Author Archives: johnkutensky

New Project

I’m starting a new blog called Dictatoria.  I’ll be collecting interesting anecdotes about dictators, with a focus on the 20th century.  Come check it out! Advertisements

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Polynesian City Builder

One thing I dislike about city builders is that you eventually reach a point where the lack of a struggle reduces my engagement.  In games like Tropico 5 and Banished, and even grand strategy games like Rome: Total War, once … Continue reading

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The Night Sky

I came across an interesting site the other day, and wanted to share.  The Night Sky lets you create a map of the stars on a particular date and in a particular location, with different options, like color and constellations. … Continue reading

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Update

I know I’ve been quiet lately.  I recently got a new job, so I’ve been settling into that.  Better commute, better pay, better boss.  It’s great so far, and I think it’ll only get better!  I’m wicked excited for it! … Continue reading

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Weird Search Terms 2016

It’s always interesting to see the various search terms that bring people to my blog.  Most are pretty comprehensible.  I get why someone searching for “radio yerevan jokes” finds their way here, for instance.  But sometimes there are bizarre ones, … Continue reading

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Ides of March Morbidity

During the holiday season, I got to thinking about nativities, and what other holidays could possible have that sort of decoration, with all the little statuettes assembled to form a scene.  My favorite pieces of artwork tend to be tangible … Continue reading

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Nuclear Gift Ideas

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I’ve had an interest in nuclear war and bombs for a while now (purely theoretical, of course), and with Christmas coming up, I thought it might be useful to collect some of the more interesting…

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