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Lately I've been watching Lie To Me on Netflix. I also have access to Hulu Plus, so I just got to start season 3. The first season was fairly formulaic, but over time they've mixed it up more and more. There are really just two good reasons to watch it, though.
The premise of the show is that this dude, Cal Lightman, is basically a human lie detector by reading faces, voices, and so on. He's also as badass and daredevil as House, which makes him alright in my book. Watch out for that hand. If he starts pointing at you, you're screwed!
This is Cal's business partner, Gillian Foster. I trust this one doesn't need any explanation. Anyway, good acting, good writing. It's also on Netflix streaming, so what the heck are you waiting for?
In the spirit of truth, lies, lols, and wuts, let's proceed to this fairly long Commentoid.
Two fairly powerful, really good perspectives on this matter. Thank god for reasonable people, even if they sometimes don't balance out the vast horde of unerasonable ones out there. Bakewell, vomiting rainbows of truth for our benefit.
And to the people complaining that Xbox Live Gold costs money, you get services like Last.fm for free with it. Or think of it that you're paying a small fraction of the Gold cost for the Last.fm feature.
You can probably tell this by reading any of my blogs at all, but I fully subscribe to the "gush about it" school of thought for games writing and reviewing. Reading why someone loves a game is the surest way for me to end up trying it myself. I don't want facts as much as I want detailed opinions.
I love reading opinions about war games from people in the actual military. I like this person's outlook on the kind of game this is, and it makes me really hope that it ends up resonating in the way that it could if the developers don't screw things up or compromise their vision.
There we go, I knew I would end up including Bryonic (sic) somewhere in Commentoid, like I usually do. The man is a truthsayer. Pure, undiluted truth about puns, which, as you can tell, are near and dear to my heart. Celica also raises an excellent point, against which the author is conspicuously silent.
The game is an unfriendly mess towards the secret robot infiltrators in our midst. They're a vocal minority that game developers would do well to heed, lest they rise up and laser us with those same bionic eyes.
If you want to see an example of the depths humans sink to, click on this link and read the comments, many of which have this disgusting, leering, perverse quality to them with regards to the actress in the movie. Stereotypes about gamers: created and reinforced right here.
The second one should actually be in LOL but damned if I'm going to do that extra work. The first one... wut? Just wut? That could describe other countries too, for starters. Your rad Number Munchers avatar does not excuse this.
These guys are pretty much the spammiest site/bot/whatever we've seen in a while. When going through comments, I am pretty sure I came upon something like 25 blogs in a row from them. This comment only proves all too clearly that some people just don't know what copy-pasta is. I'm going to throw it out there: this guy is this week's wutsayer.
He wasn't congratulating you, you know... In his defense (slightly), I sometimes find Corduroy's sarcasm to be a bit subtle. I've been known to miss it on occasion.
That's it for comments! On a final note, it occurred to me that I might appear to have an anti-Playstation spin or something. Well, I don't really mean to, but it could also be because I'm quite biased.
Thanks for slogging through all those comments with me. Until next time!