Practical Misanthropy

There it was, shattered as if by a falling tree branch, except there were no trees nearby to do the shattering. Someone had pulled into my driveway to turn around and hit the corner post of my fence. They hit it so hard that they dislodged the concrete mooring and the force shattered the top crossbar, splaying the pickets out like pick-up sticks. Then they drove off. It was the middle of the afternoon.

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Fast Travel

The journey is not the destination.

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Stretched Thin

Dennis Scimeca has too many beginnings and not enough endings.

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Richard Clark wants to go to the mutliplayer where everyone knows his name.

History is Written

Stu Horvath discovers that the Revolutionary War was a lot more complicated than his elementary school history books led him to believe, thanks to Assassin’s Creed III.

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Ready for the Weekend 9/14/2012

On this day in 1959, the Soviet Union hit the moon with a tin can, making it the first man-made thing to touch the moon. What are you doing this weekend?

Mourning the Non-Existent

Ezio Auditore is dead. Why is that so upsetting? Stu Horvath turns to Umberto Eco for answers.

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Requiescat in Pace

Stu Horvath examines the fictional life, and death, of Ezio Auditore da Firenze, one of the protagonists of the Assassin’s Creed series.

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