Games journalism has value, your bad faith arguments do not

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By and large, I’ve stopped bringing up my profession in social situations and polite conversation. This isn’t to say that I’m embarrassed about being a journalist — and a games journalist, at that.

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Shinsuke Nakamura’s WWE run has already failed

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Shinsuke Nakamura in WWE should’ve been the easiest thing in the world to get right. Continue reading

Curtain Call: How I Met Your Mother finale is more half-baked coda than conclusion

Curtain Call is a new series of articles on Backlog Adventures taking a look at the finales of the most popular shows of the last twenty years. In addition to asking if a finale works as a conclusion to the series, we’ll be looking at the mystique and emotional manipulation that comes along with the concept of a series finale, and if the finale in question ultimately serves the greater good of its show’s legacy.  Continue reading

Ruining Everyone’s Fun: The Top 5 Film and Television Spoilers of 2015

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I’m just going to put this out there so no one gets the wrong idea: I’m a spoiler addict. Continue reading