Monthly Archives: May 2013

Video games and me

I was never a gamer. When I grew up I had very limited access to computers and technology, so my first video game experience happened when I was in my twenties. It was a game sponsored by a bank, where … Continue reading

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Phoenix Comic Con

Here are my experiences of the last two days. Your mileage may vary. Saturday Take car to park and ride in Tempe. Take light rail. Stand in light rail, because so many people. Look at costumes of people in light … Continue reading

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Oh Harry Crane, whatever happened to you?

Let’s talk TV. (Warning, spoilers ahead.) Just like many other people, I too watch the misogynistic den that is the show Mad Men on Sunday nights. (Actually on Monday nights, because we don’t have cable anymore and need to wait … Continue reading

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Can you trust the people on the edge?

Lately I’ve been thinking about stage diving. It is something that I will probably never do. But George Watsky got John Green to do it, so I will not exclude it completely. Now when you see people stage dive, they … Continue reading

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Housework kills braincells

I had to do a lot of cleaning earlier. We had some eventful weeks lately and a lot of the normal clean up didn’t happen. Also the cat is losing her winter fur and I had to get the backyard … Continue reading

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The importance of nuances

I had some interesting discussions on facebook today. People were talking about the whole Abercrombie and Fitch debacle. If you have no idea what I am talking about, let me explain. The story is twofold. First, the CEO of A&F … Continue reading

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Struvelpeter- or how to shock your kids into submission

Der Struvelpeter (or in English the shock-headed Peter) is sold as a children’s book and made up of ten “funny stories with whimsical pictures”. It was written by Heinrich Hoffmann in 1845. It is one of the scariest books I … Continue reading

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