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Jessica Cook
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I overshare on the Internet!
I overshare on the Internet!

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Before the internet hunts me down for my inevitable betrayal, I should open this post by saying that I’ve never been a particularly big fan of Steven Moffat’s Sherlock series. I think B. Cumb does a reasonable job of playing a modern Holmes, but by the…

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The “featured image” is a bumblebee because they are nice and cute and pollinate plants and don’t want to be in my home. I had bed bugs three years ago and it was one of the worst experiences of my life. Not the bugs themselves, which were awful and gross…

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This week Liore, Arolaide, and guest Vajra discuss the role of story in video games. The discussion was inspired by this article — you might want to read it before listening so you know exactly what we’re shouting about. Is the pursuit of a good story…

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A few weeks ago I took the time to properly discover AliExpress, and I’m in love. AliExpress, if you don’t already know about it, is a Chinese website that’s kind of a cross between Amazon and eBay. There are individual “stores” and sellers, but you buy…

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I make a lot of effort to avoid advertisements in my media consumption. I use an adblocker when browsing the web, and selectively whitelist sites I want to support. I pay for YouTube Red each month so I can watch Let’s Plays and Buzzfeed videos without…

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It’s been three weeks, so how are we feeling about Mass Effect: Andromeda? This week Liore, Arolaide, Ellyndrial, and friend Corranhorn get together to talk about the highs and the lows of forming new colonies in space. This episode does touch on some…

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It’s a new season, ostensibly anyway, and Spring cleaning is not just for drawers and floors! It’s also a good time to look at my bullet journal and try some new ways to organize things. (Half the fun of a bujo for me is changing things up as I go.) If…

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Thor: Ragnarok is due out in November. It stars Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, Idris Elba, and many more. It is directed by indie guy Taika Waititi, previously best known for the amazing kiwi vampire comedy, What We Do In…

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The hotly-anticipated Persona 5 launched this week! Along with launch news, publisher Atlus shared some unusually stringent streaming and “let’s play” rules. Streamers can’t show certain plot-heavy scenes, they can only put 90 minutes of the game on…

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Over the last few years, it seems to me, RPGs (and MMOs) have focused less on telling a complete pre-written story and more on customizing your story and protagonist. It’s a good trend, and one that I enjoy a great deal. Maybe your Geralt is a womanizer,…
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