July 2009

The year is 2277. In front of me is a robot that thinks he’s one of the founding fathers of the United States. I’m trying to convince him that I’m Thomas Jefferson, so that he’ll give me what’s left of the Declaration of Independence. My character is a young woman. It works.

 People who play a lot of games know that it’s more than a simple way of whiling the time while being slightly amused. It can be, but in that case you’re just playing the wrong games.



Seeing how it worked with Jade Empire, let’s try and get some decent following for this one.

My newest obsession is with Supernatural, a sci-fi/horror series that doesn’t get nearly the cult following or hype it deserves.

Why this is, I don’t know, since it managed to hook me, a notoriously non-TV minded person, to watch three episodes in a row on DVD. People who have ever watched anything with me should probably pick themselves up from the floor now: yes, it seems I am capable of an attention span that lasts longer than twenty minutes, just not for Battlestar Galactica or Firefly (*ducks*).

So, let’s break this down.