Culture – Keynes vs. Hayek

by August 13th, 2011 Culture » Film and TV » Politics » is the offspring of award winning video director John Papola and Russ Roberts professor of economics at George Mason University. I remember being skeptical when I saw a link to their first video, “Fear the Boom and Bust” an economic rap battle between John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek, but after bopping through the […]

Smell That Video Game Smell

by August 11th, 2011 Science » Culture » Video Games »

I recently purchased Gran Turismo 5 due to my newly found fandom of Top Gear, an interest to learn how to drive manual, and the fact that Burnout Paradise is good for learning how to violently crash a car but not actually how to drive a car in any proper way. Upon revving up GT5, […]

Monstre Hulot

by August 1st, 2011 Culture » Film and TV » Creative » Reference »

Monstre Hulot A rare 1978 french film in which auteur Jacques Tati once more takes on the role of Monsieur Hulot, this time doing battle with Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein by quietly, but comically walking around them in large modern spaces.

Captain America Review: Hydra Bob Edition

by July 27th, 2011 Culture » Film and TV »

Saw Captain America. Meh. Here’s the scene that would have taken it several notches above ‘meh’: EXT. NAZI WOODS – NIGHT We see Captain America riding his motorcycle intent on making his way to the hideout of the nefarious terrorist group, HYDRA. CUT TO: EXT. HYDRA HEADQUARTERS – NIGHT Two guards stand at the gate, […]

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