16 hours ago | Gaming
One of the regular criticisms of Anita Sarkeesian’s feminist web series regarding portrayals of women in videos games that does often ring true is that she’s not very fast at producing them. She herself has described each one as essentially writin...
6 days ago | Pop Culture
I’d like to expand on something my buddy Chris Lane said recently about movie stereotypes that should be eradicated. One of those that he mentioned is the bumbling manchild character, usually played by Adam Sandler, who arrestedly develops through...
8 days ago | Gaming
Marketing things is complicated, and video games are especially slippery. You have to get people talking, shake things up. This often pushes marketing teams to try and come up with outside the box ideas to spark some interest, and sometimes this r...
8 days ago | Education
I was in such a good mood. I really was. It’s back to school, and that means I get the house to myself during the day to write. It also means my daughter, now a first grader, will once again have a steady routine to guide her. All hail and...
14 days ago | Houston Music
Oceans of Slumber are red-hot right now. Not only are the prog-metal darlings recently signed to Century Media Records, they are up for a whopping seven Houston Press Music Awards Thursday night. One of those is for the video made for their cover ...
14 days ago | Random Ephemera
As the comment section constantly rushes to remind me, I am a liberal. According to most of those same commenters this a terrible thing for which I should burn in shame, but I think I’ll just keep on trucking just the same. However, I will say tha...