This is an excerpt from a comment left on the G+ reposting of last week’s first impressions of Destiny.  (Speaking of which, updated impressions are forthcoming, but I wanted to get this out of the way first.) Maybe I’m a shitty gamer but it seems like a lot of gamers these days have unrealistic expectations. I game …

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The first rule of Internet Club is (sing along with me) DON’T READ THE COMMENTS.  (The second rule of Internet Club is don’t ever go to WebMD, regardless of what symptoms you might be feeling, and third rule is to simply be yourself and have a good time.) That being said, when the comments are starting …

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So this is, apparently, my 500th post here at Shouts From the Couch.  True, some of them are imported from the old Blogger URL, but still – 500 random acts of blathering under one brand name! I wish I’d known this was coming a bit sooner than I did; it wasn’t until shortly after I finished …

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[Note:  This post may get a bit rambly.  I’m on some new medications and they make me a little drowsy/loopy.] From my friend Caro’s Tumblr: An example of obliviousness: on a recent piece I wrote for work in which I praised a game for the monumental act of simply portraying a relationship between women who …

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