The ColecoVision Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Console Lists

The Connecticut Leather Company was started in 1932 by an ambitious young buck named Maurice Greenberg. The company made bank during World War 2 and with wads of cash in hand, began diversifying. One idea which they had was a “make your own leather moccasin” kit for kids, released in…

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Oscars 2018: Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread Originally this was going to be another double feature entitled Two World War Twos wherein I would review Darkest Hour and Dunkirk. I’ll be honest, I’m somewhat burnt out on World War II (#askaJew) and wasn’t particularly looking forward to two dour features to slog through on the subject. I had…

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Oscars 2018: Coming of Age

This is the category of Oscar nominated movies that co-star Timothée Chalamet. No? Sorry. This is the category of nominees that are oddly recent period pieces. Wrong again? Ugh. Okay, how about these are the coming of age stories for 2018? There we go. Call Me By Your Name (deserves Best…

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Oscars 2018: Breaking News

The Post This is a weird one. It’s clearly the most Oscar-baitey movie one could imagine, nearly being the platonic ideal of awards begging. It’s also fiercely mediocre. The Post has a pedigree that should have a broad enough appeal, backed by gobs of talent, to be “good” at the…

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Oscars 2018: The Genre Films

This year has been surprisingly inclusive in certain traditionally stodgy Oscar categories. White men are in the minority for best director by 2:31, which is great! And genre movies have also done surprisingly well. For Best Picture we get horror and science fiction/fantasy representing, with Get Out and The Shape of…

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Super Bowl Party Review

It’s been a banner year for ol’ Philippe in the sports world. My Fantasy Football team, the NY-NJ Hitmen, became the Fantasy Football champions at my work1. This netted me a few hundred dollars which is always nice. My colleague and runner up, Mike B. and I, opted to take…

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Redshirts: Better than an OASIS

Ready Player One has had a strange life in the world of pop-culture. The book came out to high acclaim, and developed a devoted following. However, since the release of the trailer for the film adaptation there has been a huge backlash on the title. In fact, there’s been suspiciously…

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Olly Olly Oxenfree

If I had a preferred genre of game, I suppose it would be “emotional narrative” games. I love me some 3rd person adventure, first person and platform puzzlers, and good old point-and-click, but I always seem to find my recent favorites in character driven narrative games. If you’ve looked at…

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