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The Harmony Gold Kickstarter campaign for Robotech will probably fail…

BattleTech is the future of the 1980s set in the 31st century. And it is awesome. So yeah, I hope that Kickstarter project fails miserably. Because fuck Harmony Gold. Continue reading

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Tongue Twisting Pronunciations

If you’re one of the three people reading this blog, you probably know I like my history.  This zeal for the Hellenistic age started when I began taking Latin in my undergraduate.  The manifestation of this interest has been my … Continue reading

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Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski

Superman has always been a favorite character of mine. I grew up watching the cartoon show in the early 90s and even had an old VHS from the ancient animated series that I received as a gift from some obscure … Continue reading

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Update

Not that there are many of you reading this — maybe one or two — but I’ve been busy with class and personal issues. I’ve had some ideas of new posts, which includes a long post on the Harry Potter … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank

That’s a good question. What is the matter with Kansas? Why would the populace of a state continually vote against their own interests? Thomas Frank, who grew up in Kansas, aims to answer this and does a good job of … Continue reading

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I can’t remember when exactly it happened, but it was early in my first year of my undergrad that I became increasingly involved in following politics. I found myself on the left side of the spectrum and have stayed there … Continue reading

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Why I Hate the Way History is Presented on TV

For all the crap the topic sometimes gets, people do enjoy history. They enjoy learning it. They enjoy studying it. They enjoy understanding it. And those who say they don’t simply haven’t found a focus in history that grabs their … Continue reading

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A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

There are some books out there that just seem to hit all those beats in a way that makes it seem more familiar to you than it should. Readers of science-fiction will find that the case with A Princess of … Continue reading

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Alexander the Great Failure by John D. Grainger

There is a part of me that would very much like to consider myself a polymath – a renaissance man. Although I study veterinary medicine, I do try to spend time in various other hobbies and pursuits, of which one … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Why, hello world indeed!  Several years ago my friend Ben offered me a little corner of his website to blog my inane ideas.  After a few years I began to realize that, to my chagrin, I sucked at blogging.  I … Continue reading

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