UnReview: Batman: Arkham Knight


I want to talk about Batman: Arkham Knight so I’m stealing an idea from John Wick. Here’s how he put it:

I write reviews using e-prime, a linguistical tool that excludes all uses of the verb “to be.” In other words, I can’t say “the movie is bad” or “the plot is confusing” or anything like that. I put this limitation on myself because I feel most reviewers would be out of a job if they couldn’t utilize that language. Instead of telling you whether or not the movie is good or bad, I just talk about my own reactions to it. My own highly subjective reactions that you evaluate on your own. Using e-prime also assists a writer in getting rid of a pesky little habit known as “passive voice.” If you want to learn how to write, I suggest you try it sometime.

Also, in reference to reviewers of any kind, I highly suggest you remain skeptical of anyone who makes a living criticizing the creative accomplishments of others.

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GenCon 2016: Schedule


This year is shaping up as my busiest GenCon ever. It is going to be a challenge to find time to spend with friends. I’ve put together this calendar of my schedule so people can figure out either where I’ll be or when I’m free.

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