“Sylvia Plath — interesting poetess whose tragic suicide was misinterpreted as romantic by the college girl mentality.” – Woody Allen Similar to Woody’s observation about artists’ suicides, we also tend … Continue reading Swann’s Way Review: Love Stinks
It’s jarring, occasionally, to be reminded how a) un-hip, and b) white, I am, but I welcome it as a dose of reality in my otherwise complacent world. I went to see the Beyonce: Formation World Tour’s stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena this past Saturday (May 14th, 2016) and among other things noted that, in the culturally diverse nexus of Southern California that spawned me, I’m about as white as Moby-Dick attacking the North Pole as Benedict Cumberbatch simultaneously ejaculates a blizzard of Hostess Snowballs at it.
What I mean to say is, I’m not really the target audience here; I don’t really know Beyonce’s work, I’m not even remotely qualified to comment on any kind of music, and I don’t think any of her black feminist anthems were written with me in mind. I know this article is listed under ‘reviews’ but I’m just not really qualified to write one. If you’re looking for actual insightful comments on the performance, please click the ‘back’ button and go somewhere else, you have reached this page in error. (more…)
It may surprise some to learn that I don’t set out to hate things. With Lumino City, I can’t help it.
Not the art style. I think this 3D, Trey Parkerian construction paper look is great. I’m reminded of The Neverhood‘s claymation world, but Lumino City goes with a more “crafts” aesthetic. That is good and I hope everyone who worked on this element of the game is proud of themselves.
It’s simply the game design I can’t get behind because I don’t want my child to be molested.
When you play video games, and especially RPGs or adventure games, there’s a piece of you that wants the Grand Theft Auto fantasy fulfillment, i.e. The ability to throw the … Continue reading Ryan North’s To Be Or Not To Be iOS Review: Shaking Sense Into Hamlet