Friday Finds – Jumping the Shark
Solid week, things are easy at the office. Here are the week’s posts:
- Movie Review – Captain America: The First Avenger – Cap rocks, even if the Red Skull didn’t.
- Old Game Tuesday – Heroes of Might and Magic – Got me playing this again (III Complete), at least until my wife plays me and beats me repeatedly.
- Growing Older (But Not Up) – Video games rock.
Other links worth your time:
Do Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Markets have gender bias? From the ever so awesome Geekachicas multi-blog.
I don’t do any tabletop gaming, but these maps look badass.
The first transatlantic communications cable took years to successfully install…and three weeks to get destroyed. This dude may not have been the sole cause of the cable failure, but maybe you should think through tripling the voltage on something like that.
And finally, I give you the story of a man jumping a shark. Literally jumping ON it. The money quote:
“We circled around it a couple times, realized it was a basking shark, got comfortable, came up next to it and thought, ‘You know? I need to feel this fish,’” Jacobs said. “I need to swim with him and be part of this.”
Oh man. Great way to lead up to Shark Week.