Ten Great “Two-Minute” Card Games

The last few games I have fully reviewed here (i.e., Twilight Struggle and Power Grid) have gone against the grain of the type I usually cover. Both are long, complex, and not immediately accessible to the casual player. To make amends, here's my top 10 "two-minute" card games. "Two-minute," in this instance, alludes not to the length of time they

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Cliche Rotation Project, Round II

The second round of the Cliche Rotation Project is complete. (For details on the CRP, see http://www.defectiveyeti.com/crp.) A big thanks to everyone who contributed. Here are some of the best I received. Old Cliche Replacement Contributor Note Seeing the world through rose colored glasses Reporting from the Green Zone Brett   Sweep it under the rug Clear the cache Ryan

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The Oregon Pundit

I can't imagine anyone desiring a higher-caliber of poltiical commentary than the below, but, in the off-chance you do, check our my father's new blog, Oregon Pundit, where you'll find much, much less comma-abuse than exists in this sentence.

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Second Ally To The Right, And Straight On ‘Til Morning

In his recent speech on Iraq, Bush said "We thank the 36 nations who have troops on the ground in Iraq and the many others who are helping that young democracy." This assertion--that there are as many as 36 nations aiding in the Iraqi war--has some calling the President delusional. Aside from the US and the United Kingdom, who else

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The Bad Review Revue

License To Wed: "There's bad, there's awful and there's horrible, and then somewhere beyond that, in its own Kingdom of Lousy -- where all the milk curdles and the jokes aren't funny -- is License to Wed." -- Mick LaSalle, SAN FRANCSCO CHRONICLE The Brothers Solomon: "The not-funniest comedy of the year." -- Michael Phillips, CHICAGO TRIBUNE Death Sentence: "Kevin

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