the first one), and I’ve watched it more times than I care to remember. But up until recently, I didn’t notice a major plot hole in the series. Plants....

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Can I Be a Nerdfighter?

It started with SciShow. While watching chemistry videos on YouTube, I stumbled across Hank Green’s series of short, concise science videos. From there, YouTube’s Related Links led me to Crash Course World History with...

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The Not So Lazy “Lazy Game Reviews”

Lately I’ve been watching a YouTube channel called Lazy Game Reviews (LGR). This has quickly become my favorite channel on YouTube, with a good mix of information, humor, and unique content. Not Always Lazy...

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The Ad-Free Super Bowl Stream

I’m not a sports guy. In fact, I don’t even watch the Super Bowl most years, but this year my friends invited me to a watching party. I decided the party was worth sitting...

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Radio Websites

Restaurants are notorious for having bad websites. Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal says it better than I ever could. Basically there are too many restaurants that make flashy websites that try to sell you...