The Dishes to Eat in Nairobi By Mwende Mutuli Musau The capital of Kenya, Nairobi, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Africa, which makes it the best place to embark on a Kenyan food escapade. “Nairobi” is a word from the nomadic Maasai tribe which translates to “cool waters,” [...]
Captain N: The Game Master was a Saturday morning cartoon that celebrated the video games of the 8-bit era while also making the basest commercial pitch of “Hey, kids, buy this thing!” In fact, what I’m writing about in this post represents Captain N doing both of these things simultaneously, [...]
My understanding is that the cuisine of the Caucasus is extremely herb-heavy - like, you could get your servings of vegetables in through them. I find this inspirational and have been putting darn near a full cup of fresh herbs on every serving of pasta, and it’s great. (There is [...]
Thrilling Tales of Old Video Games: Is Samurai Shodown II Referencing a Real-Life 16th-Century Cyborg?
Is Samurai Shodown II Referencing A Real-Life 16th-Century Cyborg? Released in 1993, the first Samurai Shodown found enough success that a second game hit arcades in 1994, bringing with it four new playable characters: Genjuro Kibagami, a mercenary swordsman and new rival for protagonist Haohmaru; Nicotine Caffeine, a diminutive Japanese [...]
I’m meeting my family up in Carmel Valley where, if it were artichoke season, we’d be going hog wild on them. (Central Californians pronounce them arty-choke. Anyone else?) We dip the leaves in mayo, and don’t worry about the reproductive abilities of the person who made it. -Katherine Read the [...]
Thrilling Tales of Old Video Games: The Real-Life Revolutionaries Behind Charlotte from Samurai Shodown
Thrilling Tales of Old Video Games: The Real-Life Revolutionaries Behind Charlotte From Samurai Shodown Jul 12, 2022 written by Drew Mackie A sort of period piece Street Fighter with swords, Samurai Shodown is a fighting game series whose characters draw from a variety of real-life sources. Some of the inspirations [...]