Category Archives: Misc

I have opinions. I have oh so many opinions. And I’m going to share them with you in this section.

Want to know what I think on politics, technology, or just about any other topic under the sun? You’ll probably find something about it in this section.

Dragonlance Re-Read: Dragons Of Autumn Twilight — Part 3

Part three of my Dragons of Autumn Twlight Re-read covers chap­ters 10 through 12. "Tanis, we must leave. There is nothing more we can do and we must reach Xak Tsaroth. Then we will have our revenge." The Story So Far Despite Raistlin's warn­ings the company enters Darken Wood. At first it all seems fine and pleasant, but after night falls things change. Tanis notices that his elven sight is not working and the company finds itself surrounded by the spirits of the dead. Raistlin is able to commu­ni­cate with them and they are taken to meet a group of centaurs who in turn take them deeper into the wood to meet the Forestmaster.

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Money In The Bank 2014 Thoughts

WWE's annual Money In The Bank pay per view (appar­ently we're still calling them that even though you know… you can just watch them on the WWE Network) is an oppor­tu­nity for some of their most popular wrestlers to hurl them­selves off of ladders. This year there were actu­ally two ladder matches on the card, … Continue reading Money In The Bank 2014 Thoughts

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Photos From Inside The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

The new Diagon Alley expan­sion to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando is set to open to the public on July 8th. And while we've seen concept art, up to now Universal haven't let us see the real thing. But as these photos show this may well be the best themed … Continue reading Photos From Inside The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

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The Growing Luddite Cacophany

The Luddite move­ment in the 19th century was targeted specif­i­cally against creeping indus­tri­al­iza­tion and the effect it was seen to be having on society. The concern was legit­i­mate because the Indus­trial Revo­lu­tion did massively change things  and partic­u­larly in the short term there were nega­tive conse­quences. But the Luddite response was narrow minded, short sighted … Continue reading The Growing Luddite Caco­phany

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Wizarding World Of Harry Potter — New Interactive Window Effects In Action At Hogsmeade

So I previ­ously wrote about the fact they seem to be prep­ping the new inter­ac­tive magic wands and have set up plaques in various loca­tions around the Wizarding World ready for the wands. But since Diagon Alley In Universal Studios remains closed despite the construc­tion walls coming down, no one had seen anything in action. … Continue reading Wizarding World Of Harry Potter — New Inter­ac­tive Window Effects In Action At Hogsmeade

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Signs That Interactive Wands May Be Happening at Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade In Universal Studios

There have been rumors about inter­ac­tive wands for months now, but nothing has been offi­cially announced. The idea is simple enough and a vari­a­tion on what Disney have done in Epcot with Phineas & Ferb in the World Show­case area and in the Magic Kingdom with the Pirates Adven­tures. Basi­cally it would be an RFID … Continue reading Signs That Inter­ac­tive Wands May Be Happening at Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade In Universal Studios

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