Owning up to mistakes regarding WWI and Feminism.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvkBvzpbBPs So I've been in a couple discussions, and I've been shown to be in the wrong in a couple of them.  For the sake of introspective, so that I can remind myself to never be too full of myself (it's ok to be a little full of myself, that's what makes this fun), I'll … Continue reading Owning up to mistakes regarding WWI and Feminism.

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1990

Notable events: Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts. Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war". Reports of increasing Saudi petroleum production and lower world demand. Fire destroys some of Universal Studios' stages. Saddam fires his army chief & threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula. Unconfirmed rumors emerge that Bush might … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1990

Final Fantasy IX (2000) review

Rated: 2 / 5* This was the one PS1 Final Fantasy game I hadn't played in my youth.  Or rather, I played a bit of it, but then got sidetracked by something else.  I'm one of those people where if I'm unable to complete a game within a certain number of days (maybe even a … Continue reading Final Fantasy IX (2000) review

Torment: Tides of Numenera review

Rated: 4 / 5 I've tried to get through a few RPGs in the past, and failed.  Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX, Diablo, Diablo II, and Baldur's Gate.  Basically amounted to just losing the will to continue in those games.  It had to do with the monotony of combat, grinding, lack of interest in … Continue reading Torment: Tides of Numenera review

Christmas, its songs, and the Greatest Christmas Movie of all Time

What is the meaning of Christmas?  It's meaning has being altered (to put it lightly) over the centuries.  Initially, it meant the day Christ was born (even though it's highly likely he wasn't born on December 25).  The significance being to celebrate the birth of a man who would go on to make the world … Continue reading Christmas, its songs, and the Greatest Christmas Movie of all Time

How to fix a water heater.

So I've had a problem with the water heater recently.  First, it stopped making hot water.  Tried to determine what was wrong with it, but wasn't thorough enough with my analysis, so a plumber was called in.  Turns out, what could've been a $20 fix turned into a $120 fix because I couldn't determine the … Continue reading How to fix a water heater.