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    The Unlikely Redemption of a Gamer Part II

    “Momma, take this badge off of me I can’t use it anymore. It’s getting dark, too dark to see. I feel I’m knockin’ on heaven’s door. Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door. Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door. Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door.”     Red Dead Redemption II was released on the 26th […] More

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    BioShock Infinite: The Unlikely Redemption of a Gamer

    “Love the Prophet, because he loves the sinner. Love the sinner, because he is you. Without the sinner, what need is there for a redeemer? Without sin, what grace has forgiveness?” I am not a religious man. I rejected Christianity and organized religion quite strongly in my teenage years. Yet, I would not be here […] More

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    Lost: Greatest Deaths

    “I’m a cork on the ocean Floating over the raging sea How deep is the ocean? How deep is the ocean? I lost my way Hey hey hey I’m a rock in a landslide Rolling over the mountainside How deep is the valley? How deep is the valley? It kills my soul Hey hey hey […] More

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    Lost: The End

      “We’ve been waiting for you.” Lost ended its six year run in 2010. I can’t believe that it has been nearly eight years since we witnessed the conclusion to one of the truly great shows of modern times. Considering the competition that Lost was facing off against during, before and following its run, that […] More

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    Mad Men: Masculinity and the Pursuit of Happiness

    “Well the pressure’s down, the boss ain’t here He’s gone North, for a while They say that vanity got the best of him But he sure left here in style By the way, that’s a cute hat And that smile’s so hard to resist But what’s a sweetheart like you doing in a dump like […] More

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    Lost: The Strong, Complex Women of The Island

    Lost was a groundbreaking show for many reasons, but one that is often overlooked is the depth and diversity of the women on the show. While I have been critical of Kate, for being a badly written and infuriating character, that does not mean that I have no love for the women of Lost. Every […] More

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    An Introduction To Lost

    “Why do you find it so hard to believe?” “Why do you find it so easy?” “It’s never been easy!” Lost was a show that made me a believer. I was a cynical atheist who rankled at the slightest religious or spiritual content. When I first got into Lost, I was vehemently against the episodes […] More

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    Lost: Mythology

    “Desmond, you’ve done enough. You wanna do something? Go home and be with your wife and son.” “How about you, Jack?” “I’ll see you in another life, brother.” Nothing has ever made me cry more than Lost. Not tears of suffering or pain, but of sadness at its passing and joy at what it says […] More