My love of Seattle is pretty well known. My love of vinyl is definitely known. One of my LinkedIn talents is crate digging, I swear. Seattle has some amazing record stores. In fact, I have a hard time going to other cities and not comparing their stores to Seattle. My favorite record store in Seattle […]
Greetings, Persephoneers. We have a varied roundup of news stories this week, but still quite a bit about police misconduct. Let’s get started, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.
It’s been a busy week, so let’s get to it!
In the ’80s, Pac-Man was an unstoppable force of popular culture. It’s the first video game I remember that tapped into the possibilities of merchandising, and as a result, a fairly straightforward maze game turned into a great big huge deal.
I cleaned up during last week’s Steam sale. I walked away with several games, and I spent less than $30. I love bargains.
I am a medievalist; the bulk of my study has been on Geoffrey Chaucer and his works. Chaucer, most well known for The Canterbury Tales, was intrigued by the concept of “gentlenesse.” At the very least, many of his works (including Tales like The Wife of Bath’s Tale and The Clerk’s Tale) deal with this issue. Gentlenesse is about the qualities […]
So many people were truly terrible this week, but we’ve got a few awesome people to try to balance them out. And if you somehow missed the worst Photoshop ever, you’re gonna love this week’s TWiM! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Let’s not pretend: we’re all thinking about food this week.
What settings would you like to see represented in video games?
Often when I tell people I don’t know how to drive, they tell me, “Practice with Mario Kart!” Ummmmmmmm.
Why do I always have to be Luigi?
In my news-travels this week, I stumbled across an interesting mix of surprising and not-so-surprising stories happening around the world. Consider it your end-of-the-week sampler platter, in case you missed the following items:
Let me just make one more doll, and I can get to this poll.
Sometimes it’s fun to be passive.
Let’s put those graphics to good use.