Thicc Pokémon, a secret Japanese horror connection, and a boat stuck in a lake
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My friend Allie Nimmons recently started a newsletter of her own, and I suggest you subscribe. I love how she does recommendations and links to interesting things online. Plus, the challenges at the end are something actionable to make you think. And this isn’t just because she was kind enough to link this little newsletter 💝
I’ve had another interesting week, and I’m planning on taking some time to decompress over the next few days. I suggest that you do the same if you’re able, and I’ll see you next week!
Look, I had to see a gallery of NFTs for thicc Pokémon, so now you get to.
I’ve really been enjoying this newsletter series that is presenting the first fifty years of text games with one important game in the genre published in a specific year being examined per week.
These kinds of stories terrify me. While the types of illnesses described are specific to children, who’s to say that similar things can’t happen later in life? Pair this with the following: When the Body Attacks the Mind by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
Sometimes it’s not a new word that’s needed, but a new way to describe something with existing words. The same thing applies to emoji! There are a lot of ways to express how this pandemic has been. If I were to make a short chain now, it’d probably be 😔😷👬🐶💉
I hate to think that Ms. Burns is right, but I’m betting that she is. She looks longer and harder at tech policy than anyone I know, and I can believe that people my age are ready to give away rights that older technologists have been fighting for over decades.
can’t help but be an influencer these days.
If you are sad that the boat is no longer stuck, you can use this Microsoft Flight Simulator mod to keep it stuck forever! You can also see how big it really is (or get it stuck wherever you want) with this nifty Glitch.
It looks like the Ever Given is just about the length of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando
Did you know that Gamer has been around as a term for 600 years? Or that it came into prominence well before video games? Or that the people who started using the term for video games preferred “arcader”?
Folding paper seems simple: paper is thin, right? But what happens if you make your paper very small? Or very large? Sure, this is a take on an old type of “our space in the universe is so small” video, but still interesting. When you’re done, why not fold a piece of paper yourself?
No one sits on the stool, not even the king. Learn that and more on one of my favorite game shows about history and trivia with The Professor!
Listening to Jacob Geller talk about Jewish Folklore and comic books almost makes me forget that his Discord moderator added “furry stuff” to a list of suggestively adult topics under an nsfw rule.
I want to say, “who would devote so much of their time to thinking up this concept and making an 18 minute video about it?” but then I remember that MatPat is probably doing pretty well with the ad and merch sales against these videos.
Don’t forget that today is BandCamp Friday! All profits from sales today go directly to artists. It’s not every Friday, so don’t wait!
Next week I’m eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine!
I’m sure you’ve seen it already but if not, you’re welcome
Remember to share the stuff that you liked this week. See yall in a week and stay safe! 💝