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Adventures in Catfishing

Jamie’s Note: Wow, I haven’t updated this thing for nearly a year. Oops. Been pre-occupied with my daughter’s battle with blood cancer. See our website for information if you would like to know more or order some of the fun, geeky items we have for sale to help out our family. Otherwise, enjoy the new content! […]

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The Dress

Why I Love The Dress Debate

Yesterday the internet collectively lost its damn mind over a picture of a dress. On the same day the FCC made a landmark decision over Net Neutrality, Russia threatened to cut gas to Europe, and an American atheist blogger was hacked to death with machetes in Bangladesh … we’re mostly talking about a dress. Also, llamas. […]

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Joffrey Dead (Game of Thrones)

A Rape of Ice & Fire

*** SPOILERS ARE COMING *** The article below is chock-filled with spoilers for Season 4, Episode 3 of Game of Thrones. You have been warned. *** The Internet exploded in sound and fury on Sunday night, the howls of outrage the likely suspect in my recent insomnia. It seems like the entire world is screaming […]

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Turtle Threesome

6 Mundane (or Terrifying) Side-Effects of Sex

SEX. Sex. Sexy sexsexsex. Do I have your attention? Good. Now stop being childish about it as we explore both the ordinary-but-seldom-discussed and rare-and-horrifying things can happen when consenting adults make mattress music. (The article below frankly discusses sex, anatomy, uses inappropriate language, and is not intended for minor children or my Mom. You have […]

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4 Ways Government Surveillance Is Beyond Global

I’ve come to believe that it’s capitalism that softened the way for government surveillance. Most of us have gladly surrendered our privacy to companies in the name of selling us toothpaste, and the government listening to our phone calls, reading our emails, and peeking in on naked Skype sessions just may not seem like a […]

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4 Recent Examples of Organizational Scroogemanship

It’s only days away from our office luncheon at Signal Fire Studios, and the fake tree has fake presents sitting underneath in festive fashion in the building lobby. This time of year always leaves me feeling that I’m not doing enough, not giving enough both in terms of the business — rewarding loyal customers, my […]

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Fantitlement /fanˈtītlmənt/ Noun 1. The false belief of fans that their passion and dedication to a person or intellectual property grants them rights and privileges. A few days ago I put my beautiful fiancée on a plane back to Ohio after a great trip out to California to the annual geek gathering known as Comic-Con (the Comic-Con, […]

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Fear and Loathing in Topeka

When I was in ninth grade I almost died of pneumonia, and while in the hospital the youth minister of Woodstock First Baptist Church (in 1989) walked into my room flanked by two pretty teenage girls. He proceeded to barrage me with Bible quotes and hard insinuations that, because my baptism was a sprinkling at […]

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Elder Panda

Jennisodes Podcast

I’m this week’s featured guest on the Jennisodes podcast! Jenn and I talk about games and stuff, and celebrate our “friendship anniversary.” I refuse to listen to myself for a full hour, so please do it for me. I talk about games and stuff. I think. Click here to go check it out!

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Use the Force, Harry

Montana is in Canada

This is probably the most useless blog I’ve ever posted … and that’s saying something. The age of social networking has only made it easier to hit a Share or Retweet button, and the problem I’m addressing is an old one and it’s only going to get worse. But … even though my voice is […]

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