Tag Archive: random odd thoughts

Jan 10

Skewed Reviews

Do the X-Play hosts ever give less than a 3 out of 5 rating to a game? I’ve watched them verbally thrash several games and then give them a 3 star rating. What’s the deal? Do they have some sort of behind-the-scenes deal with the game publishers that keeps them from giving out less than …

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Jan 05

Separated At Birth?

The pictures don’t really do either justice, but watching Stone Phillips on TV always reminds me of Max Headroom. The former looks more plastic under studio lights and his motions are eerily similar to Max’s. Now all he needs is a stutter. 😉

Jul 21

Accidental Conversation

Sometimes the headlines that appear in the Findory box at the bottom of this blog almost look like lines in a conversation. Here’s one from yesterday: Prydain: “Father of 9/11 hijacker: 50-year religious war coming” Relapsed Catholic: “Are dancing midgets involved?” Connexions: “I canna change the laws of physics” I couldn’t help but giggle and …

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Jun 25

Scum and Villainy

I have a modest proposal to make. Let's send spammers to Guantanamo Bay. Let's put the PATRIOT Act to good use for once.

Oct 06

The Awful Grace of God

I discovered this Aeschylus quote while watching a PBS special about Robert Kennedy. It spoke to me. “He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of …

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