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"Pixels" is Sandler's best movie in years ... but it still sucks

Published Aug. 8, 2015

The following statement is praise so faint that it could function as a dog whistle, but "Pixels" feels like the closest an Adam Sandler project has come to resembling an actual movie in years. But before we begin the celebrate "Pixels" for clearing the bar loftily set on the floor by the likes of "Blended" and the duo of "Grown Ups" movies, this is still a modern Adam Sandler movie - AKA it's still an unfunny and lazy exercise in Sandler self-appreciation.


Timothy J. Reynolds' journey to Twitch

Published June 24, 2015

Timothy J. Reynolds, who goes by the online handle turnislefthome, is a digital artist who specializes in adorable lowpoly 3D renderings of cartoon cars, imaginative, pastel and otherworldly landscapes, and video game inspired nostalgia.


Bounce springs into second year

Published Feb. 1, 2015

It's been almost a year since Ryan Clancy and Becky Cooper-Clancy opened Bounce - the first indoor family entertainment center in the city of Milwaukee. With five children, the couple has figured out a thing or 12 about running a family business.


No quarters needed: Milwaukee man builds his own basement arcade

Published June 19, 2014

From the outside, Garance "Gar" Nelson's home looks a fairly ordinary house. You would never know from looking at it that in the basement lies a time machine, teleporting visitors to a glowing world of robotic battles, demons, space travel and yellow creatures with an unquenchable hunger for white dots and ghosts. The days of arcades as a cultural mainstay have long since died, but in Nelson's basement, the era is still alive and well.

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Oh Flappy Bird, We Hardly Knew Ye

Oh Flappy Bird, We Hardly Knew Ye - February 10th, 2014by Paul WinghartIn case you haven't heard the news, Flappy Bird the video game, is no longer available for download. It is not that is wasn't successful. On the contrary is was very successful and perhaps that was the problem. In a serie...

Computer Confusion

Monday May 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    Is the internet a good thing? I’m still not completely convinced. Parts of it are nothing short of a modern day miracle. It’s the single most dramatic leap in the communication process since the printing press, and has complet...

Coping strategies by Pokemon

My seven year-old son taught me some lessons about life the other day.  He was stuck in his Ninetendo DS Pokemon game outside the gates of Eterna city.  We had to collaborate on some potential problem-solving ideas to help him to find his next move.  It was through this exe...

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