Monthly Archives: June 2016

On X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

I. SOME HISTORY Fox’s X-Men franchise has had more hits than misses. 2000’s X-Men was an excellent introduction to the world and the film franchise’s core character Wolverine. Following three years later, X2 solidified many of the themes that director Bryan Singer evoked in the first … Continue reading

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Mages and Murderdads – Episode 1

Check out the new show that Danni and I are doing called Mages and Murderdads. The whole concept is that we’re playing through the Baldur’s Gate franchise. That’s it!

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A Thousand Plateaus as thriller

The first thought that came to my mind after finishing A Thousand Plateaus for the nth time for my comps is that you could read it as a thriller contemporary thriller novel. It has all the trappings of a Dan Brown novel: there … Continue reading

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Justified and Military Discipline

Spoilers for Season 6 of the television show Justified. The last season of Justified opens with a plot that brings three Iraq War veterans to Harlan County as mercenaries for a hostile takeover of the county by outsiders. There’s the commanding officer, Walker, … Continue reading

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Adam Kotsko on “pure dismissal”

Adam Kotsko has a post up at AUFS about how one can engage in dismissal in a world dominated by critical thinking. This is something I’ve advocated before, and I’ve always gotten an almost extreme reaction of “how dare you not take … Continue reading

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