Let’s Mosey, Indeed: On the Value of Tim Rogers’ Slow Translation of Final Fantasy VII

Let’s Mosey, Indeed: On the Value of Tim Rogers’ Slow Translation of Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII's story is bonkers: A genetically engineered super-soldier overthrows the corporation that acts as a de facto world government and then, believing that he has a divine right to rule, summons a meteor to strike the planet so that he can merge with the energy of all living things, becoming a god. But [...]

The Circular Ruins

The Circular Ruins

Let's just get this out in the open: Part of the reason that I write is that I want to live forever. I am not alone in that feeling. Surveying the members of any creative field will turn up an awful lot of similar sentiment. A brief (and highly unscientific) survey of some of the creative types [...]

Le Décorateur

It's been eight and a half months since Caitlin and I bought our house and, admittedly, we've been very busy in that span: we adopted Jersey, we got married, we painted, and then the basement flooded. The confluence of all those events meant that we haven't had a whole lot of time (or, perhaps more importantly, [...]

Congratulations and Shame

When we got engaged last year, I felt pretty good about the gesture that I made to Caitlin. I took her on a vacation, to a nice dinner, gave her a beautiful ring - the whole nine yards. Thank God that was last year. Prospective husbands, the bar has been raised. Dramatically. And I'm not [...]