News and Hearsay — Naruto Shippuden

Justin A

Naruto Shippuden. The Kakashi arc.

The current Naruto Shippuden arc is actually quite alright with me. I have only seen episode so far, but I already appreciate that it is happening. Usually I despise arcs and I especially despise the Naruto franchise for using it habitually. But this one actually does some very important thing for the story. It brings perspective. It shows you some parts of the history that actually helps complete a picture. Watching this arc so far, I get a good sense that Kakashi is a very integral character in Naruto. Also he is by far my favorite character.

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Owning a Roku

I don't remember the last time I watched live TV. Heck I don't remember the last time I sat down and channel surfed. These days, I mainly come back from work and sift through my DVR for choice shows. Tried to give up cable but the wonderful people at time warner threatened to raise my bill to hilariously high levels should I unbundle my internet and cable. So I punked out and I am still stuck with a cable service I don't care about (At least for a year). Currently I consume content via my Roku and Apple TV. I...

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Ad infinitum

I vividly remember the first time I heard about Pokemon. I literally went to bed one night on a perfectly normal day, and the next day, I woke up and everyone was talking about this thing. It was kinda weird. This was over a decade ago, and I hear the show is still alive and well. Remember the original opening theme? Remember when we thought Mew-2 was the baddest Pokemon around? REMEMBER WHEN THERE WERE ONLY 150?!!!! How many are there now? Gotta catch 'em all? HA, good luck! At what point does a series run for so long that...

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