Arts and Entertainment

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PS3 vs Wii vs Xbox360

I love video games! If I could do nothing but play video games all day long I would. If I could make a living in the game industry, I'd be happy. Maybe I will someday.

We have upon us, the beginning of a new age in gaming. Hi def, high price and highly anticipated are common phrases I hear today about game consoles and the games they run. But nothing is as high priced as the yet to be released Sony Playstation 3.

The PS3 is promising superior capabilities and the best possible graphics in console video gaming. They keep promising so much power, in spite of the fact that they've had numerous technical hangups and are losing popularity in the minds of gamers. (At least the gamers I see in western media.)  continue reading... »

A Little Sketchy

Once upon a time there was a young, devilishly good looking, junior high school student. He spent most of his class time daydreaming and scribbling little doodles in his books. All the while the rest of the class was held in rapt attention by the teacher, droning on and on about some sort of nonsense, day after day, after day...

One day this student glanced over one row and back three desks to discover, to his astonishment, another student, not so handsome as himself, also doodling something in a notebook. "What was it?", he wondered. More importantly, was it better than his own?

The minutes to dismissal crept slowly by and anticipation built! At last the bell rang and the moment was upon them. He stood and turned,  continue reading... »

Power and Greed

power and greed @ amazon.ca

This book is an interesting look at history, focusing on the most powerful rulers of the planet and how these historical figures  continue reading... »

About me

The following is something I wrote in the 'About Me' section on my MySpace account. Figured I might as well use it to launch the Poetry section of my site...

I walk between two worlds, seen and unseen.
Blissful, chaotic wandering through a waking dream.
Poet, fighter, friend, unlikley enemy,
Awakening my consciousness to what we can truly be.

-Calvin Tyndall