Monthly Archives: January 2015

Neon Genesis Pony: Equestria Girls 2.5: Rainbow Robots

I’m a busy man these days. Thus, to tide you over until the next update of substance, I have decided to start scraping the barrel. Here is a rather silly idea I jotted down a couple of days before New … Continue reading

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Brought to you by the guys with too much time on their hands

“I used the controller inputs as a sort of binary code to rewrite the video game as my robot played it,” sounds like a line you would hear in some dumb hacker movie. But that is evidently what someone has … Continue reading

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FiM Chronicles X – Friendship is Magic Part 2 (S01E02)

Lo I the man, whose Muse whylome did maske, As time her taught, in lowly Shephards weeds, Am now enforst a farre vnfitter taske, For trumpets sterne to chaunge mine Oaten reeds: And sing of Knighs and Ladies gentle deeds, … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on the Legend of Korra

I’m a fan of Nickolodeon’s show, Avatar: The Last Airbender. Indeed, it was my favorite example of western animation until a certain candy-coloured show arrived. But for whatever reason I never got around to watching its recently concluded sequel until, … Continue reading

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Obligatory Charlie Hebdo post

David Brooks: Public reaction to the attack in Paris has revealed that there are a lot of people who are quick to lionize those who offend the views of Islamist terrorists in France but who are a lot less tolerant … Continue reading

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Song of the Sea

(No, not that one) 2015 is off to a good start in terms of animation. I had the opportunity to see the new film by Tom Moore (of The Secret of Kells fame), and it is definitely one of the … Continue reading

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Reading The Shadow of the Torturer – Chapter VIII: The Conversationalist

SYNOPSIS: Severian continues his friendship with the imprisoned Thecla. Roche, on orders from Master Gurloes, takes Severian out to a brothel, evidently to help prevent the possibility of his relationship with Thecla becoming sexual. ANALYSIS: Not much happens in this … Continue reading

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Two of three

  Today is the commemoration of two of the three Cappadocian Fathers: St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen (St. Gregory of Nyssa has theoretically slipped off to January 10, although my breviary makes no mention of this). I … Continue reading

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FiM Chronicles X: Friendship is Magic Part I (S1Ep1)

I HAVE WATCHED THIS PILOT EPISODE TOO MANY TIMES. Nevertheless, if my series of recaps is going to achieve liftoff, it is inevitable that I watch it some more. You may be wondering about the title – FiM Chronicles X. … Continue reading

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