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Trying To Solo Overcooked Perfectly Was A Mistake Trying To Solo Overcooked Perfectly Was A Mistake

Here’s what I knew about Overcooked when I started playing it for the first time yesterday: It’s primarily meant to be a multiplayer game, it can be stressful as hell, and solo play requires controlling two quirky little chefs plucked straight out of a claymation exposé on failed health inspections. All this to say: I…

The New Queer Tropes In Video Games Series Is Tired, But Sadly, Still Relevant The New Queer Tropes In Video Games Series Is Tired, But Sadly, Still Relevant

For the sake of making their games more realistic, video game developers have done extensive research on all sorts of random or mundane things: parasitic fungi, game theory, gun sounds, paleobotany, and breast physics are just a few. Some of these subjects no doubt required expert commentary, academic research, and a…

Etrian Odyssey Nexus Is Busting My Balls And It’s Totally My Fault Etrian Odyssey Nexus Is Busting My Balls And It’s Totally My Fault

I consider myself a veteran Etrian Odyssey player. I’ve hand-drawn dozens of maps across the role-playing game series, meticulously crawled floors for every treasure chest and scripted event, and gotten hundreds of monsters in my codex—conditional drops and all. So I came to the latest title in the series, Etrian…

Bennett College President Gives Heartwarming Thanks After
Donors Give $8.2 Million to Save School Bennett College President Gives Heartwarming Thanks After Donors Give $8.2 Million to Save School

After facing financial issues that threatened its status as an accredited school, Bennett College may be saved following a strong social media push for its fundraising campaign.

Arizona Nurse Accused of Raping Incapacitated Patient
Formally Indicted Arizona Nurse Accused of Raping Incapacitated Patient Formally Indicted

Former Hacienda Healthcare nurse Nathan Sutherland has been formally indicted after he was accused of raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient under his care.

Jersey’s in the Building: Cory Booker Announces 2020 Presidential Run to Kick Off Black History Month Jersey’s in the Building: Cory Booker Announces 2020 Presidential Run to Kick Off Black History Month

As presidential announcements continue to roll out, another prospect has finally made official his aspirations for office: Cory Booker.

Maybe We Need Tighter Sword Control Laws: Anchorage Man
Reportedly Brings Knife to a Sword Fight Maybe We Need Tighter Sword Control Laws: Anchorage Man Reportedly Brings Knife to a Sword Fight

En garde, bitch! I imagine that’s how a sword fight starts in 2019.

Video Surfaces of Cop Apparently Kicking Man in Head; Officer Cleared by Internal Investigation Video Surfaces of Cop Apparently Kicking Man in Head; Officer Cleared by Internal Investigation

Video from May 2017 has surfaced showing what appears to be an officer kicking a robbery suspect in the face as he kneeled and spread his hands out on the ground in front of police.

Nurse’s DNA Tied to Incapacitated Woman's Baby; Lawyer Says ‘No Proof’ Suspect Raped Victim Nurse’s DNA Tied to Incapacitated Woman's Baby; Lawyer Says ‘No Proof’ Suspect Raped Victim

A nurse has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult in connection with the horrifying case of a woman with limited mobility and mental capacity unexpectedly giving birth in December at a Phoenix, Ariz., specialized care center.

Black Grad Student Accused of Stealing His Own Car and Beaten by Police Gets $1.25 Million Settlement Black Grad Student Accused of Stealing His Own Car and Beaten by Police Gets $1.25 Million Settlement

The police tackled him for “stealing” a car that was his—now they may have to run him his money for the trouble to the tune of over a million dollars.

Chris Brown Detained for Rape Allegations in Paris, Meeting His Weekly Arrest Quota à La Mode Chris Brown Detained for Rape Allegations in Paris, Meeting His Weekly Arrest Quota à La Mode

Chris Brown, aka the Child Cancel Culture Left Behind, continues to make a poor case for trash humans being able to learn and do better: He was recently arrested in Paris for allegations of aggravated rape.

Brave White Girl Doesn’t Limit Herself to Being Racist Just One Way, Kicked Out of Sorority for Blackface and Saying the N-Word Brave White Girl Doesn’t Limit Herself to Being Racist Just One Way, Kicked Out of Sorority for Blackface and Saying the N-Word

College students are openly, carelessly, and publicly racist so often I’m almost tempted to call it a rite of passage for the black students whose days, weeks, or semesters they’re inevitably ruining.

President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before  President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before 

Pundits continue to point to a sense of reason Trump supporters have shown us time and time again does not exist and Don Lemon is sick and tired of the bullshit.

Are People More Excited for Michelle Obama’s Book Than Sex? (Yes,
Yes They Are) Are People More Excited for Michelle Obama’s Book Than Sex? (Yes, Yes They Are)

An uproar has erupted in the literary world as Michelle Obama’s Becoming is poised to knock a veritable juggernaut of fine literature out of its spot as Amazon’s longest-running No. 1 best-selling book.

Michaeil Ward Sentenced to 84
Years in Prison for Murder of Hadiya Pendleton Michaeil Ward Sentenced to 84 Years in Prison for Murder of Hadiya Pendleton

After being found guilty of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery in August, the man found responsible for Hadiya Pendleton’s 2013 murder was sentenced to 84 years in prison.

Move Over, MLK: Roads, Landmarks, Even Animals Being Named After Barack Obama Move Over, MLK: Roads, Landmarks, Even Animals Being Named After Barack Obama

Since he left office, Barack Obama hasn’t shied away from continuing to show all the personality that made him so popular. Now he’s being immortalized via road names and landmarks across the country.

Police and Media Royally Botch Response to First Recorded Murder of Trans Woman in 2019 Police and Media Royally Botch Response to First Recorded Murder of Trans Woman in 2019

We’ve started 2019 by continuing to fail black trans women.

Suspected Driver Confesses in Jazmine Barnes Case, Suspected
Shooter Denies Involvement Suspected Driver Confesses in Jazmine Barnes Case, Suspected Shooter Denies Involvement

The details of seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes’ death remain murky as suspected shooter Larry Woodruffe, 24, denies involvement in the crime, claiming Eric Black Jr. was the shooter in the fatal attack.

Black Teens Accused of Shoplifting at Kroger Had Receipts. Police Still Gave Them a Trespass Warning Black Teens Accused of Shoplifting at Kroger Had Receipts. Police Still Gave Them a Trespass Warning

A Texas Kroger manager is being accused of racially profiling some black teenagers who came into his store to buy snacks. I’m not inclined to disagree.

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