One of my biggest pet peeves is witnessing something unbelievable in a fictional story because it kills the immersion experience. Plot holes and the overuse of action and special effects are usually the main culprits.Read more "Believable make-believe"
I recently played an enjoyable PC adventure game called “The Longest Journey.” It is the story of two worlds: the world of order and science (Stark) and the world of chaos and magic (Arcadia). A guardian has maintained the balance between the worlds for thousands of years, but for some reason, he has left his […]Read more "The Longest Journey"
I’m generally a pretty easygoing guy, but one thing that always burns me up is the twisting of words to mislead and to misinform. Take for example the recent attempts to have Intelligent Design (ID) taught as a viable alternative to evolution in science classrooms. Proponents argue that if evolution is merely a “theory,” then […]Read more "Intelligent Design is not science"
Throw out those college rankings!Read more "How to pick the right college"