Author Archives: aaronpasser

Munchkin Land

During the gaming session on Tuesday I had the pleasure of playing a card game called Munchkin.  this game is basically a RPG with a very comedic tone.  The games tag line goes like this: “Go down in the dungeon. … Continue reading

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Show Luo: The one man show

Show Luo is a very famous mandopop singer, dancer, host, and actor.  China, like the United States, seems to be quite infatuated with their own breed of superstars.

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Mengele’s Children

The Holocaust itself could be considered one of the worst ‘social experiments’ in history.  Not only was it Hitler’s goal to rid the world of the Jewish people and gypsies (just to name a few…), but it was also a … Continue reading

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Mindless Entertainment

It’s hard for me to believe, but it has almost been a decade since I visited Japan.  It seems like just yesterday I was enjoying octopus balls on the streets of Osaka and hiking my way to the summit of … Continue reading

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FFXIV Epic Screenshots

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A few years ago I never would have dreamed that I would play an MMORPG.  I was one of those people that openly bashed World of Warcraft and other online MMOs.  I really just preferred to stick with online PC … Continue reading

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Power of the Individual

I have to be honest and say that globalization frightens me just a little bit.  After reading the first few pages of the excerpt from Thomas Friedman’s book The World is Flat I began to realize that my future profession … Continue reading

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