Welcome folks, and happy “Anniversary of US Presidents giving speeches about their dogs” week! That’s right, this week in 1944, FDR gave a speech about his dog, Fala, and this week in 1952, Nixon gave his famous “Checkers” speech. You may all celebrate by playing a game with a pet in it.
Back in April, I kept bumping up against the internet flap about the difficulty in From Software's Sekiro: Shadows Dies Twice. The whole topic infuriated me, but it took months of introspection to clarify and congeal my thoughts into what I hope will be a framework for discussing the basic problem from my vantage point.
Welcome folks, and happy “43rd Anniversary of the Space Shuttle reveal” week! You may all celebrate by remembering when folks spoke of space travel as a two-way journey, then replaying the Aztec Complex level in Goldeneye 007 with the stolen space shuttle.
Welcome folks, and happy “Keanu Reeves’ birthday” week. You may all celebrate by marvelling how strange and difficult it is for someone to be universally loved these days, musing on the unique relationship between celebrities and fans, and concluding, “woah.”