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Archivo para mayo 2012

IV – The videogames that made the man

25/05/2012

So what are the video games that occupied, and occupy more of my time? I would love to be able to make a proper top ten, but honestly I don’t remember exactly how many hours I played each video game. And it’s one of those things, if I was able to know, maybe I wouldn’t […]

III – Art

24/05/2012

Is a panting art? The usual answer is yes. Is grafitti “art”? Then the controversy starts. Is music art? The usual answer is yes. Is Heavy Metal then, art? Not everyone would agree (I think it is). Is filmmaking art? It might surprise you but not everyone thinks it is. Is “Die Hard III” art? […]

Deathproof

20/05/2012

Another film watched, to fill the space and the time while I produce my articles about a topic that not many people is interested in. (Videogames). A Tarantino movie at that. Deathproof: Ha!! 🙂 And now, if you are a dude, click here, sit back and relax.

THE bottom of the internet?

17/05/2012

*We interrupt this program to bring you an urgent news report* Ladies and gentlemen, I… I might have found it. I put it to you: Is THIS the bottom of the internet? I put it to you: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Click under your own responsability XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX I warn you that it’s insidious. The depth of how bad […]

II – Videogames in their larger context

15/05/2012

I like video games. Can I make a secret of it? Of course I can’t. And you know what? I am proud of it, video games have given me a lot. Yeah, it has to be accepted, video games can be a form of literature. Of course, most video games used to be just like […]

I – Summoning the devil to talk about video games

14/05/2012

Isaac Asimov is known mainly as a science fiction writer. That said, he wrote on many other topics. He has a lot of books on popular science, and much fiction that has nothing to do with Science. He has, for instance, an extremely witty series of short stories about a man who can summon a […]

Young Frankenstein

13/05/2012

PSA Aviso a navegantes: la frecuencia de este blog sigue siendo genital! PSA. El cine es de las mejores cosas que hay. El caso es que el otro dĂ­a descubrĂ­ que hay una vieja pelĂ­cula americana, Young Frankenstein, que yo no habĂ­a visto, pero que es nada menos que una pelĂ­cula de culto en Italia. […]