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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Beyond 101: On Guidepost 3 (Resilient Spirit)

September 28, 2016 |

This article is part of a series on going deeper into mental health and wellness.

For an introduction to Dr. Brené Brown’s 10 guideposts, see this post. For more on the topic, see her book “The Gifts of Imperfection.”

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Pancake Sex Book Club does “Emma: A Modern Retelling”

September 27, 2016 |

Spoiler: We kind of hated it



(Image from “Jane Austen Cover to Cover” by Margaret C. Sullivan by way of this also unfavorable review of “Emma: A Modern Retelling.”)

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Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 165: Bat Hay Ride

September 26, 2016 | | 3 Comments

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On this week’s Can’t Talk Podcast, Amelia and Ness talk Bioware romances and batstuff.

Ness recommends: “Dragon Age: Origins”

Amelia is unsure about: “Batman: Arkham Knight”

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Can’t Talk: All Tied Up for September 23rd, 2016

September 23, 2016 |


This weekend I’m planning to read some of “Time Salvager” by Wesley Chu, a book wherein time travel goes astray. I also plan to play some “Batman: Arkham Knight,” which I got on sale … Read More


September 22, 2016 |

Do you enjoy accidentally fucking over your friends in video games and watching them die over and over again? If so, let me tell you about “DEATH SQUARED” from SMG Studio in Sydney, Australia.  

Born after 48 laborious … Read More

Fanfiction By Way of Nail Polish

September 20, 2016 |

On this episode of The Crafting System, we finally get to bring you our conversation with Samantha of Incidental Twin. Our technical setup had another case of the gremlins so this one’s a little short, but if you want … Read More

The Pros and Cons of “Legion”

September 19, 2016 |

Just a couple of weeks after the release of the latest “World of Warcraft” expansion, “Legion,” the numbers are proving what many of us speculated: This expansion will be much more successful than its predecessor, “Warlords of Draenor.” While both … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 164: It’s A Tube of Meat

September 19, 2016 |

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Amelia recommends: “Saving Grace.”

Nat recommends: Warcraft Expansion, Legion.

Kirstin recommends: Baking.

They also mention:

  • “Person of Interest”
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • The Instance
  • AIE
  • Deadly Boss Mods
  • ElvUI

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Can’t Talk: All Tied Up Sept 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 | | One Comment

Check out what’s keeping the staff of Can’t Talk all tied up this week:


I am burning my way through “Saving Grace” with no regrets; it’s a great show. I’m also about to begin … Read More

“Battle Chef Brigade” at PAX West 2016

September 12, 2016 |

Chicago indie team Trinket Studios descended upon PAX West to show off a demo of “Battle Chef Brigade,” an action-adventure RPG where fantasy chefs hunt and gather ingredients and use them to create dishes that will hopefully impress the judges … Read More