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Endorsements: How WNYC’s ‘On The Media’ changed my life
4 months ago

Endorsements: How WNYC’s ‘On The Media’ changed my life

By  •  This Week

We’re bombarded with a lot of music, television shows, news, movies, and articles on a daily basis. For my second ever endorsement on The en, I thought I’d go with a podcast that helps me cut through all the noise: On The Media.
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TRiL: Don’t Spend What I’m Spending on Video Streaming
5 months ago

TRiL: Don’t Spend What I’m Spending on Video Streaming

By  •  TRiL, Services

Looking through my inbox this morning, I got the email I’d been waiting for: a cancellation notice from CBS All Access. Folks, don’t be fooled by promises of hours of TV shows and movies on the low. Subscription services are a trap.
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So folks, how was ‘Deadpool 2?’
5 months ago

So folks, how was ‘Deadpool 2?’

Movie and comic book lovers who saw Deadpool 2 this weekend, I have a question for you. What did you think of the movie?
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Tonight on Xbox Live: Xbox Free Play Days are back
5 months ago

Tonight on Xbox Live: Xbox Free Play Days are back

Now is the time to try the multiplayer mode in Halo 5, GTA 5 and any game in your collection. Xbox Live Free Play Days are here again, and you get free multiplayer for as long as they last.
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TRiL: Shouts to All the People Who Said Digital Games Wouldn’t Catch On
5 months ago

TRiL: Shouts to All the People Who Said Digital Games Wouldn’t Catch On

By  •  TRiL, Xbox Games

Reading SuperData’s recent report on digital video game sales this afternoon has me thinking about how insistent the greater gaming community was that digital video game would never take off and gaming companies would never embrace it. I’m ready to take my victory lap now.
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TRiL: This Episode of Star Trek Made Me a Fan Forever
5 months ago

TRiL: This Episode of Star Trek Made Me a Fan Forever

By  •  TV, TRiL

By now, you that as well as being a pretty serious fan of video games and some questionable movies (I’ll defend the latest Power Rangers movie to the ends of the Earth.), I’m also a huge fan of Star Trek, and it all started with one episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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The Culture: Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Exactly Where You Think It Won’t
6 months ago

The Culture: Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Exactly Where You Think It Won’t

By  •  The Culture

Art is never better than when it transcends its popular shackles and has something to say. This is America, Childish Gambino’s new music video is the most recent example of what music and video can really do when they aren’t tied to expectations of wealth bragging, talking about your new girlfriend or pretending like everything is ok.
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TRiL: This is Why My Gamerscore is Trash
6 months ago

TRiL: This is Why My Gamerscore is Trash

By  •  TRiL, Xbox Games

When you talk about video games a lot and spend hours on an Xbox One, people notice your Gamerscore isn’t exactly what anyone would describe as robust. The video footage above is a fairly recent example of why that is.
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