It's several days late, but screw it: it's time for THE SILLIEST TAKE OF (LAST) WEEK, because it's Friday night, and I know how to party. Many of these Silly Takes relate to the aftermath of the Charlottesville rally, because the Writers of Takes like nothing more than turning a horrible tragedy in grist for the #content mills.
I wrote a short piece about the little orange glow that surrounds a card if your opponent is looking at it, and why it's the best part of Hearthstone: http://ontologicalgeek.com/the-hearthstone-hover/
Hello, all! It's been a busy month for me of bar-exam-taking and then vacation-enjoying and then work-starting, but now let's get back to the important work: making fun of silly articles from the Internet. We're gonna spend some time today with two tweets and a proper, full-length Take that really deserves some thorough investigation.
Welcome back! I've decided to take a break from prepping for the bar by once again reading through the silliest articles on the Internet.
This is gonna be a Lightning Round edition of the Silliest Take of the Week, because I am sick today, and am thus not feeling terribly funny. ("But that's never stopped you before," you say.)
Hello, all! After last week's themed week, we're moving back to the general project, and folks have sent me some good ones! Let's get to work:
Hello, friends! As you've probably realized, DC's Wonder Woman movie came out about a week and a half ago. This marks the very first superhero movie that both stars a woman as the lead and is directed by a woman, which means that to the Writers of Takes, there has never been a more important movie.
Welcome back! It's been a few months, but let's get right to it: there were some very silly takes this week.
I have a new post up at The Ontological Geek, about what it's like to play Devil Daggers. I've only written two articles in the WILTP format (the other one is here, on Crypt of the NecroDancer) but I very much enjoy writing in that style. It's a great challenge to try to break down a videogame … Continue reading New Post Up at The Ontological Geek: What It’s Like To Play Devil Daggers
There's a question people keep asking me. Every time a friend of mine pulls me aside in a bar and asks me this question, I feel a tingly sensation and get at least a tenth of an inch taller. There is always a sense of confusion, embarrassment, and maybe even a hint of terror in … Continue reading A Brief History of #boatfacts