My top 5 film directors

 

I once said that if you can find three things in your life which you are insanely passionate about and could talk about endlessly then you’re doing ok.

My three big things are music, retro video games and of course film.

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Suicide Squad – The new trend of the bad film

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Last night I got to see the latest and much anticipated geek parade that was Suicide Squad and while watching it I started to notice a trend in a lot of these more recent films.

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The Negative Society II: The Experience

A while ago I published my article The Negative Society about what is pretty much the face and attitude of the official world we live in today.

Yesterday I received a letter from the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service informing me of Jury Duty. While the act of doing ones civil obligation is no problem whatsoever the way it was presented was everything I talked about and more.

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Fixing Amiga Final Fight

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Being a geek is all about the little details and when basking in the joyous rays of youth there are some things which at times move from annoyance to flat out obsession, and the one thing that really stuck in my craw when I was at the greasy blossom of my teenage years was Final Fight on the Commodore Amiga!

As the years pass the iron of time is expected to free the shirt of life from such silly wrinkles like this, as the sensible population embrace maturity, responsibility and adulthood.

And then there’s me!!! Continue reading “Fixing Amiga Final Fight”

The Negative Society

The more I look around the more I see a world where the basic foundation is one of threats, fear and misery. The system is there to keep our heads afloat just enough to be above the surface but still feeling the prickly heat of that fear based foundation all the while doing an activity that makes money for someone else.

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Jobs for the anxious

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Late last night I had a friend message me in a bit of a state which resulted in a three hour texathon about his new job. It all made me a bit angry, but not for the reason (given my grumpy disposition) that you may think.

His job is in an office and isn’t much out of the ordinary but the difference is that my friend suffers from anxiety and some pretty crippling low self esteem which means he is in constant fear of messing up or becoming overwhelmed.

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