Jul 032015
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donkey kong, DK, tv show, canada, nintendo, donkey kong country, laser time

Back in the ’80s and early ‘90s, animated adaptations of video games were all the rage. Most gamers are familiar with the somewhat-warped American interpretations of beloved Nintendo franchises like The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, The Legend of Zelda, and Captain N: The Game Master. Like any boom of licensing cash-ins, this TV trend quietly died out as Nintendo lost its “captivating new phenomenon” status.

But somewhere in Canada, something sinister brewed.

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Jul 022015
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It’s been 20 years since the greatest and most unheralded sketch comedy show of the 1990s (and all time) went off the air. In honor of that and the upcoming mini-reunion in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, I’ve rounded up 20 of the greatest State skits ever… or at least the ones that didn’t depend on costly music licenses.

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Jul 022015
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Laser Time, New 52, DC, comics, what to read, best, robin, batman, red hood, prez, harley quinn & power girl, midnighter, justice league of america, green lantern, constantine, doctor fate, black canary, bizarro, section eight

Now that Convergence is over and the DC offices have moved, the company has decided to launch the DC You campaign. Its mission statement is to diversify their line of comics, both in terms of characters and the types of books being released. With this many books being put out at once, it can be hard to figure out what to actually check out. Here are the series worth reading.

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Jul 012015
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Laser Time, Play/Write, addiction, video games, watch dogs, candy crush

For someone who enjoys a great story, is there anything better than a narrative that engages you from the very start? Imagine a world so rich you can almost smell the scents in the air, a delivery so clever it forces you to think in a way you never thought you would. I’m Ryan J. Hodge, author, and I’d like to talk to you about… video games.

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