Monthly Archives: May 2015

Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou

Oh man, Monster Musume is airing soon!  Just to warn you, the trailer below isn’t wicked safe for work. It’s an anime based on a manga that details a young man living with an ever increasing number of monster girls, … Continue reading

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I Side With…

With the candidates for 2016 presidential election coming out of the woodwork, I figured now was a good time to share an interesting quiz, from ISideWith.com.  It asks you a series of political questions and then calculates which party you … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Star Wars: Empire at War – Part 2

Read Part 1 here! Last time our primary focus was the Rebellion.  This time, we’ll be moving against the pirates.  Why pirates control so many planets isn’t really explained.  There are entirely neutral planets, which can just be easily taken over … Continue reading

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1500 and Chess Update

Well, it’s been about two months since I first began my project of getting back into chess, and so far, things are going well.  My score has increased by about 400, form 1101 to 1502.  Out of the 23 standard … Continue reading

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The Orangutan Opening

I just came across the most interesting history behind a chess opening I’ve ever read.  From Game of Kings: A Year Among the Oddballs and Geniuses Who Make up America’s Top High School Chess Team: This name, the Orangutan, traces its … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Star Wars: Empire at War – Part 1

I recently got Star Wars: Empire at War on sale, so I decided I’d try my hand at a Let’s Play of it. Star Wars: Empire at War is a real-time strategy game I chose to play as the Empire. … Continue reading

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Chantek the Human

If you’ve never heard about Chantek before, now’s the perfect time to do so.  There’s a great, and free, documentary about him online that I’d highly recommend.  His story is both fascinating and heartbreaking.  He was raised by humans on … Continue reading

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