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How are you feelin'? I'm married with three kids, love cooking (when I find the time) and love old video games. I'm a retro nerd who loves to reminisce about the '80s and '90s and am an autism-awareness advocate. - PSN, Xbox Live and Wii U, game with me! @johnblueriggs (also on Instagram, Twitter and Pintrest)

See How Beer is Made with a Behind-the-Scenes Look Inside Bale Breaker Brewing Co.

I was recently invited to take a tour of what goes on in that barn behind the taproom at Bale Breaker Brewing in Moxee. Sure, I've peeked inside, but I didn't know the process or what all those science fiction-looking machines did. This gives you a quick look at how beer is made from the farm to your glass.

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Hollywood Movie Looking for Paid Extras to Act in a Scene in Yakima

Every once in a while, we'll get a message out of the blue saying a movie crew needs extras. The last time it happened was when the director of the movie "Cement Suitcase" contacted us and, sure enough, the movie featured several familiar faces who acted as extras. This new movie, set to star James Franco, is going to film a scene in Yakima and they need extras to work in it.

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Playing an ‘Oculus Rift’ for the First Time at PAX

I attended the PAX Prime video game convention in Seattle. They had demos for all the new games yet to be released and had some demos of video games and technology that isn't set to be available for quite a while. One thing I finally was able to experience was an Oculus -- a virtual reality headset that puts you in the game. My friend tried it and got motion sick. Will I do any better?

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