Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: Good Omens: Lockdown

Last May Amazon released an excellent adaptation of Good Omens that you should go watch after reading the book. A couple of weeks ago a small covid-19 lockdown-themed video was released; enjoy!

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Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: 2017 Solar Eclipse from Homestead National Monument

From the Before Times, when you could gather in large groups for things, like say a solar eclipse. Here's a video from the National Homestead Monument in Beatrice, NE. The eclipse starts at about the seven minute mark, and if you look closely you can find a couple of places where I make a cameo appearance!

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Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: The Secret of Monkey Island

Another great game if you're looking for something to do while stuck in quarantine is The Secret of Monkey Island, originally released in 1990, and re-mastered in 2010 on Steam. A graphical adventure classic, it's ten dollars well spent!

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Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: Portal Stories: Mel

If you're stuck in quarantine and running out of things to do, here's an incredibly well-done free add-on for Portal 2: Portal Stories: Mel. With impressive production quality, it feels like a very natural continuation of Portal. If you liked the two official games from Valve, you'll love this as well. And did I mention it's free!

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Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: Remember when...

Remember when we had a President who actually acted like a President? Someone who listened to their advisors and experts, didn't make random decisions via twitter, understood the gravity of the Office, and could even laugh at himself? While I didn't agree with everything Obama did, compared to the last three years he was absolutely amazing. So, let's remember better times with this clip from the old Colbert Report.

Oh, and The Emperor has no clothes.... nor morals.... nor any shred of decency.

Mathias Gibbens
Video of the Week: Apollo 13 50th Anniversary

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 13, and tomorrow will be the anniversary of the explosion and subsequent incredible work to get the crew back home alive. There's a very cool real-time replay of the mission going on now, along with the Apollo 11 and 17 missions.

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