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10 Profound Life Lessons from Super Mario World

Remember when video games were simple? Before co-ops and online gaming, we just had cartridges and two controllers. And Mario was the king of video game characters. He still is, but he was even more so when Super Mario World … Continue reading

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The Film That Inspired Me to Graduate from College

My brother-in-law is about to receive his college diploma, so I’d like to take this opportunity to share a deeply personal story about why I decided to go to college and how I endured many struggles and saw it through … Continue reading

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Is Anger Funny?

Have you noticed that most of what passes for comedy on the Internet is anger? I don’t mean to denigrate Internet reviewers like the Nostalgia Critic and the Angry Video Game Nerd. I often find their work to be creative … Continue reading

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How MST3K Inspired the Internet Generation

The first generation of Internet users has been heavily influenced by many things. It might seem silly to try to pin down one aspect that had the biggest influence, but that’s exactly what I’m going to do. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Bad Movies with Great Music: The Last Starfighter

Heaven help me, I love The Last Starfighter. For all its over-the-top, gee-whiz, Star Wars-lite tomfoolery, it’s actually a really fun movie. It encapsulates many of the things I love about films from the 1980s: The big hair, fun-loving teenagers, … Continue reading

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