This post will contain spoilers for the first two episodes of season one of Star Trek: Discovery. I’ll be putting a ‘Read More’ tag after this paragraph so you don’t see the entirety of this post when you load the front page of my site.
You have been warned.
Continue reading “Initial Thoughts on Star Trek: Discovery”
The US House of Representatives just voted to eliminate the FCC ISP privacy rules. If you are interested in a further reading about the details of said rules, this article is a good place to get started.
As Americans begin to accept this new reality, the discourse shifts to what we can do to workaround this particular issue. Yes, VPNs are a workaround at best, and a shitty one at that.
Let me explain.
Continue reading “VPNs are not the solution to a policy problem”
Not only was 2016 a fantastic year for video games, it was also a fantastic year for video game music. As an avid music listener, it would be remiss if I didn’t make a list of some of my favourite video game OSTs of 2016.
These are in no particular order.
Continue reading “The Best Video Game Music of 2016”
J. Cole has done it again. I think this one is going to be another platinum with no features.
- Immortal – Hard hitting track about our mortality. Favourite lines:
Nowadays crime pays like a part time job
And the drought got me prayin’ for a car time vibe
- Deja Vu – That “Exchange” beat is fantastic and works really well .
- Change – Continuing the theme of mortality and death. I love the Ari Lennox bits in the bridge.
- 4 Your Eyez Only – A nine minute, 4 verse monster with a theme akin to 2Pac’s Letter 2 My Unborn and Words 2 My First Born. This one almost made me cry.
She’s Mine (both Pt. 1 & 2) both get a shout out as well. Deeply personal tracks about his wife and daughter.
If you are looking at the track list right now and comparing it to my favourite lists up there, it is basically the entire album. If you are a hip-hop head, this is probably Christmas coming early.
Yeah, I really like this album. I’m on my third listen as I type this.
2016 has been a really good year for music, damn.
On Monday, Joshua Topolsky’s latest project The Outline launched and I would just like to congratulate them on their launch.
I recommend reading the post I linked to see what it is all about but I will just say that if you are into reading excellent stories from some very talented people, you definitely want to check them out.
Also, you should be subscribing to Leah Finnegan’s The Outline newsletter; this week is about killing your idols.