This week’s week’s post comes to you in humble Twine form. Too many sensations, scandals, faux-pas and turpitudes have cropped up since I wrote my last piece. So, instead of writing a response or analysis, I decided to do something a little more fun and a little more cathartic. Below are 16 headlines describing vague—but […]
“All art is quite useless” is a reasonably well-known quote by Oscar Wilde from the preface of his book, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Besides Wilde’s plea for the exemption of art from Victorian moral judgment, he does lay down a few truths that at the time would have been outrageous and even today are […]
I don’t tend to write reviews much anymore, but I’m going to go ahead and write a review for Flappy Bird. The sidescrolling “endless runner” was taken down from the App Store recently by its creator, Dong Nguyen, after facing a hurricane of obloquy and suspicion from press and audience alike. I’m doing this because […]
Today’s the nominal, totally-not-strict deadline for Candy Jam, part online game jam, part act of civil disobedience. The jam, organized by game developers Caribou and UUAV, was put together in protest of the legalistic shenanigans of developer King, and has culminated in a delicious pile of satire and jocularity.