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The Bully Beatdown

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 29, 2011

The Bully Beatdown

The web is abuzz about the douchebaggery that happened this week between Oceans Marketing and Penny Arcade.  I first read about it at GUComics.  Here are a few links to the story.  You should read it before going on with this entry.  Just open these in another tab, and then come back.  I’ll wait. Just […]

First Banhammer and The Guild

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 26, 2011

First Banhammer and The Guild

I was slightly disappointed that I had to slam down my first banhammer on YouTube.  Actually, it’s not so much of a “ban” as it is a filter; the user in question can still get onto YouTube, he just can’t comment on my videos.  I don’t see how it is possible, but after leaving a […]

Street Fighter and “Too Violent” Games

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 22, 2011

Street Fighter and “Too Violent” Games

Recently during my son’s game time, he asked about some of the games on my XBLA account.  He’s played several of them already, but he wanted to find out about a few of the others since he’s a little older now (the ripe old age of 6).  I took a moment to show him Marvel […]

Good Old Games Sale

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 19, 2011

Good Old Games Sale

Once again, am posting the GOG booth babes from PAX.  Why? Because I want to get your attention to let you know about GOG’s holiday sale.  This sale is amazing: 50% off of every game. The games that I recommend the most are the D&D RPGs, Including Baldur’s Gate I and II, Icewind Dale I […]

Gi Joe and Modern Warfare 3

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 15, 2011

Gi Joe and Modern Warfare 3

I just saw the trailer for the new GI Joe movie. The Rock plus Bruce Willis. Amazing. Check it out. Apparently, Bruce Willis is “the original Joe,” which is kind of cool I also liked seeing Jynx in this one, as she was one of my favorite characters during the ninja craze of the 1980s. […]

Blue Hair, the Doodlebops, and the Definition of Art

Posted by Douglas Bushong on December 12, 2011

Blue Hair, the Doodlebops, and the Definition of Art

The young lady in today’s image had an excellent costume at GenCon this year.  When I saw it, I was reminded of two things: The general Japanese trope of having blue hair, as described in Strongbad’s e-mail. The second season of the Doodlebops, where the characters switched from the spandex hood with fake ears to […]