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Why 2017 Was a Year About Buying the Same Video Games Over and Over Again

Today, you can buy Okami, one of the most celebrated games of its generation, on your Playstation 4, Xbox One, or PC. Not including its original 2006 release as one of the last great games on the Playstation 2, this marks the third time Okami has been re-released: first in 2008 on the Nintendo Wii,Continue Reading “Why 2017 Was a Year About Buying the Same Video Games Over and Over Again”

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Playing ‘The Sims’ Is Better Meditation than Meditation

In 2006 George Saunders wrote, of “The Incredible Buddha Boy,” who had allegedly been meditating without food or water for seven months: “It seems impossible he’s not dead. He looks made of stone, utterly motionless, as impervious to the night as the tree he appears to be part of. Can I see his breath? IContinue Reading “Playing ‘The Sims’ Is Better Meditation than Meditation”

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The Best Bubbly Drink for Every Holiday Party Scenario

Welcome to December! We’re in the full swing of mandatory festivities. Are you tired yet? Is your velvet blazer holding up? How’s your skin looking? Do you feel like you wake up every morning thoroughly exhausted thanks to a combination of schmoozing, unlimited passed appetizers, and champagne? Well, it’s not over, and perhaps you haveContinue Reading “The Best Bubbly Drink for Every Holiday Party Scenario”

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Conservatives Are Jumping All Over Elizabeth Warren’s Tweet That Calls Out the President for Slut-Shaming

A fun part of Politics 2k17 is trying to unravel just what the hell happened on Twitter in response to anything the president tweets. On Tuesday, the day began with Donald Trump lashing out at Senator Kirsten Gillibrand after she called for his resignation, and ended with some women accusing Senator Elizabeth Warren of callingContinue Reading “Conservatives Are Jumping All Over Elizabeth Warren’s Tweet That Calls Out the President for Slut-Shaming”

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A Chat with the “Korean Hulk,” Lindsay Lohan’s New Bestie and Owner of a 1-Million-Euro Dog

Earlier this month, Lindsay Lohan blessed the world with her presence once again when reports surfaced that she was dating someone new. Evidently, a jet-setting playboy who could bench press a Hyundai Elantra. And because Lindsay Lohan is a speckle of stardust cruising through life on a sunbeam whom we only want the best for,Continue Reading “A Chat with the “Korean Hulk,” Lindsay Lohan’s New Bestie and Owner of a 1-Million-Euro Dog”

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5 Best Streaming Services that Aren’t Netflix

Netflix is great. It’s cheap, it’s probably sitting there—easily accessible—snugly in your top sites right now, and unless you are an insane superhuman who doesn’t need to eat or sleep, you’ll likely never run out of something to watch. It’s easy to get complacent with something like Netflix, happy to spoon-feed you as many episodesContinue Reading “5 Best Streaming Services that Aren’t Netflix”