Tag: geekery

“An Investigation into Blathers”

At Eurogamer, Dr. Laura Humphreys investigates the curator of Animal Crossing’s museum, Blathers. “The Museum is a staple of Animal Crossing. It collects bugs, fish, and fossils, all sourced locally from players for display, and more recently, artistic works have been added. It acts as a living catalogue […]

Hobbes & Me

That time Rafael Casal and Daveed “Lafayette” Diggs were Calvin and Hobbes in a webseries. “With tousled hair and a striped T-shirt, Casal himself plays Calvin. Rapper-actor Daveed Diggs, now renowned for originating the roles of Lafayette and Jefferson in Hamilton, portrays Hobbes, donning striped pants and a […]

Who is Second Best?!

Sententiae Antiquae is determing which of the Achaean heroes from the Iliad is second best! Check out the semi-finals here and read up on previous battles here. “Why NANAIHB? Since Achilles is the best of the Achaeans, he’s obviously out. After him, the picture is more complicated. Tradition […]

Recreations of Famous Art

Bored Panda has created a gallery of people’s recreations of famous works of art at home. “The Getty Museum challenge, where you have to recreate your favorite work of art with 3 things lying around your home, was inspired by the Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (Between Art and […]