I really wanted to like Netflix's choose-your-own-adventure experiment Bandersnatch. Part of the Black Mirror series -- which features standalone episodes exploring all kinds of futuristic ideas and dark themes -- Bandersnatch is about a programmer in the 1980's trying to create a video game based on his favorite choose-your-own-adventure novel. The cool thing is that the entire episode is a… Continue reading Bandersnatch Review: Brave but Boring?
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What’s New — February 2018
Happy February everybody! This is one of my favorite months of the year because it's Valentine's Day, it's a special someone's birthday in my house, and it just makes me feel like the year is ramping up. This month, I'm taking a weekend trip and will be spending a lot of time with family (and… Continue reading What’s New — February 2018
5 Episodes of “Black Mirror” to Get You Started
I recently finished watching the science fiction show Black Mirror. Created by Charlie Brooker, it's a dark look at what our future could be, focusing mostly on our obsession with technology. Each episode is a self-contained story -- so you can watch them in any order without missing a thing -- depicting a different version… Continue reading 5 Episodes of “Black Mirror” to Get You Started