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Monthly Archives: May 2011

What Memorial Day is all about

While many folks tend to use Memorial Day weekend as a time to relax, have cookouts, or go on extended vacations, I tend to be a bit more of a traditionalist. You see, I tend to reflect more on what the day was put in

Kung Fu Panda 2

Animation is getting to the point where cartoons aren’t just for kids anymore. Over the roughly the last decade in a half, studios like Pixar and Dreamworks have taken the art form in new directions. Films like Shrek, Finding Nemo and Toy Story wowed crowds

Bye Bye Borders Books & Music

Dear readers, it seems that the recession has claimed yet another beloved hangout spot of mine. I had just finished some business at a local mall and decided to stop by my local Borders, Books & Music to relax for a bit. Much to my

Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri

While browsing through some old boxes in my room today, I dug up some of my old PC games. Lost in a moment of reminiscing, I though back on how many hours I sunk into these gaming classics, the likes of which included Diablo II,

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Few movies manage to capture the spirit of high adventure on the high seas faster than a movie with pirates giving audiences classics like Captain Blood, cult hits like The Princess Bride, and blockbuster hits like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Beginning with Pirates

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Scandinavia and the World

As you might have guessed from my last name, I am of Scandinavian decent, of which I hold a certain amount of pride. So you can imagine that my interests were piqued when one of my more interent savy friends sent me a link to