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Book Review: The Blood Mirror

The Blood Mirror (Lightbringer, #4)The Blood Mirror by Brent Weeks

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Blood Mirror continues the story of Kip and friends, but I felt like I was missing more of the story than I got, and it ended abruptly without a resolution to any of the story arcs.

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The Media is the Bias

The medium is the message.

-Marshall McLuhan

Towards the end of the 2016 election cycle, people started chattering about the bias of mass media. It didn’t really seem to matter which candidate–networks were accused of having a bias both for and against both candidates. A quick Google search returns hundreds of results, all posted in the weeks leading up to the election and beyond. This is something that, for whatever reason, rocketed into the American Consciousness in October.

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Steinbeck on Loss

“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

Iconic Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60: ‘She Was Loved by the World and She Will Be Missed Profoundly’

Confidence vs. Arrogance

Confidence is having faith in your ability to do things well.  Arrogance is assuming other people care.

-Andy (me)

Why EQ2 is Still Worth Playing (even under Daybreak)

I swore up and down that I wouldn’t support Daybreak anymore after the EverQuest Next cancellation. Last week, I caved and re-subbed to play EverQuest 2 on the progression server. The core game is fun and offers features you can reliably find anywhere else. While my druthers quiver in rejection, having fun is all that matters when it comes to gaming.

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