I was talking to LGW about GTA the other day. That game pushes boundaries, obviously, but the play discussed here takes that to its extreme, and I see that I have a line beyond which I no longer feel art trumps healthy social mores. It is pretty far down the hall, perhaps, but it exists. […]
Emma Watson’s excellent speech came to my attention yesterday. Today I read this article on death, mainly because I figured it would help inform Old Man Hero. Somewhere in the midst of the second article I remembered one of Watson’s bits about men: I want men to take up this mantle so their daughters, sisters and […]
Start with inspiration in the face of adversity Cut with a drug bust with 1000% more battleaxes Pound flat with mentally ill misogyny and #Yesallwomen hashtag activism Pour into a crust of Dog fence research articles Add a little military bacon Stop for a sweet snack for other people Baste with D&D fo free Set automating Windows 7 timer Powder with […]
I feel like there’s been a substantial increase in my awareness this past year or two of the various ills that plague the geek community. There was that fighting game reality show, and that aborted game jam reality show, and the various assholeries that plagued SFWA, not to mention various attacks directed at people whose […]
I didn’t know the girl, but there’s a murder trial going on around her death. I didn’t know her, but at points our lives intertwined. She lived for a time in the basement of the alcoholic who played a role in my directorial debut. She went to my high school. Someone once told me she […]
If you don’t know who John Scalzi is, here’s why you should.