Category Archive: Media

This is a container category for media reviews and related drivel.

Jul 20

Kongos – Egomaniac

The guys with the breakout hit a couple years back, the ones with the heavy drums and frequent accordion, have returned with a second album release. How does Egomaniac stand up to what Kongos have done before? Well, the lead single, “Take It From Me,” isn’t as deeply catchy as “Come With Me Now.” That’s …

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Jul 13

Caravan Palace – <|°_°|> (aka Robot)

To enjoy Caravan Palace, you need first be able to enjoy a genre called “electroswing,” which is basically old-timey swing-era jazz songs smushed together with electronic sounds & modern production values. It’s not my tip-top favorite sound, but sometimes it suits my mood for a while. To enjoy Caravan Palace’s third album, the one with …

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Jul 08

Hashtag Poke Mongo

With only a day (mostly) of Pokemon GO under my belt, I have some thoughts, presented in bullet point form… or Pokeball-point, if you prefer: Boy howdy is this a Niantic game or what. This is Ingress with a thick layer of Pokemon slathered on top. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing, but we …

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Apr 15

The Finished Product

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It was pointed out (rightly) that I left off an important part of the build presentation: a picture of the completed model. Allow me to remedy that! All things considered, it’s a neat little model. Not sure if I want to do another build like this one any time soon, though…

Apr 02

Starred Due Valley

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Having wandered away from Guild Wars 2 lately, I dabbled with Diablo III for a while until someone sent me a gift on Steam: Stardew Valley. You may have heard of it. It’s really working for me. I can farm crops, I can raise animals, I can craft things, I can arrange my domain how …

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Jan 28

Still Watching Anime: Snow White With The Red Hair

Just because i deleted the unused anime blog and just because I spent most of the last three years barely using my CrunchyRoll account doesn’t mean that I’m not still an anime fan. For instance! Starting up this month is the second batch of episodes for a delightful fluffy gem of a fantasy-romance show called …

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