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  • 'Brave' reveals the heart of a true princess
    'Brave' reveals the heart of a true princess
    From a studio that has such iconic and memorable films as “Toy Story”, “Finding Nemo”, and “Wall-e” in its wake, Pixar’s rendition of the movie, “Brave”, offers a unique perspective to the...
  • Laimas from FATE
    Laimas (with watermelon): FATE Brewing Company
    Tis nearly the season for pumpkin beers but big, orange gourds aren’t the only garden additives brewers have been known to incorporate in their recipes. Raspberries, blackberries, herbs and spices, apples, and even cucumbers and carrots have...
  • Fate
    Whims of fate
    One of the supporters of my charity, Forte Animal Rescue, emailed me: his beloved German Shepherd passed, and he and his wife wanted to adopt one in honor of her passing, rather than buying a puppy from a breeder. I was delighted about their...
  • Revoltech Saber (Fate/Stay Night) Action Figure
    Revoltech Saber (Fate/Stay Night) Action Figure
    The concept of a chase or alternate appearance figure is nothing new for toy collectors. It seems it's the same for collectors the world over, particularly for popular characters like Saber from Fate: Stay Night. If one is willing, pretty much...
  • Revoltech Rin Tohsaka Action Figure
    Revoltech Rin Tohsaka Action Figure
    Also hailing from the excellent Revoltech line (in this case, the revamped and improved 'Fraulein 2.0' series) is Rin Tohsaka, the spunky, bullying girl Magus from Fate/Stay Night. She's relatively easy to come by on the secondary...
  • Saber - Fate/Stay Night Action Figure
    Saber - Fate/Stay Night Action Figure
    While not quite the fiscal juggernaut of the same stature as Evangelion, Type-Moons Fate franchise is a merchandising powerhouse in its own right. Obtained at the same toy convention as the Mari buildable capsule toy posted a few days ago, this...
  • Fate/Extra (White Box) Saber Figma Action Figure
    Fate/Extra (White Box) Saber Figma Action Figure
    Well, after how much I loved the Saber Alter Revoltech, despite all of its warts, I thought that the 'Burned Bride' version from the Fate/Extra video game would be a shoe in. Well, at least I got a great deal on it.Despite a reputation for...
  • Revoltech Saber Alter Action Figure
    Revoltech Saber Alter Action Figure
    The concept of a chase or alternate appearance figure is nothing new for toy collectors. It seems it's the same for collectors the world over, particularly for popular characters like Saber from Fate: Stay Night. If one is willing, pretty much...
  • Khloe Kardashian
    Khloe Kardashian plans to be loving on Valentine’s Day
    Khloe Kardashian may not have much romance in her life these days, but she isn’t about to sit and home and be sad over her failed marriage on Valentine’s Day. She couldn’t get her marriage to work, but she has been spending lots...
  • A Realm Reborn title logo
    'Final Fantasy XIV' leaves social encounters to FATE
    Square recently relaunched Final Fantasy XIV, the franchise's second MMO, under the new subtitle A Realm Reborn. They've added several features to help expand the world of Eorzea, giving it the life and depth that such a massive game needs...
  • Jacob Arminius
    Jacob Arminius and his theology
    The Truth of Arminianism: Part 1The purpose for these next few months of articles is to clear up some misconceptions about Arminianism as well as show historically that Calvinism is not the bar which every Christian must aspire to. The point being...
  • Free will
    The 'free will' wars - what all the fuss is about.
    If you are not aware of the huge pitched battles taking place among academics of all colors on the question of free will, you might already understand, intuitively, where the battle lines are drawn..Let us open with the standard theist position:...
  • Philosophy
    High School English: Philosophy – Sophie’s World Part Six
    The sixth part of this philosophy unit is a continuation of Sophie’s World. Use the following information for classroom instruction.Use the text Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder. Any edition...
  • Amy Tan
    What do Amy Tan and The Cleveland Browns have in common?
    I have always liked Amy Tan. I believe her books, The Joy Luck Club and The Kitchen's God Wife are two of the best books ever. When I found out recently that she had written a non-fiction book, I thought cool beans! The Opposite of Fate: A...
  • Sunset
    Your future
    Are you someone who thinks about what your future will look like, maybe if you could fast forward time 5 or 10 years ahead, you’d take in a sneak preview? Every thought, feeling and action you create today, manifests the future you’re...