Tales From the Hilltop
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Archive for January 2010

Episode Sixteen: Video games x the silver screen = FAIL!

January 28, 2010

If only Hollywood would listen to the fans. Well, today’s episode is about a not-so-serious concern, unless you’re a big movie person. I myself don’t consider to be one, but I won’t hesitate to check out something that looks promising in previews and commercials. That being said, I’m this close from giving up on the video game […]

Episode Fifteen: One year down, three (or seven) to go….

January 20, 2010

One year ago, the world shouted in triumph. For it was on Jan. 20, 2009 that the free world the official ascension of its new leader, President Barack Obama. A lot of people hoped and prayed for this day: the rise of the first black president of America, and now it was here. Mostly, on the promise that […]

Episode Fourteen: The root of all….stupidity?

January 13, 2010

 Intelligence and money seem to be like oil & vinegar these days. “Why”, you may ask? Because it seems like they – for whatever reason – just can’t mix. As we all know, with money can come fame. But is also looks like, in some cases, happens to bring along idiocy with it, as shown […]

Episode Thirteen: The sniffles and red-eyes strike back!

January 7, 2010

 As much as I love winter, I hate it as well. Well, once again, around this time most of us are feeling the not-so-fun effects of climate changes from slightly breezy to blistering cold. Meaning, there are a lot of Americans sick as dogs right now. Unfortunately, this year, I feel I haven’t been able […]