A Weekend Without Internet Made Me Worried About the Always-Streaming Future

Friday night, we went out to a movie. And when we stepped out of the theater to come home, we found ourselves standing in a maelstrom the likes of which neither of us had ever before seen around DC. The storm caused astonishing levels of damage in under an hour, and left 1.3 million of our neighbors sitting in the… »7/02/12 6:00pm7/02/12 6:00pm

There's No Wedding Proposal Like a Final Fantasy Wedding Proposal

When Seth Hay arrived at the "Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy" concert last weekend in Toronto, he was met with a lovely surprise. His girlfriend, Cheryl Murray, had bought him tickets to a meet-and-greet with legendary Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and conductor Arnie Roth. After the show, they would… »4/03/12 2:30pm4/03/12 2:30pm

Cloud Strife is a Hero, a Lover, a Woman, a Rabbit; He is All This and More

One of the most iconic figures in modern role-playing, Final Fantasy »3/05/12 4:30pm3/05/12 4:30pm's Cloud Strife cuts a very distinctive figure, largely due to a combination of spiky blond hair and his ridiculously huge Buster sword. These features set him apart. They also make him ridiculously easy to twist into whatever form the fan artist so…