Super Mario Bros.: A Reflection of Society?

I’ll admit that, once upon a time, I watched Glee. I didn’t watch it for long. I really enjoyed the music, but the stories were crap. I know that a lot of people will disagree with that, but it’s just my opinion. Anyway, there was this one episode where a character had a throw away line … Continue reading Super Mario Bros.: A Reflection of Society?

My Gaming History: Nintendo 64

Previously on My Gaming History... ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame BoySuper Nintendo The Nintendo 64 was released in North America at the end of September in 1996. Nintendo made the courageous and possibly controversial decision to produce another console that relied on cartridges for their games rather than switching to a disc, as Nintendo's two main … Continue reading My Gaming History: Nintendo 64

My Gaming History: Super Nintendo

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame Boy The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (or SNES, which will allow me to be lazy), was introduced to North American audiences way back in September of 1991. And I actually can't remember when I got my hands on one. I know it wasn't right away. Because … Continue reading My Gaming History: Super Nintendo

My Gaming History: Game Boy

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment System In 1989, Nintendo released the incredibly successful handheld gaming console, the Game Boy. My memories regarding the Game Boy are not as strong as my previous gaming systems. I'm not sure why that is... but I'll piece this together as best I can. I mean, I … Continue reading My Gaming History: Game Boy

My Gaming History: Nintendo Entertainment System

Previously on My Gaming History... ColecoVisionAtari 2600 I don't remember when I actually received my Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas. I mean, I know I got one for Christmas, I just don't remember what year it was. I'm pretty sure it was somewhere between the releases of Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario Bros. … Continue reading My Gaming History: Nintendo Entertainment System

Code

This week, our Sunday Scribblings prompt is Code. If you decide to write a post based on this week’s prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here’s what I did with it… Anyone out there remember the Konami Code? If memory serves, it was a cheat … Continue reading Code

Why We Now Hate Best Buy & Nintendo

Monday morning, I woke up and watched the news, as I do most mornings. While watching the local newscast, I was excited to hear their announcement that Best Buy would have Nintendo's NES Classic in stock. This was exciting because, when I first heard about this Nintendo product several months ago, I really wanted one. … Continue reading Why We Now Hate Best Buy & Nintendo

101 Things That Make Me Happy

I'm stealing this blog post from Jess over at You're Fine. But it's okay. I told her I was gonna steal it. That makes it not stealing. It makes it an homage. Lunches with my coworkers Weird dreams Christmas Teddy Grahams Tuesday movies for only $6.00 The cool side of the pillow The sound of … Continue reading 101 Things That Make Me Happy

How Super Mario Bros. Changed the Face of Western Civilization

I'll admit that, once upon a time, I watched Glee. I didn't watch it for long. I really enjoyed the music, but the stories were crap. I know that a lot of people will disagree with that notion, but that's just my opinion. Anyway, there was this one episode where a character had a throw … Continue reading How Super Mario Bros. Changed the Face of Western Civilization

Medal of Honor

During Dad's last few years in this world, he had a few favorite past times. One was to watch every single episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine over and over again. He never quite memorized every line from every show, but that was not really his forte.He sang … Continue reading Medal of Honor