A Gen Xers Top 20 Video Game List






Get out that David Bowie record and grab a can of Jolt Cola because it’s time to rank my Top 20 all-time favorite video games. The rankings are based on qualities like story, playability, cultural influence, immersion, creativeness, and a happiness quotient roughly calculated using memories/age * 1.023MHz * (1 KB/1980). This is for my […]

Weekend 324.0 (Old Trafford)






(1) Giving that historic WIN at Old Trafford some perspective (#WeMarchOn). (2) Card Games: Touring from Winning Moves Games (3) Kingdom Hearts III???? (The Know It All: January 9, 2015) Credit: Bear (4) A quote from Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon: “…yet there is no avoiding time, the sea of time, the sea of memory […]

Birth By Sleep Reboot






Thanks WOPR! (1) What is Kingdom Hearts? The entire Kingdom Hearts series explained. (2) 15 Times Disney Villains Were Just Trying To Be Helpful

Weekend 272.0 (22.2 x 21.5 x 9.8 inches)






Greetings Professor Falken. I love McPharlin’s work. It is like a homage to some of my favorite people and things— Chuck “Chuckles” Bueche, paper, Chris Ware, computers, Harry Beck, music, Cabinet Magazine, miniatures, and the WOPR. (1) Posters of the London Underground (WSJ) (1a) One final lengthy quote from Earthbound (The Bakerloo Line) by Paul […]

Weekend 252.0






(1) No monk is an island but there is snow in the forecast this weekend so; (a) Wall Street Journal, (b) Wall Street Journal Magazine, (c) Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, (d) MONOCLE, (e) Bicycle Times, (f) Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History by Robert Hughes, (g) Round 5 of the FA Cup, […]

Weekend 233.0 (Contrails)






Anime Update: I’ve finally started watching Last Exile. This is older animation now but the story is addictive. I’m not as invested in these characters as I was with Clannad After Story but I’ve only watched 4/5 episodes. I do like Lavie and Tatiana Wisla is a first-class bad ass. September and October are shaping […]

Weekend 230.0






(1) Theatrical Debut of Groundbreaking Animated Short Paperman Slated for November 2 (1a) Disney Short: Paperman Featurette #1 Paperclips – The Idea (HD) (1b) Poster and Plot Revealed For Disney Short ‘Paperman’ [Updated] (2) Naming The Next Kingdom Hearts Game Field Trip Took Burgoyne to the MET to see Cloud City by Tomas Saraceno. We […]

Weekend 226.1






New in Disney (1) Pixar Week: My Top Ten Pixar Experiences at Walt Disney World (2) Walt and the Promise of Progress City by Sam Gennawey (3) Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two by Disney (4) Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance by Square Enix

Weekend 206.0






(1) Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373 (2) Fantastic hyperrealistic oil paintings by Steve Mills (3) Ways to Manage an Image (WSJ) (3a) The Art and Soul of Disney (4) Jean Nouvel: The Pritzker-winning French architect checks in on hotels, carousels and burning down the house (WSJ) (5) Nintendo Introduces Free Airport Hotspots For 3DS Users (5a) […]

Miniatures






“The passion for tiny things–and miniatures were as popular among ordinary dads and secretaries as they were with royalty–is explained by the customary reaction to these dollhouses for grownups. How intricate the workmanship! How miraculous the detail! And all made my hand! Imagine that! Mrs. Thorne’s little rooms in San Francisco, and a second set […]

Tuesday Night Anime






(1) Human Crossing (2) Historically correct disney princesses Aqua: I just cast a magic spell on you. One day when you’re in trouble, the light within you will lead you to the light of another. Someone to keep you safe. Kairi: Thanks! Tweet