Because I cannot deny the bleatings of the eldritch monster-squid that rules beneath the waves, and since Halloween falls on YouTube Tuesday… a squamous mass of videos starring everyone’s favorite tentacled horror: Cthulhu! This first one is my favorite, but more after the jump.
Archives for October 2006
This week at Critical Hits we’re looking at a classic question of taste, choice, and large anime eyes. With our mouths posivitely awash for the impending releases of the Wii and the new Zelda game Twilight Princess, we look back at the latest installment in the franchise. Tons of fans aired their grievances prior to release […]
Title: Wicked – The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West Author: Gregory Maguire Year of Publication: 1995 Genre: Fantasy/Fiction Length: 406 pages; small font, large book, not a quick read. Rating: 4/5 – Worth paying full price. Review: The Wizard of Oz is a classic story, whether you saw the film […]
A send up of the seminal series “Watchmen” as if they were kiddies in school. Good stuff, though it helps to be familiar with “Watchmen” (and if you’re not, you should cancel your weekend plans and go read it. A piece of literature in words and pictures.) Lil’ Watchmen goes for four strips and starts […]
First, a shout out to Halloween games. If you’re in the Halloween gaming mood, here’s some tabletop games to check out: Mall of Horror Arkham Horror Betrayal at House on the Hill (and if you see it around, it’ll probably be out of print soon, so might not be a bad idea to snap it […]
For my inaugural posting of Going Critical here at Critical Hits, I thought I would focus on some of the best free games that exist in this wonderful land we call the internet. MMORPG Silk Road Online Description: A MMORPG about oriental mythology involving the Silk Road that stretched from Roma into the heart of […]
Andy Looney enjoys writing stories exactly 55 words long and calls them Nanofiction. Well, Wired took the concept every further and asked a number of famous authors (mainly from Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics) and asked them to write 6 word short stories. They cite an idea from Ernest Hemmingway as their inspiration. You can […]
Your mom jokes are no longer funny! And yes, I know my mom isn’t funny. Feel free to comment! Wikipedia contributes the following wisdom. As can be seen, a clever use of the “your mom” format of the joke can defy this newsflash. A mechanical “your mom” response will from now on be seen as […]
Blizzard has pushed back the release date of Burning Crusade to January 2007, for a second I thought the anti-christ was going to be here before I could hit level 70. Can’t join you in heaven God, must run molten core! Linky
15 minutes long detailing DC Comic’s Power Girl taking a day off and trying to find another career. Some good subtle DC references in there.