Archive for May, 2009

You are reading a post about Haruhi

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

In case you’re curious, the opening pic is from a Haruhi doujin about a dinosaur that makes itself at home in Mikuru’s cleavage. If you don’t want to find this doujin, don’t click on any of these links. Onto the point of the post: I read the Haruhi light novel. Here’s how it happened: I […]

A Biased Review of Crystalis: Part I

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Crystalis was the best RPG for the NES. Zelda sucked. Final Fantasy sucked. Then came Crystalis—a game so brilliant, so captivating, so devoid of pedophilia that it would surely take the gaming world by storm. Unfortunately, it came out so late in the life of the NES (1990) that it got lost amongst shitty games […]

The 2009 Baka-Raptor Awards

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Best Episodic Blog Baka-Raptor Best Editorial Blog Baka-Raptor Best Team Blog Baka-Raptor Best Manga Blog Baka-Raptor Most Influential Blog Baka-Raptor Rookie of the Year Baka-Raptor Funniest Blog Baka-Raptor Best Satire Blog Baka-Raptor Best Seiyuu-Oriented Blog Baka-Raptor Most Thought-Provoking Blog Baka-Raptor Best Blog-Related Comic Baka-Raptor Best Figurine Blog Baka-Raptor Best Art/Doujin/Visual Novel Blog Baka-Raptor Best News […]

A Game? Why Didn’t You Say So?!

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

After watching two episodes, I was ready to shelve Eden of the East for a marathon. It wasn’t bad, but aside from the animation quality, it didn’t strike me as anything promising. Memory loss. Biblical allusions. Male nudity. None of these turn me on. I shall address each in turn: 1. Male Nudity Everyone seems […]

Baka-Raptor’s Conservatively Adventurous Filler Road Trip

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

I’d originally planned to chronicle a trip to California, but I was unable to land a summer job there… So this summer I’ll be working in New York. No big loss, though it does set back my conservatively adventurous goal of living in every geographic region of the United States as defined by the NFL: […]

The Best Legal Analysis You’ll Ever Read

Monday, May 4th, 2009

It’s funny because it’s relevant I recently took at a look at the Odex v. Pacnet decisions that the Singaporean bloggers have been raving about. Were they properly decided? Worth the hype? Moral victories with little practical effect? As always, I tackle these subjects in the most objective, unbiased manner possible. That means you won’t […]