The Isometric Perspective #05 – XBox One

Skeletroy and Grant discuss the newly announced XBox One and the ridiculousness of naming a video game console.

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Top 10 Episodes of Community (in my opinion)

Even though the current state of TV isn’t perfect by any means, I would consider the mid and late 2000’s to be the dawn of a new golden age. Even though we still have to deal with Two and a Half Men, Glee, Honey Boo Boo, The Real Housewives and other such ilk, this is also the era of some of the best shows in decades. (Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Dexter, The Office, Louie, Mad Men, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, the list goes on.) Thankfully more and more shows are putting a bigger emphasis on better writing than ever before, but while I love serious shows like Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad as much as the next guy, sometimes all I want is a show that can make me both think and laugh, preferably at the same time. (Or at least something to tide me over when South Park is between seasons.) In 2009, NBC gave us what the doctor ordered with Community. Continue reading

Left of the Dial: Neutral Milk Hotel

I’ve been writing these music articles sporadically for about a year and a half and have shed some light on some rather interesting artists. I’ve gushed over an obscure 60’s folk singer, a forgotten 80’s relic, and a guy who made a career by mashing pieces of different pop songs together. Some of them have held influence in their own rights, but when you look at today’s musical landscape, specifically in the realms of indie rock, there is one band whose influence is undeniable. That band is Neutral Milk Hotel. Continue reading