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Wayfinders is set up and ready to play.  The tiles appear to represent different cities, and there are enough tiles to almost play two games with all different ones.

Board Game Reviews: Wayfinders

June 1, 2020

Finally, the day has come where your seaplane is ready for flight.  You can put on your goggles, start your propellers, and explore the neighboring islands to build your airstrips...

Rapper Agust D surprised his fans with the sudden release of his second solo mixtape, titled

Agust D’s ‘D-2’ is a poignant look at change and success

May 27, 2020

May 22: Day D-2. Agust D, the solo alias of BTS member Suga, dropped his second solo mixtape last week, to the surprise and anticipation of many fans. “D-2” is a departur...

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Netflix’s ‘Crash Landing on You’ humanizes North Korea

May 27, 2020

Out of all the k-dramas I've seen so far in 2020, Netflix's 2019 release "Crash Landing on You" is by far the most unique. The series follows a wealthy heiress named Yoon Se-Ri, w...

Two players make progress on their expeditions on their side of the board.  At the end of the round, players score points for the missions they attempted.

Board Game Reviews: Lost Cities

May 23, 2020

This week, we are taking a look at Lost Cities, an easy 2-player card game where competitors will be going on expeditions to remote places in the world to score points.  The twist...

Small World challenges player to dominate a world that's too small for everyone.  This is the board after a close 2-player game.

Board Game Reviews: Small World

May 15, 2020

It's a world of slaughter after all in the zany Days of Wonder board game Small World, designed by Philippe Keyaerts.  The fantasy-themed game has players control amazons, gian...

Rick and Morty watch television.

The latest episode of ‘Rick and Morty’ lives up to its expectations

May 13, 2020

After a long wait, the second half of season four has finally started to air.  Back in 2018, co-producer of the show Justin Roiland tweeted out that there were 70 more episode...

Istanbul is set up and ready to play.  The tiles don't have too many symbols, so the board is not busy.  In addition, the overview cards are very clear.  The only issue with the components is that some of the wooden pieces came chipped.

Board Game Reviews: Istanbul

May 9, 2020

As a merchant in the busy district of Istanbul, you will need to carefully manage your assistants to be more successful than other merchants.  You'll need to fill your wheelbarrow...

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world, and has slowly been dying over the past few years due to coral bleaching.

‘Our Planet’ rounds out Netflix’s collection of documentaries

May 8, 2020

Any nature documentary will have plenty of footage of animals going about their daily lives, but it takes a special series to deliver an impactful message alongside that footage....

Newly-released Netflix series ‘Outer Banks’ brings forth relatable characters but a typical storyline

May 7, 2020

This review contains spoilers "Outer Banks," the new teen drama series on Netflix, was released on April 15, 2020, and has quickly climbed up the Top 10 list and onto the reco...

Orders from 31st Ready Made can be picked up curbside at 25 S. Ellsworth Ave. in San Mateo.

31st Union serves food for comfort

May 7, 2020

Tired of cooking yet? I don’t blame you. Well, if your situation allows it, there’s no better time than the present to order takeout from a restaurant you’ve always want...

The view on the top of a hill in Laurelwood park is one to be admired.

Hidden trails of Belmont are the best around

May 6, 2020

Everyone’s looking for things to pass the time during quarantine, and there aren’t many options. Hiking, for instance, has been forced to wedge its way into many people’s...

‘Out of Shadows’ questions the foundation of media

May 5, 2020

While documentaries like "Tiger King" have been gaining popularity on Netflix, one documentary that you probably haven't heard about is "Out of Shadows." This YouTube documentary, whi...

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