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Finally, We Have an Excuse to Explain Evangelion

Plus, a version of UFC history with perhaps too much context, and a story about a famous restaurant without enough.
Rob Zacny
11.29.18
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How Do You Square Winning and Losing in Games and in Life?

I just competed in grappling for the first time, and boy are my arms tired!
Danielle Riendeau
8.21.18
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UFC's Next Big Event is Headlined By Two Queer Women. It's a Big Deal.

UFC 224 is headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Raquel Pennington and Amanda Nunes, both out queer women who are visibly, proudly dating other women fighters.
Danielle Riendeau
5.8.18
UFC

'EA Sports UFC 3' Captures the Best and Worst of Modern MMA

The grappling model and the appreciation for the grind are great, but we could do without the trash talk.
Danielle Riendeau
2.1.18
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I Subjected My Family to MMA, And I Don’t Regret It

The UFC should probably come with a blood warning.
Danielle Riendeau
12.12.17
Demetrious Johnson

UFC Champ Demetrious Johnson on Fighting Games, Streaming, and Fans

We play ‘Battlegrounds’ and interview the 11-time flyweight champion.
Danielle Riendeau
11.7.17
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Nothing Is Better Than When Shit-Talkers Lose

Occasionally, it pays off to be good, and good at it.
Danielle Riendeau
11.7.17
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We Talk Streaming, Fighting, and More with UFC Champion Demetrious Johnson

The UFC champ has a lot to say about esports and Chicken Dinners.
Danielle Riendeau
11.3.17
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'Game of Thrones' Is the Pro Wrestling of Prestige TV

The over-the-top series has its moments, both epic and cringe-inducing. That’s why it’s fun.
Danielle Riendeau
7.18.17
Street Fighter

Watch Angela ‘Overkill’ Hill Do Her Street Fighter Intro

The strawweight UFC fighter did a bang-up Sagat impression at weigh-ins today.
Danielle Riendeau
2.3.17