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Category Archives: Monkeyman Musings

On LARPers and Mormons

by Leeman Kessler, Company Member and Man-About-Town So I am a Christian and I am a gamer. More specifically, I’m a Methodist who attends an Anglican church and I play tabletop roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars, and … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

There’s a point in most new play festivals, like our Simian Showcase, where you have to close the door on script revisions and say okay, from this day onward, the actors have the final version of what they’re going to … Continue reading

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Muppets

To my mind, there are just enough songs about rainbows and the only one that counts was never sung by Judy Garland (the celebrity painkillers/diet pills addict). Why is it that a hand stuffed in felt resonates with not only my generation but most of the surrounding ones as well? Perhaps looking to my personal past might reveal some answers. Continue reading

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A Monkeymovember Mid-Month Moment

Hi there. Martin Chodorek, your friendly neighbourhood Artistic Director, here.

As you probably know by now, Monkeyman Productions is participating in this year’s Movember campaign. Today is November 15th, the halfway point, and I wanted to take this opportunity to say a few words. Continue reading

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Why Five Bucks Will Drive You Insane

In my almost three decades of being alive, I have played a lot of videogames on the computer, the entertainment system, and the Tiger Handheld Console. In that time, I shudder to think how much I have spent on games and how casually I did so. I once splurged on a brand new video card for my mom’s computer with no idea how it would work or if it would work – solely so I could play the much maligned Star Wars Galaxies MMORPG. Continue reading

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Captain America in 3-D

Johnny Storm changes his fire-jammies out for some patriotic knickers in one of Marvel Studio’s latest cinematic overtures Captain America – The First Avenger. The film understands the important truth that Nazis make for perfect villains but then veers away from this truth by trying to create super-Nazis in the form of the Red Skull’s science division/paramilitary organization/cult Hydra. Continue reading

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Steampunk Happened!

I want you to sit down and understand that all that I am about to tell you is true. A drug smuggling maker of automota helped bring down a major corporation and America had a privateer airship. Once that settles in, we’ll continue. Continue reading

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Blame George, George

Name me a situation as bizarre as a group of people angrily wishing someone doesn’t die. For George R. R. Martin, it must come as very confusing. Continue reading

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We Need a Geek Party

We need a Geek Party. No, not the kind where everyone drinks and argues over SNES or Sega while trying to outquote Joss Whedon’s intellectual properties at each other, although those are always appreciated. Continue reading

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Geek Pride

There’s a certain viral video that’s been making the rounds of late — if you haven’t seen it, you must not have friends on Facebook, or follow anyone on Twitter, or have one of those relatives who insists on forwarding … Continue reading

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