Winners, Losers, and Survivors: A Crime Blog [Reservoir Dogs Review]


Quentin Tarantino’s first film Reservoir Dogs, made in 1992, is a great heist film that never actually shows a heist. The film had a small budget and utilized character drama, a kickass soundtrack, and limited sets to bring forth an intense experience. It follows the assembly of a heist crew to steal some diamonds. All the heistmen have been assigned code names but after the heist goes sour and the cops are closing in, they all have to start getting to know each other, but  the deeper they dig, the more likely it is that everything will come crashing down around them.  Continue reading

HeartPlus+ Bonus: Net Neutrality and You.

8bit picture of city and heart with plus for net neutrality

Hey there everybody. Today I’ll be taking some time off my normal spiel to talk to you about a problem that affects life as you know it — and lots, lots more. And if you couldn’t tell how important the situation is by the italicized lots, this problem is pretty huge. You’ve probably heard it over and over the past few months — even years since the bill that practically blew up the internet — the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Now, re-imagine that bill. But instead of censorship, you have to pay for what your internet service providers choose to censor, and then some. Strap in and join me in today’s bonus post, where I walk you through the minefield that is known as truly free, and uncensored interwebs.  Continue reading