Fiction as a Reflection of Life’s Randomness
As the saying goes, truth is stranger than fiction. Life itself has an inherent randomness to it that makes no sense from day to day or from one moment to the next. True, we have plans and schedules to keep us focused and organized, but life just doesn’t follow the script no matter what. How […]
Calamity Bearer – A Magic the Gathering Card Review
In Magic the Gathering’s Kaldheim set, Giant Tribal decks received a powerful new ally in Calamity Bearer. This four-mana Giant Berserker creature doubles the damage which any Giant source you control deals to a permanent or player. While it doesn’t double the damage on the Adventure half of the most popular Giant out there in […]
Why Poetry Matters: The Aim of Poetry
Even if you’re not the most book-smart or widely-read person in the world, you’ve probably heard of poetry before. Whether it’s someone rapping verses about their woes, or the song lyrics that get stuck in your head after listening to the radio, or the occasional poem hanging on your wall to remind you of important […]
Allosaurus Rider – A Magic the Gathering Card Review
Allosaurus Rider, a creature from Magic the Gathering’s Coldsnap set, was the victim of one of the most infamous card buyouts seen in Magic finance history. Pretty much every copy of the Elf Warrior, including the Coldsnap Prerelease and Duel Deck: Elves vs Goblins printings, disappeared from the internet. While this is a card that’s […]
Dust Stalker – A Magic the Gathering Card Review
Battle for Zendikar is a set chock full of aggressive creatures, most of them Eldrazi. While quite a few have gone on to competitive success, one that hasn’t quite found his place is a 5/3 for 4 mana, Dust Stalker. On the surface, he looks like a powerful creature. He does have the drawback of […]
Every Red Sox Player Ever: Don Aase
Don Aase is best known to Red Sox fans as the guy the Boston Red Sox traded for second baseman Jerry Remy. Technically, this trade netted the Red Sox negative WAR, as Aase would go on to be a shutdown relief pitcher for a few years; Remy, while being a positive himself, suffered many injuries […]
Which is the Best Starter Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet kick off Generation 9 and our ninth trio of starter Pokemon. Which will be the best starter: Sprigatito, Quaxly, or Fuecoco?