Category Archives: Manga

The End of an Adventure (Tadoku 2011, Round 4 & Overall, Postmortem)

It’s late, I’m tired, and my brother’s playing the xylophone or some other high-pitched bell-like musical contraption. Conclusion: write a blog post. The contest is over. It’s been a year of super intense reading, pushing myself to places I never … Continue reading

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Self-Preservation and Self-Mutilation (Tadoku 2011, Round 3)

The third round of Tadoku 2011 is just around the corner, so I thought I’d drop in with a list of things I plan to read and my overall expectations for the contest–since that’s pretty much all I ever do … Continue reading

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Expectations, Exhilaration, and Exotic Particles (Tadoku 2011, Round 2 Postmortem)

Another round of the 2011 Tadoku contest has come to its close (almost half a month ago…), and–once again–looking back at the pile of ash my poor eyes became, I’m wondering just how far off my predictions will be next round.

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Tadoku 2011, Round 2

I didn’t end up making a post about the first round, mostly because I figured I’d let myself relax and collect my thoughts. Well, my thoughts are still lying in a bloody mess and the second round of Tadoku 2011 … Continue reading

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Mangle v2.2.0.1 (Unofficial)

So, I’ve gone ahead and done some more work on Mangle. We’re going to pretend my previous quick-tweak released on Dropbox never existed and start afresh with this one. Rather than a lengthy diatribe about what I’ve done, I’ll just … Continue reading

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ReadMOD: A Retrospective

Well, if you’re reading this, you probably don’t need any introduction to the topic, but whether you know it or not, I participated in the Read More or Die competition this last month. It’s been a great experience, and I’ve … Continue reading

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