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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 180: You Don’t Need a Get-Tough Story

January 30, 2017 | | 2 Comments

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TW: This episode talks about rape. A lot. This week Amelia and Bell talk about how rape is included in fictional narratives, when it’s done well and when it’s not, and whether … Read More

Facing the Music

January 28, 2017 |

Sometimes, doing the things you enjoy takes a lot of work.

I used to think that hobbies were simple things that required little effort, something you could do without thinking to pass the time. As a kid, the word … Read More

Why Gaming Is An Excellent Hobby

January 27, 2017 | | One Comment

Alternate Title: Why my therapist is mostly a genius but not this time.

Me: “I feel so out of control of so many things in my life. I feel powerless and frustrated and stymied. I can’t get anything done that … Read More

What the Fuck are my Hobbies?

January 26, 2017 |

I really, really wanted to write a tribute to gaming for this article, but a little part of my brain kept bothering me every time I tried. “Kirstin,” it said. “You’re a writer. Write about writing.”

Fine, brain, I’ll … Read More

Hobbies Lost and Gained

January 25, 2017 |

Hobbies are something that, of late, I haven’t had a whole lot of time for; many of my hobbies I’ve completely dropped because I just can’t commit the time any more. This is a shame, because many of my hobbies … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 179: Moral Flexibility

January 23, 2017 |

Download this episode (right click and save) On this week’s Can’t Talk Podcast, Amelia, Nat and Kirstin talk Star Wars: The Old Republic. Conclusion: it’s a pretty great game.

Nat recommends: Screaming into the void.

Kirstin recommends: “Overwatch”

Amelia recommends: … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 178: Mental Physical Therapy

January 16, 2017 |

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This week Kirstin fills in for Amelia for a talk about sleep, self care and self discipline. This episode does contain some talk about our food choices and amounts starting at 33:15. … Read More

Pancake Sex Book Club: “Labyrinth Lost”

January 15, 2017 |

This month on Pancake Sex Book Club we read “Labyrinth Lost” by Zoraida Cordova. We mostly liked it with some dissent. So, the usual.

 

 

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Death to Sprues: Dead of Winter

January 12, 2017 |

We are so thrilled to welcome back guest writer Anton and his board game review series Death to Sprues! Hooray!

It has come to the point when a zombie theme in a product is actually a negative. Zombies have become … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 177: They Don’t Even In And Out

January 2, 2017 |

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On this week’s Can’t Talk Podcast, Bell and Amelia talk embroidery and crafting and starting a new craft when it seems overwhelming.

Bell recommends: “Destiny” Podracing I mean Sparrow Racing

Amelia recommends: … Read More