Monthly Archives: July 2012

Boris Groys, Ernst Jünger, Agent 47: Identity and the Hitman Franchise

I recently finished Boris Groys’ Introduction to Antiphilosophy, which I enjoyed quite a bit. It is a collection of essays that Groys wrote at various times; as he says in the introduction, they were not written to be read together, but … Continue reading

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On The Dark Knight Rises

I finally saw The Dark Knight Rises. Obviously, this post is going to spoiler-heavy. I enjoyed The Dark Knight Rises. I had a wonderful time watching it. I’m going to do something incredibly lazy, but also really worthwhile: I’m going to tell you a … Continue reading

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Half Life 2’s Cut Content

I’ve been phoning the content in for a couple days, and I apologize for that–yesterday I was hiking and today I spent most of my time watching The Dark Knight Rises (expect opinions on this tomorrow). Anyway, this is a short … Continue reading

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Pat Holleman Writes on Authorial Intent

I don’t have a whole lot to write today–I had some big hang-outs with a friend that started at 9am, which hasn’t left me a whole lot of time to do internetting and the kind of hard-hitting journalism/complaining that you … Continue reading

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On Goblin Camp

I. Goblin Camp Goblins like to camp. It is in their very goblin blood–a desire to construct small buildings, plant seeds, harvest plants, weave baskets, and generally create a civilization based on raising children by putting all of the poop … Continue reading

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On Anna

I. What is Anna? Anna is a new game from Dreampainters. You can purchase it here. It is equal parts puzzler and horror with a heavy dash of ambient narrative added. The game promises a horror game experience on the level of Amnesia, partially … Continue reading

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On Portal 2

Because of the Steam Summer Sale, the great economic Satan that it is, I finally played through Portal 2. Like everyone else on the planet, I enjoyed it, and I think that there are a number of things that still … Continue reading

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