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Legion on FX: what the…

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So I have finally watched first episode of the Legion show from FX. The results are… mixed, at best. I guess I went into this with wrong expectations. I kind of expected “superhero TV series linked to X-Men” and it ended up being something akin to Twin Peaks on steroids. Or worse. Very confusing, quite […]

Guild Wars 2 after 3 years: things are getting cray-cray

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I can’t believe it’s already been 3 years since I’ve started playing Guild Wars 2. So much has changed. And some things have stayed the same. First the good things: – Guild Wars 2 (GW2) is still one of the prettiest MMORPG games ever. Seriously. One other game that is getting close and potentially could […]

Constantine TV series: Supernatural too?

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I really liked Constantine the movie, even though it turned out to be not quite “accurate” (blah-blah-blah, British accent missing, blah), so I was quite interested to see the “TV” version on NBC. This Constantine is different. Way more scruffy, way more typically British and way more… formulaic. I mean I haven’t actually read any […]

Extant: quite good, actually

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CBS’s Extant turned out to be better than I expected. After Almost Human got whacked due to low ratings I don’t expect science fiction series to survive long, but Extant might have a chance. Even though it gives me this mixed feeling of familiarity and compote made out of all the tropes they could throw […]

Summer madness: branding and social craze

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Wow. I did not expect several companies go bonkers this summer practically at the same time. What worse, in each case it seems to be a long-planned (and horribly executed) move that leaves me scratching my head. Let’s start with AirBnB and its universal symbol for vagi certain body parts. I understand desire to re-brand […]