Opinion

Let People Enjoy Things

TweetI have a lot of interests. Some geeky, some less than geeky. For readers of my blog, you know I enjoy anime, classic video games, and NFL football. I’m also a Pokemon fan and love…

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Parenting and Gaming

TweetOver the weekend I responded to a tweet about parent’s groups complaining about adult themed video games. It got a surprising number of likes and responses, when I said the following: Absolutely. As a Dad…



It’s Time to Give Nameko Families a Chance

TweetIn 2017, something strange happened in the world of anime. An anime series that was poorly staffed, poorly animated, and based on an already cancelled mobile game became one of the most talked about series…


First Impressions: The Laughing Salesman

TweetThis is something new that I’ve not done before. I’m trying out some random new anime series from this season. In each instance, I’m going into this blind having never seen any media about this…


Festivus 2016

TweetHey fools. It’s that time of year again. Time to bust out the unadorned pole. Time to bust out the anger, bitterness, and feats of strength. It’s Festivus. Let’s go through my airing of grievances…


Matthew’s Favorite Things

TweetIt started as a joke… If there was a Matt’s Favorite Things list, pajamas with pockets would be on it. Just below Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. — Matthew Newman (@MDMRN) December 12, 2016 But, then…


My Post-Election Thoughts

TweetThis has been an insane election. First, I have to mention two very important facts I learned this election cycle. Pollsters really have not yet adapted to the age of internet/cell phones. Polls have been wildly…