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First Look: Tribes Ascend

Tribes: Ascend

jetblack gives his first impression of the newest and hottest FPS to hit the Free-to-Play scene, “Tribes: Ascend,” from Hi-Rez Studios.

STO: Impressions of Odyssey

Odyssey-class cruiser (Crytpic official)

jetblack takes a look at the newest Federation ship class released for the second anniversary of Star Trek Online: the Odyssey-class.

What Should I Watch? (Winter 2012 Edition)

Ano Natsu de Matteru

jetblack takes a look at the Winter 2012 anime schedule and ponders the age-old question: What Should I Watch? Click on the title and offer your suggestions!

Boku no anime no omoide: Den’ei Shoujo

Den’ei Shoujo (Video Girl AI) was a six-episode romantic-dramedy OVA that premiered in 1992. Come along and take a look at jetblack’s memories of this series in the latest episode of “Boku no anime no omoide.”

SOPA, PIPA, and Me


“You know, there are some words I’ve known since I was a schoolboy: ‘With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.’ Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and warning. The first time any man’s freedom …

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Everything Old is New Again

The current cap logo of the San Francisco Giants

[dropcap style=”font-size: 55px; color: cyan;”]E[/dropcap]ver since I was a little boy, I’ve followed the (mis)adventures of the San Francisco Giants.  My father took me to my first baseball game when I was in the first grade, about six months or so after my first San Francisco 49ers game.  When I was that young, I think …

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Boku no anime no omoide: Toppu wo Nerae! Gunbuster!

Gunbuster title card

To start in on Gunbuster, I’d need to talk about Ken Lau, first.  Ken was someone I’d met while working at Acer America back in 1995; we both worked the grave shift in the technical support department, though he was in a smaller group that handled online requests, while I was in a larger group …

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Back to the Field

After a few months off from playing, I’m happy to report that I’m finally going to return to Twin Creeks as part of a new corporate team!

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Pulling the Plug

I’m still pulling from the older topics for Post a Day 2011.  The one I’m choosing for today is: Could you live without the internet for a week? For a month?

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Sorkie? Sorkinite? Sorkinista? Doesn’t matter, I’m a total Sorkin fanboy…

Aaron Sorkin is writing a new show, for HBO.  Read all about right here (from TV Guide’s Scott Huver).  This has me excited in a way that I haven’t felt about an upcoming TV show, since the production of Studio 60 was announced in early 2006.  Not to mention that I think Sorkin could really …

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