When Frank Lampard was appointed Chelsea manager in 2019, I felt a mixture of apprehension and excitement. Frank Lampard is, quite conclusively, without contest, my favorite association football player of … Continue reading Fighting the Cycle: The Greatest Moments of Frank Lampard’s Reign as Chelsea Manager
As I’ve stated in previous blog posts, I’ve gone on a lot of short but frequent walks since the first national lockdown in March. It’s the sort of thing I … Continue reading My Year in Review: 2020
To say it’s been a uniquely shitty year for the film industry would be an understatement. The global pandemic brought production on a lot of movies to a halt and … Continue reading My Top 10 Movies of the Year – 2020
Forever… Author: Judy Blume Published: 1975 Country: United States Genre: Young Adult Fiction/Coming-of-Age First Sentence: “Sybil Davison has a genius I.Q. and has been laid by at least six different … Continue reading Lockdown Reading Part 2 – Summer & Fall 2020
Japanese history has produced two of the most mythologized archetypes in popular culture- the ninja and the samurai. Both of them have served as an endless source of fascination the … Continue reading My Thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima
If you’ve been around here for a while, you might remember a post I wrote back in 2018 called Five Guys Read Hemingway: My Reading Experiment, in which I gave … Continue reading Five Guys Read Hemingway: Revisited
I stopped near the end of my loop. By which I mean: I didn’t stop walking, but I stopped unpacking the present. For a brief yet significant moment, I existed in the past. And in that brief moment, there were twenty years.
It’s funny how some things play out. When 2020 began I had zero interest in The Last of Us as a franchise or its hotly-anticipated second installment. My money was … Continue reading The Last of Us Part 2 is a Masterpiece
When The Last of Us came out in 2013 it was only vaguely on my radar. I didn’t follow the game industry very closely at that point in my life and I … Continue reading Discovering & Dissecting The Last of Us Way Too Late
I was going to title this post “Quarantine Reads” because I thought it sounded more evocative, but then I realized that might give the impression that it was a list … Continue reading Lockdown Reading – Spring 2020
Upon finishing Doom Eternal, I found myself with a real itch to explore the single player FPS genre further. I only ever played action-adventure games and RPGs growing up, but … Continue reading 3 Retro Shooters I Played After Beating Doom Eternal
Despite what my recent posts may have you believe, my life during lockdown has been about more than ripping and tearing my way through all the evil Hell can conjure. … Continue reading Big Little Lies
There is a paradox in that I both want to know more about the universe of Doom and want its mystery preserved. In my review for Doom Eternal I outlined the … Continue reading What’s Next for Doom?