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Alison Barretta
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My latest feature is about Japanese snacks. Who wants a Sakura Frappuccino or some Tuna Mayo Doritos?
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In which I write about a #SonicTheHedgehog  history book.
Last week, I stumbled across a piece that called for the death of Sonic the Hedgehog. Author Mike Diver explained that a long spell of lackluster games — including the most recent (and purportedly...
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Google Hangout > Skype

And there's my first G+ post of 2015.
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Hooray for Zee Avi! And I've no shame in admitting I like "Wonderful Christmastime." It's one of those songs that, when I hear it on the radio, I immediately know it's Christmastime. (Also: Future sounds.)
Inspired by Jay of Sexy Armpit (who was, in turn, inspired by Matt of DinosaurDracula), I have decided to share with you my ultimate, desert island X-Mas music playlist. Even though being stranded on a desert island wouldn't ...
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Community is Streets Ahead - it's gotta come back, and soon!
We demand that NBC reverse its crazy decision to 'bench' Community. The show is the best one on TV and NBC should renew it immediately! Click 'like' on Facebook to spread the word!
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Rest in peace, Mr. Jobs.
The 12 Most Inspirational Quotes From Steve Jobs: Rest in peace, Steve. You truly were an inspiration to us all...
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I tried to educate the masses. I really did. But still, many Karate-ka are unsure if their dojo is a McDojo™ or not. And frankly, I feel bad for them
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I wrote a lot of words about Sailor Moon Crystal. Maybe you're curious to read them.
One arc ends, another one begins — that’s Sailor Moon Crystal’s 14th episode done. So do we consider it a season finale, or would that be the episode before it, with all of that big, bad final battle...
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In which I play a pigeon dating sim. #hatofulboyfriend  
Warning: This post contains plenty of spoilers. Hatoful Boyfriend. It started as a joke. Seriously. In 2011, this pigeon dating sim was released as an April Fool’s joke. Soon, it evolved from a mere...
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Wow, this place has changed quite a bit since I last checked in. So... sup?
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This intrigues me.
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Holy hell! Why are pizza delivery companies not using this product? This has got to be one of the coolest eco friendly inventions I've seen in a long time.
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I was finally able to view this video! (My first attempt was on an iPad. It would only load the first 10 seconds of the video. I think it knew.) If you're a college kid (or parent of a college kid), check out this video featuring +Jeff Somogyi, my dealnews colleague, on why an iPad may not be so practical for the collegiate set.
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Yahoo! Finance's The Daily Ticker asked me on to discuss the iPad as a tool for college students. Here's the video:
Read '10 Reasons Not to Buy an iPad for Students' from our blog Daily Ticker on Yahoo! Finance. Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! The summer season is almost over. If you're a parent that mean...
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