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Think Christians says “MTV’s “Teen Mom 2,” is must-see TV.”
The fact that this guy could beat me at Street Fighter IV blows my mind. Pretty inspirational.
I wrote a review about an iPad/iPhone game that I liked okay I guess: Minotron! Recommended if you really liked Robotron back in the day.
Russell Moore writes about Mad Men and the Judgment of God.
Guys, this is a big deal: The Suparna Galaxy Podcast: “Sinan Kubba and Jeffrey Matulef are joined by Gamasutra‘s Leigh Alexander and Paste Magazine‘s Kirk Hamilton for a world exclusive discussion of the pair’s brand new immersive video game, the much anticipated Suparna Galaxy.”
The Teen Birth rate in the U.S. has fallen to an all-time low, Salon reflects on why.
Relevant asks, “Have we got Evangelism Wrong?”
We saw this coming but now its official: Glenn Beck is leaving Fox News (sort of).Helpful tips on blogging from Jon Acuff.
War, Death, Wagers: Cormac McCarthy on games at Pop Matters.
I’ll take a turn at shameless self-promotion. I wrote an article for Relevant Magazine on why games make us angry.
Speaking of self-promotion, here’s an article I recently wrote about Dragon Age 2 and how it undermines its own narrative and attempts at epic, affecting storytelling.
Does “extreme” television, e.g., Extreme Couponing, Freaky Eaters, tell us humane stories about those would might otherwise be ostracized, or it just exploitation?
Kris Ligman recently played through Mass Effect 2: Arrival and doesn’t like what it turned her character into, nor does she like its treatment of alien species.
Say what you will about me, but this article echoes what I have been feeling about the onslaught of e-readers for months. Recently, it was announced that the Oxford English Dictionary is going all digital- no more printing. Gather ye hardbacks while ye may…