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Month: January 2011

Dexter – Review of the TV show.

Dexter – Review of the TV show.

Members of my fitness trekking class, in a conversation about good TV shows to watch and movies to watch, it came up that the TV show Dexter was excellent viewing. I was able to watch the first episode in the first season and found the production values in almost all categories to be excellent except the main character role. My major complaint is that he portrays being a vigilante and evidently this is acceptable because we are being entertained. I…

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Why Computer Games Might Be Good For Young People

Why Computer Games Might Be Good For Young People

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series World Of Warcraft

Let me cover some viewpoints and offer perspective to counter some of the negativity aimed at gaming. Gamers are escapists.  They certainly are which is an important attraction making computer games a successful commercial product.  Why might escapism be good?  One answer is that some of our young people live in homes that are troubled.  One in eight adolescents may be suffering from depression.  One factor that may lead to depression includes family problems.  I was utterly shocked to learn…

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