Category Archives: Random Realizations

The Easy Imbalance of Too Much Virtual Living

This is one of those posts that is born from a bit of an epiphany which, in turn, is born from some honest self-reflection and self-recrimination. I have seen something which needs to be addressed, a growing imbalance in the … Continue reading

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The “Real” in White Collar

What is “real?” It’s such a simple question. It has such obvious answers. Yet when those answers can be disputed, conflict ensues. Is that a real dollar bill or a counterfeit? Is this a real work of art or an … Continue reading

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Robotic Uprisings: The Deeper Fear

Robots. AI. Man-made life. These are staples in fiction, especially science fiction, featured in countless – and more every year – books, movies, TV shows, games, cartoons, anime, and more. It seems there is practically no limit to all the … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Samurai

Cowboys and samurai. The icons of American and Japanese culture and history. At first glance, the two could hardly be more different. But as I was recently tinkering with a post for the far future (relatively speaking) it suddenly struck … Continue reading

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Shifting Tastes: Some Random Musings

I’ve never been much of a horror fan. Or at least I’ve deliberately refrained from delving into the genre very much. I have nothing whatsoever against anyone who does – like and let like, after all – but I just … Continue reading

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Tara Maclay: An Appreciation Post

I have known for some time that while I can still appreciate many of the same things which I enjoyed in my younger years, it is often in very different ways and for very different reasons. Like the Calvin and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Revelation About What Makes the Male Lead Attractive

Lightning suddenly struck in my brain, sparking a connection made between reality and fiction. Without warning, I found an answer in a most unexpected place! “…oh my gosh, THAT’S IT!” I exclaimed, “THAT’S what women find so attractive about them!” … Continue reading

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The Subtle Victory Within Game of Thrones

Like many other people who followed HBO’s Game of Thrones, I was not entirely satisfied with how it ended. Everyone who cares about said ending (or was within earshot of anyone who does) is pretty familiar with the usual complaints, which … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Action Movies Are Better Than Chick Flicks

There is an eternal war raging in almost every household. It is the great contest of which movie two or more people will agree to watch together. One side favors action, adventure, fighting, and explosions, and the other wants romance, … Continue reading

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I Am Thankful for Crappy Stories

This month, in honor of Thanksgiving in my country, I thought to have a running theme of things which I am grateful for, from the perspective of my entertainment. Of course, there are many, many other things I can be … Continue reading

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