Yearly Archives: 2008

Parkour and Gender

I’m still playing Mirror’s Edge. Free time has not been so readily available. Another reason for my slow progress is that I’m masochistically attempting to complete the game without firing a weapon. I also really suck at platformers, and a first-person platformer is even more difficult for me. Mirror’s Edge is not nearly as frustrating a platformer as Castlevania: The…

Interview: David W. Lloyd, Director, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix Official Soundtrack

On 25 November, Capcom released Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix on the PlayStation Network for the PS3 and Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360. The official soundtrack of the game was released on the videogame community, OverClocked ReMix, a community of fans who rearrange classic videogame music and make their creations available for all the world to hear. The project…

CG: Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

A friend of mine from graduate school is visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday. For our evening meals, I’ve decided to use Cooking Guide: Can’t Decide What to Eat? to help me. Tonight’s meal was Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino, which is described as “a simple spaghetti dish made with garlic, red chillies, and olive oil.” We combined this with a…

TypePad Connect

For the past few weeks, I had been looking into a new commenting system for my blog because it was difficult to track lengthy conversations. I’d had good experiences with Disqus as a commenter on a few blogs. Although Disqus advertises that bloggers can use it on TypePad, what they didn’t reveal — until I tried to install it — is…