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Super Mario Sunshine literal starts with Mario being wrongfully convicted of a fake crime (graffiti). It is a parable about the police state. Playing the game is praxis.

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It’s Super Mario 3D All-Stars launch day ⭐️ Let me remind you: if you don’t play Super Mario Sunshine *first* then you’re a cop.

2020 sucks but at least the spooky month is nearly upon us

good morning! and how is everyone’s mental health doing, hmmm?

took a walk to the east river park and a whole section was chalked up with “Boy or Girl?”, almost like a gender reveal party had happened. but, that can’t be right? the park... it’s still standing?...

food, british 

I recently learned that the brits call “bell peppers” “capsicums” (as in, cap-seh-cums) and I could not be more disgusted

In Search of a Flat Earth youtu.be/JTfhYyTuT44

We watched this video recently, and while it is long (76 minutes), it is very well made, and worth watching if you want to better understand contemporary conspiracy theories.

Two years ago, Microsoft sank a data centre off the coast of Orkney in a wild experiment.
That data centre has now been retrieved from the ocean floor, and Microsoft researchers are assessing how it has performed, and what they can learn from it about energy efficiency.

bbc.com/news/technology-541467

watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

This flashback episode is actually pretty great.

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

Kuvira’s fiancé even has an undercut what the fuck

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

Kuvira is the only antagonist depicted sympathetically while she’s a villain, and she’s a fucking fascist. this is such bullshit.

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

this sucks so much, the show wasted its potential. disappointing.

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

the problems that LoK present are real – there is poverty, and suffering, and oppression. but the show’s every antagonist is depicted as wrong for trying to fix these problems. it’s so bananas.

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

season one: communism sucks
season two: environmentalism sucks
season three: anarchy sucks

season four: fascist nationalism sucks, butttt, it’s at least justified

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watching The Legend of Korra for the first time 

whyyyy do they keep rehabilitating the capitalist war criminals

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Update on this: I just remembered that when I was too young to know better, I would dog ear pages such that the page’s corner pointed to the sentence I left on. Basically the worst.

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