No place like it.

It’s a funny thing: no matter where you travel to, or what the amenities are like, you never really feel clean until you’ve come home and showered in your own bathroom.

Rachet & Clank: You must be at least this tall to enter.

What’s really great about this game, though, is the level design, which makes the game Exhibit #1 in any list of games that effectively display an architectural sensibility.

Christmas carols for smokers.

There are few things more frustrating than sitting in a long Christmas Eve church service while having an anxiety-induced nicotine fit.

Return of the King.

Saying that The Return of the King is the best movie I’ve ever seen seems like an unreasonably strong statement, but for the life of me, I can’t think of anything better.

Mario Golf: a Magic Kingdom of his own.

One of the stranger marks of a truly dominant mascot like Mickey or Mario is that the bigger and more iconic one gets, the less important its original reasons for popularity become.

My eyes! It burns!

I was getting a little tired of the understated, under-designed style of Sediment (which could be described as either “spare and elegant,” or “mind-numbingly dull,” depending on how you feel about it).

Josh’s shameless Christmas wish list!

I can post a wish list of stuff I want for the holidays without feeling like everything I desire will put me or my friends into debt.

Reasons to avoid television, #449.

I am an American male between the ages of 18 and 34, and therefore am a part of SpikeTV’s target demographic. Pardon me while I curl into the fetal position and weep for a while.

Timberwolves 112, Kings 109.

You might lose a game now and then, and the Timberwolves have definitely lost their share over the years, but you will never lose because of KG.

The downward spiral.

The problem with an extended period of unemployment is that I’ve spent so much time introspecting that it’s become repetitive: I find myself going through cycles of possible life plans.