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Bantercast Episode 28: Charles Eisenstein And The Origin Of Wrongness In The World

In this thought provoking episode of The Bantercast, Ben and Michael talk with famed author and speaker Charles Eisenstein about the growing identity crisis we are facing in the West. What is the origin of wrongness in the world? How can we live more meaningful lives, and what can we do to fulfill …Continue reading […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox Is Trash, But We Love It Anyway

On Super Bowl day, I wasn’t all that interested in the outcome of the football game. I was excited for something else—the rumor that a new Cloverfield movie was going to drop that same night. 10 Cloverfield Lane was fantastic, I thought, so maybe this will be too. I’m totally going to stay up and […]

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Celeste Is Brutal Without Being A Jerk About It

Last weekend, I spent hours chasing after a single elusive strawberry in Celeste. Over and over again, I kept dying to the toxic muck surrounding my collectible prize. Hundreds of wasted lives, an endless number of fuck-ups, a complete halting of progress. There was only failure, but I was stubborn. I was going to get…Read […]

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Understanding The Hype (and Hate) For Nintendo Labo

Nintendo’s upcoming grand experiment with cardboard is unexpected enough that people have reacted dramatically to the announcement. Largely, fans seem to fall into two camps: either they’re psyched to build their own contraptions, or they don’t understand why something like this exists at all. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Why The Last of Us’s Game Director Left Naughty Dog

The Last of Us and Uncharted director Bruce Straley joins today’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about burning out, how he feels about not directing The Last of Us 2, and why he left Naughty Dog after 17 years.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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In the first Fave This podcast of 2018, Gita Jackson and I discuss the controversy around Rey and Ky

In the first Fave This podcast of 2018, Gita Jackson and I discuss the controversy around Rey and Kylo Ren as a couple in Star Wars (31:08) what the No Man’s Sky community is up to, and where open world games go next. Listen below.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Bantercast Episode 24: How to Choose a Religion

In today’s show, Ben and Michael discuss how to choose a religion. Are you interested in Buddhism? Does Christianity make sense to you? Do you even need a religion in the first place, and why isn’t atheism enough? We grapple with the deep questions and help you figure out which (if any) spiritual …Continue reading […]

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Bantercast Episode 23: How to Survive 2018

In the first Bantercast episode of 2018, Ben and Michael discuss Michael Wolff’s new book ‘Fire and Fury’, what is happening to the Alt Right movement, Trump’s intelligence, and how we can all survive 2018 without going completely insane. We are excited about the upcoming year and plan to share …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Nintendo Power Comes Back In Podcast Form

Nintendo Power magazine ceased publishing at the end of 2012. It was a nostalgic time full of sad goodbyes and fond memories. Its last cover was even a call-back to the first issue, where Mario pounds his fist triumphantly into the air while standing on a mushroom. But today, on the five-year anniversary of its […]

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