The Land of Rohan

The ramblings of an comic / sci -fi / programmer / sociology geek.

  • Are movie sequels really more popular?

    A friend of mine commented about how Hollywood only produces sequels nowadays, we’ve all had the thought but impressions can be wrong so let’s get some real data behind this. I’m going to look at the top 100 domestic grossing movies from 1980 to 2014, not including the year of this post 2015. This should cover a large spectrum of movie going in the past 35 years. As you can see from this first chart ...(Read More)

    Guide to New Orleans

    Rohan Planet’s guide to New Orleans New Orleans, the crown of the Mississippi. I’ve been told that it’s the sister city of San Francisco in the the sense that you won’t find a city as diverse and laid back as San Francisco. Either way, I finally got an opportunity to head out there recently and spent a week from February 16th to the 22nd with my friend Kristy. As most people ask, that is not ...(Read More)

    Machu Picchu Guide

    There are very few sites that evoke wonder and amazement than Machu Picchu. It’s one of the new “Seven Wonders of the World”, not exactly sure who’s in charge of that but still it’s deserving of the title. I went in May of 2015 with a large group of people, most of which I didn’t know but made quick friends with and some coworkers who took the opportunity when presented to go. I figure I ...(Read More)

    Resolutions 2015

    Blog Post Resolutions 2015 So 2014 has been a super busy year. So here’s the quick rundown of what happened in 2014 for me. Travelling I spent a ridiculous amount of time traveling to other cities and countries: 7 days in New Orleans 9 days in Japan (Tokyo and Nikko) 8 days in India (Mumbai and Goa) 10 days traveling to Portland and Seattle 17 days traveling to Boston, NYC and Washington DC. 7 Days ...(Read More)

    My Thoughts on Black Mirror

    One of the more interesting series that I’ve seen recently is Black Mirror. A BBC show that recently got attention in the United States as it arrived on Netflix, I personally heard about it recommended from a friend at a party. The show reference’s the Black Mirror, the black screen that we all pay attention to. A slightly modified Twilight Zone without as much camp or humor, the show does well in it’s first watching. ...(Read More)